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Broiler closure prompts Press Club cancellation

Sep 3, 2013
Broiler closure prompts Press Club cancellation

This weekend’s closure of The Broiler has prompted the Sacramento Press Club to cancel its next monthly luncheon, scheduled for Sept. 12. The Broiler had been catering the Press Club’s events in the 18th-floor dining room of  K Street’s Ban Roll-on building. A message from Press Club president Brian Joseph hit the social media wire...

Sac Biz Lunch
Getting fries with that, and getting it right

Sep 3, 2013
Getting fries with that, and getting it right

Despite Burger King jumping on the fries-in-the-burger thing, it’s not really a trend, because people around the world since, like, forever, have been fortifying meat with potatoes. Take the Papas Burrito from Taqueria Jalisco on 16th Street. It’ s got carne asada and papas — or potatoes, in this case french fries, fried crisp...

Sac Biz Lunch
K St. loses and wins: Broiler closes, Thiemann returns

Sep 2, 2013
K St. loses and wins: Broiler closes, Thiemann returns

There’s big restaurant news on K Street today: One of downtown Sacramento’s last old-school seats of power lunching has closed. And: One of  Sacramento’s most talented and soundly liked young chefs is returning to his hometown, to open two restaurants on K Street. News spread this morning that The Broiler closed some time over...

Sac Biz Lunch
Adios, Patties — Hello, Sam’s?

Sep 2, 2013
Adios, Patties — Hello, Sam’s?

Just past noon today, bottles of booze covered the bar and chairs sat upturned on tables. It was closing time at Hamburger Patties, a restaurant that, for me, was but a placeholder between past and future where downtown and Midtown meet. I never ate at Hamburger Patties, or, before that, Hamburger Mary’s, the burger...

Sac Biz Lunch
Hip, little hurrah for new Tank House restaurant on J Street

Aug 30, 2013
Hip, little hurrah for new Tank House restaurant on J Street

Journalists are often accused of agendas and bias. I had an agenda this week when I checked out Tank House, a new bar and barbecue joint in Midtown. My agenda: Eat barbecue for lunch without staining a brand-new white dress shirt. One trick is to lean over the table, like you do when eating...

California Rice Commission
New CRC Blog- Thirty-Nine

New CRC Blog- Thirty-Nine

Sacramento Valley agriculture is getting more respect for its contributions – encouraging news to California Rice Commission President and CEO Tim Johnson.Read his blog

Comstocks
Work it Out

Aug 28, 2013

One duo’s vision for a flexible tomorrow During his years as a state agency employee, Fred Pilot spent three hours a...

Comstocks
GOP on Deck

Aug 28, 2013

Can the Republican contenders overcome Brown in 2014? With just over a year until the midterm elections, California’s next gubernatorial race...

Comstocks
Land of Oz

Aug 28, 2013

Daily opportunities to chase what matters Lisa Oz will be the keynote speaker at the Capital Region Women's Conference on Health...

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Sleep it Off

Aug 28, 2013

Why taking a nap would be more valuable than reading this article 3 a.m. Insomnia. I lie in the darkness, too...

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