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Sacramento's Best New Bars

The craft-cocktail revolution that swept through Sacramento a few years back brought the city a slew of faux speakeasies and hip watering holes. Now comes the second wave: a new batch of bars that...

His and Hers

IT'S A MYSTERY WHY Sacramento doesn’t have more Italian restaurants. There’s Biba, of course, and a handful of old-school, red-sauce-and-Chianti places. But where are the modern, upscale Italian restaurants so prevalent in nearby San...

New Cop in Town

For the past few months, a new security guard has been patrolling the plaza outside Golden 1 Center. The guard is 5 feet tall, weighs more than 400 pounds and works 24/7, with only...

I've Got a Secret

There’s a small but growing restaurant trend: the secret, off-menu item. It’s a dish that only insiders know about. You have to ask for it. It’s generally available in limited quantities, and only at...

Artful Shirts

National retailer Lululemon has teamed up with Sacramento artist Tim Collom for a series of limited-edition tops printed with Collom’s eye-catching artwork. The most recent design features a map of the state filled with iconic...

The Year of the Pastry Chef

In Sacramento, 2018 may go down as the Year of the Pastry Chef. Savory chefs have had a good run here for more than a decade. They spearheaded the farm-to-fork movement and opened dozens...

Matchy-Matchy

Shoes and a belt go together like macaroni and cheese. So it wasn’t much of a stretch when a pair of local fashion brands decided to team up on a shoe-and-belt collaboration. Midtown custom shoemaker...

The Voice

TRUCKEE—The main drag of this small mountain town is dotted with burger joints, beer bars and old-fashioned coffee shops, making it an unlikely location for a fine-dining restaurant. That didn’t stop John and Nyna Weatherson...

Slippers Fit for a Princess

Meghan Markle, the American actress and soon-to-be member of the British royal family, has a stylish connection to Sacramento: she wears Birdies slippers.Over the past two years, Prince Harry’s fiancée has been photographed repeatedly...

Boogie Nights

Nobody is ever going to mistake Sacramento for South Beach. But our snoozy little city got a taste of Miami heat with the opening in October of Revival, a rooftop bar and lounge inside the...

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