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Downtown's Solomon's Delicatessen gets a global menu makeover, but keeps its heart in the Jewish deli

06/16/20

Downtown's Solomon's Delicatessen gets a global menu makeover, but keeps its heart in the Jewish deli

On Saturday, June 20, Solomon’s Delicatessen—named after Tower Records founder Russ Solomon and located in the K Street space once occupied by the iconic company’s sixth-ever store—is celebrating its grand reopening. But take heed, fans of Jewish deli food: the hand-rolled bagels, the signature lox sandwich called The Russ, and the popular pastrami-on-rye sandwich, The Stanley, are among the few original menu items that have survived the quarantine. Welcome to Solomon’s 2.0, where the old queue-up, fast-casual concept has turned into full service on fewer tables in light of social-distancing etiquette, and where, says restaurant partner Andrea Lepore, “Jewish deli meets California soul.” Drawing upon the Golden State’s reputation as a...

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Ask the Expert 2019

05/22/20

Ask the Expert 2019

Sacramento Country Day School is the region’s best independent, coeducational school providing a dynamic, holistic and academically challenging environment for students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Kindergarten teacher Sue Lorens and assistant teacher Latonia Pitts play a crucial role in welcoming students and helping them build a positive foundation for their education.

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Ask the Expert 2019

05/22/20

Ask the Expert 2019

Rev. John P. McGarry, S.J. served as principal of Jesuit High School from 1998 to 2005, and later became Rector of the Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University. Last year, Father McGarry returned to Jesuit as president of the all-boys Catholic high school in Carmichael.

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Ask the Expert 2019

05/22/20

Ask the Expert 2019

If you’ve found yourself in the snack aisle reaching for exotic new offerings like lentil chips with Himalayan pink salt, you have Folsom-based Hass Alireza to thank for being one of the pioneers of the Better For You (BFY) snack category. With The Daily Crave now in 22 countries and counting, and available locally at Nugget Markets, Raley’s, Safeway, Sprouts and Whole Foods, as well as club stores, the entrepreneur is taking the snack world by storm, one crunch at a time.

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Ask the Expert 2019

05/22/20

Ask the Expert 2019

Mansour Yaghoubian opened his first rug shop in 1979, not long after graduating from Sacramento State with a degree in engineering. Mansour’s now has two locations, one in Sacramento and one in Roseville, stocking nearly 8,000 high-quality, hand-knotted rugs—each personally selected by Mansour himself.

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