Archive for October, 2009:

Oct
14

Lotta Love for L Wine Lounge

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A while back, fellow Sac Foodie Liz and I discovered Fox 4 Frugal Fridays (and even blogged about it here), where you can purchase gift certificates to great restaurants in town for half the price of what they’re worth. So, I put down $25 and got a $50 gift certificate in the mail to L […]

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Oct
13

Tightwad Tuesday: Mix Downtown

With its Half Price Bites served Monday through Friday from 4-7 p.m., Mix Downtown is a great place to relax after a hectic day.  The fun and deals don’t stop there, though.  Mix has a different promotion almost every day of the week – even the weekend! Tuesday – It’s Taco Tuesday!  Sit back and […]

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Oct
12

Quick Sip: Blood Orange Cider

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Where: Magpie Caterers Market & Café located in the new R Street corridor What: A delightful hard apple cider made with, of course, juice from blood oranges and produced locally by Two Rivers Cider. Why: In addition to its shocking hot pink color, this cider is a stand-out for other reasons including a refreshing, fruity […]

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Oct
09

Sactweetup Scavenger Hunt Adventures

As you may know from the giveaway we had, last week was the first ever Sactweetup Scavenger Hunt sponsored by Luxury Limousines.  It was a great night, and we’re proud to announce that the Sac Foodies team took second place out of eight teams!  More importantly though, we had the time of our lives meeting […]

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Oct
08

Harvest Sacramento for a Great Cause

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If you read our recent garden post, you know that we take great pride in our backyard gardens.  One of the best parts about growing your own fruits and veggies is not only tasting the results, but sharing them with others.  So, it’s no surprise that we were excited to hear about a Sacramento organization […]

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Oct
06

Courtyard Dining: Aioli Bodega Espanola

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For our final courtyard stop, Maria and I were lucky enough to visit this Midtown hotspot with none other than Rick Kushman himself. The three of us met for lunch on the patio and I have to say that Aioli has one of the nicest patios in town! Sitting on the patio, surrounded by foliage […]

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Oct
02

Courtyard Dining: Osteria Fasulo

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I’ve lived in Davis for just over two years now and still love trying new restaurants. When Rick Kushman suggested that the SacFoodies try Osteria Fasulo as part of the courtyard dining series I jumped at the chance.  Osteria Fasulo is an Italian restaurant located in West Davis: its location is unique in itself – […]

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Oct
01

Courtyard Dining: The Mustard Seed

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I’ve driven through Davis more times than I can count, but have never really stopped to enjoy this cute, college town. So when the opportunity presented itself to enjoy a lovely dinner on the patio of The Mustard Seed in downtown Davis, I jumped at the chance. Although we dined on a slightly overcast day […]

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Oct
01

Sactweetup Scavenger Hunt Giveaway!

Tonight is the first ever Sactweetup Scavenger Hunt hosted by Luxury Limousines and we have a ticket to give away! The night will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Morton’s Steakhouse when participants can grab a drink, slider and review the rules.  Then, the real fun will start when groups disperse at 6:15 p.m., each in […]

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