Lodi’s m2 Wines

By Kimberly Horg • m2 Wines opens a new Tasting Room Last year, m2 Wines opened a new winery and tasting room on Peltier Road in Acampo. Bigger is often better; the “industrial chic” bar is three times larger than the old place so customers can spread out and enjoy […]


Porterhouse and mushroom medley recipe

Grilled Porterhouse with a Medley of Sautéed Mushrooms

A Porterhouse steak is my favorite cut, you get the best of both worlds – a N.Y. strip and a filet that is large enough to share. Top it off with a medley of fruity chanterelles, peppery oysters, a meaty portobello, and a handful of smoky shiitakes to finish off […]


Miraflores feature

A Placerville Centered Wine Weekend

By Kimberly Horg •  The rich history of El Dorado County can be seen while driving around Placerville, witnessing firsthand the architecture from the 1800s standing in full form or taking a scenic drive through the countryside. The bountiful crops are scattered throughout the three wine regions in the county: […]

Craft Beer


Firestone Walker Brewery

Old World Beers Reinvented on the Central Coast By Hudson Lindenberger • When David Walker and Adam Firestone decided to open a brewery 18-years ago they wanted to create something unique. The two brothers-in-law wanted to try their hand at brewing using vintage British methods to create the type of […]