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Hannalee Pervan’s New Bakery Opening Soon

Hannalee Pervan channels her exceptional baking skills into her new bakery on First Street—a gathering place for the community as well as delicious food and coffee drinks.

Delightful Champagne Cocktails for a Mother’s Day Treat

This May, put some effervescence into mom’s special day with one of these five luscious recipes.

Benicia’s Emerging Coffeehouse Culture

Too Busy to Cook? Try Gourmet Meals to Go

Vallejo’s League of Chefs offers gourmet take out, which can be picked up in four Vallejo locations, or delivered to Benicia for a $5 fee, plus pop-up dining events, operated by Chef/owner Nicole Hodge.

Craft Beers Wash Down Well with Good Pub Grub

Benicia is the place to be for local craft beer from breweries like Mare Island Brewing Company and Breuhol Brewing. Try these and other artisanal beers on tap with upscale pub fare.

Date Nights not just for Valentine’s Day

Three date night ideas that include food, wine and fun in and around Benicia—a Speakeasy, a cooking class and a high-end restaurant.

Warming up Winter with Hearty Cuisine

Chefs from three Benicia restaurants offer up warming food for cold winter evenings.

See’s Candy on the Waterfront, Wrapped and Ready

Benicia Main Street’s gift store is well stocked for the holidays, with a large selection of delectable See’s Candy.

Downtown Restaurants Anchor Benicia’s Nightlife

Firmly fixed in our town’s culture, some of downtown Benicia’s many independently owned restaurants have been here for decades. Aside from great food, they lead downtown’s tourism effort, and give back to the community with donations to schools.

Fun & Creative Cocktails At Benicia Bars And Restaurants

Nightlife in Benicia is on the rise since First Street was lit up with lights on First Street trees. Downtown bars & restaurants have stepped up their game, leading to an upscale vibe.