Category archives for: Food and Reviews

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 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 […]

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 […]

Midtown Vegan Bucket List 2011

By Danielle Carlson,   I was recently inspired by the VegNews article titled “The Vegan Bucket List” to create my very own list tailored to our beautiful Midtown area.  Now there’s a vast array of fabulous local vegan finds out there, but these are a few must-haves that made it to my list that I […]

Andy Nguyen’s Vietnamese Restaurant

By Danielle Carlson, I’ve been frequenting Andy Nguyen’s Vietnamese restaurant quite a bit since I discovered it a few months ago. My friend Mike took me there for the first time in August and I couldn’t believe I hadn’t heard of this place in all the time I’ve lived in Sacramento.  So, I thought […]

Pizza Rock Offers New Tastes To Sacramento

By Becky Larson, When walking into Pizza Rock for the first time you’ll notice the high energy made apparent by the rock-and-roll music and the semi-truck crashing through the ceiling. Conveniently sandwiched between the new District 30 and Dive Bar on K Street, Pizza Rock is sure to become a big hit for families […]

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