Food & Drink

ella happy hour

Ella’s Happy Hour Is Back

One of Sacramento’s best happy hours is back. Downtown’s Ella Dining Room & Bar has resumed offering its well-priced drinks and appetizers specials after...
romabuer harvest festival

Rombauer Harvest Party

Harvest is always an exciting time of year in wine country, filled with the promise of a new vintage and lots of anticipation and...
greg berger

Greg Berger, Bread Baker

Sacramentan Greg Berger is out with a new cookbook, “Bread Baking Basics,” aimed at novice bakers. We chatted with him about his approach to...
christy hayes of kitchen 428

Christy Hayes, Kitchen428 and Mojo’s Lounge

When Christy Hayes opened a new restaurant in 2012 in downtown Woodland where Morrison’s Upstairs had operated for a quarter century, she knew she...
Chant’el Cafe

Chant’el Cafe in Folsom

At CHANT’EL CAFE IN FOLSOM, the baked goods look like they came straight from Wayne Thiebaud’s imagination. The European-style patisserie serves fresh fruit tarts...
brunch at mimosa house

3 Spots for Brunch

Brunch elicits strong opinions. The late chef turned writer turned TV personality Anthony Bourdain famously called it a “horrible, cynical way of unloading leftovers...
village feast

Village Feast Online Auction Now Live

The Davis Village Feast’s online auction is now live and runs until 6 p.m. PST Saturday, Oct. 9. The auction features oodles of food-related...
best of sacramento

Best of Sacramento Winners 2021

We asked, and you answered. Our Best of Sacramento online survey revealed your favorite restaurants, shops, spots for services and leisure activities, and media...
twelve wine experiences

12 Wine Experiences

For many, a day spent wine tasting is an escape. Many wineries are set in the midst of gorgeous natural surroundings, and while sipping...
Mireya Godinez-Valencia owner of Mezcal Grill

Mireya Godinez-Valencia of Mezcal Grill

When Mireya Godinez-Valencia opened her first restaurant, Mezcal Grill, in Natomas in 2009, she was a complete novice with no experience running a commercial...