Issue: November 26, 2015

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The cover story this week: Eat, drink, be freaky. Forget S.F. and its

Michelin stars. Sacramento's chefs succeed by going rogue. Janelle

Bitker goes behind the scenes with Freaks of the Industry.

Elsewhere in the issue: Nick Miller observes 10 days of the food-stamp

challenge, Aaron Carnes talks with the creative team behind the new

Sacramento-made thriller Badass Monster Killer, Daniel Barnes gets in

the ring with the latest installment of the Rocky franchise, Ngaio

Bealum tells readers to exhale faster and more.