Jennifer Fergesen

Back Writer

Jennifer writes about food, travel and sustainability for publications around the world. She earned her B.A. in geology and English at Mount Holyoke College and is currently completing her M.A. in creative writing at UC Davis. See her work at jcfrgsn.journoportfolio.com.

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Growing Up, Not Selling Out

Even the founders of Kiki’s Chicken Place, Sacramento’s latest temple to the twin gods of tenders and wings, are surprised by how fast their chain has spread. 

Oct 10, 2019 Jennifer Fergesen

Nash & Proper Puts a Sacramento Spin on Nashville Hot Chicken

A “sammich” from the Nash & Proper food truck is not merely a sandwich; it’s a feat of engineering. There’s intent behind every stratum of the structure, from the coarse-cut slaw that props up the top bun to the pickles laid carefully on the bottom so they hit your tongue first.

Jun 5, 2019 Jennifer Fergesen

How Stroopwafels Helped Sacramento Legalize Food Bikes

Dutchman’s Stroopwafels may be the first business to cook on a bicycle in Sacramento, but local entrepreneurs have been finding creative ways to combine the area’s twin passions for cuisine and cycles for decades.

Oct 8, 2018 Jennifer Fergesen