Archive for September, 2007:

Sep
28

Aloha!

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Aloha! As you may have guessed, my summer vacation was a trip to Maui with my hubby, 7-month old son, and my parents (babysitters!).  My husband and I hadn’t been back to Maui since our honeymoon four years ago, and one thing we remembered fondly was the food.  We were looking forward to enjoying the […]

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Sep
27

Tonight at The Shack

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It’s Mexican night at The Shack! Dinner: Chicken Mole Chili Relleno Rice & Beans Shrimp Cocktail Homemade Chips & Salsa Dessert: Banana Fritters Opens at 6:00, dinner at 7-ish The Shack 5201 Folsom Blvd 916-457-5997

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Sep
25

A Green Door, Square Breakfasts, and Jamie Foxx – Oh My!

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It’s become an annual occasion that my sisters and I meet up in Los Angeles each September. My sister Cara and I are only 11 days apart (we’re actually the same age for those 11 days, but you won’t get any actual numbers out of me!), so the excuse is we are celebrating the “September” […]

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Sep
21

Celebrating Our New Digs!

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  Every new office needs a party (even if you only moved across the street), and last night we did just that with good food and great guests to celebrate the office move of FH Sacramento.   The party kicked off with an informative (and often hilarious) food and wine pairing from David Mirassou, sixth […]

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Sep
20

Thursday at The Shack

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It’s Italian night at The Shack! Dinner: Linguini w/ Fresh Clams Fresh Grilled Cod Layered Veggie “Lasagna” Ceasar Salad Herb Foccacia Dessert: Apple Tart Opens at 6:00, dinner at 7-ish  The Shack 5201 Folsom Blvd 916-457-5997

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Sep
19

Midweek Morsels

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Soil Born Farm Fifth-Annual Autumn Equinox Celebration  Saturday, Sept. 22 from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Soil Born Farm, an urban agricultural oasis nestled in the heart of the city, is inviting the public to join them for an evening of great music, seasonal and organic food prepared by prominent local chefs, and sample exceptional wines from […]

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Sep
17

September is California Wine Month!

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  I heart September.  Growing up on a vineyard in Sonoma Valley, September has always been a special time of year. It’s the month when my family gets to see the fruits of our labor, literally.  I went home for harvest last week (we sell to a large sparkling wine label, and so we harvest […]

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Sep
12

Midweek Morsels 9.12.07

Here’s a sneak peek of the new wine and cocktail lounge at Bidwell Street Bistro, which officially opens with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13: ***********************  Thursday, Sept. 13 is “Cuban” Night at the Shack: Roasted pulled pork Plantains Shrimp salad Black beans & rice Flan for dessert Dinner will be served around […]

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Sep
10

Bidwell Street Bistro

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Bidwell Street Bistro is my version of a country club.  It’s a special place where I enjoy going to dinner but it’s more than just a restaurant. It feels comfortable yet fancy, festive and fun.  We usually see someone we know - and if not – the staff feels like friends because we see them so […]

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Sep
05

Squaw Valley Brew, Jazz & Funk Fest

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Squaw Valley holds a special place in my heart; right next to the love I have for a great drink perfectly paired with a delicious meal. So when I showed up to Squaw Village on a recent Saturday afternoon to find the 6th annual Brews, Jazz & Funk Fest in full swing, I immediately found […]

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