Archive for May, 2008:

May
30

Slow Food Event: SLOW DOWN ON THE DELTA

This Saturday, Slow Food Placer, Sacramento, Solano and Yolo Convivia will be hosting a special dinner on the Delta with guest speaker Anya Fernald, CEO of Slow Food Nation and longtime program director for California Alliance of Family Farms. Her husband, Renato Sardo, head of Slow Food International, will also be attending. The evening will […]

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May
30

BiteClub Benefit

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You may remember us blogging about BiteClub- the new social networking site for foodies – a few weeks ago. You may even remember that BiteClub CEO, Sunny Mayugba, is a Sacramento native. But did you know that BiteClub is hosting a networking event on Monday, June 9th to encourage members of the restaurant and bar […]

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May
27

Yank Sing, San Francisco

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It was quite the debate. Do we feel like Mediterranean? Let’s go to Kokkari. Wait, what about French? There’s always Plouf at Belden Place. How ritzy are we feeling? Ritzy enough to “lunch” at Tadich Grill? And then finally we came to a unanimous decision – Yank Sing. Ideal for a business lunch because there’s […]

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May
23

The Ella Cocktail Hour

Breaking news! Ella Dining Room and Bar has announced the “Ella Cocktail Hour” Monday through Friday from 4 – 6 p.m.. Starting TODAY, specialty cocktails made by hand with fresh ingredients will be served with complimentary small bites (yum!). What a great way to start the Memorial Day Weekend! Click here for more information.

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May
23

Sushi Show Down (try to say that ten times fast!)

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Our friends at the California Rice Commission will again bring the SushiMasters Finals to Sacramento. The June 10 event should prove to be an appetizing treat for both the eyes and taste buds. Representing the Sacramento area in the sushi-making show down will be none other than Billy Ngo of Kru restaurant, a Sacfoodies sushi […]

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May
21

Two for Two

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And, now let us turn our attention once again to the topic of hamburgers. This weekend we were at our favorite diner in the area, the Putah Creek Café in Winters. It had been a while since we visited, but when we showed up it was just like walking around in old shoes – comfortable, […]

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May
19

For the Love of Zin

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The sunny Lodi winegrowing region is known for its production of Old Vine Zinfandel – a jammy wine that pairs well with spicy, grilled summer meats and vegetables.  This year’s annual ZinFest Wine Festival featured 50 Lodi wineries, 100 degree temperatures and a relaxed atmosphere. Two of our favorites wineries were most certainly pouring – […]

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May
16

Weekend Food and Fun

There are a few local events happening this weekend.  Please see below for beer, wine, food and fun! Lodi Zin Fest  Come back next week for an event review post from our very own Ali Liebich! May 16-18 (main event is on Saturday, May 17 from noon to 7pm) Local restaurants providing food Wine and […]

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May
15

G. V. Hurley’s is a Must-Try

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I’ve been hearing all about G. V. Hurley’s ever since their grand opening at the end of March, but hadn’t yet been to experience it first hand until a few good friends and a highly-anticipated San Jose Sharks game drew me in. TwinSoup called the new midtown restaurant “a masculine bar & restaurant that feels […]

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May
13

Champagne Campaign

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With everything that’s going on today surrounding the race for the White House, fellow SacFoodie Julie Ficker and I were thrilled to learn about a new campaign in town – the Champagne Campaign! Thanks to BiteClub.com, we heard that R15 hosts the Champagne Campaign every Tuesday night starting at 9:00 PM at which time bottles […]

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