Description and review of Richmaid Restaurant, a family-owned restaurant in Lodi, CA that is famous for their Broasted Chicken. Forty-plus members of the Sacramento Renaissance Society took a day trip to Lodi recently for lunch at the Richmaid Restaurant. The Richmaid Restaurant is known for their home-style cooking – and in particular their broasted chicken. […]
West Sacramento, across the river from the City of Sacramento, is on the AARP Great Places to Live list.
Description and review of Lava Cap Winery, a family-owned winery located in Placerville, CA and the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills. During a recent visit to Apple Hill, three friends and I stopped by Lava Cap Winery before heading home to Sacramento. The three others in our party had been there previously, but this was my […]
Description of a day trip to Apple Hill, and a visit to Boa Vista Orchards in Placerville, CA. Friends invited me to join them for a day trip to Apple Hill, and I was happy to accept the invitation. An annual visit (or two) to Apple Hill is a tradition in many Sacramento families. Some […]
Description of Nests – Patterns from Nature, an Environmental Art Exhibit in the Filoli Garden and Nature Preserve created by W. Gary Smith A friend and I recently hiked around the beautiful grounds of Filoli, located in Woodside, California. The historic house and its gardens are always a pleasure to visit. We were particularly […]