Women in Leadership: Elizabeth-Rose Mandalou
Our annual salute to extraordinary women who are shaping our future
Elizabeth-Rose Mandalou is a partner and cofounder of the restaurant group WM Restaurants and holds the title of Advanced Sommelier from the Court of Master Sommeliers.
Status Check: Finding New Roots
Urban Roots Brewery & Smokehouse in Sacramento wins national award amid challenging times
Co-owner Peter Hoey is optimistic for the future, saying, “It’s not pre-pandemic numbers, but we’re in a good spot as far as restaurant sales.”
Photos: Hitting the Slopes
Visitors head to Tahoe’s ski resorts with new COVID restrictions in place
California’s Sierra Nevada ski resorts were officially open in
February 2021 after shutting down in March 2020 due to COVID-19
The pandemic has crushed most of the tourism industry, but some businesses have defied the odds
While many small and not-so-small businesses were roiled, some
have seen a windfall with people desperate to hop in their cars
and do something, anything, besides cook another dinner at home
and watch more Netflix.
Hooked on Hot Chicken
A confluence of food-business trends is behind Sacramento’s fried chicken fad
Sacramento has been invaded by Nashville-style hot chicken.
Neighborhood Favorite: South Area Market
Neighborhood Favorite is a new monthly web column that profiles
independent restaurants around the Capital Region to showcase the
diversity and resilience of our local food entrepreneurs. In the
first installment, we visit one of Sacramento’s longest-standing
Visit Sacramento’s Kari Miskit on how the organization is helping the tourism and hospitality industry stay afloat
In a world where travel is suddenly not only difficult but also potentially dangerous, a group dedicated to increasing tourism in the Capital Region has to be creative.
Struggling to Maintain
Months into COVID-19, Sacramento’s downtown businesses persevere
Comstock’s has been following four businesses in Sacramento since March to see how they’re faring amid the pandemic. Here’s how they stand now.
Lineage of Success
Family businesses are the heart and soul of Little Saigon in south Sacramento
The pandemic hurt the small businesses that make up Little Saigon’s microeconomy, but business owners and their customers are hanging on.
Finding a New Vegan Vision
Food entrepreneurs on the verge of opening brick-and-mortar locations retool their businesses — and find silver linings
Many Sacramento entrepreneurs, when forced to consider what it
means to launch a business during a time of crisis, realized
there could be plant-based opportunities.