Taylor's is a much beloved high end market in Land Park. A few years ago, they expanded and opened Taylor's Kitchen, a white table cloth restaurant next door, and Sac Mag's Kira O'Donnell writes about a recent visit.
I visited Taylor’s Kitchen in Land Park several nights ago and was very impressed with the quality of the food and the stellar service. The menu has expanded significantly since the restaurant’s opening, there are more cooks behind the line, and the place seems to have really hit its stride. The meal was fantastic...
Read her entire review in Sac Mag.
Oktoberfest features food, music, dancing and beer, of course - The Sacramento Turn Verein is putting on its 44th annual Oktoberfest on Friday from 6 p.m. to midnight and Saturday 3 p.m. to midnight. The celebration includes live bands ranging from polka to rocktoberfest rock. Mark Anderson in the Sac Biz Journal.
Beyond Chicken Fingers - With two expert taste-testers in tow—my 6- and 4-year-old boys—our family sought out eateries where the kids’ offerings go beyond the usual suspects (and adults can eat well, too). Here are our delicious discoveries. Catherine Warmerdam in Sac Mag.
The Dollar-Wise Gourmet: The Cockeyed Cost of Cocktails - That was my recent experience at a popular local restaurant, prompting me to ponder: Since when did a cocktail cost more than a meal? To find out, I rang up my buddy Daniel Funderburg, aka DJ, a veteran bartender who currently slings drinks at Clark’s Corner in East Sac. He says the price jacking is largely a reflection of our economic times. Distributors are adding surcharges and raising prices due to skyrocketing fuel and transportation costs, he says, so the climbing cost of alcohol “is no different than a gallon of milk. Look at grocery store prices.” Cathy Cassinos-Carr in Sac Mag.
Golden Cadillac West Coast Tour to end at Poor Red's BBQ - It's well-known among the barbecue and classic-cocktail crowds that the bar at Poor Red's Bar-B-Q (since 1948) in the tiny town of El Dorado goes through more Galliano Italian liqueur (since 1896) than anyplace else in the world. That's because the joint's signature drink since 1952 has been the Golden Cadillac, a frothy blend of Galliano, half-and-half, white cream de cacao and ice. Allen Pierleoni in the Sac Bee.