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Queso Kings @ Shift Coffee | Arden-Arcade - Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In October I was back in Sacramento for meetings at the Capitol. Arriving hungry, I made a quick lunch stop at the newly opened Queso Kings Grilled Cheese Bar inside Shift Coffee.

Trendy Sacramento restaurant that is family friendly...

by sienna221 2 years ago

I don't know the Sacramento area AT ALL, but trying to find somewhere for Friday night family dinner (~10 people) including 2 children before all the wedding festivities start. Not picky on the typ...

Bordier (or other top French butters)

by HungryHobbit 2 years ago

Does anyone know if it is possible to get Bordier butter in the US? Also, are there any in the US that compare? I often buy local raw butter or Kerrygold, but deeply miss the flavor profile of Fre...

Uniboil spicy hot pot in Davis

by Ridge 2 years ago

I recently had lunch with friends at Uniboil, a newly opened restaurant in Davis. It opened up in at Mansion square in the space formerly inhabited by Hometown Chinese. This is a chain that specia...


by pinotho 2 years ago

If you had one lunch and one dinner in Sacramento, what would your choices be? Melanie, aren't you pretty familiar with Sacramento? Thanks all.

Fish Face Poke Bar | Downtown - Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

In March 2016, I grabbed a light dinner at Fish Face Poke Bar after a day of meetings in Sacramento. More recently, I recommended it to a friend who found it as excellent as I did. So, I'm putting ...

Eatuscany Caffe | Midtown - Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Back to Sacramento in March, my friends joined me for dinner at Eatuscany Caffe in Sacramento's Midtown.

California Wine Country Tip

by aacharya 11 years ago

I am off for my twice a year trip to California for wining and fun. Earlier, I went to Santa Barbara (a first!) and had a great time. This time, I am back in the Napa/Sonoma area. The twist: ...

Help: Sunday Brunch For 10

by Rheta 2 years ago

Looking for a reasonably priced Sunday brunch for 10 that will keep take reservations. I wanted Brookfields but they don't take reservations. HELP! Thanks in advance.

Osaka-ya (snow cones, ice cream, manju, mochi), Sacramento - anyone?

by hhc 10 years ago

I read about Osaka-Ya from a poster on the SF Bay Area board. Made fresh daily for 43yrs. Anyone else have experience getting their snow cones, manju, mochi? There's 65 reviews on Yelp 4.5 stars...

Pachamama Coop Sacramento Coffee Bar

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

A couple weeks ago I had a chance to check out Pachamama Coffee Cooperative's coffee bar in East Sacramento before a meeting. The coop is farmer-owned and the organic beans are roasted in small bat...

Hawks Public House & Provisions | East Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

On Monday I arrived in time to catch the second half of happy hour (Monday-Friday 2:30pm to 6pm) at Hawks Public House in East Sacramento.

Binchoyaki Izakaya in Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Anybody tried this new spot yet? I noticed it across the street when I stopped at Osaka-ya this week. It would be great to have Japanese businesses return to the neighborhood. Binchoyaki Izakaya...

Udon Sale | Tenrikyu High Sacramento Church, Mar 26

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Spotted this poster yesterday. Sounds like it could be an interesting food bazaar.

Sakamoto on J St.

by rfmarotti 2 years ago

Just wanted to make sac-area hounds aware of this place. Opened in November of last year (I think it was another restaurant before). It's sushi and other japanese food. I have not yet tried any sus...

Pasty Shack | East Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

On my rounds of East Sac last month, I stopped by the Pasty Shack before heading home. I got one of the Cornish and because it was Thursday's special, Mexican to-go. Both were $6.95 and hot out of ...

Rudy's Hideaway Lobsterhouse, Rancho Cordova

by win42 2 years ago

Rudy's Hideaway Highway 50 & Hazel Sacramento Home of the Lobster and very fine dining Seafood at high end atmosphere beyond belief. We just celebrated our anniversary there with two escargots...

Mahoroba Japanese Bakery in Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

We recently learned that the tender as clouds Japanese baked goods sold on Sundays at Super Mira in San Francisco come from Mahoroba bakery in Sacramento. The choco pan, pizza bread, hot dog bun, a...

Tupelo Coffeehouse | East Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Tupelo Coffeehouse in East Sac was my home away from home yesterday. I started my day there with a large cappuccino and to use the wifi. A medium roast and well-made, though not as complex as Templ...

Nido | Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Acting on gooster's tip for the ice cream sandwiches made by Magpie, we stopped at its little cafe, Nido, after last night's event. http://www.chowhound.com/post/cornflower-creamery-downtown-sa...