Interview with a Bartender

Karina Martinez, the widely respected bartender currently slinging drinks at The Snug, has learned a lot during her decade-long career. In this conversation, she...

Pitching a Fit

For seamstress Jen Nodora, fit is everything. Whether it’s a ball gown or a favorite blazer, good tailoring—a dart here, a hem adjustment there—can...

Chicken Soup for the Soul

A friend of mine, sick in bed for almost two weeks, recently asked me to bring her some chicken soup. It was a busy...

IVs on Demand

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Sweets for the Sweet

Traditional Mexican sweet breads, known as pan dulce, are the main attraction at BRISSA & CO., a new Mexican bakery and market in Folsom....

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It takes a village to run a museum. Just ask the folks who operate the venerable Crocker Art Museum, where more than 400 volunteers,...

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How It’s Made: Taylor’s Roasted Beet and Pear Salad

Beets are ubiquitous on Sacramento menus, typically appearing in salads we’ve all seen before. But few chefs get as creative with this humble root...

Interview with a Bartender

Karina Martinez, the widely respected bartender currently slinging drinks at The Snug, has learned a lot during her decade-long career. In this conversation, she...

Chicken Soup for the Soul

A friend of mine, sick in bed for almost two weeks, recently asked me to bring her some chicken soup. It was a busy...

Sweets for the Sweet

Traditional Mexican sweet breads, known as pan dulce, are the main attraction at BRISSA & CO., a new Mexican bakery and market in Folsom....

ARTS & CULTURE

Miranda Lambert

The country music star, who rose to fame on the talent competition show “Nashville Star,” swings through Sacramento as part of her 27-date tour...

Jon Meacham

Sacramento Speakers Series presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Jon Meacham, contributor to Time and The New York Times Book Review, whose knowledge of history,...

It’s All About the Songs

Singer-songwriter Justin Farren has a strong voice, a fluid guitar style and a likable persona. But it’s his songs—rich, relatable stories imbued with clever...

Mumbo Gumbo

Mumbo Gumbo’s 30th anniversary party is a special Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day concert that celebrates the septet’s nine albums and three decades of...

TRAVEL

Touring Tuolumne

It was, as they say, a step back in time. We parked just off Parrotts Ferry Road, seeking coffee, and wandered into a town...

Santa Barbara Two Ways

Eat, stay and play like a local or a tourist. There’s no wrong way to enjoy this cozy and refined beach town. I lived in...

Traveling with Julia Morgan

Our travel writer visits some properties designed by Julia Morgan, who is responsible for the look of more than 800 buildings in California and...

HOME & GARDEN

The Un-Office Party

AN OFFICE PARTY needn’t be a dull affair. In fact, the folks behind some of Sacramento’s creative agencies are proving that throwing a stylish get-together is...

Where the Magic Happens

Pops of color. Pieces of patterned paper. Tools both techy and elementary. A happy greyhound rescue named Baldwin basking in a sunlit spot. An...

A New Spin

“No up-to-the-minute host and hostess will be without this fascinating, functional, all-purpose bar…it will immediately become the center of social life in your home.” So...

Making a Splash

Artist Cindy Wilson’s Davis property in Old Willowbank is a place for relaxation, inspiration and celebration. “If you see it and fall in love with...

HEALTH

IVs on Demand

In a world where a ride home at any time of day is just around the corner in a gray Nissan Rogue, toiletries and...

A Weight Off Their Chests

It’s a truism that’s far older than the iconic Pamela Anderson: Big breasts have long signaled sexiness, fertility and femininity. Of course, they have...

Top Docs List 2019

Graduating from medical school, completing a residency and obtaining a state medical license are high achievements, yet some doctors have reached an even higher...

The Sacrilege of Bedtime Prayers

As a general rule, I don’t pray out loud. It’s not that I have anything against communal prayer; it’s just that I can never...

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The Un-Office Party

AN OFFICE PARTY needn’t be a dull affair. In fact, the folks behind some of Sacramento’s creative agencies are proving that throwing a stylish get-together is...

How It’s Made: Taylor’s Roasted Beet and Pear Salad

Beets are ubiquitous on Sacramento menus, typically appearing in salads we’ve all seen before. But few chefs get as creative with this humble root...

Interview with a Bartender

Karina Martinez, the widely respected bartender currently slinging drinks at The Snug, has learned a lot during her decade-long career. In this conversation, she...

Chicken Soup for the Soul

A friend of mine, sick in bed for almost two weeks, recently asked me to bring her some chicken soup. It was a busy...

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