Archive for April, 2012:

Apr
27

A “Best of the West” Food Fest is Back!

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Looking for some foodie fun this weekend? Well, look no more! The Stockton Asparagus Festival is here! This three-day extravaganza in Downtown Stockton will feature fresh California-grown asparagus – 36,000 pounds of it were served last year – in many unique dishes, such as deep-fried asparagus, asparagus tri-tip sandwiches, asparagus burritos and asparagus pasta dishes, […]

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Apr
26

Wonka™ Ice Cream Giveaway!

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Were you mesmerized by the recent post about our Wonka™ Ice Cream tasting? Do you want the golden ticket too?    Well you’re in luck! We are giving YOU the chance to sample these fun new flavors. All you have to do is comment on this post telling us what creative ice cream combination you […]

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Apr
25

Wordless Wednesday- Thai Basil

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If I had to choose one food to eat forever, Thai would be my choice. There is something always satisfying about the fusion of fresh ingredients and a spicy kick. My favorite?- Pad Se Ew from Thai Basil. This dish comes with broccoli, thick rice noodles and pan-fried egg in a sweet soy sauce; all […]

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Apr
24

SacFoodies Have the Golden Ticket: Wonka™ Ice Cream Tasting

When the SacFoodies team was offered the opportunity to try all seven flavors of Wonka™ Ice Cream, we had to hold back from shouting a collective, “Daddy, I want it nooooow!” à la Veruca Salt. As the weather hit the mid-80s on a Friday, we were delighted to receive a cold, frozen box filled with […]

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Apr
20

Papa Callahan’s Traditional Red Wine Sangria

By Meagan Cross Although I have lived my entire life in California, which is notorious for temperate weather, I am in love with the changing of seasons. Every time they show themselves, a little excitement trickles through my body. I don’t want to pick favorites, but I have to say that the change from spring […]

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Apr
19

We Have a Winner!

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Congratulations to Laura, the winner of our “Bubbles & Bling” ticket giveaway! Laura will enjoy a showing of the classic movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” at the Crest Theatre, along with champagne, wine, appetizers and desserts. The event benefits the California Youth Crisis Line. Have a great time, Laura! If you’re interested in learning about this […]

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Apr
18

Wordless Wednesday: Angele Restaurant & Bar

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It may be warming up, but a hearty bowl of soup is the perfect comfort food year-round.  A drive to Napa and about $9 will get you a satisfying bowl of Soupe Gratinée à l’Oignon (or simply, French Onion Soup) at Angéle Restaurant & Bar on Main Street. Bon appétit!

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Apr
17

Summer Trend Alert: Craft Beer Ice Cream

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A rising trend in craft beer and artisanal ice cream inspires a new generation of foodies as this unlikely pairing churns out a delectable treat. Ben and Jerry’s, take your clever Schweddy Balls ice cream and move aside. This SacFoodie has bravely tapped into this summer’s cool rising foodie trend: Craft Beer Ice Cream. You […]

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Apr
13

High Steaks, Lincoln

By Jon Schuller & Tracy Tierney Here’s what happens when two SacFoodies take a gamble on dinner at Thunder Valley Casino, just outside Sacramento in Lincoln. Puns, that’s what! And fine dining. A surprisingly elevated seven-course meal awaited us at the casino’s aptly named High Steaks steakhouse. Last month, we scored big time with an […]

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Apr
12

SactoMoFo4

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Food Trucks, one of the hottest trends to hit the foodie world continues to gain moment in cities all over the country and the capital city is no exception. Food Trucks have been a huge hit right here in Sacramento, which is why the 4th SactoMoFo is sure to be a hit! This spectacular event […]

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