Archive for May, 2009:

May
28

Raley’s Grape Escape

We know it’s still a couple of weeks away, but we’ve already been hearing a lot of buzz about the 7th Annual Raley’s Grape Escape event coming up on Saturday, June 6. The event, which will be held at Cesar Chavez Plaza located at 10th and J Street, bills that it will feature more than […]

Read more »

Share | Tags:
May
26

The Winner of the Zagat Guide Is…..

We hope everyone enjoyed the weather over the long weekend and as promised we’ve picked a winner for the Zagat guide giveaway! We used the random number generator as usual and the winner is Gregory who told us that his favorite patio dining spot is La Provence in Roseville and that he especially enjoys the […]

Read more »

Share | Tags:
May
21

Patio Dining Series: R Street Eats and Drinks (oh- and a Giveaway!)

by

By now I assume everyone has at least heard about the redevelopment of the R Street corridor, if not yet visited themselves. With new restaurants and hot hangouts like Burger’s & Brew, R15, The Shady Lady and Magpie Caterers Market & Café, the short strip of R Street between 14th and 15th Streets is certainly […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: ·
May
19

NYC: A Week in Food

by

Last week I was lucky enough to spend five days in New York City to celebrate my sister’s graduation from NYU. Of course there were a few important events on the schedule including two graduation ceremonies and a Broadway show or two. But anyone who knows my family knows that what the schedule really revolves […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · ·
May
18

Early Tightwad Tuesday

We just learned about this great deal today and couldn’t resist sharing it with you as a day-early Tightwad Tuesday. Paragary’s Bar and Oven is offering a three course meal for just $20!  But you’ll have to hurry because the offer is only good through this Wednesday the 20th.  All you have to do to […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · ·
May
13

Upcoming Foodie Events

by

Are you staying in the Sacramento area this weekend, and looking for a way to keep your foodie side busy? The Sac Foodies are here to help! Here are just a few events to check out this weekend: Zinfest in Lodi: The annual ZinFest festival showcases more than 50 Lodi wineries across three days of […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · ·
May
12

Tightwad Tuesday: Tokyo Fro’s Happy Hour

by

I heart sushi. And when I find a good sushi place, I like to shout it from the rooftops. KRU! MIKUNI! I bet they can hear me all the way in Davis…where I love ZEN TORO!  (It’s common knowledge that when you type in all caps it’s yelling, right?) So what’s the latest sushi spot […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · ·
May
08

Grange: A Sacramento Hot Spot

by

Last week, I was lucky enough to celebrate a special occasion with dinner out at Grange, the new restaurant adjacent to the trendy Citizen Hotel. I’d heard a lot about it, including the chef’s affinity for local ingredients, so I was eager to see what Grange had to offer. I was pleasantly surprised on arrival […]

Read more »

Share | Tags:
May
07

Mother’s Day Foodie Event Round-Up

If you’re looking for ideas to treat Mom this Sunday, look no further because we’ve got the scoop on all the fun Mother’s Day offerings around town! The Good Life Garden at UC Davis is offering “A Very Special Mothers’ Day Brunch with Suzanne Ashworth” this Sunday at 11 a.m. Suzanne Ashworth is the owner […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · ·
May
06

A Craving for Wedding Cupcakes

by

For the last few months, my nights and weekends have consisted mostly of checklists, song lists, guest lists, invitations, veils, showers, programs, dress fittings, menus, rings, flowers, bicep curls and push-ups (the boy kind!).  You guessed it – I’m planning a wedding.  Event planning generally falls into the PR umbrella, and is something we do […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · ·