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Sacto Chicken Co. due soon on Stockton Blvd.

Published: Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 - 4:46 pm

Can we Sacramentans get enough chicken? Short answer: Apparently not.

Coming to the quick-eats scene is the Sacramento Chicken Co., to occupy the site of a former Merlino’s Freeze stand at 2790 Stockton Blvd. So reports Greg Brown for Valley Community Newspapers at The restaurant will specialize in jerk and fried chicken, “tasty sides” and, of course, the iconic Merlino’s freezes.

We’ll be taking a look and reporting back in the “First Impressions” column in an upcoming Ticket section.

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Chris Macias has served as The Sacramento Bee's Food & Wine writer since 2008. His writing adventures have ranged from the kitchen at French Laundry to helping pick 10 tons of zinfandel grapes with migrant farm workers in Lodi. Chris also judges regularly at food, wine and cocktail competitions around Northern California. His profile of a former gangbanger-turned-pastry-chef was included in Da Capo's "Best Food Writing 2012."

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Allen Pierleoni writes about casual lunchtime restaurants in The Sacramento Bee's weekly "Counter Culture" column. He covers a broad range of topics, including food, travel, books and authors. In addition to writing the weekly column "Between the Lines," he oversees the Sacramento Bee Book Club, in which well-known authors give free presentations to the public.

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Blair Anthony Robertson is The Sacramento Bee's food critic.

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