Archive for July, 2009:

Jul
16

Potluck Recipes: Campfire Brownies

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I had quite the unusual Sacramento summer evening a few weeks ago.  After spending the day goofing around by the pool, a few good friends and I were lounging around talking about anything and everything.  A discussion about camping quickly led to an unbearable craving for s’mores and, before we knew it, the seven of […]

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Jul
16

Breaking News: Free Barbecue Samples from JR’s Bar-B-Que at East Bay Restaurant Supply Today Only

In the foodie world, free food is always breaking news and this limited-time offer is no exception. Starting today at noon (until it runs out), East Bay Restaurant Supply is giving away free samples of JR’s Bar-B-Que. Get there quickly before it runs out!  East Bay Restaurant Supply, Inc. 522 North 12th Street Sacramento, CA […]

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Jul
15

It’s Soup!? It’s an Onion!? It’s Soup in an Onion!

One of our colleagues just came back from having lunch at the restaurant inside of the Embassy Suites Hotel and shared this fun picture with us. We were so intrigued that we might have run down the street to try it ourselves if we hadn’t all already eaten lunch today! Described as French Onion Soup […]

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Jul
14

Tightwad Tuesday: Emma’s Taco House

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If you ever find yourself in West Sac, Emma’s Taco House is worth the stop. On Sacramento Avenue a few blocks behind the Ikea/Wal-Mart shopping center (Reed Avenue turns into Sacramento Avenue), Emma’s is a hidden treasure of delicious Mexican food in huge portions at great prices. What could be better than that?  Before a […]

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Jul
13

The Terrible Two’s Taste So Good!

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Can you believe it? Last month, the Sac Foodies officially celebrated our second birthday! To commemorate two years in the blogosphere, we recently gathered to enjoy each other’s company and impress one another with some of the best potluck dishes around! Sac Foodie Kris Caputo Hurley graciously hosted (again!) as we ate and drank the […]

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Jul
10

Winners of the Starbucks Gift Cards

We are happy to announce the winners of the $25 Starbuck’s gift cards, chosen with the random number generator available at random.org. And the winners are: Maile, who wrote: ”I’m a tall skinny vanilla latte kind of girl. Iced in the summer, hot in the winter!” And Terry, who wrote: “Love the cold drinks during the […]

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Jul
10

More Burgers Coming to Sac!

If you read Sac Foodies regularly, you know that we love our burgers: Squeeze Inn, Burgers & Brew, The Counter, Nationwide Meats, Tower Café – even Tapa the World – if they’ve got a burger on the menu, we’ve probably tried it! So when we heard that a new burger chain called Smashburger would be […]

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Jul
09

Patio Dining Series: Brunch at Paesano’s Pronto

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Going out to brunch on a weekend morning is one of those things that seems to come and go in phases for me. I either find myself going every weekend, or not going for months. Right now I’m thinking it’s time to pick the trend back up not only because the weather is just right […]

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Jul
08

What do Strawberry, Mixed Berry and Vanilla Honey Have in Common?

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They’re all delicious flavors in Starbucks’ new line of Vivanno™ Yogurt Smoothies – and they’re all available in Sacramento now!  (Photo courtesy of Starbucks) On June 30, select local Starbucks locations added three new flavors reportedly made fresh with natural, high-quality ingredients, including non-fat probiotic yogurt, fruit juice and honey. Here at Sac Foodies we […]

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Jul
06

Calling All Sac Foodies Readers!

As our blog name implies, we love living in and learning about Sacramento and then sharing our best finds with our readers. As Sac Foodies continues to grow, we are excited to announce our plans to give back to the community by creating a line of Sac Foodies merchandise in our very own Café Press […]

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