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Why Sacramento is considered a capital for coffee and Mexican food

Check out the line for the soft opening of Philz Coffee on R Street

The line wrapped around two sides of the building for the July 20, 2017 soft opening of Philz Coffee on the corner of R and 17th Streets. Coffee lovers came by today for free coffee and pastries to give the San Francisco-based shop a try ahead of
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The line wrapped around two sides of the building for the July 20, 2017 soft opening of Philz Coffee on the corner of R and 17th Streets. Coffee lovers came by today for free coffee and pastries to give the San Francisco-based shop a try ahead of

Sacramento has been named one of the “Cuisine Capitals of the US,” making the top 10 list of cities for lovers of coffee and Mexican food.

Google News Lab, using data from users who have enabled Google to track their location history, ranked cities and counties by their most popular cuisine.

In the coffee category, cities were ranked by coffee visits per user. Sacramento ranked fourth. Seattle ranked first as the Coffee Capital of the US, followed by Portland, Oregon, and San Diego.

In the cuisine category, cities were ranked by a cuisine’s share of total restaurant visits. Sacramento ranked ninth among cities with the most visits to Mexican eateries. In California, it was topped by Los Angeles and San Diego.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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