In this corner, from Vallejo, California, standing 6 feet tall and weighing in at 225 pounds, is Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, the world-famous chow hound ranked No. 1 by the International Federation of Competitive Eating.

Best-selling novelist Jackie Collins, whose 30 sex ‘n’ glitz novels have sold 500 million copies worldwide, is also an accomplished cook. Sort of.
Sacramento’s stature as the farm-to-fork capital continues to grow. Even the White House takes notice.
The Eatery in West Sacramento went dark Sunday, becoming another unfortunate example of a popular restaurant leveled by a combination of dire financial circumstances, including back taxes and late rent.
A long-simmered pasta sauce is a beautiful thing, but for a lot of cooks, that’s a project for a weekend day, if ever.
The Sacramento Bee hosts a network of high-quality news providers and bloggers in the Sacramento region. Here is a sampling of the best of the current food and dining blogs.

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