Recipe of the Month: Oven Fried Chicken

The secret to this chicken is to place the chicken on a large rack over a sheet pan so the chicken sits above the pan and is heated from all sides. 1 chicken, cut into serving pieces 1 ½ cups whole milk 1 TBSP Tabasco sauce 1 TBSP soy sauce ½ cup corn flake crumbs […]

James’ Secret Spot: Lake Faucherie

Don’t you love an adventure?  It is so much fun to go someplace new!  We have a collection of what we like to call “Secret Spots”.  In each newsletter we will let you in on one of our secrets, and we hope you will be inspired to explore them too! If you have dined in […]

Location #4 coming soon!

We are so excited to be growing our Denica’s family with our fourth location, opening this November in our hometown of Castro Valley!  This town is where James and I both grew up, met, fell in love, and started our business.  The location is 60% larger than our other 3 locations, with a big kitchen […]

All Hail the Kale!

Kale is the superfood we love to eat!  Try this yummy power packed green at one of our cafes.  It’s veggie-centric…loaded with lots of good organic freshness like avocados, cucumber, baby tomatoes, mushrooms….all in our housemade lemon basil vinagrette.  

Look at Life Differently, Let Go of Stress

Try these techniques to change your state of awareness, in other words, engage the right side of your brain.  At the very least, they will give you a few minutes of relaxation in our busy lives.  Turn off the phones, the TV, and try this: Draw Upside Down This is not about making art, the […]