Sactown Magazine - December 2013-January 2014

Yan Can Teach

Celebrity chef Martin Yan returns to his Aggie roots to help lead the new Confucius Institute at UC Davis, which is dedicated to exposing the region to China’s storied culinary culture. Get ready to wok and roll.

Isle Style

A private residence on Garden Highway transforms into an island getaway at a luau-themed fundraiser for The Chevo Foundation

New Mexican

The former chef of Mayahuel opens a “Mexican gastronomy” restaurant in East Sacramento, importing authentic flavors and infusing a fresh take on south-of-the-border cuisine.

Bridge Party

The inaugural Farm-to-Fork Week makes a splash with the ultimate locavore dinner on the Tower Bridge

A Walk on the Wild Side

This may be the City of Trees, but when it comes to getting a good look at these majestic plants, we humans are a vertically challenged bunch. Let’s take a walk among giants.

Return of the JFDI

Thanks to some bold thinkers, Sacramento is on the verge of a civic renaissance, the likes of which it hasn’t seen since the Transcontinental Railroad. But at least one big project-in-waiting could derail a brighter future for the arts.