Archive for February, 2011:

Feb
28

The Flaming Grill, Sacramento

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We recently asked the adventurous RoShamBurger crew to check out the diverse menu at The Flaming Grill for a guest spot review on SacFoodies – not because we weren’t interested in checking it out ourselves, but mostly because we trust these true burger connoisseurs to dish about the rarest finds and eclectic offerings on The […]

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Feb
25

National Clam Chowder Day

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Happy Clam Chowder Day! In honor of National Clam Chowder Day, some restaurants are offering great deals on Clam Chowder today: McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant (client) In celebration of National Clam Chowder Day, McCormick & Schmick’s in Sacramento (11th & J) and Roseville (at The Fountains) will offer bar and dining room guests the […]

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Feb
24

Cafeteria 15L, Sacramento

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I am addicted – to Groupon. So when I saw a Groupon a few weeks back for Cafeteria 15L, a restaurant I wanted to try since it opened, I snapped it up. I ended up heading over on a weeknight but the restaurant was still impressively busy. Although the entrees looked intriguing, there were too […]

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Feb
23

Wordless Wednesday: Marlene & Glen’s Diner, Plymouth, CA

By Liz Conant and Jenna Buhagiar Where to eat on the way up to El Dorado County for wine tasting? We discovered Marlene & Glen’s Diner along Highway 49 in Plymouth, which turned out to provide the perfect pre-wine tasting meal.  The portions are HUGE, so come hungry (or even ravenous)! Marlene & Glen’s Diner […]

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Feb
22

Tightwad Tuesday: Deals in Davis

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During my senior year at UC Davis (last year), I put together an extensive list of all the great food deals that I found on Davis Wiki. The list helped my friends and I stay busy, take advantage of great deals and make the most of our last year in Davis. I hope this list […]

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Feb
18

Pizza Rock, Sacramento

by Brooke Burgess and Vanessa Smith Like Sonny and Cher or Bonnie and Clyde, what is possibly a more dynamic combination than Pizza and Rock?  With plenty of buzz about the food, the awards – co-owner Tony Gemignani won the World Pizza Cup in Naples, Italy – and décor, we couldn’t resist the opportunity to […]

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Feb
16

Quick Bite: PB&J Sandwiches at Jax on H in Modesto

By Liz Conant, Jenna Buhagiar and Brittany Mohr During a recent trip to Modesto, we stopped by Jax on H for drinks and were served complimentary PB&J Sandwiches. The petite, triangle-shaped sandwiches were a fun change from typical bar food and best of all, they were FREE. If you find yourself in Modesto, stop by […]

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Feb
15

Tightwad Tuesday: Deal Ticket

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Looking for a good deal in Sacramento? Deal Ticket (owned by The Sacramento Press) offers one great discount each week, available (Tuesday-Friday) to those who sign-up to receive the Deal Ticket emails. Just visit www.sacramentopress.com/deals and sign-up with your email address to start receiving fantastic deals at local businesses. All types of deals are offered […]

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Feb
14

SacFoodies’ Valentine’s Day Plans

In case you’re wondering how the SacFoodies plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day, we’ve rounded up some of our plans to share with you. We’d love to know your plans too, so leave us a comment below! Vanessa Smith: “My husband and I have a five-year running Valentine’s tradition of picking up dinner at Mikuni and […]

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Feb
11

Red Velvet Cake Balls

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This Valentine’s Day, Red Velvet Cake Balls are the perfect treat for parties or as gifts. While browsing through some books at Barnes & Noble this past summer, I came across a colorful cookbook that caught my eye: “Cake Pops” by the popular blogger, Bakerella. The cookbook features recipes on how to make miniature cake […]

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