Daily Dining News: Golden Bear's Hook & Ladder to Replace Hangar 17
September 15, 2011
When Hangar 17 closed in March, it really was the harbinger of all the restaurant failures of the spring and summer. In August, Golden Bear announced that it was taking over the spot at 17th & S. The new venture has a name - Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co, reports Chris Macias in the Sac Bee.
We recently reported that the owners of the Golden Bear had taken over the space formerly occupied by Hangar 17 on 17th and S streets. Now, there's a name: Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co., which is slated to open in February. The name harkens to a historic volunteer fire department in Sacramento, with a decor that mixes an industrial vibe with a comfy neighborhood bar and restaurant
Read the entire story in the Sac Bee.
The restaurant is slated to open early next year. Hopefully it'll create jobs for all the good restaurant employees who've lost their jobs in the last few months.
Enotria sommelier moves on - For more than a year, "Wine Buzz" has been tracking Jeremiah Morehouse, who – at 27 – has become one of Sacramento's best regarded sommeliers. In May, the certified second-level sommelier was named wine director at Enotria Restaurant and Wine Bar. Now he's saying arrivederci to Sacramento. He recently resigned from Enotria to take a job at SPQR in San Francisco, a Fillmore Street restaurant known for its extensive Italian wine program. Chris Macias in the Sac Bee.
For These Cupcakes, Sweet is Out and Savory is In - Move over, chocolate and vanilla. How about a meatloaf, lasagna or chicken-and-waffles cupcake? Savory cupcakes are one of 2011’s top food trends, according to foodandwine.com. Here’s how one local bakery does it. Cathy Cassinos-Carr in Sac Mag.
A Stunning Evening at Hawks - I had a ravishing meal at Hawks recently, seated out on the restaurant’s lovely outdoor patio area which overlooks Quarry Pond. The wild-caught salmon, placed carefully atop sweet summer corn and wild mushrooms, had been seared so beautifully that the skin had the texture of a crispy potato chip, yet the interior was deliciously moist. Kira O'Donnell in Sac Mag.
Lunch to Go at Star Ginger - Star Ginger is a hit with the lunchtime crowd. Anyone who has ever tried to snag a spot in the popular Folsom Boulevard eatery’s parking lot weekdays between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. can attest to that. But if you are getting your food to go, you have a new option for quicker service. Elena M. Macaluso in Sac Mag.