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Your guide to greater Sacramento’s best dining and imbibing.

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.

Mikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar This award-winning restaurant blends traditional Japanese cuisine with an innovative American twist, serving fresh seafood dishes such as The Incredible, Black & White, Pimp My Roll, Marilyn Monroll, Orange Blossom, and Illegal Asparagus, to name a few. Renowned for a lively, upbeat experience, the sushi chefs at Mikuni entertain guests with seasonal dishes guaranteed to tantalize tastebuds. Check website for hours. 500 1st St., Ste. 11; 530-756-2111; Mikunisushi.com; Find Mikuni Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar 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

Dry Diggings Distillery Enjoy tastes of rye whiskey, bourbon, brandy, rum, vodka, and gin. The distillery uses local fruit and other locally grown crops in fermentations. Some of the brands available for tasting include 31 N 50 Bourbon, Rubicon Rye, Diamond Springs Vodka, Bodie 5 Dog California White Whiskey, Engine 49 Bourbon (80 & 120 Proof), Engine 49 Rye Whiskey (80 & 120 Proof), Engine 49 Gin, Engine 49 Rum, Engine 49 Vodka, as well as Amador Distillery brandies that include Botanica, Muscat, Thompson Grape, AppleJack, Visjnevaca (fresh cherry), and more in barrels. Tasting room hours noon – 7 p.m. Fri, noon – 5 p.m. Sat. – Sun. 5050 Robert J. Mathews Pkwy.; 916-542-1700; Drydiggingsdistillery.com; Find Dry Diggings Distillery 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. – 11 p.m. daily. 4500 Post St.; 916-933-1433; Nuggetmarket.com; Find Nugget Markets on Facebook.

ELK GROVE

Mikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar This award-winning restaurant blends traditional Japanese cuisine with an innovative American twist, serving fresh seafood dishes such as The Incredible, Black & White, Pimp My Roll, Marilyn Monroll, Orange Blossom, and Illegal Asparagus, to name a few. Renowned for a lively, upbeat experience, the sushi chefs at Mikuni entertain guests with seasonal dishes guaranteed to tantalize tastebuds. Check website for hours. 8525 Bond Road; 916-714-2112; Mikunisushi.com; Find Mikuni Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar 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. 7171 Elk Grove Blvd.; 916-226-2626; Nuggetmarket.com; Find Nugget Markets on Facebook.

FAIR OAKS

Mikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar This award-winning restaurant blends traditional Japanese cuisine with an innovative American twist, serving fresh seafood dishes such as The Incredible, Black & White, Pimp My Roll, Marilyn Monroll, Orange Blossom, and Illegal Asparagus, to name a few. Renowned for a lively, upbeat experience, the sushi chefs at Mikuni entertain guests with seasonal dishes guaranteed to tantalize tastebuds. Check website for hours. 4323 Hazel Ave.; 916-961-2112; Mikunisushi.com; Find Mikuni Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar on Facebook.

FOLSOM

Mikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar This award-winning restaurant blends traditional Japanese cuisine with an innovative American twist, serving fresh seafood dishes such as The Incredible, Black & White, Pimp My Roll, Marilyn Monroll, Orange Blossom, and Illegal Asparagus, to name a few. Renowned for a lively, upbeat experience, the sushi chefs at Mikuni entertain guests with seasonal dishes guaranteed to tantalize tastebuds. Check website for hours. 185 Placerville Road, Ste. 100; 916-934-5250; Mikunisushi.com; Find Mikuni Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar on Facebook.

HOMEWOOD

West Shore Café Enjoy another great summer on the West Shore! With a menu drawn from the best California has to offer, West Shore Café offers lunch and dinner items to satisfy any desire or appetite, as well as an approachable wine list and cocktail menu. The new summer seasonal menu features fresh California cuisine, unforgettable craft cocktails, and, of course, the picturesque lakeside views and signature Tahoe alpenglow the West Shore Café is known for. See website for hours of operation and events schedule. 5160 W. Lake Blvd.; 530-525-5200; Westshorecafe.com; Find West Shore Café and Inn 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.

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

Mikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar This award-winning restaurant blends traditional Japanese cuisine with an innovative American twist, serving fresh seafood dishes such as The Incredible, Black & White, Pimp My Roll, Marilyn Monroll, Orange Blossom, and Illegal Asparagus, to name a few. Renowned for a lively, upbeat experience, the sushi chefs at Mikuni entertain guests with seasonal dishes guaranteed to tantalize tastebuds. Check website for hours. Fountains at Roseville: 1017 Galleria Blvd., Ste. 160; 916-780-2119; Roseville: 1565 Eureka Road; 916-797-2112; Mikunisushi.com; Find Mikuni Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar 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. – 11 p.m. daily. 771 Pleasant Grove Blvd.; 916-746-7799; Nuggetmarket.com; Find Nugget Markets on Facebook.

SACRAMENTO

CAP TAP This taproom has combined a 20-tap craft beer bar with a craft beer bottle shop that features a stunning array of handpicked beers in all imaginable styles. Owners Kenny Hotchkiss and Patti Aguirre travel the country searching for the best in craft beer. You’ll find a fun, laid-back environment where you can watch sports on one of the high-definition TVs or sit outside on the dog-friendly patio while you sip a cold one. Visit the website for the tap menu, which changes daily. Open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Mon. – Thurs., 11 a.m. – midnight Fri. – Sat., 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sun. 2222 Fair Oaks Blvd.; 916-922-1745; Capitolbeer.com; Find Capitol Beer and Taproom on Facebook.

Mikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar This award-winning restaurant blends traditional Japanese cuisine with an innovative American twist, serving fresh seafood dishes such as The Incredible, Black & White, Pimp My Roll, Marilyn Monroll, Orange Blossom, and Illegal Asparagus, to name a few. Renowned for a lively, upbeat experience, the sushi chefs at Mikuni entertain guests with seasonal dishes guaranteed to tantalize tastebuds. Check website for hours. 1735 Arden Way; 916-564-2114; Midtown Sacramento: 1530 J St.; 916-447-2112; Mikunisushi.com; Find Mikuni Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar 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.

Seasons 52 Emphasizing locally produced, in-season ingredients at their peak of freshness, the chefs at Seasons 52 employ rustic cooking techniques such as brick-oven roasting and open-fire grilling to bring out the food’s natural flavors. Enjoy a casually sophisticated setting and an ever-changing selection of wines. Open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Mon. – Thurs., 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Fri. – Sat., 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sun. 1689 Arden Way; 916-922-5252; Seasons52.com; Find Seasons 52 on Facebook.

TAHOE CITY

Jake’s on the Lake Family owned and operated since 1978, Jake’s on the Lake is a wonderful waterfront dining experience. Soak in spectacular views of Lake Tahoe and enjoy a flavorful meal while being treated to warm, mountain aloha hospitality. The menu is inspired by Californian and Hawaiian flavors, with an abundant variety of fresh seafood, quality meats, and seasonal produce. Wherever possible, Jake’s integrates local and sustainable ingredients. Through Labor Day: Lunch from 11:30 a.m. daily. Café/Bar from 4:30 p.m. daily. Dinner from 5 p.m. daily. 780 N. Lake Blvd.; 530-583-0188; Jakestahoe.com; Find Jake’s on the Lake 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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