A new restaurant called Crepes and Burgers is now slated to open by December, owners said. // CH Sentinel

Crepes & Burgers eatery in Citrus Heights to open by December

Construction-related issues have delayed the opening of a new “Crepes & Burgers” restaurant on Auburn Boulevard, but owners now say the new eatery will open by December of this year.

As previously reported on The Sentinel, 30-year-old Martin Garcia and his business partner Jose Garcia, no relation, 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…

by · November 5, 2016 · Business
Black Bear Diner hopes to open next year in this new 5,000 square foot building in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

When is Black Bear Diner going to open in Citrus Heights?

A 5,000-square-foot building in the new shopping center at Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue is now complete and slated to become a Black Bear Diner, but a company executive confirmed last week that the Diner’s opening has been delayed again.

Although previously targeting an opening date as early as July 2016, and then September, and then November, the location likely won’t open until next…

by · October 19, 2016 · Business
Moe's Southwest Grill will open on Oct. 20 at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue. // CH Sentinel

MOE’S: New southwest grill to open Oct. 20 in Citrus Heights

A new southwest fast-casual restaurant will open on Thursday in the new Capital Nursery Plaza at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Madison Avenue in Citrus Heights, according to a company director.

Moe’s Southwest Grill restaurants feature Subway-style meal creation, with orders custom made at a counter in front of the patron. Meal selections range from quesadilla’s to tacos and salads, with grass-fed steak and organic tofu options advertised on the menu. Free chips and salsa come with every order as well…

by · October 15, 2016 · Business
Hometown Buffet on Sunrise Boulevard in Citrus Heights closed its doors for the final time last week. // CH Sentinel

Citrus Heights News Briefs: Hometown Buffet closes, Tingle retires, veterans event

Latest local news briefs include the closure of Hometown Buffet on Sunrise Boulevard, hundreds attending a community center event to bid Henry Tingle farewell as the city’s manager, and a veterans event at the Rusch Home raising over $10,000.

Hometown Buffet closes doors in Citrus Heights; auctions off equipment, furniture–
Although the restaurant’s logo remained lit this week, The Hometown Buffet on Sunrise Boulevard closed its doors for the final time last week, quickly holding an auction for equipment and other salvageable interior items over the weekend…

by · October 5, 2016 · Business, Community
The Human Bean drive-thru, pictured here in Rocklin. // CH Sentinel

Human Bean: coffee drive-thru seeks to open new Citrus Heights location

For those looking for a new way to get their morning caffeine fix, plans are underway to bring a new coffee drive-thru to Citrus Heights at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Old Auburn Road.

Human Bean franchise owner Amie Wallace told The Sentinel via email last week she is hoping to open her new Citrus Heights location early next year. She said plans have been submitted to the City and are currently in the design review stage, with planning commission approval and…

by · September 21, 2016 · Business
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