Bethany Clough

Living

New stores: Clothing in River Park, comic books, shoes and more

Several new stores are opening, including Robin & Co. which moved from M Street Arts Complex to River Park, G.H.N.D jewelry, and Legends Comics & Games which has opened at Sierra Vista Mall, in addition to its Fashion Fair locations. Plus, existing businesses Boxy Girl and DSW have added new products.

Fresno Beehive

Free frozen yogurt Monday in Valley

National Frozen Yogurt Day means free yogurt at Yogurtland locations in Fresno’s River Park and Campus Pointe, along with the Visalia location. Menchie’s is offering a buy one, get one free deal at locations in the Clovis Commons shopping center and the Marketplace at El Paseo and the Wine Press shopping center in Fresno.

Valley Craft Beer

Beer and cookies? Valley restaurants host Firestone craft beer event

Firestone Walker is hosting a milk and cookies night with its Nitro Merlin milk stout and cookies from Brown Butter Cookie Co. Participating restaurants from Fresno to Hanford and Visalia include Rocket Dog, KuniSama, Visalia Brewing Co., Goldstein’s Delicatessen and Mortuary, The Planing Mill, Fatte Albert’s Pizza Co., Beach Hut Deli, Pita Kabob Gastropub, Colton’s Social House, Westwoods BBQ & Spice Co. and Roadhouse.

Bethany Clough

Where to get yummy food for Valentine’s Day

Restaurants, bakeries and wineries are open for Valentine’s Day or before, including the Sunshine & Sugar Bakery Valentine’s pop-up sale, and wine and chocolate events from the Fresno Wine Journey and the Madera Wine Trail. The Painted Table, Me ‘n Ed’s, Erna’s Elderberry House, School House Restaurant & Tavern, Marie Callender’s and Dai Bai Dang have specials.

Valley Craft Beer

Craft beer is abuzz in Fresno and the Valley as breweries, brew pubs pop up everywhere

The Valley’s craft beer scene keeps growing, with breweries like Pine & Palm, Border Hop Brewing Co., Tioga-Sequoia with its Rush Hour stout release day, Full Circle, and a new gastropub from House of Pendragon and Pita Kabob. Restaurants and brewpubs are opening, including Me-N-Ed’s on Tap and Riley’s Brew Pub, along with the Perfect Pour podcast and website Brülosophy and Facebook page Central Valley Craft Beer Drinkers.

Videos

KoJa Kitchen fuses Korean and Japanese fare

KoJa Kitchen co-owner Tom Lai and project manager Tommy Nguyen describe the vision of their Korean and Japanese fusion restaurant. The franchise is rapidly expanding and getting lots of attention in Fresno.
Silvia Flores The Fresno Bee
KoJa Kitchen fuses Korean and Japanese fare 1:25

KoJa Kitchen fuses Korean and Japanese fare

Remember playing with kaleidoscopes, pecking hens, spinning tops and jacks? 1:57

Remember playing with kaleidoscopes, pecking hens, spinning tops and jacks?

Gearing up for Black Friday: It's a lot of work 0:53

Gearing up for Black Friday: It's a lot of work

Promotional video for CycleBar, which has come to Fresno 1:30

Promotional video for CycleBar, which has come to Fresno