Tuesday, October 21, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Zia’s expands to Sac, Inspired Home to close

WendyWeitzelW

By
From page A15 | November 04, 2012 |

Davis’ best sandwiches will soon be available in downtown Sacramento. Zia’s Delicatessen owners plan to open a new deli as soon as this month. It’s on the ground floor of the State Education Building at 14th and O streets. The Davis store, at 616 Third St., opened in November 1995.

Kevin and Anne Marie Crilly cook their own meat and slice it to order. The new store will also sell Zia’s special salads, soups and to-go deli items sold by weight.

With 1,700 square feet, there is more room for seating (about 25 in Sacramento compared to just a few indoor seats in Davis). The menu will be the same, but the store design is sleeker, Kevin Crilly said.

“Depending on inspection schedules, we would like to open around Thanksgiving, which is the same time we opened our Davis delicatessen 18 years ago,” he said. “We are very excited to expand our little family business to Sacramento. Two of our children, Angela and Jonathan, who grew up in the Davis delicatessen, will be working the Sacramento location.”

The Davis deli recently added new signs, an Old World tiled entry and a mural painted by a Zia’s employee, Crilly said. In a nice tribute, the mural depicts the Tuscan village birthplace of Anne Marie’s father, who helped at Zia’s during its startup days.

It’s also expanded its Davis hours, adding Sundays. That store is now open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays. The Sacramento store will be open Mondays through Saturdays.

Call the Davis store at 530-750-7870 or visit http://www.ziasdeli.com.

————

Inspired Home, the new furniture showroom that opened in July, is closing its location at 5 p.m. Sunday. Owners Jennifer May and Nahid Shah are looking for a site with better visibility. The store, in a business park at 607 Pena Drive, Suite 400, was “enthusiastically received by nearly everyone who has walked through the doors,” May said.

The furniture, accessories and remaining items are being sold at steep discounts.

Visit http://inspiredhomedavis.com/.

————

Whole Foods Market opened on Oct. 24. The new natural foods store fills the former Borders space at 500 First St. in Davis Commons.

Hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. The nearly 20,000-square-foot store is roughly half the size of the large grocery stores in town, but 7,000 square feet bigger than Trader Joe’s. The Davis Food Co-op, celebrating its 40th year, is 25,000 square feet.

Whole Foods caters to those with easy access to downtown who seek a quick, healthy meal. In-house chefs prepare a large selection of grab-and-go foods. Specialties include soups, a salad bar and a burrito bar as well as sandwiches, pizzas and prepared meats.

Don’t expect to find diet Coke, Cheetos or Twinkies. The store sells only minimally processed foods that are free of hydrogenated fats, artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners and preservatives. It offers a wide variety of local products, and identifies them on the shelves.

Worried about the parking? Company officials say employees are not allowed to park in the lot behind the center. They’re also counting on lots of foot and bike traffic from employees and students from downtown and UC Davis.

Call 530-750-2266, or visit http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/davis.

————

A new car-rental hub recently opened on Olive Drive, just off Interstate 80. Hertz, Budget and Avis have offices.

————

South Davis Veterinary Center is settling into its new space in the El Macero shopping center on Mace Boulevard. It plans an open house on Saturday, Dec. 8, in the former Mountain Mike’s Pizza spot, which is larger.

Call 530-757-1113 or visit http://www.southdavisvetcenter.com/Welcome.html.

————

Rivers to Reef, a full service aquarium store, opened on Oct. 19. Owners James Krause and Norm Ponferrada plan a formal grand opening event in November. The store is at 333 F St., Suite B – Spa Central’s home before it moved to E Street Plaza.

It features a 600-gallon freshwater tank in the main area, and 100 fish tanks in five rooms. Saltwater aquariums, which will fill one room, will emerge in the weeks ahead.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; noon to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends.

“We open a little later (on Tuesdays and Thursdays) so that we can go to our wholesalers and hand-pick some of the fish we bring in to ensure quality,” Krause said.

Krause graduated in 2006 from UC Davis, where he earned a biology degree with a marine emphasis. His minor is in aquaculture. Ponferrada is a 2007 graduate in fish physiology.

Call 530-759-1045, its website is under construction at http://www.riverstoreef.com/, but the owners are active on Facebook.

————

International Bistro opened on Oct. 15 at 213 E St., Suite A, where Luigi’s recently closed. It features cuisine from all over the world, owner Maya Sherpa said.

“We are committed to serve the community with many good flavors from the East,” Sherpa said. “We are offering soups, salads, sandwiches (“nanwhiches”), and meals that have Eastern flavors – sauteed or fried. That means our foods have blends of ginger, garlic, onion and other Eastern spices.”

The basement floor will be available for private parties and entertainment, Sherpa said. Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. It may expand hours to include breakfast in the future.

————

The McDonald’s Express at 640 W. Covell Blvd. closed on Oct. 25. The restaurant opened in June 1994. Davis’ other McDonald’s, at 4444 Chiles Road in South Davis, will remain open.

————

Cut Loose hair salon moved from its E Street Plaza spot at 211 F St., to 222 D St., changing its name to Cut Loose on the Move. Call 530-756-0422.

————

Taqueria El Burrito is still under construction in the former Great Wall of China II space at 223 F St., in the E Street Plaza.

The Mexican food restaurant is affiliated with two others in Natomas and Sacramento. The Davis store will be similar to the Natomas one, which features authentic Mexican food.

————

Work is still under way on El Toro Bravo Mexican Kitchen, in the former Baja Fresh spot at 237 D St.

The food will be a Mexican fusion style and is under the same ownership as Burgers & Brew and Crepeville.

————

It’s a similar story for University of Beer, a beer shop that will fill the corner space next to Panera Bread at 615 Third St., at F Street.

————

Western Feed and Pet Supply could open in early November at 407 G St., next to Village Pizza & Grill. There are five such locations in Sacramento, selling products for small and large animals. Visit http://westernfeedonline.com for more information.

— Wendy Weitzel is a Davis resident. Her column runs occasionally on Sundays, but her Comings & Goings Facebook page has more frequent updates. If you know about a business coming or going in the area, contact Wendy at wendyedit@gmail.com.

Comments

comments

Wendy Weitzel

Wendy Weitzel

Wendy Weitzel is a longtime journalist and Davis resident. She is a former managing editor of The Davis Enterprise, working there from 1998-2008. She has written her Comings & Goings business column since 2001. Today, she does freelance writing, editing, marketing and design.
  • Recent Posts

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this newspaper and receive notifications of new articles by email.

  • .

    News

    Suspected arson fires worry neighbors, firefighters

    By Lauren Keene | From Page: A1 | Gallery

     
    Winters homicide case enters jury-selection phase

    By Lauren Keene | From Page: A1

     
    So much more than a cute baby store

    By Bob Schultz | From Page: A1 | Gallery

     
    Fill the Boot for the hungry

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2

     
    Existing home sales rise in September

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

    For the record

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2

     
    Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

    Pets of the week

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2 | Gallery

     
    Tax tips offered for sole proprietors

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    Apply now for community mediation training

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    Paws for Thought: Pets for Vets: matches made in heaven

    By Evelyn Dale | From Page: A3 | Gallery

    ‘Tokyo Kill’ author will visit bookstore

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

     
    Sierra Club gathers for morning walks

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

    DPNS has play group, preschool openings

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    Yolo Knitters Guild plans fall meetings

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    Local farm products found at hospital market

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    First-time home buyers get free advice

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

    Psychiatric clinic hosts open house

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

     
    Beer dinner set on Co-op patio

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

    Walkin’ the Dawg through the park

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4 | Gallery

     
     
    Essay contest winners will be honored Tuesday

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

    Volunteers sought to make veggie bags

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

     
    Library hosts after-hours teen movie nights

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

    Forum eyes impacts of raising the local minimum wage

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

     
    NAMI-Yolo family support group meets Sunday

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

    To save the birds, look to the fish

    By Kat Kerlin | From Page: A7 | Gallery

     
    Birding field trip planned Saturday

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A12 | Gallery

    .

    Forum

    Ready to go, whatever happens

    By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

     
    Where there’s a will …

    By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

    These three are the best

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

     
    Sunder has bold vision

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

    Archer, Nolan are my picks

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

     
    She’s innovative, passionate

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

    An accidental fan becomes a baseball devotee

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

     
    U.N. steps up to lead Ebola response

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

    John Cole cartoon

    By Debbie Davis | From Page: A8

     
    .

    Sports

    UCD’s Wegener is the engine that drives the train

    By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    Villegas wonderstrike powers Devils

    By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

    DHS golfers take the title

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

     
    Devil defense regresses in football loss

    By Thomas Oide | From Page: B1

    Sports briefs: Top-end tennis talent helps DHS girls grab a win

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2 | Gallery

     
    Junior Blue Devils: Regular slate ends with 2 Davis teams playoff bound

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B3 | Gallery

    After running the gridiron gauntlet, can UCD regroup?

    By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B8 | Gallery

     
    .

    Features

    .

    Arts

     
    Stories on Stage Davis presents tales by Lescroart, Montieth

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A11 | Gallery

     
    .

    Business

    .

    Obituaries

    Peggy Belenis Swisher

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

     
    .

    Comics

    Comics: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (set 1)

    By Creator | From Page: B5

     
    Comics: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (set 2)

    By Creator | From Page: B7