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Bouquet Coffee Roasters’ Tea

When Ilah Rose and Nick Cookston-Minton launched Bouquet Coffee Roasters, their wholesale coffee and tea venture, in 2017, they were guided by a simple ethos: “connection to the land, connection to the plants, connection...
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Head for the Hills

Auburn, the quaint Gold Rush town just a 30-minute jaunt from downtown Sacramento, is one of the region’s hottest restaurant destinations. Morning, noon and night, this walkable city center offers a little something for...
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Secondhand Sac

Thrifting has been around forever, largely because frugality is a necessity for many shoppers. But shopping secondhand has taken on more urgency—and even some cachet thanks to greater consciousness about the human and environmental...
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Sociology Coffee Bar

What if coffee drinks were made with the same imagination and flair as the best craft cocktails? That’s the idea behind Sociology Coffee Bar, a specialty coffee shop that opened its own space in...
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Nest: Modern, Not Stark

When designer Katrina Stumbos was brought in to do the interiors for a new four-bedroom residence in Carmichael, the directive from the homeowners was clear: Achieve a look that is unapologetically sleek and chic....
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Chef Greg Desmangles

Greg Desmangles, the executive chef behind three of Sacramento’s most popular restaurants (Urban Roots Brewery & Smokehouse, Bawk! and Pangaea Bier Cafe), talks about how he got his start, his take on beloved dishes...
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Casey Willard, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Chef

As the tribal executive chef for the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, Casey Willard oversees the food program at the tribe’s school and its Séka Hills olive mill tasting room in Capay Valley. In this...
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Cacio’s Cacio e Pepe

When the star dish on a menu contains just a handful of ingredients, technique is essential. So says Jonathan Kerksieck, chef-owner at Cacio, a cozy Italian restaurant in Sacramento’s Pocket neighborhood where the deceptively...
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Sac Design: Common History

When contractor and homeowner Eric Benning remodeled a dated but promising 1971 Streng home in Sacramento’s Arden-Arcade area, he did so with a deep respect for the house’s original design even as he gave...
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Nest: Lincoln Remodel

When interior designer Alison Haltom was asked by a client who “loves unique and dramatic design” to come up with a statement-making remodel plan for a home in Lincoln, she took it as a...