Archive for March, 2011:

Mar
14

Ticket Giveaway: Spring Break 2011

By Brittany Mohr and Melissa Nielsen Want the opportunity to spend an evening enjoying fine wines and delicious food while supporting local medical clinics at the same time? The SacFoodies are excited to give two lucky SacFoodies readers each a pair of tickets to Spring Break 2011: the 7th Annual Food and Wine Fundraiser for […]

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Mar
11

St. Patrick’s Day Events in Sacramento

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St. Patrick’s Day is March 17, which is just around the corner! Be sure to check out some of the great St. Patrick’s Day events happening in the Sacramento area; festivities start this weekend! Saturday, March 12 15th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival- Bagpipes, drum corps, Irish step dancers, costumed marchers, and festive […]

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Mar
10

Restaurants that Give

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On page 40 of the March issue of Food & Wine magazine, there’s an article that caught my attention more than most. It’s no secret that I’m a serial restaurant-goer, or that I love trying new places throughout the Bay Area and in my latest hometown of San Francisco. But this article drew me to […]

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Mar
09

Wordless Wednesday: Café Bernardo’s Irish Car Bomb Cupcake

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Be sure to swing by any Café Bernardo location this month to try the Irish Car Bomb cupcake—a decadent pot of gold boasting Guinness chocolate cake, Bailey’s ganache filling and Bailey’s buttercream frosting. And stay tuned for our upcoming rundown of St. Patrick’s Day festivities in Sacramento, too!

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Mar
08

Tightwad Tuesday: FREE Cheese Fondue!

In honor of National Cheese Fondue Day (4/11/11), The Melting Pot is giving away FREE* cheese fondue April 11 through April 14, 2011. Yes, we said FREE! Let the cheesy applause begin. For more details on how to get in on this cheese action, visit the reservations webpage. *Reservations are required and LIMITED, so book […]

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Mar
04

Wasabi, Elk Grove

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Five years ago, the only sushi I ate was veggie rolls, such as avocado rolls and cucumber rolls. I played it safe, since I was hesitant to try more complex, flavorful sushi rolls. But things have now changed.  After being introduced to other types of sushi rolls about a year ago, I can’t seem to […]

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Mar
02

Danish Ebelskivers recipe

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As I’ve mentioned before, I love breakfast foods. Whenever I visit my family in the Bay Area, I always look forward to having Danish ebelskivers for breakfast. My father’s side of the family is from Denmark, so I’ve been obsessed with ebelskivers for as long as I can remember. Ebelskivers are traditional Danish pancakes, shaped […]

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Mar
01

Tightwad Tuesday: Free Pancakes at IHOP!

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Visit your local IHOP today to celebrate IHOP National Pancake Day and receive one complimentary short stack of pancakes! In return for the free flapjacks, IHOP asks consumers to consider making a donation to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The UC Davis Children’s Hospital will receive donations from the Sacramento-area IHOP restaurants. Since beginning its […]

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