36 Handles Pub & Eatery, El Dorado Hills CA

Richard Righton has done it again! The owner of the successful Bidwell Street Bistro in Folsom, and Relish Burger Bar in El Dorado Hills has opened his 3rd restaurant (nearly next door to Relish) called 36 Handles Irish Pub & Eatery, and from our first visit I can tell you right now that Richard has…

Purple Place Burger

The Purple Place Went to the Purple Place last week to try their burger that has won a few “best of” contests. I’d been here years ago, but since then its changed ownership and the entire place upgraded. There’s a really nice menu now that consists not only of bar food basics such as hot…

Manderes Re-Visited

Manderes Re-visited Manderes has relocated! New Address is 1004 E. Bidwell (near Bidwell Street Bistro, Target Center) One of my favorite beer joints / restaurants in Folsom is a small (now larger) pub and grill at 1004 E. Bidwell, Suite 600 called Manderes. They have a motto that says “No Crap on Tap” and they…

The Golden Cadillac Drink, created at Poor Red’s

Poor Red’s, Home of The Golden Cadillac After a fun day of riding my motorcycle in the local hills with my wife, we like to stop by a small historic western tavern in the town of El Dorado called Poor Red’s where we enjoy a nice cold drink after a day out riding in the…

Folsom’s “other” Farmers Market

Folsom’s Farmers Markets The best fruits and vegetables are often not found at the grocery store, instead they can be found at local Farmers Markets, and Folsom is fortunate to have not one, but two! Friday I went and checked out Folsom’s “other” Farmers Market that is run by the The El Dorado County Certified…

Shopping at your local Farmer’s Market

Shopping for quality fresh food items can sometimes be hit or miss at a grocery store depending on how long items have been on a store shelf and where the item originally came from.   I’ve had the misfortune of occasionally buying what looks like fresh packed produce only to find it spoiled or rotten within…