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Burke’s Corner: August 8, 2014

By From page A7 | August 08, 2014

By Burke Bruttig

Burke’s Corner is a once-a-week photo corner of answers to questions of  seriousness, controversy or lightness in El Dorado County. Look for me in the community each week to ask you the question of the week and get your answer! For future question suggestions, comments or contact, Burke can be reached at [email protected]

Question 1: Where is your favorite local hang-out and why?

burkes corner  Jon Hopwood

Jon Hopwood
Diamond Springs

My favorite local “hang-out” location is the Whistle Stop Yogurt in old Placerville. I enjoy all the trains on display and the delicious, great-tasting cold yogurts. It makes a nice end to a hot summer night.

burkes corner  Kim Hopwood

Kim Hopwood
Diamond Springs

My favorite place to hang out is Bricks Restaurant on Main Street in downtown old Placerville. My favorite menu item is the chicken with pineapple salsa wrap and I enjoy drinking an apple ale with it. I also enjoy the friendly, casual and fun atmosphere at Bricks.

Question 2: What was your favorite carnival food, your favorite carnival ride and your favorite show or activity at this year’s El Dorado County Fair?

burkes corner  Kerry Kuncio

Kerry Kuncio
Sommerset

I really like the carnival’s wood-fired pizza. And my favorite carnival ride is the “Tilt.” My favorite activity this year was to watch the monkey show.

burkes corner  Steven Richards

Steven Richards
El Dorado Hills

My favorite food at the carnival was the deep-fried Snickers bar. My favorite ride is the “Zipper”… round and round! My favorite activity is viewing all the exhibits.

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