New Modesto, CA, Persian restaurant Betty’s Kabob offers family recipes from scratch. Also closures of Cal-Time and Swarovski at Vintage Faire Mall and Me-N-Ed’s Pizzeria in Turlock’s Monte Vista Crossings.
Three new specialty drink cafes, bubble tea shops and a juice bar, have opened or are opening soon on McHenry Avenue in Modesto, CA. Kung Fu Tea and Quickly offer milk and bubble teas with boba tapioca pearls.
Blades & Bottles, a combination full bar and hair salon, opens in downtown Modesto, CA., this week. The unique business has a large full bar downstairs and hair salon upstairs which serves men and women.
Work is nearing completion on the Grub Hubs food truck court in Modesto, CA; Ten Pin Fun Center in Turlock, CA’s Monte Vista Crossings shopping complex; and Fina restaurant from chef John Surla in Ripon, CA.
New restaurant in Ceres, CA, aims to get you eating healthier. The limited menu offers fresh, never frozen protein bowls and plates. The owner, a Modesto Police officer, also runs The Camp Transformation Center.
Modesto, CA, gets the second Ike’s Love & Sandwiches shop in the Northern San Joaquin Valley. The new restaurant specializes in large, creatively filled sandwiches. The first shop opened in Turlock in December.
The new owners of Century Center have put up signs asking the public to contact Trader Joe’s in hopes of the grocery chain moving into the east Modesto shopping complex. The new ownership also has plans to renovate and modernize the building facades and update the parking and lighting.
Bonnie Ohara, founder of Modesto’s cottage bakery Alchemy Bread Co., published her first cookbook this fall. Now it has a famous fan in the form of “The Office” star Jenna Fischer who has been posting about it on Instagram and Twitter.
Modesto-based company Prime Shine Car Wash has been sold to Mister Car Wash. The Arizona-based company, which operated in 21 states, will rebrand the locations and offer jobs to most of Prime Shine’s 200 employees.