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The Burger Big Leagues

Top notch chefs prepare for Sacramento’s first-ever burger battle The first time Rodney Blackwell bit into a McDonald’s Quarter Pounder, he fell in love. But that was child’s play. Blackwell, a Sacramento resident, entered the burger big leagues as an adult, ordering variations of the classic stack at fine diners,…

Help Mandy Dominate Cancer

It might sound like a cliche, but it’s true: We here at Submerge are a family. It’s just a small group of us who put out each issue every other week, and long before we started working on this publication, we were friends first. Contributing Editor Mandy Johnston has been…

Del Paso Gets REEL + GOOD

Submerge has never been so excited to hang out on Del Paso Boulevard. In the past two weeks we’ve experienced some of the best new recurring events our city has to offer on a street often shunned by Sacramentans. First was the REEL Bike-In Theater kick-off at The Greens Hotel…

Show and Tell

Sacramento’s Top Bartenders Talk Brews and Booze Words by Submerge Staff We probably don’t have to tell you that Sacramento has many talented bartenders. If you’ve ever sipped on a concoction from the masterminds at places like Shady Lady Saloon, The Red Rabbit, Grange or a number of other joints…

Bombes Away

La Bombe 3020 H Street – Sacramento Words by Adam Saake | Photos by Nicholas Wray Veteran restaurateur Jennifer Dare Sparks, of the long-time Sacramento Spanish food establishment Aioli Bodega Espanola that’s been around nearly 20 years now, as well as the now defunct Habanero Cava Latina, Port Rouge and…

Over the River

The Eatery 2155 Town Center Plaza #E110 – West Sacramento Words by Adam Saake | Photos by Nicholas Wray – http://nicholaswray.com/ It’s easy to forget how spread out Sacramento is in terms of our city’s layout. I’ve said this before, but dining isn’t just limited to our downtown and Midtown…

LUIGI’S DAVIS CLOSES, RENOVATIONS PLANNED FOR MIDTOWN LOCATION

If you attended last Saturday night’s show at Luigi’s in Davis as part of Davis Music Fest, you would have never known you were witnessing the final show the venue would host. The very next day, Luigi’s quietly closed its doors for good. “It just didn’t resonate and never got…

Driven Entrepreneur

Gypsy Mobile Boutique brings retail revolution to Sacramento S Street between 7th and 8th looked deserted a day before the Second Saturday bustle, until a curious 1987 Chevy step van disguised as the “little black truck” with social media icons painted in white pulled into the Howard Skinner Art Gallery…