While most people are sleeping, the bakers at The Pink Box Donut Shop are hard at work. They're up before dawn to craft light and airy donuts by hand—from the batter to the creamy icing—for a breakfast so sweet it's hard to believe it's made without trans fats or biodiesel. Donuts come in classic flavors such as glazed and devil's food, as well as in buttermilk and jelly variations. All of them taste even better when dunked into a cup of artisan coffee brewed fresh in-house.
At Sizzling Wok, chefs wield fiery-hot woks chock-full of stir-fry dishes from a menu of Chinese specialties such as peking pork, chow mein, and kung pao chicken. Combination plates grant the power of choice to hunger-havers, helping them pack plates with their choice of two stir-fry entrees, chow mein, fried rice, and a crispy fried drumstick ($7.99). Sizzling Wok's cooks learn to juggle up to two quarts of tender chicken breasts, aromatic spices, and crisp vegetables, which they toss into piping-hot woks for dishes such as the peanut- and jalapeño-laced kung pao chicken ($5.99/pt.). Pan-fried pot stickers burst with a filling of tasty meat and vegetables ($3.99 for six) and, when paired with fried tempura shrimp ($4.99 for six), demolish international side-dish-specific cravings.
Icing on the Cupcake’s innovative, meticulously crafted cupcakes have made the shop a top local dessert business on the KCRA A-List for the past three years. Drawing from a cumulative 50 years of baking experience, chefs whip up a daily-changing menu using gourmet ingredients, such as madagascar bourbon vanilla, buttercream frosting, and bacon bits. Colorful displays of cupcakes stack up beneath contemporary decor inside the shop. The bakery also offers delivery services throughout the Sacramento area, bringing freshly baked morsels to customers' homes, offices, or hiding places behind the curtains of their favorite newscasters.
Big Spoon Yogurt’s special topping bar complements hot cocoa and frozen yogurt ensembles with more than 75 novel accompaniments. Beverage construction commences at Big Spoon’s topping bar, where steaming chassis of hot cocoa ($1.25–$2.59) don marshmallow tires—in mint, german chocolate, cinnamon, and toasted coconut flavors—and warm-cookie steering wheels in a rousing race to anticipating taste buds. Patrons sweeten metric-system conversions with frozen yogurt by the ounce (price varies by location), available in chocolate, vanilla, and a rotating stock of non-dairy and sugar-free flavors. Seasonal winter flavors provide the taste of frozen eggnog without the hassle of holding company Christmas parties in a polar bear’s living room, and fall flavors scour a farmer’s windowsill for apple pie and pumpkin yogurt—all customizable with the bar’s more than 75 toppings.
We are a destination spot for coffee lovers and bicycles enthusiasts. It's unique place to come and hang out, lounge on our front deck, meet up with fellow cyclists for a nice cup of coffee, and get a minor tune-up if needed. We carry our famous Trailhead Trailbars and have fresh pastries daily. Come check it out.
From its cheerful bright green and purple confines, OMG! Yogurt offsets reality's naturally bitter flavor with a rotating lineup of 10 yogurt flavors (updated on the company’s Facebook page and more than 100 toppings, as well as hot chocolate, bulk candy, and fruit bars. Kick things off by choosing a taste-bud-tickling flavor such as red-velvet cake or pomegranate-raspberry tart ($0.39 per ounce) and then burying it beneath an avalanche of thin mints, chocolate-chip cookie dough, and patriotic ingredients like warm apple pie, baseballs, and bald-eagle feathers. As part of the shop's communal vibe, customers can write their own recommendations for flavors and toppings on the Fun Wall's giant chalkboard. OMG! Yogurt also stocks a different sugar-free flavor and dairy-free flavor on tap each day. OMG! Yogurt is open until 11 p.m.—so moviegoers at the nearby Blue Oaks Cinema 16 can swing by after the show to build an edible yogurt bust of Johnny Depp's head that perfectly captures his gummy-worm hair and Oreo-cookie eyes.