Category archives for: Food & Nightlife

What are the top Midtown restaurants based on online reviews?

The Sacramento Business Journal just released a piece that uses online sites Yelp, Urbanspoon and TripAdvisor to compile a list of the top Midtown restaurants. Anybody that uses Yelp, in particular, won’t be surprised at some of the names at the top of this list, and as lists go this one doesn’t stray too far […]

Ettore’s, Broderick Roadhouse named Sac Burger Battle champs

Forgive me if I’m a bit distracted to write this post. This most excellent writeup by Chris Macias of the Sacramento Bee about last night’s Sac Burger Battle has me rushing out the door, trying to get my hands on the nearest burger. Yesterday was National Cheeseburger Day, too.  I have not had a burger […]

Sacramento’s Best “Not-So-Obvious” Happy Hour Spots

By Jan Katerkamp, The wife and I enjoy ourselves some happy hour. We realized recently that we’re a little too old, married and lame for the late-night bar scene, but not yet to the point in married life where we read magazines and fall asleep on the couch with CSI:Miami on in the background. […]

Sacramento Guide to Wining and Dining in a Recession

By Bethany Hill, The economy is unstable and unemployment rates are painful, yet Sacramento’s restaurant scene continues to be irresistible. With that said, I think it’s time to examine one of the most effective ways to guard your moolah when dining out. As a Sacramento native who is as equally obsessed with wine as […]

Midtown Guide to Tasty Takeout

By Bethany Hill, As much as I love channeling my inner Giada de Laurentiis and preparing gourmet meals, sometimes, I just need a break. After a long day at the office, or even if I’m just feeling lazy and don’t have an excuse, there are times when I guiltlessly allow myself to buy quality […]

An Overlooked Treasure: Lodi Wine Country

By Bethany Hill, Sandwiched between some of California’s greatest wine regions, Sacramento is the perfect place to live if you enjoy a nice glass of wine every now and again – or if you are wine obsessed like me. Not only do you have easy driving access to the ever-famous Napa and Sonoma wine […]

Midtown Vegan Delights, Part III

  By Danielle Carlson, Who would have thought that there could be three jam packed articles covering vegan friendly restaurants in Midtown, Sacramento? Sac town is becoming a surprisingly progressive Mecca for us vegetarians and vegans and is stepping up to the challenge of serving the people healthier and tastier options.  This month’s Sacramento […]

The Best Spots To Grab Lunch On J Street

By Jimmy Spencer, Editor J Street is the New York Yankees of Midtown. Much attention goes to the neighborhood’s largest vein. There are plenty of high-priced players and it’s always a contender when deciding where to spend evenings out. But it’s also a great spot to grab lunch for those of us who work […]

The Sugar Plum Vegan Café on K Street

By Danielle Carlson, If you haven’t been to Sugar Plum Vegan Café on K Street in Midtown, you need to check this place out quickstyle. It takes up the first floor of an adorable little Victorian house, as the upstairs houses a recently-opened all vegan shop called Never Felt Better.  So excited that these […]

The Sights of the Season from a Midtown Patio

By Becky Larson, Just when it felt like we would never see the sun again, spring is finally in the air and long summer nights are on their way.   It’s time for Midtowners to come out of hibernation and bust out the tank tops, BBQs and baseball. One highlight of the warmer weather we […]

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