Northern Italian feast
Gather around the chef's table at Ella's Dining Room & Bar for two evenings of four-course, family-style meals inspired by Northern Italy. Reservations are required and limited to 24 diners.
When: Today and July 10
Where: 1131 K St., Sacramento Cost: $55, excludes tip, gratuity and optional wine pairings
Information: (916) 443-3772
The two-day Marysville Peach Festival promises inventive ways to savor fresh peaches, including but not limited to pies, cobblers, ice cream and peach-basted barbecue.
When: 4-11 p.m. July 19, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. July 20
Where: All along D Street, downtown Marysville
Cost: Free admission
Sacramento natives Maryellen and Keith Burns have gathered anecdotes and recipes from 150 years of the capital's dining scene in their book, "Lost Restaurants of Sacramento and Their Recipes." Hear their story and get a book signed at this reading.
When: 7 p.m. July 17
Where: Time Tested Books, 1114 21 St., Sacramento
Information: (916) 447-5696
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