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What to Make This Week

What to Make This Week

Megan Myers

The new year means new routines, new goals and new tweaks to daily life. If your goal is to cook more dinners from home, you’ve come to the right place. Meal planning is a key to home-cooked success. We’ve picked seven recipes that will help you put a delicious dinner on the table every night this week... Read More

33 Sacramento restaurants that closed forever in 2015

33 Sacramento restaurants that closed forever in 2015

With an improving economy, Sacramento's restaurant scene has been on an upswing. By my count, more than twice as many restaurants opened this year than closed. ... Read More

Dining news: San Francisco seafood restaurant opening in Midtown

Dining news: San Francisco seafood restaurant opening in Midtown

Skool, a San Francisco-based seafood restaurant, will replace Anatolian Table Turkish Bistro at 2319 K Street, reports Sonya Sorich in Sac Biz Journal. ... Read More

A Clean Slate Brunch for New Year's Day

A Clean Slate Brunch for New Year's Day

Lindsay Robison

Mango, Raspberry and Cashew Cream Parfaits

Raise your hand if you A) ate too many holiday cookies to count B) enjoyed one too many cups of spiked punch C) were a total couch potato or D) all of the above the past six weeks. Even if you were an angel during the holiday season (bravo!), starting the new year with your best foot forward is a smart idea. Enlist your friends and family to do the same with these fun and tasty brunch ideas:

Sunny Citrus Smoothie Recipe... Read More

Daily Dish: Thursday

Daily Dish: Thursday

Whole Story Editors

Photo Credit: @mayihavethatrecipe

Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today.

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Downtown Sacramento Partnership Announces Dates of 2016 Dine Downtown Event

Downtown Sacramento Partnership Announces Dates of 2016 Dine Downtown Event

Downtown Sacramento’s vibrant food scene is on a roll. Shortly after being named as the “Next Great American Food City” by Southwest: the Magazine, the Downtown Sacramento Partnership is proud to announce the dates of the annual Dine Downtown Restaurant Week happening from January 7 through January 16, 2016. In fact, there’s no better time to be a “foodie” than during Dine Downtown when indulgent, three-course dining experiences are priced at just $35.

Healthful Eating Tips for Holiday Meals

Healthful Eating Tips for Holiday Meals

Kathy K. Downie, RD, LD

Here it is, the moment you’ve been planning, shopping, and cooking for: The Big Meal. Research shows that the average holiday meal can be upwards of 3,000 calories (and that doesn’t count the little sneak of turkey or handfuls of party mix earlier in the day). Here are a few easy tips for a healthful holiday that incorporate everything from channeling that zen holiday mindset to table settings to help you not just survive the day but also enjoy it. 

It’s All About Perspective

Remember, this is a special day. What you do today doesn’t mean you’ll never eat healthy again, or that your wellness goals for the year have been officially blown. Keep up your regular healthy routines all season long so that you can enjoy everything — from the wine to the Yule Log cake — when you’re celebrating with friends and family.

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