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.
Feeling good lately? Does the country, the world, seem good? With
a divided electorate, a multiply indicted candidate, the dregs of
a pandemic swirling through our psyches, and the hottest summer
on record, sometimes it’s hard to find the good.
Chris Gibase, president and chief operating officer of Sky River Casino in Elk Grove, goes so far as to assert that Sky River “is a place for foodies.” And the new casino, which opened in August 2022 and is owned by the Wilton Rancheria tribe, isn’t the only local gambling spot that’s placing its bets on food service.
COVID-19 exposed the stark realities of the precarious economic state of the theater industry, but even regular theatergoers may not look past the glamour and drama of live theater to the grit, sweat and dollars that go into it.
As superintendent and CEO of Gateway Community Charters, Dr. Cindy Petersen has grown Gateway Community Charters from a single school in 2003 to nine today, which serve over 5,000 children and employ 700 staff.
As chief growth officer of PRIDE Industries, Leah Burdick connects people with disabilities with resources and ultimately jobs.
After the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the resignations of two prime ministers and the rapid plummet of the pound, the British economy is more volatile than it’s been in decades. Has the ripple effect reached British businesses on this side of the pond?
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.