Food & Drink
Your definition of barbecue is often a direct result of where you were raised, and fierce culinary battles are waged over how to prepare “real” barbecue.
Beer gardens are usually set up with large tables that promote social interaction. Here’s what our area has to offer.
Sacramento’s best burgers include traditional favorites made with juicy beef and a cheddar skirt, as well as gourmet sensations with buffalo, Portobello mushrooms, garlic aioli, peanut butter, caramelized leek waffles or Sriracha.
Given the ethnic flavor of this mission town, Mexican heritage can truly shine through this legendary libation. From the “Museo de Tequila” (a literal museum of tequila), to various regional takes on the margarita, Sacramento found that lost shaker of salt, and ran with it.
Have a craving for chicken and waffles? While Sacramento lacks Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles, there are a number of other awesome places to try this soul food specialty.
Craving some good comfort food like a grilled cheese sandwich? Check out these Sacramento options, featuring some of the best and most unique grilled cheese sandwiches in town.
Bake up some delicious treats to show your Mom how much you love her this Mother’s Day. That’s the spirit that united Pauley Perrette, her two best friends, Darren Greenblatt and Matthew Sandusky, when they decide to create a special place in honor of Pauley’s mother, Donna Bell, a lovely Southern gal with a big heart and a true love of Southern cooking.
The classic BLT, or bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich is a classic comfort food for many. If you’re on the hunt for the best BLT in Sacramento, check out one of these five stops.
Clearly the most important attribute a bar can have on a rainy day is a roof. When it’s pouring outside people seek a warm welcoming environment where they can relax while waiting for things to calm down on the outside. It’s also going to be helpful if you can obtain a decent bite to eat and a tasty libation while trying to stay dry. The following bars have built a reputation for knowing how to treat all who pass through their doors.
Headed to Raley Field for the opening day of the Rivercats season? Be sure to check out one of these bars near West Sacramento to keep the opening day fun going after the game is over.
Bubbie’s Love serves up a luscious frozen strawberry meringue torte for Passover; also check out Freeport Bakery’s almond roulade with apricot mousse.
Foursquare CEO and co-founder Dennis Crowley and editor-at-large Sarah Spagnolo kick off the Foursquare On The Pin podcast chatting about surf shops with killer coffee, Austin’s best-known ramen chef and more!