Eats

Any Way You Spin It

Spin Burger Bar 1020 16th Street – Sacramento Words & Photos by Adam Saake They say you are what you eat. Over the past year or so it has not gone unnoticed that Submerge’s “Refined Tastes” has dedicated much space to the almighty burger. It’s not that we favor burgers…

The Holy Hideaway

The Hideaway 2565 Franklin Boulevard – Sacramento, Calif. Words & Photos by Anthony Giannotti How would you define a dive bar? A recent article in Playboy (yes, I read it for the articles) describes a dive bar as, “A church for down-and-outers and those who romanticize them, a rare place…

The Circle of Meat

Flaming Grill Café 2319 El Camino Avenue – Sacramento Words by Anthony Giannotti – Photos by Breanna Giannotti If you prefer white linen or are a supporter of PETA, this is not for you. On the other hand, if you have a hunger for exotic meats and fresh food prepared…

Sweet Bikes and Gear at Pedal Hard

Pedal Hard 1703 T Street Sacramento, Calif. Sacramento has flourishing fixed-gear/single-speed/track-bike scenes, and with the recent addition of Pedal Hard, a new rider-owned and -operated shop located at 1703 T Street, they’re getting much stronger. Music, art, bicycle scenes; they’re all basically the same in that they need one thing…

Locally Filled Belly

Full Belly Farm Road 43 – Guinda, Calif. Crossbred stone fruit has been a high for foodies these days. Apriums, tomato plums, necterlums and the like have spurred interest and curiosity in Sacramento. While perusing the produce section of the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op last week, I had an eye…

Gold Medal for the Copper Spot

Kupros Bistro 1217 21st Street – Sacramento, Calif. Words & Photos by Adam Saake Kupro is Esperantan for copper. If you’re like me, you’re asking yourself, “What the hell is Esperanto?” Esperanto, a language all its own, was developed in the late 1800s as a way to create a middle…

Icing on the Cupcake’s new Sacramento Location

Downtown Sacramento is about to get a whole lot sweeter when Icing on the Cupcake’s new store opens up at 1121 Alhambra Boulevard (in between Jamba Juice and La Fiesta Taqueria to give you a general idea). Icing already has two stores in the region, one in Rocklin and one…

Love Shack

The Shack 5201 Folsom Boulevard Sacramento, CA The first step in acquiring a new restaurant location is to look at what was left from the previous owner and decide whether or not it is of use. The Shack, located on 52nd Street and Folsom Boulevard, made several executive decisions that…

Hot Heat, Bruleed Treat

Cafe Rolle 5357 H Street – Sacramento, Calif. Every year when summer finally shines fully upon Sacramento, residents are shocked at the heat waves splashing over our city. But frankly, summer is synonymous with heat. Perhaps that’s why so many choose to live here. With heat, the barbecue gets used,…

Golden Gastro Bites

Golden Bear 2326 K Street, Sacramento K Street seems like the place to be these spring days in Sacramento. Many shops, ventures, bike routes and bars are found from downtown to the Business 80 on-ramps. However, most pertinently for our foodie purposes, a plethora of places to eat can be…