Last week, we found out that Brasserie Capitale will replace The Broiler. But the owner of The Broiler also ran Gallagher's across the lobby from The Broiler. Now, we know what will happen with the other half of that restaurant equation.
A new cafe is set to open a block away from the Capitol in the space that previously housed Gallagher's Irish Pub at 1201 K Street...Aziz Belarbi-Salah, who co-owns Aioli restaurant with his father, plans to open Café À Côté this summer. "We plan to serve morning coffee and pastries, bistro-style lunches and wine in the evening," said Belarbi-Salah.
Read the entire entry in the Capitol Morning Report (subscription required).
Sam’s Kosher Style deli in Fair Oaks closing on St. Patrick’s Day - Sam’s Kosher Style Restaurant & Deli in Fair Oaks, known for its super-size sandwiches and local roots stretching back more than 50 years, will close at the end of business next Monday, St. Patrick’s Day. Owner Bruce Blackman, 70, cited personal and health reasons for closing the business, adding: “St. Patrick’s Day has always been my best day, so I thought I might as well go out with a bang." Mark Glover in the Sac Bee.
More cupcake shops for Sacramento? - A baker featured on the Food Network thinks there's room for more cupcake shops in the Sacramento market. Arleen Scavone, CEO and founder of Sweet Arleen's, wants to bring two of her cupcake shops to the Sacramento region within the next two years. She said she's especially interested in potential locations in Roseville, Citrus Heights and North Highlands. Sonya Sorich in Sac Biz Journal.
Hand-crafted food prepared with fresh and local ingredients - Selland’s Market-Café, on the corner of H Street and El Dorado Way, stays true to its name by combining a fresh marketplace feel with a warm and friendly café. Kelly Tao and Daisy Aguilar in the Sac State Hornet.