Food & Drink


Dining Guide to Takeout

With so many restaurant people newly out of work as a result of the pandemic, it has never felt so altruistic to order takeout....
bread dessert

Bread Is His Life

IF YOU’VE NEVER TASTED a Portuguese dessert, Jeremiah Duarte Bills would like a word with you. A concert flutist turned baker whose sausage rolls...
deviled eggs

Hard-Boiled Memories

At Revolution Winery & Kitchen, owner Gina Genshlea likes having deviled eggs on the menu “because the best things are the simple things.” In...
food burger wildwood

All in the Family

A QUARTER-CENTURY IN BUSINESS is nothing to scoff at these days. With restaurants closing right and left, one that remains open and successful (not...
locked barrel

Brown, Strong and Good

What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure for. So goes the old Irish proverb. Take the cure at LOCKED BARREL, a whiskey...
handle district

The Handle District

The Handle District may be the biggest little neighborhood in town. Belted by 18th and 19th streets in one direction and L Street and...
roasted beet and pear salad

How It’s Made: Taylor’s Roasted Beet and Pear Salad

Beets are ubiquitous on Sacramento menus, typically appearing in salads we’ve all seen before. But few chefs get as creative with this humble root...
karina martinez bartender

Interview with a Bartender

Karina Martinez, the widely respected bartender currently slinging drinks at The Snug, has learned a lot during her decade-long career. In this conversation, she...
harry's cafe chicken soup

Chicken Soup for the Soul

A friend of mine, sick in bed for almost two weeks, recently asked me to bring her some chicken soup. It was a busy...
brissa heredia

Sweets for the Sweet

Traditional Mexican sweet breads, known as pan dulce, are the main attraction at BRISSA & CO., a new Mexican bakery and market in Folsom....