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Scallops and Prawns in Parchment

Scallops and Prawns in ParchmentServe this summery dish with a crusty loaf of bread and a bottle of white wine.2       15-inch pieces of parchment paper1/2    pound sea scallops, halved or quartered if very large1/3   ...

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant

In Sacramento, a city brimming with new restaurants, there had been&emdash;until recently&emdash;a yawning hole with respect to seafood. No downtown restaurant had attempted to pair an upscale, sophisticated atmosphere with a laser focus on...

Roxy Restaurant & Bar

A fresh breeze called Roxy has blown into town, bringing a welcome burst of playful innovation and sparkling distinctiveness to the restaurant landscape. The newest venture of husband-and-wife team Ron and Terri Gilliland, owners...

Best New Restaurants

Over the past several years, Sacramento’s food scene has exploded. Gone are the days when our options consisted of national chains, small mom-and-pop cafes and a handful of upscale restaurants. Our city’s downtown has...

Sweet Tooth

We can ignore it, we can renounce it, we can try to rationalize it out of existence, but our sweet tooth will not be denied. Some days it pines for a slice of chocolate...

Chains R Us

In a recent Thursday at noon, we wrestled our way to the door of The Cheesecake Factory on Arden Way, through clots of people outside. In the nearby parking lot, an ambulance and a...

This Brewpub’s For You!

October is the month when Germans celebrate beer at a public festival known as Oktoberfest. In the Sacramento region, thanks to a plethora of breweries, you can join in the fun. Local brewpubs...

On the Waterfront

Sacramento's riverside restaurants are the perfect place to welcome the summer. Sacramento lies at the confluence of two rivers, the Sacramento and the American, and is bordered to the south by the...

Cheap Eats

If you are a staunch believer in the “if you pay more, it’s better” school of thinking, our region’s restaurants have a few surprises in store for you. We recently ate our way through...

Table for Two

SofiaMost romantic spot: Tables 43 and 44Sofia restaurant is all about romance, from the single red roses in slim vases that hang on the walls to the cuddly couch area that flanks the bar....

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