The State Hornet

Farm-to-Fork festival unites local foodies

Justyce Mirjanovic

October 1, 2014

The Farm-to-Fork festival is an event designed to promote local farms and emphasize the importance of agriculture. The festival is a way to celebrate Sacramento because after all, Sacramento is the capital of Farm-to-Fork.Farm-to-Fork is a two week event beginning in the middle of September that features a variety of events that ...

Brewery supports local farm exchange

Bike Dog Brewery supports local farm exchange.

Courtesy of Nolan Lewis III

October 1, 2014

West Sacramento’s Bike Dog Brewery is all about creating good beer while at the same time supporting the community and helping the environment.As the Farm-to-Fork celebration comes to a close, it is good to know that companies like Bike Dog Brewery are keeping the philosophy going year-round.Accordi...

Fahrenheit 250 opens its doors to Sacramento

Fahrenheit 250 opened on March 28 with the goal of offering Sacramento a different side to barbecue. 

Erika Bradley

April 10, 2014

A new restaurant has sprung up where Bisla’s once stood, directly behind campus, on Folsom Boulevard and it is bringing barbecue to Sacramento like no restaurant has before.Fahrenheit 250 had its grand opening on March 28. The large smoker used for barbecuing was the inspiration for the theme of the resta...

OneSpeed uses fresh and local ingredients for it’s italian dishes

Erika Bradley

April 2, 2014

At the cross section of 48th Street and Folsom Boulevard, stands OneSpeed, a bicycle themed pizza restaurant. Appropriately named OneSpeed, its casual atmosphere is ideal for anyone looking to enjoy a few drinks with freshly prepared Italian dishes. “It’s the same principles and ideals of presenti...

The Shack serves a selection of local brews

The Shack offers more than 100 different bottled beers such as Stella Artois, Allagash, Leffe and many more.

Sammie Moreno

November 4, 2013

The Shack, a local restaurant that has more than 100 types of beers, has been established as one of the rare craft beer locations in Sacramento.Server Christopher Fairman said The Shack can turn any anti-beer person into a beer lover.“If you don’t like beer, we can find a beer that you would like,”...

Local bar gets the party started for college students

Kaitlin Sansenbach

October 16, 2013

Barwest provides a fun atmosphere for all types of people, but the typical demographic attracted is the college crowd at Sacramento State.Barwest plays into the “Animal House” idea by appealing to college students by giving them what they want: high alcohol-content drinks, greasy and inexpensive food...

Hoppy’s brew caters to beer enthusiasts

Kaitlin Sansenbach

October 2, 2013

There is one place that stands out because of its specialty beers, food and atmosphere, all greeted by a big, yellow, smiling sun.Hoppy Brewing Company, tucked onto the side of Folsom Boulevard and 65th Street has been brewing craft beer and serving food to local customers since 1993.The making of the bee...

Drunken sex is not as bad as it sounds anymore

Ashley Jung

January 30, 2013

Peanut butter and jelly. Cookies and milk. Drinking and sex. Drinking is known for being a social lubricant - making slightly awkward situations more tolerable. Like the first time you meet someone, for example. Without alcohol you would be tense and nervous, but with some liquid courage you would fee...