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On the Inside

How a cooking class for inmates is changing lives.Chef Dave Nelson has taught the ins and outs of the restaurant industry to countless people...

The Kitchen – Sacramento’s First Michelin Star Restaurant

Congratulations to our friends at The Kitchen, recipients of a Michelin star—Sacramento’s first! Kudos to chef Kelly McCown and the rest of The Kitchen...
Katie Kinner-Kerksieck Cacio

Master Servant

Watching Katie Kinner-Kerksieck run the front of the house at Cacio, a popular Italian restaurant in Sacramento’s Pocket neighborhood, is like taking a master...

New in Brew

The craft beer scene continues to grow and grow.Defying dour predictions of a bursting bubble and bucking the nationwide trend of plateauing sales, the...

Let’s Hear It for Hummus

Hummus is enjoying its turn in the culinary spotlight thanks in part to acclaimed chefs Michael Solomonov and Yotam Ottolenghi, who’ve put it front...
Fried Chicken Sandwich

Cluckin’ Awesome

A chef shares the story behind the hottest chicken in town.When a food truck has a fire-breathing chicken as its logo, you know you’re...

Sweet Success

The first time Tiffany Domingo tasted a macaron, she was smitten. The delicate French sand-wich cookie that has replaced cupcakes as everyone’s favorite indulgence completely...

Deli Throwdown

Newcastle Produce9230 Cypress St., Newcastle; (916) 663-2016; newcastleproduce.comAMBIENCE: The rust-red barn is filled with shelves, wicker baskets and wooden crates overflowing with colorful produce—a...