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The Food Selfie Phenomenon Continues to Invade Social media

From chefs to food critics to cookbook creators to food bloggers and camera amateurs, cultivating a large social media following through food selfies has become wildly popular.

The Old Childhood Standby, Grilled Cheese, Gets Elevated with Ad-ons

Once you understand the basics, the humble grilled cheese sandwich can be elevated to adult status by getting creative with the types of cheese used, and the many add-ons such as ranch dressing, artichoke hearts, kale, mustard, grilled onion and more.

Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Benicia’s annual Halloween extravaganzas provide a month of fun with events for people of all ages. These include the 7th annual Trunk or Treat, Ghost Walks, Zombie Brew Crawl, Haunted Open House and more.

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.

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.

Benicia’s Brewing History, And A Resurgence Of Craft Beer

In addition to the history of beer brewing in Benicia, craft beer makes a strong comeback with micro breweries throughout the Bay Area. Benicia pubs and wine bars are specializing in craft brews on tap and in the bottle.

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.

The Handcrafted At Home Artisan Bread Revolution

The artisan bread revolution is no longer just the purview of restaurants and bakeries, it has made its way into home kitchens across the country. Part of the slow food movement, baking artisan bread at home has taken off in recent years.

Abundant Spring Offerings At Benicia Farmers Market

Asparagus announces spring like no other vegetable, and it is abundant in grocery stores and farmers markets in March and April.