Behind the bar

Whether you are looking for a good local beer, excellent wine, or an original craft cocktail to help you cool off this summer, The bar at The Golden Pig is able to serve you something fresh, just like the food served from the kitchen. As the bar manager, Tyler Randolph describes the mixed drinks served here, “They are inspired by the ingredients and are approachable. They aren’t confusing.” With a bit over ten years of bartending and mixology experience...

Fire: From Disaster to New Opportunities

Mendocino is in the news, as this year’s Mendocino Complex Fire has now become the largest wildfire in Calfornia’s history. Fortunately, no one has been injured at this time, but the same cannot be said about the Redwood Complex Fire that traumatized our community last year. Last October’s fire storms in Northern California took lives, destroyed homes and businesses, and charred the landscape, shaking everyone to the core. In some ways, that experience also prepared us for what now...