Whisky to Go Go

Thanks to relaxed regulations from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Sacramento eateries and drinkeries can now sell libations to go, provided they’re purchased with food (even a side of fries would suffice). http://www.sactownmag.com/July-August-2020/Whisky-to-Go-Go/

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Most Instagrammable Coffee Shops and Restaurants in Sacramento

HAWKS PUBLIC HOUSE If you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion with a fancier and more mature setting, Hawks Public House has nailed the sophisticated vibes. Scroll to the bottom of this blog post to see the photos of our fancy mocktails from our last visit. https://www.genniferrose.com/blog/the-most-instagrammable-coffee-shops-in-sacramento

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The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley

Our own Zeph Horn, bar manager extraordinaire, was featured on the Perfect Purée of Napa Valley with his crafted cocktail “Where the Antelope Play.” Follow the link below to see the full recipe! https://www.perfectpuree.com/recipe/where-the-antelope-play/

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Family Meals For Four on Hawks’ Takeout Menu

When COVID-19 caused on a run on paper products last month, Hawks Public House customers received a cheeky surprise with their takeout fried chicken: a roll of toilet paper. Today, the midtown restaurant and its upscale Granite Bay counterpart, Hawks, are no longer including TP with every to-go order. Instead, owners Molly Hawks and Michael Fagnoni are concentrating on a takeout program they created in response to the pandemic shutdown called Hawks at Home. It’s a heat-and-eat dinner that feeds four for $60, with two options that change weekly. This week’s menu features chicken cordon bleu with whipped potatoes and …

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Is Take Out Safe? A UC Davis virologist shares how to stay healthy and support local restaurants

BY CURTIS YEE As we all adjust to life at home during the coronavirus pandemic, one of the most frequent questions that many of us are likely asking ourselves and each other is: “Is it safe?” Is it safe to go outside? Is it safe to touch our mail? Is it safe for our dogs to run around in dog parks? And the issue of food safety is one of the most common concerns these days. But we also want to support our local restaurants and maintain some semblance of normalcy, like indulging in our favorite thin-crust pizza or sushi roll. When Gov. Gavin Newsom …

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Follow Her Lead: Molly Hawks – Comstock Magazine March 2020

Chef and co-owner, Hawks and Hawks Provisions and Public House As she stood above the Sacramento River at the Tower Bridge Dinner in September 2019, plating a delicate pasta torte under the watch of the legendary San Francisco chef Suzette Gresham, Molly Hawks suddenly realized how far she had come. https://comstocksmag.com/article/follow-her-lead-molly-hawks

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Food Fest Season Is Here: Pebble Beach Food & Wine

Pebble Beach Company announced that it will host Pebble Beach Food & Wine from April 16 to 19, 2020. The 13th annual festival will feature more than 100 top chefs as well as more than 250 wineries from around the world. Pebble Beach Food & Wine launched in 2008 and quickly established itself on the festival calendar as a can’t-miss culinary event. Each April, it brings together the pinnacle of talent in the world of food and wine, including numerous Michelin starred-chefs, James Beard Award winners and up and coming best new chefs as christened by Food & Wine Magazine, all …

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Farm to Fork in the Spring!

By Marybeth Bizjak; Visit Sacramento “Favas and fiddleheads and ramps, oh my! Sacramento restaurants dish up the best of the season’s agricultural bounty.”  HAWKS PUBLIC HOUSE  This is the second eatery from Michael Fagnoni and Molly Hawks, the husband-and- wife team known for their upscale Granite Bay restaurant, Hawks. Located in East Sacramento, it’s a bit more casual than its Granite Bay cousin. The floors are cement, the ceiling is covered in rustic shiplap, and the wood tables are naked. Servers wear jeans and aprons while Led Zeppelin plays on the sound system. Fagnoni and Hawks designed the food to …

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Chef de Cuisine Derek Sawyer

Derek Sawyer grew up in Sacramento but at age seventeen he sought adventure and moved to New Mexico! Derek started working at the restaurant in the St. Francis Hotel as a busser under executive Chef Estevan Gracias. Derek worked and watched as Chef Estevan was busy creating New Mexican dishes with a French influence. After four years, Derek moved back to Sacramento. Bit by the restaurant bug, Derek started working as a server and bartender at Dominick’s Restaurant and Deli in Granite Bay. Ever curious and always watching, Derek realized he actually enjoyed the process of where and how the …

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2020 Cocktail Classes at Hawks Public House

Our cocktail class schedule for the year is all planned out and we can’t wait to have you join the fun! During each class, Cocktail Enthusiast Zeph Horn will talk through the history, technique, riff creation, spirit selection, and cocktail production for the featured drink. New this year, each class will feature a guest expert and elevated bites to enjoy with your cocktails. Call 916-588-4440 to book your spot in one or more classes! Please note your credit card will be charged $65 per guest to reserve a seat. . First six classes January 25 – Public House Original Gin & Tonic February 15 – Chef Select Manhattan March …

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