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Selland’s To Reopen Thursday

Selland Family Restaurants today announced its four casual restaurants will reopen Thursday, April 30, for curbside pickup and delivery. The reopened eateries include all three Selland’s Market-Cafes and OBO’ Italian Table & Bar. Company...
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Pho Sure

Here, people are used to trekking to South Sacramento when they have a hankering for authentic Vietnamese food. Mymy Nguyen and her husband, Jimmy Voong, envisioned something different: a hip restaurant in a hip...

Restaurant Wholesaler Finds a New Market: You

You’ve probably seen Produce Express trucks idling outside Sacramento restaurants, their sides emblazoned with a cartoon roadrunner pushing a handcart loaded with boxes of lettuce. The company supplies many of the region’s top restaurants...
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Buy a Soccer Scarf, Feed a Senior

Sacramento Republic FC is selling a special edition of its popular “Indomitable City” scarf, with proceeds going to feed homebound seniors during the pandemic. The soccer organization will take preorders through April 30, and...
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Family Meals For Four on Hawks’ Takeout Menu

When COVID-19 caused on a run on paper products last month, Hawks Public House customers received a cheeky surprise with their takeout fried chicken: a roll of toilet paper. Today, the midtown restaurant and...
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Brew to Go

With so many great breweries and taprooms in the Sacramento region, there’s no reason to go thirsty. Here are a few ready to supply you with all the beer you can drink in crowlers,...

Local Distiller Steps Up With Hand Sanitizer

In response to the huge demand for hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 pandemic, local gin and vodka distiller J.J. Pfister has switched gears to produce sanitizer gel. For now, the product—an 80 percent alcohol...

Dining Guide to Takeout

With so many restaurant people newly out of work as a result of the pandemic, it has never felt so altruistic to order takeout. Here are a few local eateries that are staying open...
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All in the Family

A QUARTER-CENTURY IN BUSINESS is nothing to scoff at these days. With restaurants closing right and left, one that remains open and successful (not to mention relevant) for more than two decades is close...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul

A friend of mine, sick in bed for almost two weeks, recently asked me to bring her some chicken soup. It was a busy Sunday during the holidays, and I didn’t have time to...