Archive for May, 2011:

May
31

Wine & Dine Sacramento

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Wish you could try a bunch of fabulous restaurants in Sacramento without breaking the bank? The Sac Foodies have great news; you can! The 5th annual Wine & Dine Sacramento week has begun! Through June 5th diners can enjoy three- to four-course dinners, including tastes of local wines at several participating restaurants, for a fraction […]

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May
27

Memorial Day Events in Sacramento

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Looking for things to do around town to celebrate Memorial Day? From music to fitness to good old fashion grilling, the SacFoodies have you covered! The Sacramento Jazz Festival and Jubilee will be buzzing in Old Sac and Downtown throughout the holiday weekend. One of the biggest festivals of the year, the schedule of events […]

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May
27

And the winner is…

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Congratulations to Cyrenne Estrada for winning two tickets to The Walk ‘N Rock for the Kids KISS benefit concert this Sunday night at Raley Field! Not a winner, but still want to attend? Tickets can be purchased through ticketmaster.com and the Raley Field Box Office.  The concert kicks off at 8:05 p.m. on Sunday and funds raised […]

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May
26

Walk ‘N Rock for Kids & KISS Concert Ticket Giveaway!

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This Sunday is Walk ‘N Rock for Kids! The event, which supports local children’s charities, kicks off with a morning 5K walk. Participants will walk to raise funds for Hope Productions’ 2011 Nonprofit Partners and Nonprofit Affiliates. The morning will be filled with music at Raley Field and along the route. After the walk, participants […]

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May
25

Kupros Bistro

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Situated in a historic building in midtown, Kupros Bistro is definitely the best food we’ve enjoyed in a long while. A group of us – three SacFoodies and four of our guests – had the pleasure of tasting nearly everything on the Kupros menu last week. Donna, who was one of the satisfied seven said […]

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May
20

Artichoke Recipe in Honor of Annual Castroville Artichoke Festival

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The 52nd Castroville Artichoke Festival is this weekend! The famous festival will take place in Monterey, California on May 21 from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and on May 22 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. A tradition for more than  half a century, the Castroville Artichoke Festival will feature colorful parades, live music, farmer’s markets, field […]

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May
18

Wordless Wednesday: Capitol Mall Farmers’ Market

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On May 5th the Capitol Mall California-Grown Certified Farmers’ Market returned for summer. The SacFoodies have been enjoying the market, which runs from May-September every Thursday from 10:00am – 1:30pm between 5th and 6th Street. Capitol Mall was overflowing with local produce. Lunch vendors include House, Ambrosia Cafe, 4th Street Grille, Yolanda’s Tamales, Golden Rice […]

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May
17

Race for the Ring

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Okay, we know it’s only Tuesday but, hey – it’s never too early to start thinking towards the weekend!  While making your plans for this upcoming weekend, why not throw in a good cause while you’re at it?  The 3rd annual Race for the Ring, benefitting our friends at the Sacramento Food Bank & Family […]

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May
16

Sapporo Grill

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As sushi-lovers who are new to Sacramento, my fiancé and I decide to try all the popular sushi joints in town before selecting what will be our “go to” place.  Last weekend we stopped by Sapporo Grill , which is between L and K Streets on 16th Street, to check it out. The scene was […]

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May
13

National Chocolate Chip Day

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Did you know May 15th is National Chocolate Chip Day? Yup, there is a whole holiday to celebrate the wonderful little morsels of goodness! Some claim that the first chocolate chips were created in 1937 by Ruth Graves Wakefield when she chopped up chocolate and then baked those pieces into cookies. Two years later, Nestle […]

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