Archive for February, 2011:

Feb
10

Steamed Mussels & Clams

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Confessions of a SacFoodie:  I’m a terrible cook.  Don’t get me wrong – I love to cook, but saying that it doesn’t come naturally to me would be putting it lightly.  After all, about five years ago I was the girl standing in the produce section of Safeway on the phone with my mom, staring […]

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Feb
09

Valentine’s Day Events in Sacramento

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Have you already made plans for Valentine’s Day? If not, don’t worry—the SacFoodies have put together a great list of Valentine’s Day specials happening in the Sacramento area. Mikuni Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Mikuni’s and enjoy the $40 dinner for two and add a specially priced bottle of wine for just $10, $15 or $20 […]

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Feb
08

Tightwad Tuesday: Sactown’s Passport to Winter Dining

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Sometimes, I love sandwiches more than people. There I said it. And another close contender for my affection is a great bargain. Which is why I’m salivating over Sactown’s new issue, specifically the mag’s “Best Sandwiches 2011” cover feature that dishes on 17 swoon-worthy sandos in the area. Only, these aren’t your mom’s PB&Js. Think […]

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Feb
07

Mama’s on Washington Square, San Francisco

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As the old saying goes, “good things come to those who wait.” Or should I say, “good things come to those who wait in line at Mama’s on Washington Square?” One of San Francisco’s most raved-about brunch spots, Mama’s in North Beach is known for its French Toast Sampler, Monte Cristo Sandwich and outrageously long […]

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Feb
04

The Big Game: Food and Bar Guide!

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The SacFoodies love the big game, not only for the football, beer and awesome commercials, but for the delicious array of food! Who doesn’t love the abundance of chips, dips, hot wings, cheeses, and other yummy finger foods present at game-watching parties? We’ve compiled a list of our favorite snack foods (with recipes!) for this […]

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Feb
03

Twice Baked Potato Recipe Photo Contest – Win $500!

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We’re not in the habit of blogging about our clients too frequently, but this is one opportunity that we had to share with our fellow foodies – you can win $500 after all! Our client, the United States Potato Board, has launched a Facebook contest in search of the best, most-mouth watering, original twice baked […]

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Feb
02

2011 Restaurant Resolutions – An Endless Pursuit

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Some people make New Year’s resolutions. Apparently I make New Year’s restaurant resolutions. “I will make time to explore more. I must stop ordering takeout from the same establishment month after month. I insist upon pushing my taste buds’ boundaries with new flavors and textures.” These are just a few of the restaurant resolutions I’m […]

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Feb
01

SacFoodies Preview: Sacramento Beer Week

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Sacramento Beer Week February 24 – March 6, 2011 Beer lovers, mark your calendar, raise your glasses and line up your designated drivers. The 2nd Annual Sacramento Beer Week promises both educational events and a whole lot of fun for both Sacramento-area enthusiasts and beer newbies. With more than 200 events in Sacramento and the […]

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