Darrel Ng

Darrel Ng is the author of the blog Cowtown Eats.

Web Site: http://cowtowneats.com/happy_hour/

Instant Reaction: Sammy’s Restaurant & Bar at Stones Gambling Hall in Citrus Heights

Jun 30, 2015

Walking into a restaurant in a casino, I'll be honest. I had low expectations. I thought it would be smoky, dingy, dilapidated, and noisy. And I thought the food would be an afterthought since they had a captive audience of...

Dining News: Maui-Based Coconut’s Coming to Sacramento

Jun 29, 2015

Coconut's Fish Cafe, a fast casual restaurant based in Maui, is coming to Sacramento, reports Sonya Sorich in Sac Biz Journal. Coconut's serves items such as salads, fish tacos and entrees that combine fish and brown rice. "This is all...

Dining News: Bacon & Butter, Magpie Close…For A Week

Jun 28, 2015

Those who were planning to spend the upcoming holiday weekend standing in a lengthy line for Bacon & Butter will have to find new plans. Bacon & Butter announced last week that they'll be closed through Tuesday, July 7 for...

Dining News: Update on Triple Double, Replacing Zokku Near Golden 1 Center

Jun 25, 2015

When Triple Double was announced at the end of March, they were planning for a July 1 opening. Now that their expected opening date is near, and Sonya Sorich has an update for us in the Sac Biz Journal. "You...

Dining News: What San Francisco Mag Says You Should Do in Sacramento

Jun 24, 2015

Every city has a local magazine that suggests easy day or weekend trips. We have Sactown Mag and Sac Mag that ably fill that spot locally. But it's always interesting to know what outsiders think are the highlight of your...

Dining News: The Definitive Profile of Randy Paragary

Jun 23, 2015

Thousands of words have been written about Randy Paragary over the last few weeks with the debut of his namesake restaurant Paragary's Midtown. But none is as good, revealing or complete as this article recently posted by Sactown Mag. Here's...

Dining News: Opening Dates for Localis, Saddle Rock & Broderick Midtown

Jun 22, 2015

Chris Jarsoz and Matt Chong, the maestros behind Team Broderick, are about to open 3 new midtown restaurants. Here are their opening dates, per Sactown Mag. Localis, which replaced the never-opened Piccola Citta, Trick Pony and Tuli at 21st &...

Dining News: Pigs & Pinot Event at Cask & Barrel on Friday, 6/26

Jun 21, 2015

If you haven't been to Cask & Barrel recently, you're missing out. (Disclosure, they're an advertiser, but I really do love them. This is not a paid post.) Executive Chef Gabriel Glasier, Pastry Chef Kristel Flores and the rest of...

Dining News: What’s Next for the Team Behind Mother after Empress?

Jun 18, 2015

The highly anticipated Empress Tavern, the restaurant for carnivores by chefs Michael Thiemann and Matt Masera and the rest of the team behind Mother, will open any week now. Their signage is up. The management and staff have been hired...

Dining News: Malt & Mash Coming to 7th & K

Jun 17, 2015

Malt & Mash, by prolific Sacramento nightclub owner Bob Johnson, is coming to 715 K Street, according to a sign posted outside their door. 715 K Street most recently housed Plaza Cafe Hookah Lounge which appears to have closed several...

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