Entries by Greg Wilker

Something up our sleeves

We give a shout to local artist, and part of the CW Family for a long time, Hal Hammond Graphics… our new sleeves are off to press. 😎 ☕️ (we’re pretty excited about this art, to come with your every day coffee) #coffeelover #coffeworks #sacramentoart

A typical morning at Sacramento’s oldest specialty roaster

It’s a typical morning at Coffee Works, Sacramento’s oldest specialty roaster that has been serving its house-made blends to East Sacramento and beyond since 1982. Back in those days, recalls owner John Shahabian, there were no specialty coffee houses and Starbucks had yet to stake its claim in the state capital. So, we’ve been a […]

Sacramento French Film Festival Starts on Father’s Day Weekend

Coffee Works has teamed up with Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission to produce 2017’s Sacramento French Film Festival. Opening night was last Friday at Sacramento’s Crest Theater. The festival will close this coming Sunday with HEAL THE LIVING at 7:45pm at the Crest Theatre, followed by a Closing Night Champagne & Dessert Party in the lobby […]

Cookin’ up drama in the Jump Start kitchen

A decade ago, Jump Start Cafe was a Hollywood set for the feature-length film, Her Minor Thing, directed by Charles Matthau. Here are some photos from the movie set… and, yes, I believe that is film in those cameras—pre-digital days.

un excellent café – grands films

Sacramento French Film Festival 2014 opens with an elegant reception. The reception was held at Crest Theater prior to a screening of Not My Type (Pas son Genre), a film about a philosopher who goes to teach in a quiet small town, where he soon falls for a bubbly local hairdresser. Coffee Works helped sponsor […]