Coffee afficionados say that if you want great coffee in Sacramento, you go to either Temple Coffee or Old Soul Company. But Temple Coffee may soon move from its longtime 10th street location, reports Bob Shallit in the Sac Bee.
After six years in what was formerly Levinson's Book Store, Temple's owner is considering a move to the CIM Group's loft apartments complex on J Street between Eighth and Ninth streets.
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New coffee bar coming to Seventh and K - An empty former Starbucks at Seventh and K streets will soon be serving coffee and food as Plaza Cafe Lounge opens next month with an emphasis on bringing a San Francisco-style coffee bar to downtown Sacramento. Brandon Darnell in Sac Press.
Pangaea Cafe: Best of brew worlds - Pangaea’s offerings are not beers that will be found at Save Mart or even Nugget. They are nuanced. Brewed with artisanship. In some cases for hundreds of years. A large number are Belgian. For the record, any place where one can quaff on-tap Chimay is pretty much A-OK. Greg Lucas in Sac News & Review.
Biba Restaurant makeover marks 25 years - Biba Restaurant reopened Tuesday with a soft new look after a remodel to celebrate its 25th anniversary in Midtown. Sacramento restaurateur, TV show host and cookbook author Biba Caggiano added a new color palette and made other changes at her namesake Italian eatery. The restaurant at 2801 Capitol Ave. was closed July 3 - Monday to allow work on the its two dining rooms. Suzanne Hurt in Sac Press.
People line up for new Roseville Jack's Urban Eats - There were people waiting in line at 11 a.m. Wednesday as the new Jack’s Urban Eats opened in Roseville. The restaurant takes up two-thirds of a former Applebee’s in the Renaissance Creek shopping center at Sierra College and Douglas boulevards. Mark Anderson in Sac Biz Journal.
Leatherby’s Meal Deal - Leatherby’s has great meal deals where you can get a burger, sandwich or the above-mentioned chicken strips along with a sundae, shake or dish of ice cream. The prices range from $8.99 to $11.99. I opted for the triple chocolate shake. Elena M. Macaluson in Sac Mag.
Roasted fresh corn is another state-fair food tradition - We dropped by the California State Fair on Wednesday to check out the upcoming buffet at the food kiosks along the main promenade. Workers and cookers rushed around, preparing for today's noon opening. We found the usual on-a-stick items (alligator tail tastes nothing like chicken, by the way), along with chocolate-covered bacon, deep-fried Moon Pies and tons of garlic fries. Chris Macias in the Sac Bee.
Inspectors to start state fair food inspections - Food inspectors will be working at the opening of the California State Fair to make sure the only bellyache you get will be from eating too much – and not from unsafe food. Melissa Wiese in the Sac Biz Journal.