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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 opbrewco.com 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 […]

Fire Wings Likely Opening Rocklin Location

The popular Sacramento based wings chain, Fire Wings, is likely set to open a location in Rocklin. The newest Fire Wings location at 5400 Crossings Drive Suite 101, will join many other restaurants in the Rocklin Crossings shopping center and is scheduled to open around June 2019 according to a recent discussion on Facebook. Fire […]

Weekly Recap: A Veteran Sushi Chef Returns

“The one and only Lou Valente is BACK” This big news of the week is that veteran sushi chef Lou Valente is back with his newest venture, Southpaw Sushi, located in Old North Sacramento on Del Paso Blvd. and is expected to open in April. A recent post shows the exterior of the restaurant and […]

News on zpizza Tap Room in Folsom

Zpizza is a Southern California franchise that has been carving a space for itself with the development of their tap wall and health-conscious menu offerings. The proposed Folsom location had been slated for opening last year, but is now projected for April this year. It is currently in a soft-opening status until the completion of […]

An Update on Noah’s NY Bagels at 16th and Broadway

It appears that a new Noah’s Bagels location in Sacramento is now in soft-opening mode. The company’s web site lists limited hours of 7AM-3PM and is open most days except Saturday and Tuesday according to its Facebook page. Located at the recently built 16th and Broadway building, its neighbor Chipotle recently opened while a Sourdough […]

The Culinerdy Cruzer is Going Brick and Mortar

  In a full 20 minute Facebook live video, celebrity chef Keith Breedlove announced that The Culinerdy Cruzer will be opening a brick and mortar restaurant. Here are some of the details: The name of the restaurant will be Culinerdy Kitchen Eatery. The restaurant is located at 524 12th Street in Downtown Sacramento. The expected […]