food

Review: Mariachis and Micheladas

Lively violins follow along to the thumping rhythms coming from a large acoustic bass and an upbeat Spanish chorus as four men dressed in traditional,…



Neighborhood hop spot

A neighborhood that drinks together stays together. And in Tahoe Park, Sac City Brews Neighborhood Tap House is doing its part to fortify the community….


Gardening the Grid

Midtown residents squeeze plants into tight spaces While gardening in Midtown, you never know what you’ll dig up. “These homes were built before they had…


So much ramen

There’s a new ramen spot in town called Raijin Ramen House. It’s located right across the street from (and has the same owners as) Ryujin…




Iconic Trails restaurant to close

OK, so maybe we can’t exactly blame this latest impending landmark closure on the arena or gentrification. News that Trails, the longstanding Sacramento western-themed restaurant…


What's Sacramento's best burrito?

Nate Silver announced yesterday on his FiveThirtyEight blog that he’s searching for the best burrito in the United States. It’s a crazy task that involves…


ESSAY: How I learned to hate Yelp

I’ve long fostered a love-hate relationship with Yelp. I love that the website can help me find supermarkets, restaurants and hiking spots when I’m out…