Beer Dogs senior partners, Tom Romeo (left), and Zachary Swithenbank, enjoy a beer and a BLT hot dog at the new eatery, Thursday.

‘Beer Dogs’ in Citrus Heights now serving up gourmet hot dogs, craft beer

Beer Dogs opened for its first day of business at Sylvan Corners in Citrus Heights on Thursday, with first-time customers taking a seat along a 30-foot bar to chomp down on a 10-inch hot dog or sip on a craft beer.

“It was good; I’m definitely coming back,” said Joey Cisneros, who was the first customer to place an order after doors opened at 11 a.m. The 20-year-old ordered an “All-American” hot dog meal with tater tots and a soda, commenting that he looked forward to coming back for a beer in January, after he turns 21…

by · September 8, 2016 · Business
Austin Lynch, manager of a new organic cafe in Citrus Heights, pours a glass of kombucha.

New organic cafe in Citrus Heights offers burgers, kombucha

A new organic cafe is now open next to Bubba’s car wash on Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, offering a variety of vegan and non-GMO selections — as well as kombucha on tap.

“Everything in the building is organic,” said Nourish Health Bar and Cafe Manager Austin Lynch, who was hired to run the location at the beginning of August. “If it’s not organic, it doesn’t come through the doors.”

by · August 31, 2016 · Business
Logan's Roadhouse restaurant in Citrus Heights will remain open, despite the company declaring bankruptcy. // CH Sentinel

Owner: Logan’s to remain open in Citrus Heights, despite company bankruptcy

The Logan’s Roadhouse franchise location in Citrus Heights will not be closing, despite the company announcing it would file for bankruptcy earlier this month.

“We know there may be some concern in the public eye related to some reports of the Logan’s Roadhouse Corporation announcement to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and reorganization,” a notice posted on the front window of the Citrus Heights Logan’s states. “We are proud to be a franchisee of the Logan’s Roadhouse brand and the news and publications surrounding Logan’s corporation will not…”

by · August 24, 2016 · Business
Beer Dogs restaurant signs have already popped up at Sylvan Corners, advertising the soon-to-open new eatery in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

Beer Dogs: new eatery to feature gourmet hotdogs, craft beer

A new gourmet hotdog and craft beer restaurant is scheduled to open in Citrus Heights as early as next month, with plans to quickly expand to other locations in the region as well.

Located between JB Liquors and a Bearpaw shoes store at Sylvan Corners, Beer Dogs spokesman and senior partner Zachary Swithenbank said the new “quick-service” restaurant will offer menu selections ranging from tater tots and kids meals to a choice of 10 different hotdog options…

by · August 3, 2016 · Business
File photo, Sports Authority in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel.

Sports Authority in Citrus Heights to permanently close on July 27

The Citrus Heights Sports Authority store will permanently close its doors to the public on July 27, a manager confirmed via phone Friday.

The manager, who requested her name not be published, said less than half the items are left in the store. She said current sales prices are listed at 60 to 80 percent off, with mostly apparel items and cleats remaining…

by · July 23, 2016 · Business
The 28.7-acre Montage Apartments in Citrus Heights is located on Fair Oaks Boulevard. // Image credit: Google.

Citrus Heights apartment community sells for $74 million

The 28-acre Montage Apartment community in Citrus Heights has been sold to a southern California-based investor group for $74 million.

According to a news release this week from the investment sales group Marcus & Millichap, the sale was arranged by its Investment Property Advisors division. The sales price for the 636-unit property averages to just over $116,000 per…

by · July 9, 2016 · Business
File photo, a new Jimmy John's sandwich franchise opened in Roseville last December. Another location is set to open mid-September in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

New Jimmy John’s to bring sandwich delivery to Citrus Heights

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches is planning to open a new Citrus Heights location this year, promising “freaky fast” sandwich preparation and local delivery.

Franchisee Phil Hornstra told The Sentinel via email this week that the new location is scheduled to open in mid-September, joining the recently opened Smart & Final Extra store in the new shopping center under construction at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue…

by · June 15, 2016 · Business
A photo of food trucks at a prior event in Rusch Park. Credit: Sunrise Recreation and Park District

Monthly Food Truck Mania event hits Rusch Park thru Sept

Looking for some food truck flavor in Citrus Heights? Every second Wednesday through September, Food Truck Mania is on schedule to take over part of Rusch Park with a diverse selection of mobile street food offerings.

The monthly event is hosted by SactoMoFo, a group organizing food truck events in the region, and the Sunrise Recreation and Park District. The local event series kicked off last summer at Rusch Park and is continuing this year as well, with food and music on tap each time from 5 to 8 p.m…

by · June 8, 2016 · Business, Community
A new crepes and burger cafe is scheduled to open later this year on Auburn Boulevard in Citrus Heights.

New ‘Crepes & Burgers’ cafe to open in Citrus Heights

A pair of chefs are turning the old Charlie’s Cafe building on Auburn Boulevard into what they describe will be a cafe-style atmosphere with crepes, burgers, beer and more.

Jose Garcia and his business partner, Martin Garcia, met 12 years ago when Jose was a manager at Sacramento’s popular Crepeville restaurant and hired Martin as a cook. Several years later, the two Garcias (no relation) went into business together, taking over an East Sacramento crepe restaurant and naming it…

by · June 1, 2016 · Business
PizzaRev plans to open a new 'flame-fired' pizza franchise in Citrus Heights later this year. // Courtesy, PizzaRev

PizzaRev to bring ‘3-minute’ pizza franchise to Citrus Heights

A new Southern California-based pizza franchise is planning to open two Sacramento-area locations later this year, including one on Sunrise Boulevard in Citrus Heights.

Entering an already crowded pizza market in 2012, the relatively new PizzaRev restaurant chain has sought to distinguish itself with a “craft your own” pizza assembly process, with diners traveling along an open counter and selecting toppings from a wide array of choices in front of…

by · May 11, 2016 · Business