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The Food Lover's Guide to Living in Chico

Posted by Serene Skiffington

June 23, 2017

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice...

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Topics: Living in Chico, Chico Restaurants, Taste of Chico

Our Favorite Valentine’s Day Restaurants If You're Living in Chico

Posted by Jessica Miley

February 14, 2017

Are you trying to make last minutes Valentine’s Day plans? Well when you are living in Chico, it may seem like you have been to every restaurant in town. Or maybe you and your sweetheart have fallen into a rut and you only go to the same restaurant when you go out for dinner.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Chico Restaurants

Where to Take Your Visiting Family to Eat While Living in Chico

Posted by Jessica Miley

December 21, 2016

There's normally quite a bit of traveling that goes on during the holiday season unless you're the one who is hosting here in Chico. Want to show your guests a little piece of Chico by taking them to a local restaurant? Or maybe you just want to avoid the mess in the kitchen? Either way Chico has many great restaurants for you to take your visiting family members to.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Chico Restaurants

Don't be a Turkey, Keep Reading to Win $50 Gift Card to Tin Roof Bakery

Posted by Natasha Hawkins

February 13, 2013

Just to say thank you for being a fan or subscriber, this month we’re giving away gift cards to Tin Roof Bakery! You can be entered to win one of two (2) $50 gift cards to Tin Roof Bakery simply by subscribing to our blog to the right. Once you confirm your subscription you will be entered into the drawing. If you are already subscribed to our blog, don’t worry – you are automatically entered! The contest will run Tuesday, November 13 through Monday, November 19. We will notify the winners and post the names on our website on Tuesday, November 20.

We’re thankful for the great cup of coffee and delicious breads and pastries that Tin Roof offers, especially this time of year. You can always count on enjoying their cinnamon rolls, scones and breads; but did you know they serve lunch and make amazing pies and other treats too? In fact, you could wow your friends and family at the Thanksgiving table by using your gift card to purchase a lovely pumpkin pie that looks almost too good to eat – almost!

At Living in Chico, we are also thankful for YOU, our faithful follows on Facebook and beloved blog subscribers because you help make what we do – yep you guessed it – FUNNER! We appreciate your interactions when you comment on our posts, give us feedback when we ask questions, share Living in Chico with your friends and family, and participate in our promotions.

Whether you win the gift card or not, we encourage you to visit Tin Roof, order a cup of coffee and a croissant and reflect on all that living in Chico reminds us to be thankful for such as:

A great place to raise a family
A beautiful park to play in
A quaint downtown to support local businesses
A year round Farmer’s Market offering fresh produce
Timing the lights just right while driving down the Esplanade
Attending a performance at Chico State University
Knowing that Cohasset Road turns into Mangrove Avenue
A city that believes in community and always has a fun event to attend

We want to know what you are thankful for too. Leave us a comment and let us know what living in Chico makes you thankful for.

All of us at Living in Chico wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

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Topics: Chico Restaurants, giveaway

Free Taste of Chico Tickets

Posted by Natasha Hawkins

February 13, 2013

Who wants to eat for Free!

What do you get when you combine the finest local restaurants in one place all for one day? You get the all anticipated Taste of Chico event! This year, Taste of Chico will be held downtown on September 9th from noon – 4pm. Tickets are required in order to sample food, but here’s the catch: two of our fans are going to receive a pair of “Wine and Dine” tickets to sample through all the vendors for free. That’s right, free! In order to be entered to win Taste of Chico tickets simply subscribe to our blog at right. Once you confirm your subscription you will be entered into the drawing, and dont worry, for those of you who have already subscribed you are automatically entered.

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Topics: Chico Restaurants, Taste of Chico, giveaway

Not Just Any Ice Cream in Chico, Shubert’s Ice Cream!

Posted by Natasha Hawkins

February 13, 2013

Shubert’s has been a local Chico favorite since 1938.

Chicoans seem to pass the love of Shubert’s ice cream on from generation to generation. Whether it’s the Chico mint ice cream, homemade candy or that’s it’s family owned and operated, after over 70 years Shubert’s is one of the most beloved Chico summer traditions.  Because all of you Chicoans love Shubert’s ice cream so much, and based on a majority vote from our Facebook fans, Shubert’s ice cream was voted as our next featured giveaway.

Are you wondering how you can win one of two $20 Shubert’s gift certificates? All you need to do is subscribe to our blog and you’re entered! Once you’ve subscribed, your name will be placed into our drawing for a chance to win one of two $20 gift certificates. (2 winners will be selected)

What else makes Chico fun in the summer sun?

Although I scream, you scream, we all scream for Shubert’s Ice Cream (it was ranked #2 in America by the CBS Weekend Edition after all), we asked a few Chicoans what they love about summer in Chico and here is what they said…

  • “What I love about Chico is the community feel that Farmer’s Market brings to the town every Thursday night.”
  • “We really enjoy the Friday Night Concerts in the plaza. It’s great to see local talent displayed to the public.”
  • “Downtown Chico. All of the great restaurants and small shops really make for a great night out.”
  • “Chico just wouldn’t be the same without Caper Acres. My husband still remembers going as a child.”
  • “I have always enjoyed Upper Bidwell Park hikes and swimming holes. After a long day it’s great to escape to the surrounding hills for a jog or beautiful hike.”
  • “I really enjoy the CARD program Chico has to offer. My kids attend soccer and basketball and they just love it! It’s a great way to teach teamwork without being overly competitive.”
We would like to give you a chance to respond as well. Share one thing that makes Chico such a fun place to live in the summer on our Facebook page. We will use these responses to create our next LivingInChico.com giveaway!

We’ll see you back here shortly for the announcement of the Shuberts giveaway. In the meantime, go cool off and lick the day away with a Shubert’s ice cream cone. You’ll be glad you did!

From: LivingInChico.com
“We make LIFE funner!”

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Topics: Chico Restaurants