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New Sibling

When Danny and Olga Turner opened Pushkin’s Bakery in 2013, gluten-free products weren’t particularly easy to find outside of a handful of health food stores. Close to a decade later, it’s no longer unusual...
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Ginger Elizabeth Opens Patisserie

Ginger Elizabeth Patisserie, a boutique bakery from the owner of Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates, opened this week.The new store is at 2413 J St. It carries freshly baked croissants, muffins, scones, cookies, individual desserts such as pots...
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Village Feast Goes Virtual, Holds Silent Auction

A week’s stay in a restored 18th century village house in Provence. A paella party for 10 at Berryessa Gap Vineyards. A private cocktail class at Hawks Public House. Those are just a few of the...
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The Kitchen Will Soon Be Back

The Kitchen, Sacramento’s only Michelin-starred restaurant, will reopen Wednesday, Oct. 14, after being closed since the beginning of the pandemic shutdown.The Kitchen is well-known for its rollicking, high-end demonstration dinners that last for three-plus hours...
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Goodbye Block, Hello Love Child

For a few years, Block Butcher Bar was one of the meatiest restaurants in town. But like many places, the charcuterie-centric eatery/whiskey bar closed during the pandemic. Now, owner Michael Hargis has reopened it...
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Shake Shack Expands to Roseville

Shake Shack—the popular East Coast fast-food burger chain—opened its second local outlet this week at Roseville’s Westfield Galleria.Located in the mall’s second-floor food court, the Roseville location is serving a limited menu that includes the ShackBurger, crinkle-cut fries and...
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Harvest Dinner for a Cause

To celebrate the autumn equinox, Magpie is offering a takeaway farm-to-table harvest dinner this Saturday, Sept. 26.The $100 dinner for two includes grass-fed beef braised with roasted pumpkin; chicken prepared two ways with roasted pear...

DOCO Gets Creative With Outdoor Dining

Downtown Commons will launch a new outdoor dining “experience” starting today (Sept. 3).DOCO Al Fresco will feature 60 socially distanced tables that can seat about 170 people on the main plaza surrounding Golden 1 Center. Diners will be...
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Taking It to the Streets

Outdoor dining has long been a feature of Sacramento’s restaurant scene. We’ve certainly got the weather for it. At least six months a year, we’re virtually guaranteed sunny skies and balmy (or blazing—take your pick) temperatures. Restaurants...
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Learn To Make Sushi on Zoom

Ricky Yap, a sushi chef at Kru, is offering a series of Japanese cooking classes on Zoom starting this week. The interactive classes include Sushi 101 (Sept. 2 and Sept. 9), Gyudon Beef Bowl...