Food & Drink

puur chocolat

Puur: Dessert for Tough Times

As absolutely godawful as the pandemic is, has been and looks likely to be for the foreseeable future, the restaurant industry continues to come up...
al pastor tacos

Trust in Tacos

The Sacramento region is spoiled with scores of great taquerias, each putting their personal spin on what many consider to be the perfect food....
meal delivery canon

A New Model

It’s 10 o’clock on a Tuesday morning, and Canon restaurant in East Sacramento is bustling with workers. But they’re not setting the tables with...
Allora Patio

Allora ‘Pivots’ to the Patio

Allora, an upscale East Sac restaurant serving modern Italian seafood, had barely reopened from the COVID-19 shutdown when the governor ordered a halt to...

Sippers and Boozesicles

Why should kids have all the fun? South restaurant has cornered the market on creative summer cocktails with two new products inspired by popular...

The Future of Dining May Be White Tablecloth

When COVID-19 forced restaurants around the country to close back in March, industry observers predicted that as many as 75 percent of restaurants would...
shake shack

Shake Shack Opens, Finally

After a months long delay caused by the pandemic, Shake Shack has finally opened in Sacramento.In 2019, the popular New York-based burger chain announced plans for a shop in the...
v. miller meats

Holy Cow

In mid-March, when COVID-19 forced the shutdown of pretty much everything, business was booming at V. Miller Meats in East Sacramento. The shop, which...
sac chefs cookbook

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...
dave nelson cooking

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...