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village feast 2022

It Takes a Village

Local cookbook author Georgeanne Brennan was living in France when she attended her first grand aioli, an outdoor feast at which villagers gather at long tables to break bread and drink wine together. The...
quince dinner at L’Apero les Trois,

Quince in the Spotlight at Seasonal Dinner in Winters

L’Apero les Trois, a new aperitif tasting room in Winters, has announced the date and menu for its next seasonal dinner. Quince will be the featured ingredient at the French farmhouse-style dinner, to be...
sacred heart holiday home tour

Holiday Home Tour Returns

Tickets for the Sacred Heart Holiday Home Tour are now on sale. The venerable tour, which features handsome homes in the Fabulous 40s neighborhood decorated to the hilt for the holidays, has been on...
the snug golden hour cocktails

Snug Unveils Lower Pricing for “Golden Hour”

The Snug, the popular downtown cocktail bar, has unveiled a new happy hour program that it’s calling “The Golden Hour,” with $2, $3, $4 and $5 drink options.The bargain beverages include a house beer...
Beef barbacoa tacos from juju kitchen

Juju Kitchen & Cocktails

It was the last day of 2019, and David English had pretty much decided to walk away from the restaurant business for good. His popular midtown restaurant, The Press Bistro, had had a great...
chefs vs. wild on hulu

Local Chef Goes ‘Wild’

Sacramento chef Kevin O’Connor will appear as a contestant in a new Hulu streaming series called “Chefs vs. Wild” premiering this month. Billed as “a cooking competition on the wilder side,” the show drops...
pumpkin picking at heirloom farms

Pick a Pumpkin

If a week of 100+ degrees isn’t enough to make you long for the blessed relief of fall, how about this: Heirloom Flower Farm in Orangevale just announced plans to open its pumpkin patch...
salt & straw

Salt & Straw Set To Open

Salt & Straw, the Portland-based company known for its handmade ice cream in outré flavors, will open its first Sacramento scoop shop on Friday, Sept. 2, in the Ice Blocks development.The store will offer...
village feast

Get Your Tickets Now for the Village Feast

If you want to attend this year’s Village Feast, you have until Wednesday, Aug. 31, to buy tickets at the presale price of $150. After that date, tickets will cost $165.The Village Feast is...
Assorted tacos: mushroom, Chicharron and corn from Nixtaco

Taco Revolution: Nixtaco

Patricio Wise remembers the day last August when his phone started blowing up with congratulations. At first, he figured the texts referred to a recent rave review in the San Francisco Chronicle for his...