Yang’s Noodles: Dumplings To Die For

Quite simply, one of the best things to eat at Yang’s Noodles are the dumplings. They’re hand-made from scratch, everything from the dough to the filling. There are four fillings to choose from; Chinese cabbage and pork; chive, shrimp and pork; celery and pork; and mixed vegetables. They’re moist, bursting with flavor and the dough…

Eat this. No really, it’s good!

With all the upheaval in Ferguson lately, we’re seeing race once again emerge in the forefront. That even in 2014, race has the power to be a divider and a galvanizer. Race is an issue everywhere, even in food, where I consider it to be a universal language. But we actually have a long way…

#TeamBroderick is Expanding its Reach into Midtown

Broderick is going big. Really big. The little restaurant and bar that showed it could draw crowds away from the grid and create its own “culinary oasis” in West Sacramento, is making moves into the highly competitive Midtown space. The team is taking over operations at Capital Dime and Trick Pony. That means injecting their crew…

Bahn Xeo: It’s What’s for Dinner

Here’s a Southeast Asian staple that you won’t feel too guilty stuffing your face with: bahn xeo. Think of it as the Asian version of the crepe, or a pancake. It’s very similar to a pancake mixture; except this version gets its color from Turmeric, and instead of white flour and milk, rice flour and…

Rock n’ Rolling

Get rolling in Sacramento! This is one of my favorite spots to go for Vietnamese food. Quan Nem Nihn Hoa offers spring roll boats, with all the ingredients to roll your own spring rolls. It comes with lots of herbs, lettuce, cucumber, pickled veggies. Pack it full of meat: pork, fermented pork (in the foil),…

Sacramento’s taste of Taiwan

Start the new year with a resolution to try something new, support a local business and get your taste buds out of their comfort zone. Here’s a good start: Taiwan Best Mart on 10th and W streets in Sacramento. It’s not only the best Taiwanese market in the city, it’s the only one, and you don’t need any…

Hong Kong Heaven at Macau Cafe

Looking for some great Hong Kong style eats? Macau Cafe in Sacramento’s Land Park neighborhood is a local gem. Right when you walk in, it feels like home. It smells like your mom has been in the kitchen all day and it’s getting close to grub time. The menu is pretty authentic. It even has Hong…