Archive for June, 2009:

Jun
30

Tightwad Tuesday: From Taco Tuesday to Pint Night, Paragary’s Does it Right!

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Here at SacFoodies, we’re finding that one of the best ways to stay on top of local deals and steals is to subscribe to receive e-newsletters from restaurants/establishments/retailers that you’re fond of. Earlier this month, we were reminded of some cool deals from one of the hottest restaurant groups in town via their e-newsletter and […]

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Jun
29

Ode to Patty

There’s a foodie in town that raises the bar She does anything for us, like driving circles in her car When it comes to food, you know it is her biz No job too big or too small…she just says fo’ shiz Prunes, potatoes, and raisins galore Patty develops recipes for taste buds to soar […]

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Jun
26

Glen Ellen Inn – Oyster Grill & Martini Bar

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Glen Ellen, a small town on the outskirts of Sonoma, is so quaint that there are only a few choices of restaurants, but you’ll be hard pressed to find a bad meal in this wine country town.  From Garden Court, to The Fig Café, and even the pub fare at The Jack London Lodge are […]

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Jun
25

We Have a Winner!

We’re happy to report that the winner (selected using the number generator at Random.org) of a personalized copy of the new James Rollins’ book, The Doomsday Key, is Maribeth from Fair Oaks! Maribeth told us that her favorite “dinner and a bookstore” outing is Denver’s Tattered Cover bookstore and one of the many wonderful restaurants […]

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Jun
24

HOT ITALIAN Love is in the Air

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Every once in a while, a new restaurant comes to town that is so good you just can’t stop buzzing about it. And not just in the “ooh that place looks good” or “I’ve really been meaning to go” kind of way. But more the “ohmygoodnessihavetohaveitrightnow” sort of buzz. So I think it’s time that […]

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Jun
22

Dinner and a Bookstore – a Perfect Summer Pairing (And, yes, another giveaway!)

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The weather’s warm, and you don’t feel like cooking. Dinner out sounds good but, well, a little boring. Try this favorite SacFoodie summer pairing: Dinner and a bookstore. Bury your nose in a NYT bestseller or a literary favorite, and then stroll the local streets, basking in the Sacramento sunshine, and enjoy a fantastic outdoor […]

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Jun
19

Do you know a "Real Hero"?

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I’m a sucker for a good burger and a good deal, so when I heard about the Applebee’s Realburgers for Real Heroes program, (full disclosure: a client of the FH Kansas City office), I wanted to help spread the word.  I think we probably all know someone who has made a difference in our lives […]

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Jun
18

Father’s Day Foodie Event Round-Up

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Looking for ways to show Dad you love him this Sunday? We’ve got you covered on all of the great Father’s Day offerings around town! The Firehouse Restaurant in Old Sacramento is offering a Father’s Day Brunch Menu for $39.95 per person which will include a starter buffet, one entrée and one dessert. A children’s […]

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Jun
16

Tightwad Tuesday: Some Deals are Just Too Good to Pass Up

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Sometimes I’m selfish, I’ll admit it. Like when I find a great deal and feel as though it’s such a steal that the secret must be kept, never to be shared to anyone outside of my immediate circle. But these days, everyone could use a tip about a good deal. So I’m shedding my selfish […]

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Jun
15

El Indio Lives Up to Its Fame

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The sign outside read El Indio since 1940, but after one taste of the carnitas burrito, I would vote for a name change to El Carnitas Nirvana. This Mexican food hot spot in San Diego had a lunch-time line coming out the door, and after one bite, I knew why. We had seen El Indio […]

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