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Sacramento - best ethnic restaurants on Broadway between Stockton and the River?

This is an old post..but want to now add, 2013, that Akebono Japanese (in a strip mall on Freeport near Oto's Japanese Market) is a FABULOUS sushi and ramen spot. NO kidding.

Queen Sheba is outstanding...still, on Broadway.,

Mar 12, 2013
melly in California

The Taste - coming 1/22/2013 on ABC

I did not like it. What was up with them pushing the NO button and then constantly saying they'd made a mistake. Don't push the NO button then.

It was schizophrenic for me...some great tastes were tossed out and mediocre ones saved. huh?

Seemed like everything decided beforehand.

Did not like it at all.

Jan 24, 2013
melly in Food Media & News

Thanksgiving in Sacramento ?

Open Table has a list of many that are serving that day. You are out by Rudy's Hideaway though...and we love it there. If you drive downtown..old town, Firehouse, would be a great choice.

Nov 12, 2012
melly in California

Wows for The Waterboy (SAC)

I always get their Sweetbreads. yum

Aug 07, 2012
melly in California

Sacramento's Top Ten Sandwiches?

Any burger at Willie Burger on (off) Broadway

Aug 07, 2012
melly in California

Folsom: Sutter Street Updates (huge news!)

Good to know! We get there once in awhile.

Aug 07, 2012
melly in California

This foodie just moved from NYC area to Sacramento and needs help!

Vientiane in West Sac for fantastic Laos/Thai food. Get the stuffed chicken wings. Cafe Rolle in East Sac! Guisti's in the Delta!

Aug 07, 2012
melly in California

This foodie just moved from NYC area to Sacramento and needs help!

Scott's has gone downhill all over!

Aug 07, 2012
melly in California

Moving to Sacramento

Fun to go to Kings Palace with a group...on Sunday's. We found going at 1 pm is the best time. We go sometimes as a group...message me if you want to go! melody4853@sbcglobal.net

WE ARE going this coming Sunday the 12th with a group of like-minded Sac peeps. I think 1 pm. but will let ya know if it changes. All Sacto chowhounds welcome.

Aug 07, 2012
melly in California

Moving to Sacramento

Did I mention Vientiane in West Sac for absolutely fantastic Laos/Thai?? Get the stuffed chicken wings and the green papaya salad..and larb!

Aug 07, 2012
melly in California

Moving to Sacramento

Oh...for dim sum, we like Kings Palace on Stockton. Other's love New Canton too. For great pazole...Alanzo's on Stockton!!

Aug 05, 2012
melly in California

Moving to Sacramento

have not read the other posts...but for fish monger and real butcher shop...Taylor's Market on Freeport! Absolutely. I agree about Corti Bros. as well. Would help to know what area of town you will be living in. If it's Elk Grove...you are stuck with Raley's or Safeway...unless ya want to drive. BTW....how could I forget Food Co-op on Alhambra and S street!!! Great organic meats and fish...and all other stuff. Many many Asian markets in Sacramento!! We are short on Jewish Deli's...but Rolle's is a great French Bistro in East Sac. I like Massulo's for Pizza on Riverside or honestly..if you want neopolitan, hit Cafe Bernardo midtown, Paragary's Bar and Oven or even Spataro's. All have great neopolitan pizza. Chando's for tacos...Bombay for Indian....and Akebono II for great sushi and Ramen. For absolutely fabulous tasting vegan...Andy Ngyuen's on Broadway. In fact...Broadway has a ton of ethnic resto's...Ethiopian, Indian, Thai, Japanese..and Asian Market too. Don't miss the Sunday Farmer's Market under the Freeway! Huge! Flaming Grill for Burgers of ALL kinds.

Aug 05, 2012
melly in California

I-5 drive - Oregon

Wasn't there a spot called Hillsdale Grill outside of Eugene..something like that?

Jun 08, 2012
melly in Pacific Northwest

Time to update the I-5 Border to Border run. Anything new?

Senthong's is closed, right?

Jun 08, 2012
melly in California

Interstate 5 between Davis, California and Seattle

What about Cindy's Place in dunsmuir?

Jun 08, 2012
melly in California

What to eat with four year old sardines?

I like em on saltines

May 14, 2012
melly in General Topics

Why is the Olive Garden so reviled?

watch Big Night and you'll know.

May 14, 2012
melly in Chains

Why is the Olive Garden so reviled?

The calories!!!!!!!!!!! The made up Italian names. The calories. Not talking about that salad.

May 14, 2012
melly in Chains

Name a surprising/intense/unusual American dish.

Hot wings, a side of Ranch or Blue Cheese Dressing for dipping, and celery sticks. Spicy chili to go with it.

May 14, 2012
melly in Home Cooking

Rudy's Hideaway in Sacramento....liked it!

They have remodeled since the last time we were there. It is out in Rancho Cordova...off Hazel on Folsom Blvd. It looks much better and we had a really nice meal there on mother's day. The place was packed.

We will go back. It's not for the midtown crowd most likely...and we do enjoy the midtown restos, It's more of a family spot...although I did see a couple of romantic booths in the front. :)

Prime Rib was very tasty...nice salad, and very delish dessert. Service was excellent..BTW. Top Notch.

Next time...I'll have the lobster, which is their deal.

May 14, 2012
melly in California

Tricks you figured out in the kitchen and thought 'good one'!!!

I use cheese grater for hard boiled eggs...for salads and such.

May 14, 2012
melly in Home Cooking

Tricks you figured out in the kitchen and thought 'good one'!!!

Really? That seems slower to me.

May 14, 2012
melly in Home Cooking

Tricks you figured out in the kitchen and thought 'good one'!!!

Is the print in newspaper okay for composting?

May 14, 2012
melly in Home Cooking

Potato Salad for 40!

My german family would eat two potatoes per person! :) Thank you. I will make my own mayo.

May 14, 2012
melly in Home Cooking

Potato Salad for 40!

Thanks!!

May 14, 2012
melly in Home Cooking

low caeb/low cal meals?

AMEN..."you didn't get fat from over-eating, you are over-eating because you are getting fat"...

quote by Taubes I think

May 14, 2012
melly in Home Cooking

low caeb/low cal meals?

After a recent heart attack scare, my cardiologist put me on the Paleo Plan. I am also running from a Diabetes II diagnosis. I love pasta....and grains..and beans..so didn't think I could do it. After 2 weeks...I feel so great that it is what keeps me motivated to continue. The added benefit? I am shedding pounds too!!

Finding grass fed beef difficult to cook to tender though..and I like my meat med rare at best. Also using squash as my new pasta!

May 14, 2012
melly in Home Cooking

low caeb/low cal meals?

no processed food on Paleo!

May 14, 2012
melly in Home Cooking

Food Network Star

I couldn't watch it all..only tried because they said it was "all new format". It isn't. Just borrowed from other shows. Boring...irritating..like most Food TV shows.

May 14, 2012
melly in Food Media & News

Potato Salad for 40!

Could someone help me figure out how many potatoes, how much mayo I need to have for this "project"? Thank you in advance!!

Also...any hints to your favorite ingredient that might kick it up a notch would be appreciated.

May 14, 2012
melly in Home Cooking