Wednesday, October 22, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Ramen arrives, fusion blowing in

ramen hookW

Ramen Hook is open inside University Mall on Russell Boulevard. Wendy Weitzel/Courtesy photo

By
From page A9 | April 06, 2014 |

Wind of Change, the restaurant replacing Café Mediterranee at 113 D St., is wrapping up its remodeling. Representatives say they hope to have it open by late April or early May.

“The food concept for Wind of Change will be mainly American-style cuisine with French and Mediterranean fusion delicacies,” general manager Roxy Bucu said in an email. “The menu selection will vary upon request and upon seasons.”

————

Ramen Hook is open in University Mall. It’s an interior storefront, next to Forever 21. The restaurant serves ramen soup bowls, rice bowls and a few other Japanese food selections like pot stickers, California rolls and tempura.

————

A deal is near on the former Dimple Records spot at 212 F St. The landlord, Ashok Patel, said Thursday, “We are almost there. I will let you as soon as we finalize the leases.”

————

Awards & More of Davis opened Monday at 1340 E. Covell Blvd., Suite 102. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays except for Wednesdays, when it’s open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays are by appointment.

————

A reader asked me to check if a Charming Charlie store might fill a spot near T.J.Maxx and Target. I inquired with CC’s corporate headquarters, and no, it’s not on the list of stores planned for 2014. The nearest Charming Charlie stores, which specialize in jewelry and other women’s accessories, are in Vacaville and Roseville.

————

Davis Strength and Conditioning is moving from its downtown spot at 817 Fourth St. to 2939 Spafford St., Suite 100, the former site of Mace Market.

Yijie Gea, who owns the fitness center with Drew Temple, said he hopes to make the move this month. They may close the gym for about a week during the transition.

————

The Root of Happiness Kava Bar is opening in May, its Facebook page says.

It’s at 211 F St. in the E Street Plaza. Kava, a traditional Polynesian, nonalcoholic beverage, is touted for its calming effects.

————

Davis Gold and Silver Exchange, 330 G St., Suite H, officially changed hands this month. Pete Richards, who opened the business in 1986, retired. Nick Lemon took over in April.

The store buys and sells coins, collectibles, jewelry and postcards. Lemon plans a few upgrades to modernize the business and add an online presence.

————

Hand Made Creation, a clothing and gift store at 233 F St., closed on March 29. Owner Raju Manandhar said he’s looking for a new space.

————

Yolo Brewing Co. owner Mike Costello plans to open his new taproom at 1520 Terminal St., West Sacramento, in May. Like his former Brew It Up, which originated in Davis, it will offer guest brewing services.

————

Cartridge World, at 130 G St., closed. A for-lease sign is in the window, and the company’s website no longer lists a Davis store.

————

Davis Estate Jewelry & Antiquities, 227 E St., No. 3, closed on Monday.

“We thank all our friends and customers for supporting us,” a business representative said in a statement.

————

The San Bruno Bowling Center opened last month at 154 W. Main St., according to news reports. Formerly Woodhaven Lanes Bowling Alley, it was closed for about two years.

— Wendy Weitzel is a freelance writer and editor in Davis. Her column publishes on Sundays. Throughout the week, watch her Comings & Goings Facebook page. 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.
.

News

Marathon specialist Winter heads to cycling shrine

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
 
County to fund pilot project for West Sac homeless

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A1

Pumpkin patch: a favorite tradition every autumn

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Tuesday’s smoky air hailed from Colusa County

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2

 
Vandals damage two Woodland schools

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2

Hearing postponed for man suspected in 7 killings

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2 | Gallery

 
Canadian soldier shot at war memorial

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2 | Gallery

Heavy metal

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2 | Gallery

 
Pedal around Davis on weekly bike ride

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Apply soon to be a Master Gardener

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Terez will perform at Wine’d Down Thursday

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Super-fun 5K run will support UCD students

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Davis Arts Center: a call to artists for Holiday Sale Wall of Art

By Erie Vitiello | From Page: A3 | Gallery

Author showcases field biology as he revels in nature

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
Entries due Nov. 1 in VFW essay contests

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Teen services grant applications due this week

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A4

 
Voice of the Wood plans family Halloween show

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
Wine-tasting and auction benefit Advanced Treble Choir

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A4

Garamendi will speak at U.N. Day event

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
Kids form a lifelong habit of drinking water

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

Farmers Market hosts Fall Festival

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5 | Gallery

 
A Taste of India dinner benefits Davis Community Meals

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5 | Gallery

Wolk sets ‘Morning with the Mayor’

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

 
Volunteers sought to chip in on parks cleanup

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

Composting workshop set at Grace Garden

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

 
Setting a good example

By Sue Cockrell | From Page: A5

No-till doesn’t help cold, wet farmlands

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

 
Women and men want the same things in cars … usually

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

California state parks show off fall color

By Kimberly Yarris | From Page: A7

 
October is fall car care month

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7

Soda bottlers spend big to fight S.F. ban

By San Francisco Chronicle | From Page: A9

 
Railroad work will close Eighth Street

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A9

Special education information night scheduled

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A9

 
Soroptimists offer ‘Living Your Dream’ grants

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

Halloween Carnival planned Oct. 26

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

 
Mondavi Center gift shop plans holiday sale

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

Clinton sounding like a candidate in S.F. appearance

By San Francisco Chronicle | From Page: A12

 
.

Forum

Bad business over the phone

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

 
Vote no on Prop. 1, because it’s no solution

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

Slower travel on new stretch

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

 
David Fitzsimmons cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A8

Support choruses in schools

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

 
Archer’s the go-to person

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

Adams has what we need

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

 
Life vests are a must when rafting

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A8

 
.

Sports

UCD women’s soccer postseason hopes flickering

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
A typical Blue Devil girls water polo win

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

DHS boys hold off Rio Americano in the pool

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
Devils are on track for volleyball playoffs after win

By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Giants rip Royals in Game 1

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
AYSO roundup: Local winners have the Eye of the Tiger

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B3 | Gallery

Alliance/Legacy roundup: Italia cruises past Chico

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B3 | Gallery

 
Sports briefs: Fipps earns another preseason hoops award

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B8

.

Features

.

Business

.

Obituaries

Clement ‘George’ Hebert

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
Mariana Brumbaugh Henwood

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

.

Comics