More than a few downtown eateries have become casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic. Those that remain are embracing long-term survival strategies.
When they opened Capital Confections, a small business
specializing in handcrafted chocolates, more than 24 years
ago, husband-and-wife partners Teresa and Craig Higgins knew to
expect the unexpected.
With daytrip-worthy destinations in the Capital Region, wine enthusiasts no longer need to pay the higher prices and drive to Napa to get a world-class winery experience.
PODCAST: Wineries in the Capital Region have added an array of amenities to keep oenophiles closer to home.
Aria Afghan Restaurant in North Highlands serves a cuisine that
hails from the crossroads of South and Central Asia,
including one dish that takes over 10 hours to make.
Comstock’s executive editor predicts the recovery of the wine and travel industries.
Established in 2009, Elevation Ten Winery offers handcrafted artisanal wines and a unique wine tasting experience for guests. Proprietors Bob and Don Clark, Andy Wallace and Dominic and Rina DiMare have created the perfect blend of award-winning wines and a rejuvenating getaway to appeal to every guest.
A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, many entrepreneurs feel reasons for hope, both for their companies and the world at large.
The Tolenas Winery label produces a variety of wines, but what sets it apart is the white pinot noir Eclipse that took a gold medal at the 2019 International Women’s Wine Competition.
Small businesses continue to open, and some longtimers — like Tess’ Kitchen & Culinary — have found ways to thrive under new owners.