The Sacramento sun seeps into my skin, vanquishing any last trace of fog that might have followed me from San Francisco. It's a toasty 95 degrees on this Saturday afternoon, and I've made the trip for the express purpose of attending the famed Sacramento Antique Faire.
Honing in on another sliver of the City by the Bay for our series, Streets of San Francisco, I set out to comb Fillmore Street and explore the intersection of the city's historic jazz age and current culinary eon. There's a lot of talk in this town about the vacillating temperature of neighborhoods, and although micro-climates are totally a thing in San Francisco, I'm referring more to sociocultural climates than meteorology here.
While the Chinese believe this to be the year of the snake, Sacramento's Mayor Kevin Johnson has dubbed 2013 the "Year of Food" for the Farm-to-Fork Capital of America. This is an exciting prospect for hostel-goers considering how many farm-fresh restaurants and farmers markets are just blocks from our Sacramento Hostel.