The Mix Downtown Visalia

Set against the backdrop of modern eateries and enticing shops, Main Street coaxes tourists and locals onto its tree-lined lane. With glimpses of yesteryear, the heart of downtown steadily beats […]

History: Memorable Meals

Since its beginning, Visalia has had an interesting collection of restaurants serving a wide variety of fare. And the eateries took pride in the food they served. As far back […]

Picking Peaches

One of the best treats on a hot summer day is a freshly picked peach or nectarine! Stone fruit get their name from their center pit (called a stone), and […]

1852 Brew Co

North downtown Visalia is being revived with the unique pairing of footy and brews. Scheduled to open in the Summer of 2022, the 1852 Brew Co. will soon open its […]

Design Playbook: Functional Kitchens

The differences between kitchens and dream kitchens are a few well-planned features that create a functional space for you to make all your best dishes. Local interior design experts at […]

Saucy Summer Spreads

Set the scene for your next backyard barbeque or block party! Pair dips and sauces with veggies or skewers to add a unique touch for your guests. Complete your summer […]

Edible Flowers

Pick a finishing touch with a flourish: add edible flowers to your next appetizer or drink!

Level Up Your Salt & Garnish

The making and drinking of cocktails has never been just about the taste of the drink itself. Since its history, the art of drink making has been almost entirely entrenched […]

Dine Out for Farmers Market Week

farmers market recipe by component coffee lab

Farmers Market Week comes around every August, and we’re excited to partner with our local Visalia Farmers Market to help celebrate all that it brings to our community! This year, […]

Travel: Italy Pasta Making Experience

Cristina Fortini met me outside the Nuovo Mercato Esquilino, an indoor market offering produce, meats, and cheeses near the Roma Termini train station in Rome, Italy. After quick introductions, we […]

Editor’s Note

It was a sunny day late in the spring of 1998 when my friend Pierre and I arrived at his parents’ home in Carry-le-Rouet, southern France. We were exhausted from […]