Nosh Pit

May 4, 2014

The Nosh Pit: Fire tests Cielito Lindo owner’s resolve

Ramiro Alarcon was supposed to be preparing for his busiest dinner rush of the year: Monday’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

Nosh Pit with Chris Macias

Chris Macias chops it up about local food and drink issues

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About This Blog

Chris Macias has served as The Sacramento Bee's food and 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 farmworkers in Lodi. Chris judges regularly at food, wine and cocktail competitions around Northern California. Reach him at or 916-321-1253. Twitter: @chris_macias.