Archive for July, 2010:

Jul
28

The Firehouse Restaurant, Sacramento

Three times a year, Executive Chef Deneb Williams of The Firehouse Restaurant refreshes the menu to reflect local, seasonal ingredients. Recently, the Sac Foodies were invited to lunch to taste the restaurant’s new summer fare. The Firehouse has been a long-standing staple of Old Sacramento as a place to celebrate romantic holidays and special occasions, […]

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Jul
28

Wordless Wednesday: Orphan Breakfast House, Sacramento

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Platas Verde: black beans and jack cheese layered between flour tortillas served with eggs and topped with house made tomatillo sauce, roma tomatoes, scallions, cilantro, sour cream and avocado. Papas Locos: rosemary potatoes grilled with jalapenos and scallions, topped with black beans, jack cheese, fresh salsa, sour cream, avocado, cilantro and roma tomatoes – served […]

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Jul
27

The Press Bistro & Bar, Sacramento

Looking for a new spot to check out in the Midtown area?  Look no further because today is the grand opening of The Press Bistro & Bar!  The highly anticipated opening has been playing out on their Facebook fan page for all of Sacramento to see.  Stop in Tuesday through Saturday for dinner 5 p.m. […]

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Jul
26

A True Italian Sub

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I am surprised how often I go to restaurants, order a sandwich, and end up with drab meat in between two stale pieces of bread.  How can anyone call that a sandwich?  Sandwiches, in my opinion, should be made with the same love and attention one would use while making Thanksgiving dinner for the family.  […]

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Jul
23

Homemade Margherita Pizza

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The classic Margherita pizza has been a staple in Italian cuisine for centuries.  In June 1889, to honor the Queen consort of Italy, Margherita of Savoy, the Neapolitan chef Raffaele Esposito created the “Pizza Margherita,” garnished with tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and basil, to represent the colors of the Italian flag.  This recipe is a variation […]

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Jul
21

Wordless Wednesday: Bottega Napa Valley, Yountville

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Polenta Under Glass, caramelized wild mushrooms, balsamic game sauce from Chef Michael Chiarello’s restaurant, Bottega Napa Valley. Bottega Napa Valley 6525 Washington St Yountville, California 707-945-1050

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Jul
20

Tightwad Tuesday: Bistro 33, Davis

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By the time Thursday rolls around, are you looking for something delicious to help you get through the end of a busy week?  We know you are! This week, make your way over to Bistro 33 in Davis to grab a bite to eat (may we suggest the Pike’s Market Panini or the Grilled Chicken […]

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Jul
16

Giveaway: Two tickets and food passes to the California State Fair!

Do you want to try the Chocolate-Dipped Bacon from the California State Fair that we posted on Tuesday ? Well, now is your chance! We have State Fair passes to give away to one lucky Sac Foodies reader! The winner will receive two passes for entry into the fair and two food passes, good for […]

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Jul
14

Wordless Wednesday: Burger Bar, San Francisco

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Chocolate Burger from Chef Hubert Keller’s Burger Bar SF: Warm doughnut, chocolate ganache, passion fruit, fresh strawberries and fresh mint. YUM!

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Jul
13

Tightwad Tuesday: 25% Lower Prices on Food At The California State Fair:

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Who doesn’t like deep-fried Twinkies and corn dogs?  Have you ever tried Chocolate-dipped bacon?  If you’re looking  for summer fun or some good old-fashioned  fair food we have the perfect place for you — The California State Fair. Photo courtesy of California State Fair The fair starts tomorrow, July 14th and will run until August […]

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