Sac Biz Lunch

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Eat like a farm-to-fork King at Sleep Train concessions

Oct 17, 2013

Monday night I tasted and reported on the Kings’ new luxury suite farm-to-fork buffet.  Now here’s some news today on the Kings’ concession-stand farm-to-fork food upgrades for the 2013-2014 season, which opens Oct. 30 at Sleep Train Arena: K Street Deli is a new concession on the south side of Sleep Train, featuring Niman Ranch...

Dos Coyotes stalks downtown

Oct 4, 2013
Dos Coyotes stalks downtown

I was fishing for dish when I asked Bobby Coyote what he thought of downtown Sacramento. The owner of Dos Coyotes Border Cafe instead gave me a nugget of news: he’ll open the seventh location of his Davis-based string of fast-casual Mexican-style restaurants in downtown. Coyote said Dos Coyotes will be one of the tenants...

Mucho Mexican on Grande Grid

Oct 1, 2013

I hope you read my review of Sampino’s Comida del Puebla on the Sacramento Business Journal today. Comida del Puebla brings to 26 the total number of Mexican food spots in and around downtown Sacramento’s business core. Here they are, mappe...

Press Club finds new home at Dawson’s

Sep 30, 2013

The Sacramento Press Club has a new luncheon home: Dawson’s, the dinner-only restaurant inside the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The Press Club lost its lunch location when The Broiler abruptly closed last month. The Press club will hold its first lunch event at Dawson’s on Wednesday. The topic: The Future of Journalism – New Models...

Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Week in Review

Sep 30, 2013

Sac Biz Lunch debuts today in the Sacramento Business Journal with my wrap-up of Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Week. Look for my column three days a week in the Business Journal. I’ll archive those posts here at the end of each week. Here’s my narrated slideshow of what I ate during Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Week. Read...

Michelin chef co-stars at Grange

Sep 28, 2013
Michelin chef co-stars at Grange

Thanks to chefs who want to show off their city and the farm-fresh produce, grains, meat and fish that surround us in the Farm to Fork Capital of America, Sacramento diners no longer have to drive to culinary temples in Napa and San Francisco to enjoy the work of Michelin-starred chefs. Those chefs are...

House hits home on farm-to-fork range

Sep 27, 2013
House hits home on farm-to-fork range

The cattle and cowboys that circled Capitol Mall on Monday stood out in the steel-and-glass valley that leads from Tower Bridge to the state Capitol. And in its own way, so does House Kitchen & Bar, a glass box of a restaurant attached to perhaps the most prestigious address on this boulevard of government and...

Mighty Tavern is mighty farm-to-forky

Sep 26, 2013
Mighty Tavern is mighty farm-to-forky

“We’re not a farm-to-fork restaurant,” sous chef Jason Azevedo told me when I visited Mighty Tavern yesterday for a taste of the six-month-old Fair Oaks restaurant’s Farm to Fork Restaurant Week menu. A few minutes later, Azevedo delivered three dishes that screamed “farm to fork,” including a plate of pork ‘n’ beans that he...

Mulvaney’s top-ranked in Midtown

Sep 25, 2013
Mulvaney’s top-ranked in Midtown

The Sacramento Business Journal ranks the top 35 Midtown restaurants today. The winner, based on rankings from three online rating services — Yelp, Urbanspoon and TripAdvisor — is Mulvaney’s B&L. You can read the rankings here. Here are two dishes I enjoyed for lunch recently at Mulvaney’s, as the season and flavors turned toward...

Mulvaney’s tops Midtown restaurant rankings

Sep 25, 2013
Mulvaney’s tops Midtown restaurant rankings

The Sacramento Business Journal ranks the top 35 Midtown restaurants today. The winner, based on rankings from three online rating services — Yelp, Urbanspoon and TripAdvisor — is Mulvaney’s B&L. You can read the rankings here. Here are two dishes I enjoyed for lunch recently at Mulvaney’s, as the season and flavors turned toward...