Archive for March, 2009:

Mar
16

Spreading the Luck of the Irish

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Working in food PR is never good for the waistline, especially when you’re working on a project that features a delicious recipe! Such was the case last week when I was working on a St. Patrick’s Day project for our client, the California Raisin Marketing Board, which included a yummy Irish Soda Bread recipe. After […]

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Mar
13

Paint the Town Green!

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An impromptu poll of the Sac Foodies revealed that St. Patrick’s Day is a favorite holiday for many of us. Considering it doesn’t require any gifts and revolves around food and fun, it’s no big surprise that we like it! It seems like Sacramento does, too, judging by the number of St. Patrick’s Day-themed events […]

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Mar
12

And The Winner Is…

We are excited to announce that the winner of the Sactown magazine subscription is Sherrie from Fair Oaks! Sherrie was selected randomly using a number generator from www.mathgoodies.com. Thanks very much to those who commented and to everyone for reading our blog! Check back tomorrow for the Sac Foodies round-up of St. Patrick’s Day events!

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Mar
10

Win A Year’s Subscription to Sactown Magazine!

Last Friday we interviewed Sactown Contributing Writer Kate Washington, and we promised to give away a year-long subscription to Sactown magazine.  The time has come! The February/March issue of Sactown featured Kate’s story on Best Breakfasts – her top 10 picks were: Nopalito’s, Tazzina Bistro, 33rd Street Bistro, New Canton, Grange, Roxy, Fox & Goose, […]

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Mar
06

Kate Washington: Foodie Views on Sacramento, Restaurant Finds and Our New Zagat Guide

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In the dining world, many consider the Zagat guide the bible of restaurants for any given city. But it wasn’t until very recently that Zagat published one for the city of Sacramento… and we have our very own Sactown magazine to thank for that.  Frequent readers of Sactown are familiar with the “Why Not Here?” […]

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Mar
04

Peace, Love and Pollo

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It was Saturday afternoon in San Francisco’s Mission District and my little family was right smack dab in the middle of La Taqueria ordering up a trio of carnitas, carne asada and pollo tacos along with a couple of ice cold Coca-Colas. In walks a cool dude carrying his bongo drum. Then, a nattily dressed […]

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Mar
03

Rainy Day Tightwad Tuesday

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An email graced my Inbox this afternoon that gave me a craving for oatmeal – yep, oatmeal! On this rainy day it looked so warm and delicious. Apparently Jamba Juice has launched the “Jamba Economic Boost,” where for the month of March their organic oats topped with fruit and brown sugar crumble is just $1. […]

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Mar
02

Pizzicato in Portland, Please!

When you think back on the travel you’ve done over the years – that family vacation, the business trip that never ended, girls/guys weekend at the beach – what do you remember? Odds are, we all recall the food. Sometimes it’s even easier for me to remember what we ate than where we were! On […]

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