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Eat (Drink) Local Winter 2017
Your guide to Greater Sacramento’s best dining and imbibing.

AUBURN

Joe Caribe Bistro & Café Stop by and try some ethnic and Caribbean flavors such as fish tacos, pork mojo, catfish, jambalaya, and curry noodles. Top them off with a cold, seasonal draft beer, ginger beer, or Joe Caribe punch. Open 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sun. – Thurs., 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Fri. – Sat. Happy Hour 3 – 6 p.m. daily. 13470 Lincoln Way; 530-823-5333; Joe-caribe.com; Find Joe Caribe on Facebook.

Max’s Enjoy a wide variety of sandwiches, salads, and home-style dishes. Or have a drink at the friendly bar, which serves local craft beers and signature cocktails. Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Mon. – Thurs., 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sun. Holiday Inn Auburn, 120 Grass Valley Hwy.; 530-888-6100; Maxsworld.com; Find Max’s at Holiday Inn Auburn on Facebook.

BROOKS

Séka Hills Olive Mill and Tasting Room Sample Séka Hills’ agricultural products from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, one of the most diverse farming and ranching operations in Yolo County. Open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wed. – Sun. 19326 County Road 78; 530-796-2810; Sekahills.com; Find Séka Hills Products on Facebook.

CLARKSBURG

Séka Hills Tasting Room At the Old Sugar Mill, visitors can experience guided tastings of olive oils, wines, and honey, shop for culinary gifts, or stay and enjoy made-to-order sandwiches and salads. Open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wed. – Sun. 35265 Willow Ave.; 530-524-0236; Sekahills.com; Find Séka Hills Products on Facebook.

COLOMA

Argonaut Café This cozy riverfront café — within the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park — features organic, raw, vegan, and gluten-free soups, sandwiches, smoothies, juices, espresso, and gelato. Open 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. 331 State Hwy. 49; 530-626-7345; Argonautcafe.com; Find Argonaut Café on Facebook.

DAVIS

Davis Food Co-Op This 45-year-old, full-service food cooperative is owned and operated by more than 9,000 local households. Ownership is optional; anyone can shop. In addition to offering great grocery and wellness items, shoppers will find aisles packed with plant-based alternatives, a sustainable seafood and butcher-serviced meat department, and a buzzing deli with delicious sandwiches, an all-organic salad bar, sushi (made in house daily), fresh entrées, an outstanding espresso bar, baked goods, and more. It’s consistently voted the best vegetarian eatery in Yolo County and has a vast selection of craft beer. The co-op even offers artisanal liquors and home-brewing supplies. Open 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. 620 G St.; 530-758-2667; Davisfood.coop; Find Davis Food Co-op on Facebook.

Nugget Markets Family owned and operated since 1926, Nugget Markets is dedicated to providing guests with an extraordinary grocery experience, featuring organic, local, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegetarian, vegan, raw, dairy-free, fair-trade, low-sodium, sugar-free, imported, and heart-healthy options and a wide variety of fresh produce in the store and at the deli. Let Nugget do the cooking. At each of its 12 locations, a professional chef prepares an assortment of delicious foods, from sandwiches and soups to warm, ready-to-eat entrées and a wide array of side dishes. Davis, Covell location: Open 6 a.m. – 11 p.m. daily. 1414 E. Covell Blvd.; 530-750-3800; Davis, Mace location: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. 409 Mace Blvd.; 530-753-6690; Nuggetmarket.com; Find Nugget Markets on Facebook.

EL DORADO HILLS

Nugget Markets Family owned and operated since 1926, Nugget Markets is dedicated to providing guests with an extraordinary grocery experience, featuring organic, local, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegetarian, vegan, raw, dairy-free, fair-trade, low-sodium, sugar-free, imported, and heart-healthy options and a wide variety of fresh produce in the store and at the deli. Let Nugget do the cooking. At each of its 12 locations, a professional chef prepares an assortment of delicious foods, from sandwiches and soups to warm, ready-to-eat entrées and a wide array of side dishes. Open 6 a.m. – 11 p.m. daily. 4500 Post St.; 916-933-1433; Nuggetmarket.com; Find Nugget Markets on Facebook.

ELK GROVE

Nugget Markets Family owned and operated since 1926, Nugget Markets is dedicated to providing guests with an extraordinary grocery experience, featuring organic, local, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegetarian, vegan, raw, dairy-free, fair-trade, low-sodium, sugar-free, imported, and heart-healthy options and a wide variety of fresh produce in the store and at the deli. Let Nugget do the cooking. At each of its 12 locations, a professional chef prepares an assortment of delicious foods, from sandwiches and soups to warm, ready-to-eat entrées and a wide array of side dishes. Open 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. 7171 Elk Grove Blvd.; 916-226-2626; Nuggetmarket.com; Find Nugget Markets on Facebook.

GRASS VALLEY

BriarPatch Food Co-op Find a bountiful selection of local, natural, organic, nutritious, and sustainable choices at this beloved grocery store. Items include produce, bulk foods, wines, made-to-order burritos and sandwiches from the deli, freshly made juices and smoothies, baked goods, breakfast items, and household goods. The market also is an important community hub for gathering and learning about healthful foods. Open 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. 290 Sierra College Drive; 530-272-5333; Briarpatch.coop; Find BriarPatch Food Co-op on Facebook.

HOPE VALLEY

Sorensen’s Country Café Tucked away on the eastern edge of the spectacular Hope Valley is this adorable resort and its full-service restaurant. Enjoy specialties such as Mary’s natural chicken with a gremolata topping, fresh and wild fish, New York steak, garden-fresh salads, and homemade desserts such as house-made bread pudding and a wonderful berry cobbler. Accompany your meal with a fine wine or beer. Breakfast 7:30 – 11 a.m. Mon. – Fri. (until noon on weekends). Lunch 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mon. – Fri. (starts at noon on weekends). Dinner 5 – 8:30 p.m. daily. 14255 Hwy. 88; 800-423-9949; 530-694-2203; Sorensensresort.com; Find Sorensen’s Resort on Facebook.

NEVADA CITY

Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co. This small-town restaurant offers tasty, made-from-scratch food created with the highest quality, local, organic ingredients. You’ll find wood-fired pizza, craft beer brewed on site, regional wines, hard cider, artisan breads and baked goods, soups, salads, sandwiches, fresh drinks, loose leaf tea, and espresso. The menu changes each week based on what is available locally and in each season. Its owners aim to take care of the place they call home by being light on the land, keeping money in the local economy, and treating customers and community members with care and respect. Open 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. Mon. – Thurs., 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. Fri., 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sat., 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sun. 211 Commercial St.; 530-470-8333; Threeforksnc.com; Find Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co. on Facebook.

ROCKLIN

Pottery World Café With a nod to the Mediterranean lifestyle epitomized by the decorative items found in the adjoining Pottery World store, the café combines classical French, Italian, and Mediterranean-style dishes with regional American cooking, in a setting that resembles a European neighborhood café. Breakfast and lunch items are prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Open 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. daily. Breakfast served until 11 a.m. weekdays and select breakfast items until 2 p.m. on weekends. 4419 Granite Drive; 916-624-8080; Potteryworldcafe.com; Find Pottery World Café on Facebook.

ROSEVILLE

Nugget Markets Family owned and operated since 1926, Nugget Markets is dedicated to providing guests with an extraordinary grocery experience, featuring organic, local, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegetarian, vegan, raw, dairy-free, fair-trade, low-sodium, sugar-free, imported, and heart-healthy options and a wide variety of fresh produce in the store and at the deli. Let Nugget do the cooking. At each of its 12 locations, a professional chef prepares an assortment of delicious foods, from sandwiches and soups to warm, ready-to-eat entrées and a wide array of side dishes. Open 6 a.m. – 11 p.m. daily. 771 Pleasant Grove Blvd.; 916-746-7799; Nuggetmarket.com; Find Nugget Markets on Facebook.

SACRAMENTO

BACON+BUTTER This restaurant serves up scrumptious farm-to-table, from-scratch breakfasts, brunches, and lunches prepared from humanely raised, seasonal ingredients — from simply satisfying eggs and bacon to benedicts, burgers, and freshly baked pastries, as well as local draft beers, ciders, and seasonal cocktails. Open 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tues. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sat. – Sun. 5913 Broadway; 916-346-4445; Baconandbuttersac.com; Find Bacon and Butter on Facebook.

Mulvaney’s B&L Owners and staff members at this fine-dining restaurant are leaders in the farm-to-table movement and are committed to bringing guests menus that are in sync with the Sacramento region’s growing seasons. Diners enjoy great food, wine, and handcrafted cocktails, all with professional service and whimsical charm. Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tues. – Fri. Dinner 5 – 10 p.m. Tues. – Sat. 1215 19th St. Reservations: 916-441-6022. Events: 916-441-1771; Mulvaneysbl.com; Find Mulvaney’s Building & Loan on Facebook.

Nugget Markets Family owned and operated since 1926, Nugget Markets is dedicated to providing guests with an extraordinary grocery experience, featuring organic, local, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegetarian, vegan, raw, dairy-free, fair-trade, low-sodium, sugar-free, imported, and heart-healthy options and a wide variety of fresh produce in the store and at the deli. Let Nugget do the cooking. At each of its 12 locations, a professional chef prepares an assortment of delicious foods, from sandwiches and soups to warm, ready-to-eat entrées and a wide array of side dishes. Open 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. 1040 Florin Road; 916-395-2875; Nuggetmarket.com; Find Nugget Markets on Facebook.

Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Situated in the heart of downtown Sacramento, the co-op opened its doors in 1972, and though the business has changed and evolved considerably since then — including a grocery store, cooking school, community learning center, and deli — its core goals have remained the same: Operate as a sustainable business that respects the natural environment, provide healthful products and information about healthy choices, conduct business ethically, and be owned and run by and for its members. At the deli, you’ll find seasonal, local, certified-organic foods that are wholesome, delicious, and freshly made daily in the kitchen. The co-op can accommodate a wide variety of dietary preferences, and the menu changes with the seasons. Choose from an organic salad bar, a hot buffet that changes daily, fresh salads, fair-trade organic coffee, and more. Open 6 a.m. – 11 p.m. daily. 2820 R St.; 916-455-2667; Sacfood.coop; Find Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op on Facebook.

VACAVILLE

Nugget Markets Family owned and operated since 1926, Nugget Markets is dedicated to providing guests with an extraordinary grocery experience, featuring organic, local, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegetarian, vegan, raw, dairy-free, fair-trade, low-sodium, sugar-free, imported, and heart-healthy options and a wide variety of fresh produce in the store and at the deli. Let Nugget do the cooking. At each of its 12 locations, a professional chef prepares an assortment of delicious foods, from sandwiches and soups to warm, ready-to-eat entrées and a wide array of side dishes. Open 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. 130 Browns Valley Pkwy.; 707-469-6900; Nuggetmarket.com; Find Nugget Markets on Facebook.

WEST SACRAMENTO

Nugget Markets Family owned and operated since 1926, Nugget Markets is dedicated to providing guests with an extraordinary grocery experience, featuring organic, local, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegetarian, vegan, raw, dairy-free, fair-trade, low-sodium, sugar-free, imported, and heart-healthy options and a wide variety of fresh produce in the store and at the deli. Let Nugget do the cooking. At each of its 12 locations, a professional chef prepares an assortment of delicious foods, from sandwiches and soups to warm, ready-to-eat entrées and a wide array of side dishes. Open 6 a.m. – 11 p.m. daily. 2000 Town Center Plaza; 916-375-8700; Nuggetmarket.com; Find Nugget Markets on Facebook.

WOODLAND

Nugget Markets Family owned and operated since 1926, Nugget Markets is dedicated to providing guests with an extraordinary grocery experience, featuring organic, local, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegetarian, vegan, raw, dairy-free, fair-trade, low-sodium, sugar-free, imported, and heart-healthy options and a wide variety of fresh produce in the store and at the deli. Let Nugget do the cooking. At each of its 12 locations, a professional chef prepares an assortment of delicious foods, from sandwiches and soups to warm, ready-to-eat entrées and a wide array of side dishes. Open 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. 157 Main St.; 530-662-5479; Nuggetmarket.com; Find Nugget Markets on Facebook.

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