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33 Sacramento restaurants that closed forever in 2015

33 Sacramento restaurants that closed forever in 2015

With an improving economy, Sacramento's restaurant scene has been on an upswing. By my count, more than twice as many restaurants opened this year than closed. ... Read More

Dining news: San Francisco seafood restaurant opening in Midtown

Dining news: San Francisco seafood restaurant opening in Midtown

Skool, a San Francisco-based seafood restaurant, will replace Anatolian Table Turkish Bistro at 2319 K Street, reports Sonya Sorich in Sac Biz Journal. ... Read More

Yolo County Receives USDA Grant to Increase Local Foods in School Cafeterias

Yolo County Receives USDA Grant to Increase Local Foods in School Cafeterias

The Yolo County Agriculture Department’s farm to school program is one of 74 projects, spanning 39 states, receiving support this year from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm to School Program to better connect school cafeterias and students with local farmers and ranchers.  Yolo County’s project received a $93,500 grant which will impact 35,000 students in five Yolo County School districts, including Woodland, Esparto, Davis, West Sacramento and River Delta.

Downtown Sacramento Partnership Announces Dates of 2016 Dine Downtown Event

Downtown Sacramento Partnership Announces Dates of 2016 Dine Downtown Event

Downtown Sacramento’s vibrant food scene is on a roll. Shortly after being named as the “Next Great American Food City” by Southwest: the Magazine, the Downtown Sacramento Partnership is proud to announce the dates of the annual Dine Downtown Restaurant Week happening from January 7 through January 16, 2016. In fact, there’s no better time to be a “foodie” than during Dine Downtown when indulgent, three-course dining experiences are priced at just $35.

Tis’ the Season to Join Yolo County Library’s “Food for Fines” Program

Tis’ the Season to Join Yolo County Library’s “Food for Fines” Program

The Yolo County Library is offering a new “Food for Fines” program this holiday season that allows library card holders who donate one food item to also clear $1 from their Yolo County Library overdue fines.  There is no limit to the number of donations and no limit to the reduction in fines cardholders can receive. 

All Yolo County Library cardholders can donate food from November 15 through December 15 at the circulation desk of any Yolo County Library location.  Donated items will be given to the Yolo Food Bank to feed the hungry this winter.  Suggested donations include the following:

Spoonful of Chutney— Finding Favors from Home

Spoonful of Chutney— Finding Favors from Home

By: Shreya Suresh

Growing up, I always thought Indian food was disastrously complicated to make. As a result, I stuck to instant noodles and mac ‘n’ cheese for a few weeks when I moved abroad. When they lost their charm, I made many long distance calls to my mother, asking her for recipes and ignoring time zones. As it turns out, she wasn’t appreciative of my late night phone calls and asked me to get creative. I did the next best thing—I found these great food blogs to copy from. They feature simple Indian recipes using ingredients you’d find anywhere... Read More

Farmers Market Adjusts Hours, Extends Into September

Farmers Market Adjusts Hours, Extends Into September

Starting Thursday, September 3, and also Sept. 10, 17, and 24, new hours for the Farmers Market will be 4 p.m.-7 p.m at 1110 West Capitol Ave., in front of City Hall.

Get fresh fruits and vegetables from regional farmers including West Sacramento’s Urban Farms!... Read More