California Food & Drinks

This is the Best Pizza Place in California

A unique pizza place in Los Angeles with delicious fusion pizzas. (Los Angeles, CA) - Let's face it — pizza is really a blank canvas in the art of food. Got an idea for your next masterpiece? You've got options. While some specialty pizzas are a little out there, which premium pizza is the best?
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Food & Wine

California Wine Changed Forever in 1972, and It's Far From Finished

It wasn't obvious back then, but 1972 shaped the world of Californian and American wine in profound and delicious ways. Given the reputation of Napa Valley and Sonoma County today, it's hard to imagine there was a time when, for most of the world, California wasn't really on the wine radar. In the early 1970s, fine wine more or less meant European wine, particularly French and perhaps Italian. Great Chardonnay was, by definition, from Burgundy, just as world-class Cabernet Sauvignon typically came from Bordeaux.
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Tree Hugger

Eat Your Salad While You Can—There May Not Be Any Lettuce This Winter

Lettuce is stupid. I've said it before and there's even a website dedicated to the polarizing opinion. Tamar Haspel wrote in The Washington Post that "lettuce is a vehicle to transport refrigerated water from farm to table" and "a head of iceberg lettuce has the same water content as a bottle of Evian (1-liter size: 96 percent water, 4 percent bottle) and is only marginally more nutritious." The Evian is also a lot easier to transport.
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Ketchup, pasta sauce face higher prices amid tomato shortage

COLUMBIA, S.C. — California is the nation's largest supplier of tomatoes used in products like ketchup and pasta sauce, according to the California Tomato Growers Association, but a drought in the area is threatening their supply. "For the last three years, we have far below normal rainfall and snowpack...

5 Amazing Pizza Places in California

When it comes to comfort food, a lot of people would say that nothing compares to a tasty pizza. If you are one of those people that love to have a good pizza from time to time but don't want to make it themselves, I have put together a list of five amazing pizza places in California that you should definitely visit next time you are craving pizza. All of these places are highly praised by both local people and tourists and have excellent online reviews. Also, they are known for using fresh, high-quality ingredients so it comes without saying that the food tastes absolutely delicious. You don't have to take my word for it, though, so make sure to check them out yourself.

Gracianna Winery Again Rated Top California Winery

The summer of 2022 has been very kind to Gracianna! Not only has the winery has been receiving a multitude of gold medals from wine competitions and admirations from the wine press for its release of the stunning and collectible 2019 Stagecoach Vineyard® Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, but beyond those honors, Gracianna has also been racking up hospitality accolades across multiple platforms, including Tripadvisor, Yelp and Airbnb. As a small family-owned and operated winery, Gracianna counts on reviews left on these industry standard hospitality sites (along with others such as Facebook and Google) to help maintain awareness of their brand among a veritable sea of winery choices. “Welcoming guests is our focus, we are so grateful for the numerous distinctions recently won and redouble our effort to continue building on these reviews and continue to offer intimate tasting experiences from the Miracle Mile of the lauded Westside Road in Healdsburg in Sonoma County, California.

Greenbar Distillery Adds ‘UnSpritz’ to Portfolio of RTDs

LOS ANGELES, Calif.— Greenbar Distillery, Los Angeles’ first distillery since Prohibition and home to the world’s largest portfolio of USDA certified organic spirits, has created a non-alcoholic version of its popular Hibiscus Spritz. The new Hibiscus “UnSpritz” will roll out in select Whole Foods locations in California, Colorado, Texas and Mid-Atlantic States later this month.

Stone IPA Celebrates 25 Years

ESCONDIDO, California – Stone Brewing is celebrating 26 years of brewing bold, carefully crafted IPAs with uncompromising quality. To celebrate, Stone Brewing announces Stone 26th Anniversary Imperial IPA, an amped up nod to the beer that started it all, Stone IPA. 25 years ago, Stone celebrated the first anniversary...

818 Tequila Announces Launch of Eight Reserve by 818

818 Tequila, the award-winning Tequila brand founded by Kendall Jenner, announced the launch of Eight Reserve by 818 – an ultra-premium Añejo Reserve that will be available for purchase in September. The debut of Eight Reserve by 818 marks an expansion for the brand to new consumers. This...

J. Lohr honored among ‘Top 100 Wineries’ by magazine

Winners selected based on quality of wines, performance in the magazine’s blind-tasting process. – J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines announced this week that it has been named one of the Top 100 Wineries of 2022 by Wine & Spirits Magazine. This year marks the eighteenth year that Wine & Spirits has celebrated the world’s best wineries with a top-100 list that spans a who’s who of the greatest wineries around the globe. Winners were selected based on the exceptional quality of their wines and their performance in the magazine’s blind-tasting process. J. Lohr will participate in the magazine’s annual Top 100 Tasting in San Francisco on Oct. 13.