As Sacramento continues to grow, most of the attention is still on its bustling Midtown and Downtown areas, bolstered by the arrival of the Golden 1 Center. Meanwhile, South Sacramento is a working class part of town consisting of a diverse immigrant population and a dining scene that reflects that: Franklin Boulevard is at the heart of the Latinx community, while Stockton Boulevard is the center of Southeast Asian community.
You have to dig deep to see the beauty of South Sacramento: the smell of charred chiles and tortillas, innovative transportation techniques (motorized loveseat, anyone?), mid-century modern architecture (breezeblocks and Eichler homes) and lots of independently owned eateries. Here’s a list of 13 restaurants that are at the heart of South Sacramento.
Illyanna Maisonet was born and raised in South Sacramento.Read More