Explore the New California Cool in Sacramento No longer sitting in the shadow of cool-kid cities like San Francisco and L.A., California’s capital is showing off some newfound swagger. Its booming craft beer and cocktail culture, an explosion of noteworthy restaurants, and thriving arts scene are all turning heads like never before. But come for a visit, and you’ll find that even with its recent popularity, Sac still sticks to its old-school roots with friendly locals, tree-lined streets that beckon for a bike ride, and lively, welcoming neighborhoods. By Blane Bachelor
Saveur Stories is a series all about the food we eat, the people who make it, and the journey between courses. Every great meal starts with a drink. Libations transform food experiences, exciting our palate in anticipation of what’s to come. This episode features our very own Mixmaster and Cocktail Enthusiast Zeph Horn, and the creativity behind the craft cocktails at Hawks Public House. Directed | Edited by Greg Gearhart Special thanks to Sac Food and Booze for being a part of this project!
Ed Goldman: Secrets of the after-work cocktail hour revealed! I think the concept of the cocktail hour, like coffee breaks and even lunchtimes, exists because — in addition to our fondness for alcohol, caffeine and Cobb salads — as a species, we need our transitions. We can’t just merge from one activity into another, like workplace to home, without a convenient buffer or layover. Even the people who make those thrill-packed car-chase movies know we need a quiet scene wedged in between the pulse-racing mayhem — like, maybe when the guy pulls into a gas station, refills his tank and …
WHERE TO FIND THE TASTIEST AND MOST INVENTIVE BRUNCH FARE AROUND. Photography by Shea Evans THERE ARE ROUGHLY 1.44 MILLION PEOPLE LIVING IN THE URBAN SACRAMENTO AREA. And on Saturdays and Sundays, it seems like most of them are going out to brunch. Behold the throngs of people lined up outside local restaurants on weekend mornings, waiting for a chance to guzzle bottomless mimosas. What is it that makes perfectly sensible people willing to cool their heels on the sidewalk for an hour and a half for a plate of bacon and eggs? ANSWER: BRUNCH IS THE NEW HAPPY HOUR. IT’S …
Join us for one night only – Wednesday, August 22 – as our team joins over 44 other bars and restaurants nationwide to donate their hard earned tips to the families who are struggling, displaced from their homes, and have lost everything in the Carr Fire near Redding. This one hits so close to home, so come on in and have a bite, enjoy a drink, and tip well knowing it’s going toward a worthy cause. For more information, visit www.OneNightCharity.com
The Essential Sacramento Restaurants, Summer 2018 | From iconic favorites to fresh newcomers, these are the restaurants that define Sacramento | by Stephanie Stiavetti | Welcome to Sacramento’s list of essential restaurants, each of which answers the question, “What are the best restaurants in Sacramento?” This elite group covers the entire metro area, spans myriad cuisines, and collectively satisfies all restaurant needs. Here you’ll find not only the very best food and drink Sac has to offer, but also iconic dining locations that contribute something special to local culture. Hawks Public House Hiding in plain sight along the border of Midtown and …
Join us again this year for an enchanted evening in the Sutter Park and Jensen Botanical Gardens as we team up with the Carmichael Parks Foundation for the 2nd Annual Dinner in the Park on Saturday, September 8. Walk the wine and music trail to a gourmet dinner and auction in the botanical garden. Both our teams from Hawks and Hawks Public House will create a menu fit for the season and we look forward to joining the community as they dine under the stars while raising funds for youth programs and park beautification projects. Get Tickets Here!
We are thrilled to have Chef Mike heading to Cochon 555’s Heritage Fire Napa on Sunday Aug. 26 at Charles Krug Winery. Trust us, you don’t want to miss this whole animal, live fire, culinary experience! Grab tickets now J.MP/NAPA18HF
COCKTAIL CLASS SYLLABUS: The Old Fashioned – An Intro to Cocktailing & Dilution. CLASS HOURS: Saturday, September 15; 2-4 pm INSTRUCTOR: Mixmaster & Spirits Enthusiast, Zeph Horn PREREQUISITES: Reservations booked in advance by calling: 916-588-4440 COURSE OUTLINE: The Classics – The Story of the Old Fashioned. Technique – Dilution-Stirring vs. Shaking & Ice Selection Riff Creation – Incorporation of your Story (Procured & DIY Syrups, Garnishes & Bitters) Whiskey Selection – Your Palette Profile Production – The Public House Old Fashioned
In partnership with the East Sacramento Chamber, we invite you to come Savor East Sac at Hawks Provisions + Public House! Starting August 4 and continuing through August 11, our Lobster Roll will make a return visit to the menu at Public House, served with Kennebec Potato Chips and a glass of Rose for $30 at lunch and dinner. For something on the go, visit us in Provisions and receive a free small coffee with the purchase of any pastry.