Food & Drink

IT IS ALWAYS TIME TO EAT AND DRINK!

This is top of our list at most any time. You may have eaten about 20 minutes ago, but the right thing may make you eat again. There is a plethora of great restaurants in Modesto, some big, some small. We especially like the downtown restaurants that are in walking distance from the theaters, clubs, the State and the Gallo Center. We try to expose most of the good restaurants,  give chef tips, interviews and secret recipes. We will also keep you up to date on local coffee shops and great cocktail spots.

food & drink

BrewView: Rabbit’s Foot Meadery-The Largest Meadery You’ve Never Heard Of

BrewView: Rabbit’s Foot Meadery-The Largest Meadery You’ve Never Heard Of

BrewView: Rabbit’s Foot Meadery-The Largest Meadery You’ve Never Heard Of By Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown Nothing gets BrewView more excited than trips to check out new libations. And it doesn’t have to be new to the scene, as long as it’s new to us! We keep driving farther and farther to find new tap […]

By November 6, 2018 Read More →
Soup is Stewing this Season!

Soup is Stewing this Season!

Soup is Stewing this Season! by Jessica L. Sule & Mick V. Rubalcava    Photo Credits: ModestoNews.com    Now that the cooler weather has arrived, hot soup season is upon us! We went around town to taste a few of our local favorites that we have been eagerly anticipating.    Mocha Magic has a dedicated […]

By November 5, 2018 Read More →
Sip Those Winter Blues Away

Sip Those Winter Blues Away

Sip Those Winter Blues Away by Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown Looking to warm up your innards as we finally welcome cooler weather? Or want the best places to take your relatives and friends to warm them up when they visit you for the holidays? Impress them with these drinks. We hope you enjoy these […]

By November 1, 2018 Read More →
St. Stan’s New Pub Menu

St. Stan’s New Pub Menu

St. Stan’s New Pub Menu by Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown We know what it takes to make a memorable water hole: good beer, good service, and good food. That trifecta is complete at the St. Stan’s taproom with their new pub food launch. They’ve had brick oven pizzas since day 1, but along with […]

By November 1, 2018 Read More →
WeddingView: The Century and Nine3One

WeddingView: The Century and Nine3One

by Brandilyn Brown BrewView attended the open house for Nine3One, the newest room of Modesto’s premier event venue, The Century. It’s an all-inclusive venue on 10th Street (heart of downtown), for weddings, reunions, graduation parties, meetings, you-name-it, they’ve got you covered. You need tables, cloths, flowers AND food? Done. You need bartenders, a DJ AND […]

By October 11, 2018 Read More →
The Sampler in Review

The Sampler in Review

Sampling the Sampler By Efren Martinez The 18th Annual Downtown Modesto Sampler was a real treat. You might even say it was something like “Trick or Treating”. As my wife and I visited close to 20 of the 30 participating restaurants and cafes I found myself reminiscing and comparing it to Halloween from my youth. […]

By October 4, 2018 Read More →
BrewView: Drink your Halloween

BrewView: Drink your Halloween

BrewView: Drink your Halloween by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell Halloween is defined by mystery, the afterlife, intrigue, fairy tales and of course, creepy potions! The ViewCrew found the best drinks for your eerie festivities. Freak out your friends, spook your parents, tease your neighbors, and delight the ghouls with these chilling drinks! Maybe one […]

By October 1, 2018 Read More →
GeekView: Geeks Who Drink Night at St. Stan’s

GeekView: Geeks Who Drink Night at St. Stan’s

GeekView: Geeks who Drink Night at St. Stan’s by Alan Falconer Are you just itching to flex your pop-culture trivia muscles? Lucky for you, there’s a weekly quiz game in Modesto where you can win prizes while having a fun night out with your friends. St. Stan’s Brewing Co. Tap Room plays host to Geeks […]

By October 1, 2018 Read More →
The Sampler is Back

The Sampler is Back

The Downtown Sampler returned last year and was a big hit. A couple of thousand people came to downtown and walked stroll and rode their bikes to over 25 restaurant, cafes and bars to sample what they had to offer. 10 bands several of them are Modesto Area Award Winners,  were placed strategically throughout the Sampler footprint with two wandering minstrels […]

By September 24, 2018 Read More →
September BrewView: Corbin Cash Sweet Potato Spirits from Ground to Glass

September BrewView: Corbin Cash Sweet Potato Spirits from Ground to Glass

BrewView Corbin Cash Sweet Potato Spirits: from Ground to Glass by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell The Souza family have been established farmers since 1917, now entering its fifth generation of farmers. The Souzas are big into creating jobs, wanting to revitalize agriculture by pulling young people in to create life-long careers out of farming. […]

By August 28, 2018 Read More →
BrunchView – Who Loves Brunch?

BrunchView – Who Loves Brunch?

Community Brunch Who loves Brunch? Everybody! You can have one of the most amazing brunches, loaded with crepes, custom omelets, shrimp cocktail, fruits, pastries and so much more. The Community Brunch pulls together our whole community and 5 very important non-profits to help raise money and awareness for these organizations. Your tickets support the Salvation […]

BrewView: GO ROGUE!

BrewView: GO ROGUE!

BrewView GO ROGUE by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell Rogue Brewing from Newport Oregon, has been taking over the taps at various California BJ’s Roadhouses. The Modesto location hosted a beer dinner in their honor on August 20th to “Go Rogue” and we were delighted by the event start to finish. At only $40 per […]

By August 21, 2018 Read More →
Edible Extravaganza Celebrates 32 Years

Edible Extravaganza Celebrates 32 Years

Center for Human Services Celebrates 32nd Annual Edible Extravaganza! Center for Human Services’ Edible Extravaganza is back! This year, Edible Extravaganza celebrates 32 years as the Central Valley’s most-anticipated food and beverage show. Last year, more than 1,200 people attended this signature event, with this year’s event projected to be just as popular. The 32nd Edible Extravaganza […]

By August 8, 2018 Read More →
BrewView: Corbin Cash Cocktails at the Stanislaus County Fair

BrewView: Corbin Cash Cocktails at the Stanislaus County Fair

BrewView: Corbin Cash Cocktails at the Stanislaus County Fair by Brandilyn Brown The animals, the rides, the music, the exhibits, and THE COCKTAILS. If you don’t think of cocktails when you think of the fair, you’re going to change your mind! Corbin Cash is new to the fair, hailing from Atwater. Created, owned and operated […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
GoModesto: Picnic on the Go

GoModesto: Picnic on the Go

If you are in need of a quick picnic, or even everything for a family BBQ, stop by the Chopping Block at 2625 Coffee Rd between the hours of 9-6 pm Daily and Denise and her staff will take care of you. It had been too long since we had a picnic, so we headed […]

By July 8, 2018 Read More →