What to Eat in Sacramento: A Dining Guide to Casual and Elegant Eats

From laid-back hot spots to elegant destinations, learn where to find Food Network-approved eats in Sacramento.
What to Eat in Sacramento
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While Los Angeles, with its big-city glitz and glamour, may be full of famed dining destinations, Southern California is surely not the only part of the Golden State where you can find sought-after cuisine. In Northern California, the city of Sacramento has been known to offer both dressed-up hot spots and laid-back eateries, specializing in everything from Korean BBQ and Vietnamese favorites to fresh oysters. Recently, Seonkyoung Longest, the winner of Restaurant Express, set off with her husband to find the best bites Sacramento has to offer, as the pair recently moved to the city. They took viewers along as they sampled craveable classics and creative finds alike.

Click the play button above to see Seonkyoung's picks for casual eats in Sacramento, then check out the best bets for elegant meals.

For more must-eat meal ideas in Northern California, visit Food Network's On the Road headquarters.

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