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15 Most Popular Happy Hours of January 2016

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Here are the 15 most popular Sacramento happy hours of January 2016 (based on page views) on Cowtown Eats:

  1. BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse (Last month's rank: 1)
  2. Bento Box (Last month's rank: 2)
  3. Chicago Fire (Last month's rank: 3)
  4. Cheesecake Factory (Last month's rank: 7)
  5. Zocalo (Last month's rank: 4)
  6. Hook & Ladder (Last month's rank: 11)
  7. Firestone Public House (Last month's rank: 9)
  8. Ruth's Chris Steakhouse (Last month's rank: 6)
  9. Burgers & Brew (Last month's rank: 12)
  10. Fat's Asia Bistro (Last month's rank: 5)
  11. 33rd St. Bistro (Last month's rank: 8)
  12. Lucca (Last month's rank: 14)
  13. Buffalo Wild Wings (Last month's rank: 10)
  14. Blackbird. (Last Month: Unranked)
  15. Broderick Restaurant & Bar (Last month's rank: 15)

Thanks for visiting Cowtown Eats! We had more than 55,000 page views and nearly 23,500 unique visitors.

I also want to give a special shout out to Ernesto's Mexican Food for generously sponsoring Cowtown Eats and keeping the lights on here. 

Thank you all for coming. If you have any tips/suggestions/thoughts, please e-mail me at Darrel@CowtownEats.com

Don't forget to check back daily for new posts and Cowtown Eats resources like the Cowtown Eats on TwitterFacebook and the Sacramento Happy Hour Map.

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15 Most Popular Happy Hours of December 2015

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Here are the 15 most popular Sacramento happy hours of December 2015 (based on page views) on Cowtown Eats:

  1. BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse (Last month's rank: 1)
  2. Bento Box (Last month's rank: 2)
  3. Chicago Fire (Last month's rank: 3)
  4. Zocalo (Last month's rank: 4)
  5. Fat's Asia Bistro (Last month's rank: 5)
  6. Ruth's Chris Steakhouse (Last month's rank: 7)
  7. Cheesecake Factory (Last month's rank: 8)
  8. 33rd St. Bistro (Last month's rank: 6)
  9. Firestone Public House (Last month's rank: 9)
  10. Buffalo Wild Wings (Last Month: Unranked)
  11. Hook & Ladder (Last month's rank: 10)
  12. Burgers & Brew (Last month's rank: 12)
  13. Il Fornaio (Last Month: Unranked)
  14. Lucca (Last Month: Unranked)
  15. Broderick Restaurant & Bar (Last month's rank: 15)

Thanks for visiting Cowtown Eats! We had more than 48,750 page views and nearly 21,400 unique visitors.

I also want to give a special shout out to Cask & Barrel, Hook & Ladder and Ernesto's Mexican Food for generously sponsoring Cowtown Eats and keeping the lights on here. 

Thank you all for coming. If you have any tips/suggestions/thoughts, please e-mail me at Darrel@CowtownEats.com

Don't forget to check back daily for new posts and Cowtown Eats resources like the Cowtown Eats on TwitterFacebook and the Sacramento Happy Hour Map.

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15 Most Popular Sacramento Happy Hours of 2015

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Thank you for visiting Cowtown Eats and for making 2015 another great year! Cowtown Eats had more than 725,000 page views and 257,750 unique users. Also, a huge Thank You to valued advertisers who help keep the lights on here. Please visit them so they'll continue to want to advertise.

These rankings are based on which happy hours Cowtown Eats readers are clicking on.

15. Shady Lady Saloon

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Named as one of the "best bars in America" by Esquire Magazine, Shady Lady is filled with happy hour goers looking to get one of their craft cocktails at a slight discount. 1409 R Street, Sacramento.

Click here for Shady Lady Saloon's Happy Hour info.

14. Buffalo Wild Wings

Sometimes, you just want to grab a Coors Light, eat some wings and watch a game. Or maybe you want to meet a friend before going to a Kings game. That's what Buffalo Wild Wings excels at, and why they've made it on the list for the second year in a row. 3635 N Freeway Blvd., Sacramento.

Click here for Buffalo Wild Wings' Happy Hour info.

13. Hook & Ladder

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Hook & Ladder, the heralded restaurant who shares owners with the popular midtown spot Golden Bear, opened late in 2012 and has hit its stride as both a restaurant and bar. The restaurant's popular happy hour is just another sign of that. 1630 S St, Sacramento.

Click here for Hook & Ladder's Happy Hour info.

12. Chevy's Fresh Mex - On The River

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One of the best things about Sacramento is the river, and nothing is better than sipping on a margarita, snacking on a basket of chips and people watching at Chevy's. That's why people continue to flock to this restaurant - and its happy hour - year after year. 1369 Garden Hwy., Sacramento.

Click here for Chevy's Fresh Mex's happy hour info.

11. Burgers & Brew

Situated on a revitalized portion of R street, Burgers & Brew continues to draw in the crowds with its patio seating and diverse tap list. 1409 R St, Sacramento.

Click here for Burgers & Brew's happy hour info.

10. 33rd St. Bistro

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A great neighborhood standby, 33rd St. Bistro is popular with those who live and work in East Sacramento. With their recently-remodeled bar, now's a perfect time to check out this happy hour. 3301 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento.

Click here for 33rd St. Bistro's Happy Hour info.

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15 Most Popular Happy Hours of November 2015

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Here are the 15 most popular Sacramento happy hours of November 2015 (based on page views) on Cowtown Eats:

  1. BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse (Last month's rank: 1)
  2. Bento Box (Last month's rank: 2)
  3. Chicago Fire (Last month's rank: 3)
  4. Zocalo (Last month's rank: 4)
  5. Fat's Asia Bistro (Last month's rank: 5)
  6. 33rd St. Bistro (Last Month: Unranked)
  7. Ruth's Chris Steakhouse (Last month's rank: 5)
  8. Cheesecake Factory (Last month's rank: 10)
  9. Firestone Public House (Last Month: Unranked)
  10. Hook & Ladder (Last month's rank: 10)
  11. Burgers & Brew (Last month's rank: 12)
  12. 3 Fires Lounge (Last Month: Unranked)
  13. Magpie Cafe (Last month's rank: 6)
  14. 58 Degrees & Holding (Last Month: Unranked)
  15. Broderick Restaurant & Bar (Last month's rank: 9)

Thanks for visiting Cowtown Eats! We had more than 50,000 page views and nearly 22,500 unique visitors.

I also want to give a special shout out to Cask & Barrel, Hook & Ladder and Ernesto's Mexican Food for generously sponsoring Cowtown Eats and keeping the lights on here. 

Thank you all for coming. If you have any tips/suggestions/thoughts, please e-mail me at Darrel@CowtownEats.com

Don't forget to check back daily for new posts and Cowtown Eats resources like the Cowtown Eats on TwitterFacebook and the Sacramento Happy Hour Map.

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15 Most Popular Happy Hours of October 2015

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Here are the 15 most popular Sacramento happy hours of October 2015 (based on page views) on Cowtown Eats:

  1. BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse (Last month's rank: 1)
  2. Bento Box (Last month's rank: 2)
  3. Chicago Fire (Last month's rank: 6)
  4. Zocalo (Last month's rank: 3)
  5. Fat's Asia Bistro (Last month's rank: 7)
  6. Magpie Cafe (Last Month: Unranked)
  7. Cheesecake Factory (Last month's rank: 10)
  8. Ruth's Chris Steakhouse (Last month's rank: 5)
  9. Broderick Restaurant & Bar (Last month's rank: 13)
  10. Hook & Ladder (Last month's rank: 11)
  11. Bottle & Barlow (Last month's rank: 4)
  12. Burgers & Brew (Last month's rank: 9)
  13. Buffalo Wild Wings (Last month's rank: 15)
  14. Shady Lady Saloon (Last month's rank: 12)
  15. Lucca (Last Month: Unranked)

Thanks for visiting Cowtown Eats! We had more than 51,000 page views and more than 20,500 unique visitors.

I also want to give a special shout out to Cask & Barrel, Hook & Ladder and Ernesto's Mexican Food for generously sponsoring Cowtown Eats and keeping the lights on here. 

Thank you all for coming. If you have any tips/suggestions/thoughts, please e-mail me at Darrel@CowtownEats.com

Don't forget to check back daily for new posts and Cowtown Eats resources like the Cowtown Eats on TwitterFacebook and the Sacramento Happy Hour Map.

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Dining News: What the Sac Bee Dining Critic Orders at Chicago Fire

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Chicago Fire has become so successful over the years that the local chain is turning into a medium-sized chain, with the addition of an Elk Grove location in Feb. 2016.

So what should you order when you go? This is what Sac Bee restaurant critic Carla Meyer shares what her go to items are and some of her new discoveries.

The Buffalo wings and combination thin-crust pizza are personal favorites for years running. The intensely flavored Great Chicago Fire deep dish pizza and the nicely al dente rigatoni with sausage, both of which we tried for the first time recently, also impressed. Although the deep-dish spinach-mushroom pizza lacks character, its “stuffed” counterpart offers plenty of it, especially when one adds sausage.

Read the entire review in the Sac Bee.

While we're on the topic of Chicago Fire, they held a pizza eating contest, in conjunction with Sliced, the celebration of Sacramento's pizza. Local hero Molly Schuyler demolished the competition by eating a large stuffed pizza by herself in 5 minutes, with the next closest contestants pairing up to eat one in more than 10 minutes.

 

Chicago Fire's first stuffed pizza eating competition in celebration of SLICED.The winners:1st Place: The incredible...

Posted by Chicago Fire on Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Chicago Fire has locations in midtown, Folsom x2, Roseville and soon, Elk Grove. It can be found online at http://chicagofire.com/.

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Be a jerk: Beef jerky, Midtown Jerky Co. - But one Saturday I somehow woke up in time for the Midtown Farmers Market and found that Midtown Jerky Co. sells these rad little .8-ounce bags ($2 for one, $5 for three). I tried the peppered and the sesame-citrus varieties, which are most definitely worth a large share of your beef budget for the week. Anthony Siino in Sac News & Review.

Comfort food coming to former Coco's restaurant space - Get ready for a new addition to the dining mix near Arden Fair. Black Bear Diner will fill the spot previously occupied by Coco's Bakery Restaurant at 1830 Arden Way. Sonya Sorich in Sac Biz Journal.

Work begins on Washington firehouse rehab in West Sac - Work is underway to create a new bar and restaurant destination in West Sacramento’s Bridge District. Developer Bay Miry said by the end of 2016, the former Washington firehouse at 317 Third St. will become just that. Ben van der Meer in Sac Biz Journal.

A new series of tours takes visitors behind the scenes of wineries and breweries in Placer County - Foodies and oenophiles now have a new reason to head for the foothills. Event company Fork ‘N Road Productions has just launched, offering wine (and beer) tours as well as culinary events that highlight Placer County’s agricultural bounty. Jessica Rine in Sactown Magazine.

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Dining News: RIP Triple Double

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Well, that was fast.

Triple Double, a sports bar which opened in early October with hopes to benefit from its location near the new Golden 1 Center, has closed, Cowtown Eats has confirmed.

The restaurant had just opened earlier this month.

On Wednesday morning, Cowtown Eats spoke to Joseph Waltz, one of Triple Double's owners whom I interviewed in April, who confirmed that the restaurant had closed. He declined to elaborate further, citing a need to talk to his lawyer.

This is the latest odd occurrence with the restaurant. Just before it opened, the Sac Biz Journal's Sonya Sorich reported that two out of the four known partners had left the venture.

As of earlier this week, Triple Double's Web Site had been taken down. By Oct. 16, posts on Yelp started reporting the restaurant had closed.

The Sac Biz Journal's Sonya Sorich was the first person I saw reporting that the restaurant may be closed.

This story continues to develop, and I'm working to confirm a couple more items. I'll write more if I hear more. If you worked at the restaurant or had any knowledge how/why the closing happened, please email me at darrel@cowtowneats.com.

Triple Double was located at 419 J Street.

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Opening date set for new sushi-burrito restaurant concept - The local sushi-burrito empire is expanding for real. Wrap 'N Roll Sushi Burrito opened its new restaurant concept on Friday, according to a Facebook message from the business. Sonya Sorich in Sac Biz Journal.

Cider & Slider Party at Revolution Wines on Oct. 24 - Aside from the many special nights on Revolution’s calendar, one particular event stands out above the rest: the Cider & Slider Party. Come taste their new hard cider offering and pair it up with some tantalizing pulled pork sliders delivered on house-made Hawaiian rolls courtesy of Chef Teddy. Eddie Jorgensen in Submerge Mag.

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First Impressions: Mexican fare meets Angus chuck at Rancho Cordova spot South Beach Grill - South Beach Grill opened in April, largely because “Carlos worked in (the Rancho Cordova) area for years and he thought there was the need for good-quality food,” Carolina Ocampo said. “You become part of a community after you spend so much time in it.” The restaurant is in the space formerly occupied by the well-known Ike’s Deli, which moved to a nearby location, got a new owner and was renamed Pocket Deli. Allen Pierleoni in the Sac Bee.

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