Archive for March, 2011:

Mar
31

Grill and Chill

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I don’t know about you, but as much as I love a rainy day, I’m ready for the sun to warm up our fair city. And with the trees beginning to bloom and that small patch of blue sky showing, I think we finally might be in luck. When the weather warms, my thoughts always […]

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Mar
30

Save the Date: Sacramento Mobile Food Festival (SactoMoFo) is just one month away!

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As we mentioned in our 2011 Food Trends post on SacFoodies, food trucks are all the rage! To celebrate this trend, more than a dozen food trucks from throughout Northern California will converge at SactoMoFo (the Sacramento Mobile Food Festival), Saturday, April 30 from Noon to 6:00pm at Fremont Park. The event is FREE to […]

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Mar
29

Soil Born Farms’ Sunday Supper, Sacramento

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This past Sunday, my friend Jamie and I volunteered as chefs at Soil Born Farms for their monthly fundraising dinner, Sunday Supper. We worked under the direction of Dominic Mogavero, the Kitchen & Demo Coordinator for Soil Born Farms, who created the AMAZING menu and organized much of the day.  The menu consisted of herbed […]

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Mar
25

Frosted Cake Shop, Sacramento

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A child’s first birthday is a pretty big deal…especially for Mom! I must admit, I’ve been planning my son’s first birthday for about 10 months, so when the big day was nearly here, I threw on my event planning hat and went to work. First order of business was the theme, and there was no […]

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Mar
23

A BIG Thank You to Bel Air, Sacramento

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As part of our job here at Fleishman-Hillard we wear many hats and recently, Kris Caputo Hurley and I put on our director/cue card holder hats to film a video series for our client the United States Potato Board (USPB).  The USPB asked us to create a video series with the objective of educating consumers […]

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Mar
22

Perry Creek Winery, El Dorado County

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Ever since our latest ‘Bring Out the Barrel’ ticket giveaway’ on SacFoodies, I’ve been eager to go wine tasting and check out the nearby El Dorado County wineries. A couple of weeks ago, my boyfriend and I finally made the one-hour drive to El Dorado County, where we visited Perry Creek Winery on the Fair […]

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Mar
21

And the winners are…

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Congratulations to Mai and Tammy for each winning two tickets to Serotonin Surge Charities’ Spring Break 2011 dinner! Thanks to everyone who participated in our SacFoodies ticket giveaway! There were lots of great entries on both our blog and Facebook page—we even had to use a random number generator to help us select the winners! […]

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Mar
17

Taste of Davis 2011

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When people ask me where I grew up, I usually respond by saying “Davis, California” followed at lightning-speed by a supporting qualifier: “It’s just outside of Sacramento.” But more and more, I’m noticing there’s no need to put my hometown on the map in such a way. Lately, my response has been met with comments […]

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Mar
16

Tea List, Davis

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If you’re ever in the mood for afternoon tea, be sure to visit Tea List in Davis. Tea List is an elegant tea room tucked away on D Street, behind The Mustard Seed restaurant and next to the charming boutique, Creme de la Creme. The tea room is well-stocked with high quality organic and fair […]

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Mar
15

Something Baked Cookie Review

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Need a gift?  Send Something Baked! Among many other characteristics that connect the generations of women in my family (beauty, brains and humor, of course!), there’s one in particular that stands out above all others:  cookie baker extraordinaire.  There seems to be one lucky lady per generation that’s blessed with the baker gene.  I, unfortunately, […]

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