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Good times, sumptuous food, great view at Sailor Jacks

Meet up with friends, plan a special occasion or savor the delights of the menu in a welcoming, social atmosphere

Demystifying First Street

Downtown Benicia’s ten blocks of scenic beauty and a mix of retail stores, restaurants, bars and offices is explained, one block at a time.

Two popular cafes and two wonderful wineries to try in February

Winter is the perfect time to explore Carneros’ excellent wines, food and scenic beauty.

Going Beyond Produce At The Benicia Farmers Market

60 Vendors display a variety of wares at the Benicia Farmers Market—in addition to produce, there’s grass fed beef and fresh fish, local honey, fresh flowers, baked goods, arts and crafts and more.

Gourmet Food Rolls Into Vallejo With Food Truck Mania

SactoMoFo’s Food Truck Mania is a new monthly event Wednesdays 4-8 pm on the Vallejo, CA waterfront

Quintessential Family Fun At The Solano County Fair

A slice of Americana, the county fair is a centuries old cultural icon. The annual Solano county fair, July 27-31, 2016, celebrates the best of county offerings in food, music, animals, crafts and more, along with fine entertainment and family fun.

A Brand-New Beer Garden Opens Downtown

Lucca Bar and Grill has a new venture. An empty lot adjacent to Lucca has been transformed into an outdoor beer garden, complete with a large grilling area for small bites as well as craft brews, live music, art and family fun.

Olive Oil Tasting, Food, Music, Wine And More At Tiny Mankas Corner

Food, wine, live music and more are packed into Fairfield’s Mankas Corner, making it an viable stop for visitors.

Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

As Raley’s Benicia wine steward, a newly-created position, Michelle A. Brown is passionate about wine and helping customers choose wine appropriate to budget and the food they are serving.

Change Is In The Air (And In The Oven) In Benicia

The restaurant scene continues to evolve in downtown Benicia with the sale of Char’s and Capitol Café. Char recently retired, selling to a new owner, and Capitol Café sold to a local caterer and baker, active in area Farmers Markets.