National Pie Day is Monday, Jan. 23, but we are year-round fans of Sacramento’s plentiful and diverse variations on the classic baked dessert. Here are eight great places in town to celebrate the sweet occasion. An Honest Pie It’s no secret we’re fans of this Grass...
From a patriotic viewing party to an angst-filled interactive art show and "nonpartisan Buddhist-inspired meditation," here are eight diverse events to mark the inauguration of President Trump on Jan. 20; whatever your political persuasion, there's something here to help you heal,...
This week, we're dishing on a new Afghan restaurant opening in Woodland and the launch of a local coffee chain's fifth outpost, in Carmichael. Plus, get your java on at a coffee-roasting party in Folsom and make a lunch date at a popular midtown bistro. Argos Caffe This Folsom...
Wild Flour Cafe—a new downtown breakfast and lunch spot on the corner of 14th and O streets—will host its grand opening Thursday, Jan. 12, in the former location of Eliana's Cafe. The new restaurant, whose menu offers items like grass-fed burgers, smoked trout sandwiches and...
To the naked eye, it’s an ordinary bacon cheeseburger and fries. But chef Cory Lazaldi of the new SacTown Sports Bar has secretly weaponized his Brown Butter Burger, planting a taste-bud-slaying burst of creamy flavor at its core. When you bite through the crackly crust of this...
The upcoming Dine Downtown event isn’t the only way to score an inexpensive meal from a top local chef this winter. When midtown's Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Company hired executive chef Matt Masera away from Saddle Rock in November, we knew to expect inventive ideas by the...
The Yisrael family’s urban farm has flourished in the middle of a food desert, planting the seeds for a whole new farm-to-fork movement
As a senior political correspondent on "The Daily Show," Hasan Minhaj gets the dangerous laughs with bits like “Muslim Makover” and his visit to the Republican National Convention in whiteface. In January, the 31-year-old Davis native will bring home the funny with a performance of his aptly titled one-man show, "Homecoming King," at his alma mater’s Mondavi Center. Sacramento, get ready for your moment of Zen.
On Dec. 31, Cameron Park-raised singer-songwriter Jackie Greene and his band will help Sacramentans count down to midnight during their second consecutive New Year’s Eve concert at the Crest Theatre. While the musician typically doesn’t build his set list until the night before a performance, using last NYE’s song lineup, he provides a preview of what to expect at this year’s show.
Darrell Steinberg is a San Francisco native who moved here in 1981 to attend UC Davis law school. After six years on the Sacramento City Council in the ’90s and a career in the Capitol that peaked with his role as Senate president, Steinberg, 57, won a hard-fought mayoral campaign in June. We met with him in October after he spent a long day in the Bay Area courting tech companies, and he shared his thoughts on his top priorities, being a strong mayor and even his morning workout routine.
A new documentary about the rise and fall of Tower Records draws a packed house of moviegoers to the Tower Theatre and Verge Center for the Arts during the opening night of the Sacramento International Film Festival
Stars of TV shows like The Walking Dead and cult classics like The Boondock Saints mingle with superheroes and superfans at Sacramento Comic Con.
The inaugural Farm-to-Fork Week makes a splash with the ultimate locavore dinner on the Tower Bridge
A private residence on Garden Highway transforms into an island getaway at a luau-themed fundraiser for The Chevo Foundation
Animal lovers pony up for charity at the SPCA’s Lasher Polo Classic in Wilton.
Coming off his star turn on Project Runway, local designer Richard Hallmarq debuts his 2013 ready-to-wear collection.
Local luminaries channel international stars—from Tom Jones to Cher—as they sing (or lip-sync) their hearts out for charity at the Crest Theatre.
Thousands descend on Cesar Chavez Plaza to celebrate the city’s come-from-behind victory to keep the Kings in Sacramento.
The California Musical Theatre dreams a dream and throws a Les Misérables-themed gala
Hollywood actor and Sacramento native Robbie Jones hosts a local premiere of the Tyler Perry movie Temptation