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Winemaker’s Night – Zucca

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Winemaker’s Night – Zucca

Join us for $5 glasses of wine from Zucca Mountain and music by The Magnolia Rhythm Trio.

Chef Jason’s special will be “Seared Duck Breast with roasted fennel and beets, frisee, feta, and a lavender vinaigrette.”

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Winemaker’s Night – Renner

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Winemaker’s Night – Renner

Join us for $5 glasses of wine from Renner and music by Leo de Leon.

Chef Jason’s special will be “Porchetta — pork belly wrapped around pork loin; roasted until the skin is crisp; with an apricot glaze and caramelized onions; served with creamy Parmesan polenta and baby arugula.”

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Best of the Motherlode 2018 Poll Open!

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Best of the Motherlode 2018 Poll Open!

The time has arrived to cast your ballot for Best of the Motherlode 2018 in the Sierra Lodestar.  Please help support the local businesses that you enjoy and appreciate by filling out the online ballot at the link here.

And of course, we at Alchemy would love it if you could help us continue our 2017 awards “Best Dinner” and “Best Beer Selection.”

Thanks for supporting local!

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Winemaker’s Night – Frog’s Tooth

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Winemaker’s Night – Frog’s Tooth

Join us for $5 glasses of wine from Frog’s Tooth and music by Julio and Nedra.

Chef Jason’s special will be “Buffalo Cincinnati Chili — The Midwest favorite, with ground bison, sweet and savory spices, spaghetti, shredded cheddar, onions, and kidney beans.”

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The Future of Alchemy

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The Future of Alchemy

Some of what you may have heard in recent days about Alchemy being for sale is true, and some isn’t, so it is time to make this official announcement. After 10 great years, Sandie and I have decided to sell Alchemy in order to take a little time off and then delve into another exciting local project. The new owners are a local couple who are great business people and will take Alchemy into the next era, starting around the first of 2018. The plans are to not skip a beat, keeping the concept, menu, recipes, and staff exactly as they are now. There won’t be any type of closure in the transition.  I will stay on for a lengthy training period with the new owners, and then I will stay on as a cook for a while in order to ease the transition and help with our new kitchen organization. The rumors that have reached my ears recently that I am “liquidating” and that I’m looking around town for positions for my kitchen staff are not true. The new owners and I look forward to maintaining Alchemy’s menu and standards of service to their already high level. This sale will close around the end of the year. Thanks for the last great decade, and I look forward to seeing you again soon at my next place.

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