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Sacramento Chefs’ Cookbook

Chances are you’ve been doing a lot of cooking these past few months. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic that abruptly shuttered restaurants and changed...
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Cooking Up a Show on Facebook Live

COVID-19 was just the kick in the pants Dave Nelson needed. A culinary instructor at American River College, he’d been playing with the idea...
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Fair Fare

With the state fair canceled this summer due to the pandemic, how are you going to get your deep-fried Twinkie fix? Easy: Through CA...
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On Wine: Taste of the Ranch with Yorba Wines

Just over the hill in Amador County, there is a special piece of land called Shake Ridge Ranch. Planted in the early 2000s, this...
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Who Needs a Supermarket?

The pandemic has made shopping at the grocery store a whole lot harder (and scarier). To ease the burden, restaurant wholesaler Produce Express now...

Lowbrau Moves to the Street

Midtown’s Lowbrau Bierhalle will reopen on Friday, June 19, as an outdoor beer garden in the middle of 20th Street between J and K.Michael...
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Can’t Cook? Crack a Book

What’s an aspiring chef to do when the restaurant industry they dreamed of being a part of is turned upside down? Kathi Riley Smith,...
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15 Minutes With…Sacha Laurin

Sacha Laurin Day job: Cheesemaker for Winters Cheese Co. Hidden talent: Making vegan leather from kombucha for her fashion business, Kombucha Couture Lives in: DavisWhen did your...
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For Restaurants, Outdoor Patios Key to Survival

Under a new city program called Farm to Fork Al Fresco, Sacramento restaurants are expanding their dining space onto sidewalks, streets and parking lots.Aioli,...
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On Wine: Placer Wine Trail

Close your eyes and imagine yourself seated comfortably in the middle of a lush green vineyard, surrounded by rolling hills spotted with silvery olive...