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BarView Do Good Manhattan East

BarView Do Good Manhattan East

BarView Do Good Manhattan East Kimoto Sake and Sushi’s take on the Manhattan is delicious! If you love drink interpretations, Kimoto is a great place to try an inspired twist on a classic beloved recipe. For their barrel-aged “Manhattan East”, they replace the dry vermouth with a dry sake, and they give a touch of […]

By December 1, 2016 Read More →
Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers: A Gay Romp at “31 Pine Street”

Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers: A Gay Romp at “31 Pine Street”

A Gay Romp at “31 Pine Street” By Summer Krafft Center Stage Conservatory’s presentation of the world premiere of 31 Pine Street, a fictionalized account of a summer spent in Nantucket by Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers, is a fast-paced, hysterical depiction of these two literary figures. The play is both written and directed by […]

By November 7, 2016 Read More →
Hey Bartender

Hey Bartender

Hey Bartender by Chris Murphy We love our local spirits and our local produce and we love it them even more when they are all blended together for some refreshment on a summer day. Our friends at Do Good are teaming up with bartenders in our area to create some new signature drinks. Our first […]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →
ChefView – Barking Hot Dogs

ChefView – Barking Hot Dogs

Chef View By Dana Johnson Barking Hot Dogs! Got this old song stuck in my head now; who let the dogs out, who, who?!!! No, not those kinds of dogs, but good old fashioned all-American hot dogs. Today it made no difference that I may have to hit the treadmill a couple extra hours after […]

By June 30, 2016 Read More →
Hey Bartender: The Perfect Bloody Mary

Hey Bartender: The Perfect Bloody Mary

Hey Bartender By guest writer Brandon Dodge Owner Kimoto Sake & Sushi Watching a bartender work can be mesmerizing.  It’s like watching a conductor leading a symphony, but with booze. Ok, maybe more like a mad scientist, but if you really want to see some magic; and some of my fellow bartenders will probably hate me […]

Scenic Drive In is Back and Tastier Than Ever

Scenic Drive In is Back and Tastier Than Ever

It has been six months since Scenic Drive In was closed due to a fire. Today, they are back open for business and the ViewCrew was there. We couldn’t wait to be some of the first people to have a Knock Out Burger. Can we say they were tastier then we remembered?! Scenic Drive In […]

By March 9, 2016 Read More →
BrewView: Kimoto Japanese Pub

BrewView: Kimoto Japanese Pub

BrewView: Kimoto Sake & Sushi, Japanese Pub by Brandilyn Brown & Christopher Mitchell Forget the expensive flights across the ocean; Modesto is full of little gems when it comes to romantic get-aways. This year, be different and head over to our own little “izakaya” (translated “stay in sake shop”), Kimoto Sake & Sushi. This Japanese […]

By February 2, 2016 Read More →
ChefView – Ralston’s Goat

ChefView – Ralston’s Goat

Chef View On your marks, get set, Goat!!! By Dana Johnson February is the month of love and my birthday month. Yes, it’s perfectly acceptable for me to celebrate all month long! This means raising my glass and my fork on numerous occasions! Lucky for us, Modesto has a new restaurant, Ralston’s Goat! The menu […]

By January 31, 2016 Read More →
BargainView: Happy November Modesto

BargainView: Happy November Modesto

BargainView By Monica Barber Happy November, Modesto! Sun sets a little earlier this evening in Downtown Modesto and Ms. M realizes that the time change is coming. Much like life, you have the choice to change how you see it, and time won’t wait for you to see it all differently. You might miss something […]

By November 4, 2015 Read More →
ChefViewVicious Thanksgiving Treats

ChefViewVicious Thanksgiving Treats

Dana~licious Cooking Parties By Dana Johnson In November, I’m always reminded what I’m grateful for. I’m grateful to all of you Viewers for trusting me to guide you where all the best ‘eats’ and related culinary wonders are in our community. Thank you for trusting me to guide you to all the great eats our […]

By November 4, 2015 Read More →
Live in the Cellar Concerts Brought to You by Modesto Unplugged

Live in the Cellar Concerts Brought to You by Modesto Unplugged

Modesto is a great musical hub, and we are lucky to have such a variety of styles and genres around us to choose from. ModestoView is a supporter of the work a great local musical presenter, Aaron Rowan. His business, Modesto Unplugged, puts together some wonderful intimate shows featuring acoustic Americana, bluegrass, world music and […]

By October 16, 2015 Read More →
29th Annual Edible Extravaganza A Success

29th Annual Edible Extravaganza A Success

The 29th Annual Edible Extravaganza, the big fundraiser for Center for Human Services, was a smashing success! Over 25 food & beverage vendors were sampling their best and newest flavors on eager patrons of CHS. The amazing cover band Strange Brew got people up and out of their chairs onto the dance floor with their […]

By September 4, 2015 Read More →
Fuzio Universal Bistro

Fuzio Universal Bistro

Locally owned and operated bistro-style restaurant in the heart of downtown Modesto. Serving simple full flavored culinary influenced dishes in an open chefs kitchen. Featuring signature dishes like the Fireracker Pork Fusilli, Seared Sea Scallops, or one of our gourmet fire-grilled pizzas! Casual-upscale atmosphere with a full bar, banquet facility, and large outdoor dining. Located […]

By December 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Bask In Basque – Gervasoni’s

Bask In Basque – Gervasoni’s

By Dana Johnson Modesto View Food/Dining Expert Bask in Basque Cuisine at Gerversoni’s   Bask by definition: To expose oneself to pleasant warmth. Basque Cuisine by definition of Gary Gervasoni: Simple food. Finding both of them together right here inModesto at Gervasoni’s restaurant since 1975. From the moment I walked in from the back alley […]

By November 2, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Galletto Ristorante “Experience Northern Italy”

Galletto Ristorante “Experience Northern Italy”

Since opening in 2001, Galletto Ristorante has celebrated seasonal ingredients created in an uncomplicated and inspired style. Our kitchen produces an earthy and satisfying offering that allows diners to bask in the culinary delights of Northern Italy. Galletto Ristorante is the located in the heart of Modesto’s downtown. Offering a rustic Northern Italian menu, a […]

By March 30, 2011 Read More →