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3 (sort of) New Mexican Dining Options Coming Soon to Sutter Street

Posted on: April 16, 2014

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When an electrical fire shut the iconic Hacienda del Rio Mexican restaurant in March, it left Sutter Street without any Mexican restaurants.

Fear not, for help is on the way! There will soon be 3 of them.

Hacienda will be re-opening in about 3 months, according to manager ‘Tom’, who said they will come back stronger and better than ever. Hacienda is legendary for their rooftop deck and with beautiful views and great margaritas.

Q’bole, celebrating their 10th year in Folsom, will be moving this Summer from their current location at 705 Gold Lake to 718 Sutter, upstairs at the site of the former Balcony Bistro, next to Lockdown Brewing Company. Q’bole features the cuisines of various regions in Mexico in a beautiful setting.

Lastly, Rosario Rodriguez will soon realize her dream of owning her own restaurant when she opens the Sutter Street Taqueria this summer, at 727 Sutter, in the space previously occupied by the Karma Cafe. She promises a casual ‘San Francisco Mission District’ style taqueria featuring family recipes handed down through generations.

So, whether you’ll have a hankerin’ for a margarita on the deck, a romantic dinner for 2, or grabbing a burrito to go, you’ll soon find it all on Historic Sutter Street.

Anything to say or ask?  http://www.tomatopages.com/folsomforum/index.php?showtopic=40452#entry471884

Owner of Powerhouse Pub Addresses New Entertainment Restrictions

Posted on: April 15, 2014

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In response to concerns raised by Historic District residents and their supporters, the Folsom City Council recently designated the district an ‘Entertainment District’ and enacted new regulations to control the hours of live entertainment, and to hopefully cut down on the noise and other problems associated with late night partying.

This move was hailed by some, who say ‘it’s about time’, while others think it doesn’t go far enough, as it still allows partying and live music in what is also a residential area. Some residents don’t like the idea of their neighborhood being called an ‘entertainment’ district. Still, something had to be done.

Murray Weaver, owner of the district’s largest and most popular entertainment venue, the Powerhouse Pub, arguably has the most to gain and lose as the Historic District gains in (more…)


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