Archive for June, 2010:

Jun
30

Wordless Wednesday: Souley Vegan, Oakland

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Southern Fried Tofu, Potato Salad and Macaroni and “Cheese” from Souley Vegan Vegan Soul Food  in Oakland, CA.

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Jun
25

Jim-Denny’s, Sacramento

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Growing up in a house of seven, a leisurely weekend breakfast was always something to look forward to after a hectic week.  Whether we fought over the last bite of the latest scrambled egg concoction whipped up on the fly, or we ventured out to a new grungy diner-style breakfast spot, our weekend breakfasts always […]

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Jun
24

And the winner is…

Congratulations to Heidi Holley Pope, the winner of the pair of tickets to the Sacramento Zoo’s King of Feasts Food and Wine Luau on June 26! The event will take place at the Sacramento Zoo from 5:30 to 8:30 and will feature tastings from numerous wineries, breweries, distilleries and restaurants. For more information about the […]

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Jun
23

Wordless Wednesday: Wood Tavern Restaurant, Oakland

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Spring pea and prosciutto bruschetta with sweet honey drizzle from Wood Tavern Restaurant in Oakland.

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Jun
18

Giveaway: Two Tickets to the Sacramento Zoo’s King of Feasts!

Mark your calendars – June 26th is the Sacramento Zoo’s King of Feasts Food and Wine Luau. On Saturday the women of “Good Day Sacramento” will host the event to raise money for the zoo. Event attendees will have the opportunity to  sample beers, wines and spirits from more than 20 wineries, breweries and distilleries, […]

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Jun
16

Wordless Wednesday: Manaao Thai Restaurant, West Sacramento

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Garlic Pepper Beef ($7.50) at Manaao Thai Restaurant in West Sacramento.

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Jun
15

Tightwad Tuesday: Hot Dog on a Stick

Free Hot Dog on a Stick Day! Today, June 15, all Hot Dog on a Stick and Muscle Beach Lemonade & Hot Dog locations are giving away free hot dogs to show their appreciation for 60 years of fun, great business and food on sticks! If you’re craving another hot dog next week, head back […]

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Jun
14

Everything you wanted to know about wine…but were too afraid to ask!

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Join one of our favorite food columnists, the ever-charming, fun and funny Rick Kushman of The Sacramento Bee’s “Good Life” fame, for a Wine 101 class aptly named “Why Wine is More Fun Than People Make it Seem.”  And, yes, you get to taste wine! You won’t want to miss this class for “regular folks” […]

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Jun
10

Recipe: Indulgent Broccoli Salad

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As you may have guessed from my posting history, I don’t cut the fat. Instead, I flock to it. I love mayo and bacon and all things indulgent. But, what I love about this recipe is that I get my way with a serving of broccoli, nuts and raisins mixed in. This recipe is the […]

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Jun
09

Wordless Wednesday: I Preferiti di Boriana, San Francisco

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Bomboloni from I Preferiti di Boriana at the San Francisco Ferry Building.

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