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Chico’s Sipho’s offers Jamaican flavor on a budget

This Jamaican restaurant is located next to the orchards along Dayton Highway. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

February 20, 2018

When looking for a unique, authentic meal in Chico, one may not think “cheap” first. Surprisingly, there are some real treats hidden in plain sight here in town, once you’re tired of having burgers and pizza downtown for a month straight, without breaking the bank. Sipho’s is a hidden delight...

Readers, Digest: Fall meal picks

Alexander Madrid, a server at Upper Crust Bakery, pours some soup for a customer. Photo credit: Christina Saschin

Christina Saschin

October 11, 2014

Mashed potatoes, squash and all things pumpkin come to mind when thinking of fall foods. Even though most restaurants don't have a specific fall menu, local produce or seasonal items can be added. Here are The Orion's picks for the best fall-themed dishes you can get in Chico.Mom's: The Fuji Apple Sa...

Taste of Chico offers delicious samples from local restaurants, businesses

ALL FIRED UP!, a local rock cover band, performing last year at Taste of Chico in downtown Chico. Photo courtesy of Downtown Chico Business Association and Jon Yunker.

Christina Saschin

September 7, 2014

When you walk through downtown Chico during the 29th annual Taste of Chico, it will be like going to a Thursday Night Market injected with steroids: there will be nearly twice as much food, people and live music acts. The Downtown Chico Business Association's popular event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14 and surround City Plaza ...

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