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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Only in Placerville?

A horse of a different color? A new/old way to get your shopping done....
The Safeway not far from our Placerville bed and breakfast had this method of transportation in the lot the other day....

Friday, November 14, 2008

Join us for Prohibition Day and Celebrate the Repeal! Free tickets/with booking and 20% off your stay!

Lets celebrate! Some of our favorite wineries will be pulling out special wine selections in honor of the historic repealing of prohibition. Come and party in period style as you travel back in time to visit these rebellious wineries while enjoying fine wines. Proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to Mother Load Rehabilitation Enterprise of Placerville. Vintage cars and costumes encouraged.

Participating wineries: Boeger Winery, David Girard Vineyards, Gold Hill Vineyard & Wofford Acres Vineyards $15/per person or $20/couple $5/designated driver.

Check in at the Albert Shafsky House B&B by 3 p.m. on December 5th, and we will comp your tickets to this "historic" event. It promises to be a night of fun and frolic.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Some of our favorite restaurants near the Placerville B&B

Here are some of our favorite places for a night out...and their weblinks so you can drool about what you will have for dinner after Rita's great breakfast at the Albert Shafsky House B&B.  All but Zachary Jacques is just a short stroll from the inn.

Cafe Luna, a cozy, friendly place--with big house salads and outstanding food.  They do not have a traditional website, but have started a blog with menus and recipes. 

Heyday is a small family-owned-and-operated restaurant established in January 2007, in the gold rush era town of Placerville, California. Their aim is to provide a relaxed, friendly gathering place for locals as well as visitors to our foothill community.

Sequoia is a beautifully restored Victorian, with fine dining and sense of history. 

Zachary Jacques
With all the charm of a French Country Inn you will feel right at home while you indulge in the robust flavours of French countryside cooking.