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Persuasion Brewery “The wrong side of the tracks”

Persuasion Brewery “The wrong side of the tracks”

Persuasion Brewery There have been plenty of changes within our establishment known as the Market Modesto. We were a one-stop shop to get craft beer, top-quality cuts, and speciality groceries, along with hand-crafted sandwiches from our deli. Soon after realizing the growing success of the market, it was decided to incorporate a brewery. Persuasion was […]

By November 8, 2022 Read More →
Rodin Ranch Farmers’ Market: Mixers & Mocktails

Rodin Ranch Farmers’ Market: Mixers & Mocktails

BrewView: Rodin Ranch Farmers’ Market: Mixers & MocktailsBy Brandilyn Mitchell How do you host a holiday party with yummy drinks for everyone: those who partake as well as your beloved teetotalers and all the kiddos? Do you like mixing cocktails but have a toddler who wants to partake from your glass all the time? We […]

By November 3, 2022 Read More →
BrewView: Dying Breed

BrewView: Dying Breed

Dying Breed Brewing: A Valley OasisBy Brandilyn Brown & Christopher Mitchell There isn’t a perfect way to describe Dying Breed, because it is hard to describe a feeling. This place was a welcome break in all the best ways. Walking into the brewery and taproom, the welcoming atmosphere took us for a ride that we […]

FoodView – Chefs of Italy for 2020

FoodView – Chefs of Italy for 2020

Chef View Chef’s of Italy By Chris Murphy Chefs of Italy Goes Big for 2020 If you are craving authentic Italian food, you need to look no further than Chefs of New York. Vinnie Altadonna and his daughter Kim have been serving up amazing flavors for years at their original location on Oakdale Road, and […]

BrewView: Simmer Down at the Grand Cru

BrewView: Simmer Down at the Grand Cru

BrewView: Simmer Down at the Grand Cru by Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown We try to stay on the up-and-up on hot new liquor creations for you, and we have accidentally stumbled across the valley’s hottest new concoction while browsing Facebook the other day. We love it when new libations fall into our radar! The […]

By December 1, 2019 Read More →
ChefView – Bauer’s Downtown Gastropub

ChefView – Bauer’s Downtown Gastropub

Chef View By Chris Murphy Tye Bauer and the New Bauer’s Downtown Gastropub It is all about the taste, and it is all about the care that goes into the unique foods that are served up as specialties. Tye Bauer has been a champion of hand-made flavors, competed on network TV cooking shows and delivered […]

By December 1, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
BrewView: Dust Bowl celebrates 10 Years

BrewView: Dust Bowl celebrates 10 Years

BrewView: Dust Bowl Celebrates 10 YearsBy Bill Coffey Mother’s Day, 2009, Dust Bowl brewed their first ten barrels of flagship Hops of Wrath. Fast forward ten years and they are poised to break the 15,000 barrel annual production mark with their 60 barrel brewhouse  Growing from a strong local valley presence, the company now distributes […]

By July 1, 2019 Read More →
GoDowntown Modesto – Bunny Con is coming April 13

GoDowntown Modesto – Bunny Con is coming April 13

Go Downtown Modesto BunnyCon is coming April 13 Hey there bunnies! The white rabbit is calling to you. It is time to get those ears, the cotton tail, the bunny suit of your liking and get ready to hop hop hop around downtown Modesto in your bunny best. This is one of the more fun […]

By April 3, 2019 Read More →
Sweets for your Sweet (and You Too!)

Sweets for your Sweet (and You Too!)

BrewView Sweets for your Sweet (and You Too!) by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell To help you woo your special someone this month, we thought we’d share our perfect “going out” & “staying in” pairings of our favorite sweet drinks and treats. Whether you’re taking out a partner, beloved family member, best friend or you’re […]

By February 1, 2019 Read More →
ChefView – Modesto Mardi Gras

ChefView – Modesto Mardi Gras

Chef View By Dana Johnson Modesto Mardi Gras! Aaah February, my birthday month! Yes, throughout the month you will see me celebrating at numerous local hot spots! I do share this month with past President’s B’days, St. Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras! How perfect is that? The biggest party of all is held annually at […]

By January 31, 2017 Read More →
BarView – Thursday A. A.

BarView – Thursday A. A.

BarView By Kate Serpa Photos By Philip Johnson Thursday Night A.A.: Art and Alcohol I normally do not attend Modesto Art Walk because it requires me to be outside, and outside is my least favorite place to be (aside from the gym). However, I have been attempting to get more involved in Modesto downtown activities […]

Chef View: The Fruit Yard

Chef View: The Fruit Yard

Chef View By Dana Johnson Fruit Yard   In Modesto’s Backyard you will find The Fruit Yard!   Built on the historic landmark location of the Old Foamy Drive-In (1959 – 1976), The Fruit Yard opened in May of 1977. Owned by brothers Joe and Willy Traina of Traina Foods (trainafoods.com,) The Fruit Yard serves […]

By December 3, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ladies and Gentlemen: Presenting the World Renowned Brave Bull

Ladies and Gentlemen: Presenting the World Renowned Brave Bull

BarView-  Brave Bull Ladies and Gentlemen: Presenting the World Renowned Brave Bull By: Kate Serpa   A detour past the usual downtown bar circuit and a brief trip down the 9th Street bridge will lead you head-first straight to a glowing pink martini (on your right-hand side) and your new holiday star destination.  I’ve heard […]

By December 3, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Go Big Or Go Home – Hero’s Sports Lounge

Go Big Or Go Home – Hero’s Sports Lounge

NightView Hero’s Sports Lounge & Pizza Co. “Go big or go home,” By: Kate Serpa     I don’t get very excited over sports bars.  I’m not one to tune in for big games, I couldn’t tell you who is on whatever team… I’m more of an indoor martini sort of person rather than a baseball […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
You Bet Your Glass It’s Important

You Bet Your Glass It’s Important

VinoView By Brad Gibson For as much as America has become a wine drinking nation, it amazes me how many very nice restaurants have inappropriate or poor quality wine glasses or stemware or how often the glass smells like bleach or detergent. While you may not have any control over the glass you get when […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →