Dining review: House Kitchen & Bar sees a future on Capitol Mall - If he wants to have a lunch spot, he's going to make it and then some, because there's a captive audience, with commercial real estate company CB Richard Ellis sharing the building. And the sandwiches are pretty darn good. But if House is going to draw a crowd for dinner once the business folks have cleared out, there has to be more to offer than a stiff drink and mere comfort food. Blair Anthony Robertson in the Sac Bee.
Machu Picchu, inside Waffle Kings: Saltado and waffles - Eaten at Mexican restaurants inside gas stations but, until recently, never eaten at a restaurant inside of another restaurant. It’s not like Machu Picchu and its pleasurable and plentiful Peruvian fare is trying to hide. Fate just conspires against it. Greg Lucas in the Sac News & Review.
When you leave a tip, who gets the money? - Once that tip gets passed along, a fraction of it is passed from the server to support staff. But there's no standard formula. Some restaurants use a tip pool that's divided at shift's end. Chris Macias in the Sac Bee.
California Cafe shuts down abruptly at Arden Fair - The California Café at Arden Fair mall is no longer. Employees found out Tuesday, with phone call ls breaking the news to them and giving them absolutely no notice. Blair Anthony Robertson in the Sac Bee.
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