The State Hornet

Weekend binge drinking the classy way

State Hornet Staff

May 1, 2014

Restaurants are packed on the weekends with groups consuming bottomless mimosas, typically before 2 p.m. What once was looked down on as an alcoholics activity, drinking mid-morning is now embraced and should be improved on by local restaurants.  Restaurants cater to a crowd of diverse individuals ...

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...

Staff pick: Uncle Vito’s Slice of NY

One of Uncle Vito’s most popular pizzas is the pesto with slices of tomatoes on top.

Anna Puccinelli

February 27, 2013

There is nothing not to love about pizza; It tastes good hot or cold, for breakfast or dinner, or to satisfy drunk munchies. My mouth waters at the thought of that first bite of cheesy, greasy pie-shaped dough. Uncle Vito’s Slice of N.Y. is a small pizza joint on 1501 16th St. in midtown Sacramento conne...

Staff pick: Bonn Lair

Anna Puccinelli

February 13, 2013

A small, mellow pub called Bonn Lair is tucked in the heart of midtown; its slogan is “Bringing a taste of Europe to Sacramento.” This restaurant and bar attracts a younger crowd of people through indie music, calm ambiance and a vintage vibe. The den-like restaurant is dimly lit with antique decor...