India Oven Auburn Location Likely On The Way

Local restaurant chain India Oven appears to be planning a new location in Auburn. A fictitious business name statement for “India Oven” was filed with Placer county on 6/8/2023 at 11825 Willow Creek Drive in Auburn. The location was previously occupied by Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill which has since closed. India Oven was established […]

New Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Planned in Carmichael

Popeyes is planning a new location in Carmichael at 7350 Fair Oaks Blvd. A planning application with the county of Sacramento states the following: A Use Permit for a drive-through with amplified sound located within 300 feet of a residential zoning district, and a Major Design Review for improvements to an existing building with existing […]

Yang Kee Dumpling Will Open Roseville Location

Yang Kee Dumpling, which opened in Davis late last year, will be opening up a new restaurant in Roseville. The location at 1470 Eureka Road, Suite 170, is in Eureka Ridge Plaza. It appears they will be taking over the space occupied by Wasabi. This plaza is currently home to Ruen Thai Restaurant, Sienna Restaurant […]

Taco Twist Opening Sac Location Near Elk Grove

It looks like Taco Twist is planning to open a Sacramento location near Elk Grove according to recently filed licenses and statements with the county of Sacramento. This Instagram and TikTok worthy Indian fusion restaurant is known for dishes such as naan tacos, loaded samosa, loaded fish and noodle burritos. Taco Twist also operates 3 […]

Hidden Dumpling House to Open Midtown Location

Hidden Dumpling House opened their first location less than a year ago in Elk Grove. Now it appears a location could be in the works at 2801 P street in replace of Midtown Sushi which recently closed. A fictitious business name has been registered with Sacramento County under the name “Hidden Dumpling House” at the […]

Sacramento Food & Drink Openings 2022

It’s 2022 and that means it’s time to kick-off our annual list of food and drink establishments opening up this year in the greater Sacramento area. But really quickly, if you want to catch up on our maps and lists from years past then get caught up on our lists from 2021, 2020 and even […]

Sacramento Food & Drink Openings 2021

2021 is underway after a perilous year for the restaurant industry like nothing we’ve experienced before. Despite a pandemic, lockdown restrictions and economic distress, the Sacramento region saw 198 new food and drink spots bravely open up last year. That’s 40 less than 2019 but still impressive under the circumstances. Depending on the business concept and […]

Sushi Q is Opening a South Land Park Location

Have you ever gone to a restaurant and enjoyed it so much that you started to wonder why they don’t have 50 more locations?! Sushi Q has always been one of those for me. They received rave reviews early on when they opened up over four years ago, and they’re still going strong. If you […]

Why an East Sacramento Vegan Eatery Launched During a Pandemic

If you’re like me, you are undoubtedly missing those fun times of going out to explore and try new restaurants. Many local establishments have been forced to close during stay-at-home orders, due to low demand. Others have been converting to takeout, curbside, and delivery services throughout the past month. However, one place in particular decided […]

Sacramento Food & Drink Openings 2020

The new decade is here and with that comes more new businesses in Sacramento! The old City of Trees has developed into the new foodie Farm to Fork capital of California over the last decade, and it’s amazing to see all of the new businesses popping up. I love pretty much any kind of food, […]

200+ Sacramento Area Restaurants that Opened in 2019

The year (and the decade!) is coming to an end already and it’s time to reflect back on some of my most memorable eats and drinks. Our growing drink page on Instagram had me trying all kinds of new drinks this year. Downtown-based shops Roots Coffee and Simpleton Café have both found a home in […]

Southern California Seafood Chain is on the way to Sacramento

Popular Southern California seafood franchise, Crab N Spice, is making its way to Sacramento. Crab N Spice first opened its doors in 2014 in Ventura, California after co-owners and brothers-in-law Jerrico Reyes and Marlon Arsenal took inspiration from similar restaurants in the Alhambra and Northridge areas as well as from their homemade sauces which were […]

Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab is Headed to East Sacramento

Just over a year ago, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dog dined on a 5-foot-long ice cream sandwich lovingly created by sweet treat specialist Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab from California’s Central Coast. This decadent treat boasted over 60 gallons of ice cream and was cut and served with the aid of saws rather than a […]

Mezcal Grill Likely Coming To Tahoe Park

It appears that Mezcal Grill will be opening up a location in Tahoe Park according to a filing with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. The location at 5701 Broadway Suite B is two blocks from Bacon & Butter and was formerly occupied by Cafe Lumiere which closed last Spring.  Mezcal Grill is a […]

Restaurants Opening in Summer 2019

The weather is heating up in Sacramento, and so is our food scene! The amount of restaurants are becoming as diverse as our culture here in Sacramento, from Gai ‘N Rice’s thai style chicken and rice, to Curry Up Now’s all-new brick and mortar fast casual Indian curry. It’s time to take a journey across […]

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans Coming to the Sacramento Region

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans is planning to bring their first Northern California location to the Sacramento region according to their list of upcoming locations on the company’s website.  The location will be at 5146 Manzanita Ave in Carmichael, approximately 1.5 miles from American River College.  The current space is 800 square feet and drive […]

Coffee, Milk Tea and Juice Spots Opening in 2019

Are you guys as thirsty as I am? I’m Ashley, co-creator of @thethirstytrio on Instagram, and an avid Yelp Elite! I love checking out the latest and greatest places, and I’m eager to have you all on board with me. Now that the notorious Sacramento heat is approaching, I am super excited for all these […]

May Update: Oak Park Brewing Co, Burger Patch, Device Brewing

Oak Park Brewing Co. It looks like the surprising return of Oak Park Brewing Co is almost complete less than a year since the original brewery abruptly shut down their doors. The new ownership team is breathing new life into the space, the menu and even the branding aesthetics. The web site states that the […]

40+ Restaurants Opening in Spring 2019

Spring has finally hit Sacramento, and along with it comes a handful of new additions to the restaurant scene. Whether you’re into tapas or tacos, bagels or burgers, there are plenty of new restaurants opening in the Sacramento area in 2019. Get a jump start on the warm weather and take your pick from one […]