Team Shady Lady has been busy.
Construction is underway at both B-Side (replacing dive bar Monte Carlo at 15th & S) and West Sac's Sail Inn on Jefferson, with both expecting to open in October.
First, Jessica Rine in Sactown Mag on B-Side:
On the Sacramento side of the river, B-Side—formerly the Monte Carlo Club on 14th and S Streets—is also looking at an early October opening, according to Boggs. The neighborhood joint will feature an outdoor patio and music-themed décor reminiscent of the 1970’s funk and soul era.
Read the entire story in Sactown Mag.
West Sac Web has the details on Sail Inn:
I stopped in and was able to talk to one of the construction workers, Marko. He was kind enough to allow me to take some pictures of the progress, which appears to be a complete remodel from the ground up. Marko also verified the name of the bar was still planning on being named the Sail Inn, and the group running it is indeed the crew from the Shady Lady. in 2014, Shady Lady is also soaking in some recent national acclaim, including its inclusion in Esquire’s 2014 list of the top 25 bars in America...
They have an aggressive potential opening date of October 2015. Please stay tuned to WSW for more information, details and photographs as they become available.
Read the entire story in West Sac Web.
Sactown Mag also reports that Amaro next to the Warehouse Artist Lofts building (where Fish Face Poke Bar is) is scheduled to oepn in November.
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Miabella Brings Gelato to Market Square at Arden - Out of that small handful of early-going, exclusive gelato pioneers, Miabella Gelato was one of the Sacramento area’s firsts. And now, it’s finally movin’ on up to the east side … er, southwest, actually. Having been in business at the Fountains in Roseville since 2008, the gelateria has now opened a second location, Miabella Gelato and Coffee, in Arden Fair’s Market Square, right alongside Smash Burger, Dos Coyotes and the United Artists movie theater. Fabian Garcia in Submerge Mag.
New seats at the table - The lineup of restaurateurs expanding in the Sacramento region is a long one. Featuring OBO' Italian, New Kru Location, Bottle & Barlow, Iron Horse Tavern, Broderick Midtown, Hawks Provision & Public House, Mesa Mercado by Tequila Museo Mayahuel's Owner, Shady Lady's owners opening B-Side, Amaro Bistro & Bar and West Sac's Sail Inn, and the Haines brother's East Sac project. In Comstocks Mag.
Pull Up a Chair: Restaurateurs are feasting on expansion opportunities across Sacramento - Around the Sacramento region, the Mulvaney’s attitude is rare. So many other chefs and owners are taking up those offers or have their own plans to expand. 2015 is proving to be a banner year for restaurant expansions, and as Sacramento’s new Golden 1 Arena rises, 2016 will surely continue the trend. Here’s just a partial lineup of what’s shaking down around the region. Rick Kushman in Comstocks Mag.
Pocket Bistro closes doors to the public; will reopen in new location - During an interview with this paper last week, Edmund Abay, who co-owns the business with his wife, Jade, was quick to make it clear that his restaurant had not experienced a permanent closure, but was instead simply preparing for a move to a different location. Edmund, who is also the restaurant’s chef, said that the new location of the restaurant will be somewhere in the vicinity of Bel Air Market in the Promenade Shopping Center at Rush River and Windbridge drives. Lance Armstrong in Valley Community News.
Restaurateurs mad about food trucks... what else is new? - A handful of Midtown restaurant owners are upset with Sutter Medical Hospital for bringing food trucks to its campus. For the past two weeks, food trucks have been feeding Sutter’s employees while the hospital continues to build its facilities. A cafeteria is still a long ways away, but a cafe with grab-and-go sandwiches is due eight weeks from now. Until then, food trucks. Janelle Bitker in Sac News & Review.
Broderick and Eatuscany open in Handle District - And across the street, Eatuscany (1801 L Street) recently opened as well...But now it’s clear that Eatuscany is chiefly an Italian cafe, with a sizeable menu of antipasti (i.e. burrata salad, bruschetta), pasta (i.e. pesto lasagna, “Italian crepe” with speck), insalate (i.e. caesar salad), panini (lots of cured meat combos on focaccia or ciabatta) and desserts (i.e. tiramisu, cannoli). Janelle Bitker in Sac News & Review.
VIDEO: Barefoot Grape Stomp At Wise Villa Winery - The No. 1 winery in California, Wise Villa Winery, joins Christianne with a few recipes and some wine. Chef Tyler Huntley and Dr. Grove Lee have the details on their upcoming Lucy Grape Stomp Event in Placer County. The event will include wine, food and wine making techniques. Watch the anchors compete in a mini grape stomp out back. On FOX 40.
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