Discover Uptown Sprouts: A Locally Owned Gem in Kingsburg

by Molly Eide Marquez

Nestled in the heart of California's Central Valley, Kingsburg is a charming town known for its agricultural roots, friendly atmosphere, and now, the culinary gem that is Uptown Sprouts. This locally owned and operated restaurant, founded by the dynamic Pam Stepanian, has quickly become a favorite not only among Kingsburg locals but also among travelers from across the world who visit the area.

Kabab Twist: A Delicious Fusion of Flavors Hits Kingsburg

by Molly Eide Marquez

Are you ready to embark on a culinary adventure that blends Mediterranean and Mexican influences? Look no further than Kabab Twist, the exciting new restaurant that has taken the Central Valley community by storm. Owned by a dynamic husband and wife duo, Mohammad and Michelle Assal, this dining hotspot promises a unique twist on traditional Mediterranean food.

Great Food Search: Food Chains

by Terrance McArthur

Usually, The Great Food Search seeks out unique dishes and eating establishments in the San Joaquin Valley, but this installment is a little different. I focused on chain restaurants. I dragged my wife (All right, sometimes she dragged me) to places in Clovis, Fresno, and Kingsburg. We discovered Spring menus and new offerings at well-known restaurants ... and they were good! Follow us on another Great Food Search to see what’s new in some of the Old Reliables.

Q & A With Local Actor & Podcast Actor Thomas Nance

by Lorie Lewis Ham

Since theatre on stage is still on hold right now, we are continuing to feature some local actors who have also been acting on our podcast, Mysteryrat’s Maze. This week we chatted with local actor Thomas Nance who has been the voice of several of our episodes. Mysteryrat's Maze features mystery short stories and first chapters read by local actors.

Shop Local This Valentine’s Day

by Lorie Lewis Ham

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and there are a lot of wonderful local places where you can shop for that special Valentine’s Day gift. We chatted with some of the local shops to see what they had to offer. Some of the items needed to be ordered way ahead of time so for those make a note for next year, but there are many other wonderful things you still have time to go purchase for that special Valentine!

It’s Blossom Trail Time!

by Lorie Lewis Ham

It is Blossom Trail time once again-a time filled with events that center around the beautiful blossoms that cover our fruit trees in this area. We sat down to chat with Tammy Wolfe, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Sanger District Chamber of Commerce, about one of those events, the Blossom Trail Bus Tour put on by the Sanger Chamber of Commerce.