Becky Grunewald is a downtown Sacramento resident who has been writing about food and culture in Sacramento for 15 years. She’s written for the late, great, Midtown Monthly magazine, Sacramento News & Review (for which she served a stint as their primary food reviewer), Eater.com, The Sacramento Bee, and more. She loves Sac’s hot summers and filthy rivers, Masullo’s margherita pizza (with anchovies), Jimboy’s bean and cheese tacos, Gunther’s rocky road and Urban Roots’ Guacamole is Extra.
Mexican restaurants in the greater Sacramento area span Mexico’s map, going way beyond typical Cali-Mex standards to represent the country’s regional cuisines.
Ryan Campagna is a long-time climber, a home brewer and now, the founder of Touchstone Brewing Company.
As founder and CEO of Eco-Alpha Environmental and
Engineering Services, Melanie Okoro is focused on being
a leader in her field. Her business
streamlines environmental permitting processes and maintains
electrical systems for large companies in the Capital
With a background in communications, an approachable demeanor and a passion for equity and education, Latoya Jackson-Lainez has found her calling as director of diversity, EEO and Title IX for Sierra College.
For these chefs, cult followings are built through
next-level broth, experimentation and a healthy dose of
We explore the lonely outposts formerly part of a family of franchises. Although they have no corporate parent to provide updated decor or menus, these idiosyncratic restaurants are still well loved by many Sacramentans.
Here are three Capital Region businesses that teamed up with
other creators to build truly local collaborations.
Many Californians know Sacramento-based personal injury lawyer Anh Phoong for her catchy slogan, “Something wrong? Call Anh Phoong!” We gave her a call.