We specifically went for the Brussels sprouts at Milestone restaurant in El Dorado Hills. Next: The stacked corned beef sandwiches will hold you till next St. Pat’s Day at three Sacramento-area joints.
The four-restaurant India Oven chain serves an extensive buffet of home-style Indian cuisine. The Citrus Heights location has an impressive 3,500-square-foot dining room in addition to banquet facilities.
Four Jersey Mike’s Subs have opened in the Sacramento area, with a history traced to 1956 at the Jersey Shore. The national chain is thriving with 1,200 stores in 43 states, with an unconventional model that includes top round Angus roasts cooked on site, and rolls shipped from New Jersey.
The new 19,000-square-foot Barnes & Noble bookstore in the Palladio center in Folsom is only the third “concept store” in the the 640-unit chain. Its full service restaurant, Barnes & Noble Kitchen, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Greystone restaurant at the Culinary Institute of America could be your next stop for lunch. Students run the midday meal program, using mainly locally sourced ingredients. The influences on the cuisine have a French accent. Video by Allen Pierl