Starbucks plans to sell wine and beer at at least one location in Modesto. ... Vintage Faire Mall has a couple of new stores and a couple of current shops in new locations. ... A job fair aimed at veterans is set early next month.
Here in the Northern San Joaquin Valley, we have a variety of wing shops, with more on the way. Buffalo Wild Wings plans to launch in Turlock’s Monte Vista Crossings later this year. Most recently, a Wingstop landed in Ceres.
Bacon, it seems. is all over the place these days. I remember my colleague Marijke Rowland bringing in maple bacon cupcakes from The Cupcake Lady a couple of years back when she wrote about the bakery. I thought they sounded ridiculous, and of course, when I tried them, they were ridiculously good.
Two Modesto restaurants, one around for a long time and one significantly newer, have new owners and new names. In one case, the change is drastic; in the other, a significant shift but not a complete upheaval.
One of Modesto’s oldest fitness clubs is undergoing an evolution. Right down to the name. Fitness Evolution announced this week it had taken over the Modesto Court Room, a McHenry Avenue institution for 36 years.