Is Sacramento “California’s most underrated big city”?
That’s the question Los Angeles Times writer Edwin Goei poses in a recent article.
“Be honest: If you were asked to list cities you’d want to visit in our great state, you’d probably go through at least 10 before you got to Sacramento, our capital,” Goei writes in the Nov. 8 article, noting that the city is best known for state politics and the Greta Gerwig movie “Lady Bird.”
After spending a fall weekend in the capital city, however, visitors will be wowed by Sacramento’s “small-town charms” and “amazing food,” the LA Times says.
“It’s an unexpectedly charming town that I wholly underestimated,” Goei writes. “And it’ll charm you too.”
Los Angeles Times guide features restaurants, fish hatchery
The LA Times’ guide to Sacramento features historical landmarks, restaurants, a museum and a fish hatchery.
The article suggests strolling through the rose garden at Capitol Park, wandering the “opulent rooms” at Leland Stanford Mansion and grabbing a drink aboard the Delta King riverboat in Old Sacramento before attempting to snap a photo of the sunset glinting off the Tower Bridge.
Only two eateries made the LA Times’ list of places to explore.
Beast and Bounty in Midtown’s Ice Blocks made the list as a brunch destination.
The article also mentions Bennett’s American Cooking in Sierra Oaks as a spot that’s perfect for “a romantic dinner yet still suitable for a power lunch.”
However, the LA Times fails to mention popular restaurants such as Franks Fat’s, Gunther’s and Corti Brothers.
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