Archive for September, 2009:

Sep
14

Foodie Fun this Friday: Fairytale Town After Hours (and a Giveaway!)

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Don’t have plans for Friday night yet? Join us at Fairytale Town for the 17th Annual “After Hours” event – a food and wine gala and auction benefiting the Sacramento Area Emergency Housing Center. With an impressive list of area restaurants exhibiting, including some SacFoodies favorites like Bandera, L Wine Lounge, Tower Café and Aioli […]

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Sep
11

Pizza Week Continues: Gourmet Pizza at Home

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Learning to make delicious pizza at home has not only been easy on my wallet but it’s saved me from eating frozen grocery store pizza all the time. At first, I was put off by the idea of making the dough from scratch, but once we had perfected our recipe there was no turning back. […]

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Sep
10

Support a great local charity!

Visit Panera Bread today for their Discover the New Flavors of Fall event benefiting Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services.  For any customer that buys a loaf of bread or delicious bagel today, Panera Bread will donate a portion of the day’s proceeds to the food bank.  So, be sure to stop by any of […]

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Sep
09

Pizza Week Continued: Village Bakery

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I love that pizza comes in all shapes and sizes: deep dish, thin crust, traditional, gourmet – it’s all good to me. Yet, there is something to be said for the walk-up pizza-by-the-slice counter. One of my favorite local pizzerias is Village Bakery, which serves gourmet pizza slices at a small counter in downtown Davis. […]

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Sep
08

Tightwad Tuesday: Stick with Fuzio

How great does a Tightwad Tuesday that gets you through the rest of September sound? Well, Fuzio Universal Bistro has enough going on to fill up the whole month! As we’ve mentioned before, their regular deals are hard to beat with half off any of the 12 Universal Pastas on Wednesdays, and half off a […]

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Sep
04

"Soda" or "Pop"?

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Are you a “dinner” or “supper” kind of person?  How about a “sub” or a “hoagie” lover?  A Sac Foodies colleague recently asked us to share our experiences with food regionalisms in an effort to help a friend writing a book on the subject. Mimi Harrison is an author of books that celebrate words and […]

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Sep
03

Reel in a Sweet Deal

We love the food over at McCormick & Schmick’s, and not just because they’re a client. Right now through the end of September, they have a deal going on called “Reel to Reel,” during which guests that purchase any entrée on the dinner menu can add a movie ticket for just $5. Rather than tell […]

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Sep
01

New Restaurant Preview: Ten22

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Last week, a few of the SacFoodies were lucky enough to be invited to attend a preview and tasting event at what will soon be Ten22 – a hip new restaurant in Old Sacramento’s historic Orleans building.  Surrounded by fellow local foodie bloggers including “Cakegrrl” Kristy DeVaney, Sarah Campbell of Twin Soup and Sacramento Magazine’s […]

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