Archive for August, 2011:

Aug
31

Rivers Edge Café, Sacramento – and a Giveaway!

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Stuffed hash browns. It doesn’t get any better than this, people. It was the one item that caught my attention on the Rivers Edge website when the SacFoodies review request came through.  And it’s the dish that stands out as the best thing I tasted at this hidden gem. Everything was great, actually, but perfectly […]

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Aug
29

Lemon Angel Pie

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As a young girl growing up in Salinas, Calif., one of my favorite things to do was visit the John Steinbeck House. Not only is it the residence (and birthplace – yes, he was born in the house) of one of our country’s greatest writers, but it’s also a delightful restaurant as well. Open Tuesday […]

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Aug
24

Wordless Wednesday: Kupros Bistro Fried Pickles and House Tartar

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Fried pickles – a pregnant girl’s dream come true! Who am I kidding, I’ll order these any time. A great starter to an even better meal at Kupros Bistro in Midtown. Kupros Bistro 1217 21st Street Sacramento, Ca 95811 (916) 440-0401

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Aug
22

Homemade Pasta Feast

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I have an approximately one-weekend-a-month tradition of heading down to visit my family in the Bay Area. Oftentimes, particularly during the summer, we’ll spend Saturday afternoon whipping up a delicious evening meal, inviting some friends over and enjoying dinner outside. This past weekend, the theme of the dinner was homemade pasta and we prepared two […]

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Aug
17

Barwest Burgers & Wings, Sacramento

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How many times have you uttered that storied incantation: “I wish this speakeasy was more like a beach bar.” Probably more than you can count. Well, Prohibition-era Surfer, the wait is over. Barwest Burgers & Wings is gearing up for a grand opening this Thursday, August 18. I had the chance to check out the […]

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Aug
15

Midtown Cocktail Week

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I’ve always been a Cosmopolitan girl, myself. There’s something incredibly classy and chic about a pink drink rimmed with sugar and garnished with a lime. It screams super sassy and lover of summer. This week  is Midtown Cocktail Week in Sacramento, an entire seven days dedicated to your favorite gin and tonic. Sponsored and hosted […]

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Aug
12

Peanut Butter Pie for Jennifer and Mikey

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Working in the PR biz, we cross paths with many food editors and writers. One of those editors is Jennifer Perillo from Working Mother, In Jennie’s Kitchen and Food 52. We’ve had the opportunity to work with her on stories as well as dine with her a time or two at a great NY hot […]

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Aug
10

Patio Happy Hours, Perfect for Hot Summer Nights

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I love summer. For the people of the Sacramento Valley, June, July and August are marked with thermometers reaching 80 degrees at dawn, afternoon swimming and air-conditioners running on high well into the evening. The upside to this hot, hot heat is that the evenings here in Sacramento can be the perfect time to relax […]

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Aug
09

And the winner is….

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Congratulations to Tiana Jette and Renae Chandler for winning tickets to the 2nd Annual Sacramento Banana Festival! Not a winner, but still want to attend? Tickets can be purchased here. The event takes place this  August 13th and 14th at William Land Park. Thanks to everyone who participated in our ticket giveaway – stay tuned […]

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Aug
08

Sacramento Banana Festival 2011

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Sacramento is going BANANAS August 13 – 14, 2011!! Are you looking for something out of the ordinary to do this weekend? If so, head to Sacramento’s William Land Park for a weekend full of music, food, art, dance, films, and family fun at the 2nd Annual Banana Festival! The weekend of banana-loving fun will […]

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