Dig Into Duck Tots at Shady Lady Salloon in Sacramento

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Never heard of duck tots before? Then you're probably overdue for a visit to Sacramento's Shady Lady Saloon. Tucked away on R Street, the festive eatery recreates the Old West in both its aesthetic and its fare. Fresh, local ingredients go into every dish, including the ever-popular duck tots. The fully loaded tater tots come […]

Sactown Kabob: Fresh Middle Eastern Food in Sacramento

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Plump chunks of chicken sear to juicy and tender. Then they're skewered on a kabob and laid to rest on a bed of rice. Freshly whipped hummus with a pool of olive oil and a sprinkle of spices sits alongside the kabob, as do a few fresh wedges of pita bread and a vibrant green […]

Don’t Miss the Carne Asada at Chando’s Tacos

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Chando's love of tacos developed naturally as a side effect of the family business. After taking a trip to Tijuana, Chando's father couldn't return to normal life in Northern California. He'd fallen in love with the cuisine of Mexico. Taco carts on every corner delivered the tasty fare, distinguished by ingredients such as carne asada […]

Don’t Miss the Cheese Wontons at The Coconut Midtown

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The Coconut's careful balance of local ingredients and internationally inspired flavors culminates in an upscale, authentic type of Thai cuisine that draws diners from all over the city. Located in a somewhat small space on J Street, The Coconut Midtown might not look like much from the sidewalk. However, anyone who's dined here will tell […]

Mo Mo’s Meat Market: Barbecue, Baked Beans, And Everything In Between

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With a straight-to-the-point name like Mo Mo’s Meat Market, you know that this Sacramento barbecue joint specializes in one thing: perfectly juicy, tender meats prepared true to barbecue tradition. The restaurant itself is fairly plain and unassuming, but its menu is anything but basic: hearty portions of barbecued chicken, full racks of pork ribs, and […]

Ravenous Cafe: Dig Into Fresh New American Cuisine

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If you want to combine the atmosphere of a cozy corner cafe with the culinary style of a gourmet chef, try Ravenous Cafe. This Sacramento hotspot uses fresh, local ingredients in creative and original dishes that combine familiar flavors in new ways. Try, for example the smoked paprika mussels, steamed in a sherry sauce seasoned […]

Oz Korean BBQ: Cook Your Own Rancho Galbi

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At Oz Korean BBQ, all-you-can-eat fare comes with a single stipulation: it's also all-you-can-cook. Customers seem to actually enjoy this added dimension of responsibility at the barbecue, though, saying it's fun to cook with friends and family on the tabletop grill. What's more, Oz Korean BBQ's attentive employees clean your grill as soon as it […]

Meet Your Friends for Brunch at Tower Cafe in Sacramento

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Not many area restaurants can beat Tower Cafe's weekend brunch, according to reviews. The eatery's “Famous French Toast,” for example, makes early birds out of late risers via a secret recipe of French bread dipped in custard and topped with butter. Diners with a sweet tooth also rave over Tower Cafe's blueberry-cornmeal pancakes, while those […]

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