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Johnny Garlic’s Closes In Sacramento 19 Months After Converting From Tex Wasabi’s

One of Guy Fieri’s restaurants unexpectedly closed its doors on Monday. The chief operating officer of Johnny Garlic’s on Arden Way in Sacramento told CBS13 the restaurant’s lease on the building is expiring, and they decided not to renew it.


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Review Site Yelp Battles Against Extortion Claims

A small Italian restaurant fed up with the online review site Yelp recently launched a novel marketing campaign.


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Some Good News: Renovations Begin Friday On Sacramento International Airport’s Terminal A

If you are traveling through Sacramento International’s Terminal A you might notice some changes. This Friday a three million dollar remodel on the food court will begin.


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Glove Requirement For California Chefs Repealed

The gloves are coming off in California kitchens.


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SF Votes To Ban Electronic Cigarettes In Some Public Places

San Francisco is banning the use of electronic cigarettes at bars, restaurants and businesses.



The World’s 10 Weirdest Restaurants

We rounded up some of the world’s most outlandish restaurants. Check out these 10 eateries take weird dining to the next level.


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Sacramento Restaurants Get Crash Course In Conservation

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The Sacramento Municipal Utility District is making sure that restaurants take the simple but critical steps towards building an eco-friendly business. In their first-ever Green Restaurant Symposium, SMUD officials made sure to […]


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Copper Thieves Targeting Special ‘Moscow Mule’ Mugs At Restaurants, Bars

Copper is very expensive these days and CBS 13 learned that some businesses are taking extra steps to keep the cups on their shelves.



Exactly What To Tip (Or Better, Not Tip) Around The World

Check out this guide to tipping in countries across the world, so you’re prepared come tip time on your next vacation.



Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.



Best Pulled Pork In Sacramento

Check out the five top choices below for an excellent BBQ pork meal. Flavor, texture, tenderness, and creativity were all concerns when choosing the best of an often served but by no means common dish. No matter which restaurant you choose, the pulled pork will be excellent.


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Senior Sacramento Manager Predicts Job Growth In Food Industry

Dave Heylen of the California Grocers Association sees job opportunities for local grocers.