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Old Is New Again

The times they are a-changin’. Already, the arena’s sleek, angled facade is reflecting light onto the streets of downtown, but as much as Sacramentans are...

Sweet Success

Ramon Perez was working as a chef in Southern California when he decided to move to Sacramento and start PUUR CHOCOLAT with his wife,...

When Curry Met Salami

Fusion cuisine has come a long way from Wolfgang Puck’s Chinois, or even from the Korean-Mexican food trucks that dominated the dining scene in...

I Dream of Hummus

In a town where flagrant displays of foodie-ism are de rigueur for virtually everyone with two taste buds to rub together, it feels audacious,...

Snack Attack

Chicharrones. Deviled eggs. Tater tots. What do these three snacks have in common? Answer: They’re practically ubiquitous in Sacramento restaurants these days, appearing on...

Wine Country Meets Downtown

Escape the city for a table in the vineyards at TableVine, a casual dining restaurant on the south side of Capitol Park. The wine...

Wake Up, Buttercup!

Ever heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? We’re not sure that’s actually true, but it sounds good. So roll...

Italian Meets Californian

“FARM TO FORK” IS BEING REPLACED BY A NEW BUZZ PHRASE: PROOF OF CONCEPT. It means that a restaurant is successful and can be...

Move Over, Tanqueray

Darjeeling Gin, which is produced by boutique distillery California Distilled Spirits in Auburn, proved that it can hold its own against even the poshest...

Twelve Rounds Brewing Company

The story of how Dan Murphy went from home brewer to brewery owner is practically a cliché: For years, his friends told him that...

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