Felix Muzquiz, marketing director for the Tower District Marketing Committee, talks about the many changes in the popular Fresno district, such as renovated and new restaurants, like the loved Livingstone’s, hopefully opening next month, and the new Hi-Top Coffee shop, among others.
Uncle Harry's New York Bagelry closed its Fig Garden Village doors for good at noon Friday, April 28, 2017. The Bee's Bethany Clough previously reported on the closure: http://www.fresnobee.com/living/food-drink/bethany-clough/article146483314.html
Fred Campbell, 78, of Grandpa's Popcorn & Sweets, gives a lucky customer a tour inside the newly opened and family-run popcorn store, cupcake bakery and candy store on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Fresno.
Piemonte's Italian Delicatessen manager Ty Urner explains how the original business opened in 1929 as a small meat market in downtown Fresno and then moved in the mid 1960's to its present location as a fast paced deli in the Tower District.
Founded in Normal, Illinois, in 1934, Steak ’n Shake bills itself as America’s oldest burger restaurant. Offering burgers made with steak meat along with over 20 flavors of hand-dipped milkshakes, the restaurant in Fresno will open Monday, March 6, on East Kings Canyon Road, between Peach and Willow.
Not able to find holiday gift jewelry dishes for friends, Fresno State student Natalie Fugere turned to her own imagination to create her own, and launched a business, The Painted Press, via Esty. In November of 2015, The Huffington Post found her jewelry dishes, and named them their number one Personalized Holiday Gift for that year. It took off after that. She talks about how the business gained traction and how her Faith dish was inspired to help a man with ALS disease.
Renée-Nicole Kubin, is excited to return to Erna's Elderberry House in Oakhurst as the general manager and wine director. Kubin is now home from decades of working at high-end restaurants and other businesses around the world.
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.