Archive for April, 2011:

Apr
29

Reminder: The Sacramento Mobile Food Festival is tomorrow!

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Don’t forget that the Sacramento Mobile Food Festival (SactoMoFo) is tomorrow, Saturday, April 30 from noon to 6:00 p.m. at Fremont Park! The festival was founded to help celebrate the national food truck trend and raise awareness about the issues blocking food trucks from thriving in Sacramento. The event is FREE to attend and free […]

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Apr
27

31 Cent Scoop Night at Baskin-Robbins!

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Today, April 27, Baskin-Robbins is “Scooping Up Thanks” for the men and women of the National Fallen Fire Fighters Foundation (NFFF) from 5pm-10pm by offering 2.5 oz. ice cream scoops of any flavor for just 31 cents* nationwide. Baskin-Robbins is proud to honor the firefighters that put their life on the line while helping others. […]

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Apr
25

SacFoodies Exclusive: Interview with Guy Fieri, and a Giveaway!

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Today I got to meet Guy Fieri (for the second time!) at the State Capitol where he received a resolution that officially recognized “Cook with Your Kids” as a weekly initiative.  I was able to score some one-on-one time with Guy and he generously shared five minutes with me (I had to squeeze in between […]

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Apr
25

And the winner is…

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Congratulations to Katie for winning a copy of Amanda Scott’s latest book, Highland Master! If you haven’t already had the chance, be sure to check out our recent interview with best-selling author, Amanda Scott, to learn more about her books and travels. She even shared a great Scottish shortbread recipe with us too! Thanks to […]

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Apr
20

Guy Fieri is Coming to Sac for “Cooking with Kids”

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As most of you know, the SacFoodies are big fans of the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” and we especially love the host, Guy Fieri.  So you could image how excited we were to receive an invitation to interview Guy next Monday when he is in town to promote his non-profit organization, Cooking with […]

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Apr
19

Scottish fare, the delightful Amanda Scott – and a new giveaway!

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I’d been hoping to do another book post and giveaway, so when a chance meeting at KCRA-TV put me in touch with Amanda Scott, a USA Today Best-selling author who lives right here in Sacramento, it wasn’t the luck of the Irish, but the luck of the Scottish.  Amanda was being interviewed about her latest […]

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Apr
18

Upcoming California Food Festivals

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Looking for a weekend getaway to entice your taste buds?  Look no further.  SacFoodies, with inspiration from KCRA 3, has compiled a list of California’s best food festivals. Sacramento Mobile Food Festival (SactoMoFo) April 30, 2011 Zinfest (Lodi) May 13-15, 2011 Castroville Artichoke Festival May 21-22, 2011 Brentwood Corn Festival July 8-10, 2011 Marysville Peach […]

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Apr
14

Picnic Day, UC Davis

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It’s that time of the year again! UC Davis’ 97th annual campus-wide open house, Picnic Day, is this Saturday, April 16, 2011. The theme of this year’s Picnic Day is “Rewind” and was chosen with hope that Picnic Day attendees will revive the spirit of the first picnic day in 1909. Picnic Day at UC […]

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Apr
12

Tightwad Tuesday: Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day!

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Ice cream is the perfect treat to enjoy during the warm spring and summer months, so be sure to stop by Ben & Jerry’s in Davis today from 12pm to 8pm for FREE ice cream! What: Ben & Jerry’s FREE Cone Day! When: Today, April 12, 2011 from 12pm to 8pm With the abundance of […]

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Apr
08

KCRA 3 A-List

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Have you already voted in the KCRA 3 A-List contest? The annual KCRA 3 A-List contest features more than 6,000 local businesses competing to be named the best in Sacramento. The contest gives you the opportunity to rank your favorite places in Sacramento, from hair salons and florists to even jazz clubs. Our favorite parts […]

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