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    More about Sacramento's food legacy will be center stage at "Grow, Cook, Savor," a daylong event featuring demonstrations by Sacramento's native chefs, cultural lectures, old cookbook and menu exhibits, and guided tastings of local beer and olive oil.

    When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

    Where: Tsakopolous Galleria, Central Library, 828 I St., Sacramento

    Tickets: $25

    For more info: Go to or call 916-768-6077.

What do you know about Sacramento's food scene? Take this quiz

Published: Sunday, May. 26, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 1E
Last Modified: Monday, May. 27, 2013 - 12:36 am

This may be Sacramento's "Year of Food," as proclaimed by Mayor Kevin Johnson. But as long ago as John Sutter's arrival here in 1839, Sacramento's fertile land and waterways have been a historical plexus for food, beverages, restaurants, chefs and global shipping of all that grows here.

If you think you're knowledgeable about the Sacramento food scene, take this quiz.

You'll find the answers at the end of the quiz.

Elaine Corn is an award-winning cookbook author and former newspaper food editor. She reports about food for Capital Public Radio, 90.9 FM in Sacramento. Reach her at Maryellen Burns is project director of "We Are Where We Eat," a grant funded by CalHumanities.

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