Archive for February, 2010:

Feb
26

Paragary’s Bar & Oven, Sacramento

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A few friends and I recently decided that we were long overdue for a ladies’ night out.  Feeling like we’d slipped into the “come home from work and veg out on the couch” routine, we needed an excuse to get dressed up, treat ourselves to a nice meal and glass of wine out, and of […]

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Feb
25

Soup Series: 7th Annual Empty Bowls Event

Like the warm & fuzzy feeling you get by reading “Chicken Soup for the Soul,” some of Sacramento’s favorite eateries are offering up soups that will warm your heart and your bowl. Last week, the Sac Foodies had the opportunity to preview some of the soups planned for the 7th Annual Empty Bowls event – […]

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Feb
23

Trattoria Corso, Berkeley

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Back in 2004, I was lucky enough to study aboard in Florence, Italy, where, like anyone would, I fell in love with the food, the wine and the culture. But it wasn’t until just a year or two ago that I was introduced to Trattoria Corso in Berkeley and felt like I’d finally discovered a […]

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Feb
19

Cheers to Sacramento Beer Week 2010!

Whether you are a beer and wine connoisseur, love to support local products and businesses, or are just looking for something fun and different to do, next week is the week for you! Monday marks the beginning of Sacramento Beer Week 2010!  The week of events will celebrate Sacramento’s rich beer culture and will kick […]

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Feb
18

Dinner at the Shady Lady Saloon

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The first time we blogged about the Shady Lady Saloon, we were anticipating it’s opening along with other new businesses on the 14th & R Street Corridor, like Burgers & Brew and Magpie Market & Cafe. Last summer, Sac Foodie Maria blogged about her experience “Taking a Walk on the Shady Side,” and made it […]

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Feb
16

Fat Tuesday!

It’s Mardi Gras and you know what that means…a lot of eating and celebrating. But why stop on Tuesday? Here is list of local celebrations that will fatten up your entire week. McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood – Sacramento & Roseville (client): Celebrate Mardi Gras February 15-17 with McCormick and Schmick’s authentic New Orleans specials. Menu […]

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Feb
12

Sac Foodies Valentine’s Day Plans

Still not sure what to do this Valentine’s Day? Maybe we can inspire you. Take a look at what the Sac Foodies plan on doing this weekend:   Brittany Mohr – “I like to keep Valentine’s Day really low key, but for some reason this year we have a jam-packed weekend! The plan is to  explore […]

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Feb
09

Tightwad Tuesday: Piatti

Attention all Italian food lovers! Piatti, an Italian trattoria in the Pavilions Shopping Center in Sacramento, is currently offering a three course dinner special for $20! Start the meal with your choice of a small Mista salad, Caesar salad, or cup of soup. For the main course, order any of Piatti’s small pastas like the […]

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Feb
08

Valentine’s Day Specials at Local Restaurants

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! If you haven’t already made plans, have no fear, we’ve put together a list of local restaurants and their Valentine’s Day specials.   4th Street Grille – Choose from two special Valentine’s Day dinner options:  the Four Course Prix Fixe dinner for $85 per couple that includes one appetizer, […]

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Feb
04

Super Bowl Deliciousness

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here and it’s all about the great food…oh, and football of course!  Do you have your menu ready yet??  Here’s what some of the Sac Foodies have lined up for the big game! Maria Chacon Kniestedt – I’ll be serving up some delicious chicken and andouille sausage jambalaya on Super […]

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