Food

Sunday Farmers’ Market on the move

Visitors to Sacramento’s X Street Farmers’ Market face a longer commute beginning in March as the Sunday staple temporarily moves to the parking lot of Arden Faire mall as construction on Route 50 uproots the weekly event for up to ten months.

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Planet V: Mardi Gras at Revolution Wines

Whatever mental associations Mardi Gras conjures—religious observances or rowdy partying in the streets—it’s called “Fat Tuesday” for a reason. The day’s Christian roots call for…




Planet V: Buy an omni dessert

Sacramento has flourished in the past decades, with restaurants offering vegan food—desserts, even —that are not just edible but crave-worthy.


Closing time?

Editor’s note: California’s struggling restaurants appeal to diners for support, while suing governments over fees California’s struggling restaurants have two major efforts on their menu…


Planet V: Celebrating veganism contact-free

However you choose to enjoy October’s vegan bounty, recognize that it’s a tough time for restaurants in general, let alone those adding menu items in slim times. Show gratitude, TIP WELL and TIP OFTEN.


Opening Easy Diner in uneasy times

The owners of Bambi Vegan Tacos food truck prepare to open the Easy Diner on I Street as other Sacramento restaurants close during pandemic Dozens…



Planet V Review: Vegan Deadly Sins

Every Yelp review is the same: “I opened [insert food delivery app of choice] looking for something new, and Vegan Deadly Sins popped up. I had no idea it existed!”



From Tupperware, with love

And so I bake. I bake as an excuse to leave the house, if only briefly. If my friends are home, we’ll talk through screen doors, catch up a bit. If they’re working, or if their health doesn’t allow it, I’ll send a text in advance so the food doesn’t languish in Sacramento’s summer heat. However the food gets delivered, I’ve made a real, human connection with someone I love in a time when I—we—need it so much.


From chef to table

When he and his wife both lost their restaurant jobs as the coronavirus pandemic shut down businesses, JD Snead says he started cooking for his…


In bad taste?

Burger Patch, Sacramento’s king of vegan fast food, has been a philanthropic force since opening last year. Its “Patch Match” program has donated a portion…


The fruits of their labor

Midtown Association splits with Unseen Heroes, a Black-owned events company that operated Midtown Farmers Market for more than 5 years On any given Saturday morning,…