Archive for February, 2009:

Feb
27

Mexican Food Week Wrap-Up

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This week we shared reviews of our favorite local Mexican restaurants. To wrap things up, we checked in with some of our foodie friends around town to see if we’d left anything out. Here’s what they had to say: Kate Washington, food writer for Sactown magazine, told us that while she often visits Azul and […]

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Feb
26

La Fiesta Mexicana

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When I moved to East Sacramento a few years ago, one of the first neighborhood restaurants we began frequenting was La Fiesta Mexicana at the corner of Elvas Avenue and 65th Street. From the moment you walk in, you feel like you are the family’s long-lost cousin. The reason we’ve made dozens and dozens of […]

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Feb
25

Taqueria Davis

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Living in a college town such as Davis, one can expect great variety in things like bookstores, bars, coffee shops, and of course… taquerias. As I’ve been eating my way through town there has been one taco shop that has captured my heart: Taqueria Davis. It’s not in the most convenient location, and its outside […]

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Feb
24

Tightwad Tuesday Taqueria

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In every city I’ve lived, I’ve always made a point to quickly locate the best nearby taqueria and promptly integrate it into my regular dining schedule. And by the best, I mean it has to be close to my house, fast, cheap and serve good food, of course. A great selection on the salsa bar […]

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Feb
23

The Quest for the Best Mexican Food Begins

As we’ve mentioned before, we are prone to impromptu foodie debates around the office. Although the best French fries debate was heated, it was nothing compared to the “What’s your favorite Mexican food?” e-mail conversation which took place last week. When it was clear the answer couldn’t be determined via e-mail, we moved the debate […]

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Feb
20

You Can Never Have Enough Chocolate

Did you get enough chocolate over Valentine’s Day weekend? Is there even such a thing as enough chocolate? If you’re anything like us, 3:00 in the afternoon usually hits at about the same time as a serious craving for chocolatey goodness. In a quick poll around the office, we each claimed the following as our […]

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Feb
19

Simply Recipes Named One of the World’s Top Food Blogs

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The London Times just published a list of the 50 best food blogs around the world and while SacFoodies didn’t make the list (maybe next  year), one local Sacramento blogger did! Number 21 on the top 50 list belongs to Sacramento’s own Elise Bauer’s Simply Recipes blog. This is a truly spectacular blog with delicious, […]

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Feb
17

Are You “Red Carpet Ready”?

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Yep, it’s Oscar time. Grab your list of nominated movies and actors, and get thyself to a movie theatre pronto! Oscar time is a favorite for the Sac Foodies – and not just because of our love of food or movies, although there is that. We love to speculate about which movie will win the […]

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Feb
13

Last-Minute Valentine’s Weekend Suggestions

If you’re still not sure about Valentine’s Day plans and our suggestions earlier this week didn’t inspire you, here are a few last minute ideas for fun things to do over the weekend: Catch a glimpse of Lance while watching the Amgen Tour of California at Spataro. The restaurant will be open for lunch and has […]

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Feb
12

How Are The Sac Foodies Spending V-Day?

Funny you should ask! We rounded up Valentine’s Day plans (and Valentine’s Day wishes) from a few of the Sac Foodies and thought we would share. We’d love to know your plans too, so leave us a comment below! And, check back tomorrow for a few last-minute Valentine’s Day ideas. Jenna - I think it’s fun […]

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