Eats

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…

Warming Up the Workweek

HUMP (Apache Cleo, DJ Whores, Jonathan Francis) The Press Club – Wednesday, March 24, 2010 When I used to hear the word “hump,” two things would come to mind. The first was those annoying dogs you don’t know that always want to mount your leg even though they’re neutered. Annoying….

Dining To-Dos

Newfangled Fooderies With over a year of food serving experience tucked nicely into the check presenter in the middle pocket of my black apron, I’ve learned things about the commercialized consumption business. The most enduring information is that weekends equal workworkwork for those employed at eateries. When “normal” working folk…

In Search of…

Submerge Scours Sacramento to Find the Perfect Pint of Guinness Budweiser claims to be the King of Beers. If you consider sales numbers alone, it’s difficult to dispute such a claim. With its billboards, pop culture-defining Super Bowl ads and presence at just about every bar, pub, tavern, concert and…

Snacks With Class

In addition to the normal drove of city dwellers on-the-go to work or to-and-fro, some approximated 110,000 college students started scurrying about central Sacramento last week. All that movement about town means munchies will be required as part of curriculum to maintain attendance, awake-ness and energy. We’ve all got to…