Arts & Culture

Growing roots

After stints farming in Italy and Hawaii, Aimee Zarzynski and her fiancé, Kevin White, decided to set roots closer to home, and started their own Gold Roots Farm in Corning in January. The couple grew […]

Arts & Culture

The panini bus

As sound engineers, Daniel Nelson and Joel Matzinger know what it’s like to be on the road. However, with live music and everything that goes along with it canceled for the foreseeable future due to […]

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Parking lot cafe

In 2018, Eileen Humiston and Rylan Morabito decided to take a risk and pulled the trigger on buying an old coffee truck they found on a Redding Craigslist ad. The truck was a fixer-upper built […]

Arts & Culture

Buffet to-go

During a recently bygone time, I could take the healthiest vegetables from below a sneeze guard, combine them in ungodly ways and bury them under enough blue cheese to make a so-called “salad” capable of […]

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Cheesecake queen

More than 10 years ago, Dawn McGaffick stumbled upon her mom’s old Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese Cookbook. The Chico native decided to give the classic pumpkin cheesecake recipe a shot, and by fateful accident she […]

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Trial by wood fire

Mulberry Station Brewing Co. Roland Allen and Alan Gross had just two days to celebrate clearing the final hurdles to opening their new brewery/pizzeria. “We passed all our inspections literally 48 hours before the coronavirus […]

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Good to-go

Are they open? That’s been the twenty-dollar question for Butte County residents as they stare into the refrigerator wondering whether or not their favorite grill or taqueria can save them from another night of leftovers. […]