Archive for April, 2009:

Apr
29

Brunch Recommendations for a Sac Foodies Reader

Today we received an e-mail from a Sac Foodies reader asking for brunch recommendations. We started to write her back when we realized we had so many ideas that we should share them on the blog! The E-mail: “I was wondering if you can recommend a comfortable, somewhat inexpensive, yummy place to have brunch at […]

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Apr
28

Tightwad Tuesday: 31 Cent Scoop Night at Baskin-Robbins

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The Delta Breeze may have blown away last week’s record-breaking high temperatures, but that doesn’t mean a return to more spring-like weather will be a reason for the Sac Foodies to miss out on the chance to have some Baskin-Robbins ice cream at a fraction of the regular price. Stop by any Baskin-Robbins store on […]

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Apr
27

Festa di Vino Event Recap

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On Saturday night, a few Sac Foodies attended the 7th annual Festa di Vino event held at the Aerospace Museum of California. We had a great time eating and drinking our way through the evening and even got to take a ride on a fighter jet simulator! One of the foodie highlights of the night […]

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Apr
24

Asparagus!

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One of my all-time favorite vegetables is asparagus. I love it in salads, soups, pasta, wrapped in prosciutto…pretty much any way you can think of preparing it. If you love asparagus as much as I do, then head on over to Stockton this weekend for the Asparagus Festival. Beginning today through Sunday, you can see […]

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Apr
23

Hawks, Granite Bay

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I don’t know about you, but when I was a girl, Sunday dinner was a pretty big deal. Unlike the school week, when dinner had to be more casual due to after-school activities and homework, we looked forward to the big Sunday meal my Mom planned. Whether we grilled steaks or enjoyed a slow-cooked pork […]

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Apr
23

Festa di Vino Anyone?

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Looking for something fun and foodie for this weekend? We’ll be attending the 7th annual Festa di Vino, the wine and food gala hosted by the Point West Rotary Club. We were glad to hear from Amber that one of the beneficiaries of this year’s ticket sales and silent auction will be Women’s Empowerment. Check […]

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Apr
22

Sacramento Burgers & Brew Review

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As I’m still pretty new to the Sacramento area, I’m always on the lookout for fun places to eat. However, I still hadn’t found that special combination of great food and drinks in a place where you can also just feel free to hang out. I guess I’d call it a unique combination of not-just-a-restaurant […]

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Apr
21

Tightwad Tuesday: Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day

Are you planning on bringing your daughter or son to work with you this Thursday? If so, consider taking your child out for a “business lunch” at McCormick & Schmick’s (one of our clients). This Thursday, all school-aged children dining with their parent at any McCormick & Schmick’s restaurant in the country will get a […]

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Apr
20

Patio Dining Week Preview

Hopefully, you all enjoyed the sunshine as much as we did this weekend! The great weather got us thinking about all of the fun that summer brings, especially foodie fun! Pretty soon, we will be featuring a week’s worth of posts on Best Patio Dining in the Sacramento area –  but first, we want to […]

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Apr
17

Picnic Day at UC Davis

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This Saturday, UC Davis holds its annual campus-wide open house, fondly known as Picnic Day. But don’t let the name deceive you – Picnic Day is about much more than just staking out the best on-campus picnic spot. Practically every UCD department will be hosting an exhibit showcasing their research, current projects, and much more. […]

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