Archive for June, 2012:

Jun
29

Two for $25 Dinners at Café Bernardo

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True, fellow Sac Foodie Liz Conant shone a Wordless Wednesday spotlight on this screaming deal back in February. I’m here to reiterate the amazingness of it all. Café Bernardo—that bastion of the midtown and Davis dining scenes—is a hotspot for breakfast and lunch and known for incorporating local ingredients into its inventive and approachable dishes. […]

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Jun
25

Festive Frozen Yogurt Popsicles for Fourth of July

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With the oppressive Sacramento summer heat bearing down on us, frozen treats can provide a welcome and cooling relief.  I was inspired by this PARENTS.com recipe for Confetti Yogurt Pops and decided to give this treat a try.  Sure, it is fun for kids but adults can enjoy this simple recipe too! (Courtesy Parents.com) Not […]

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Jun
22

We Have a Winner!

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Congratulations to Jonathan for winning two tickets to King of Feasts tomorrow at the Sacramento Zoo. If you missed our post about this event earlier in the week, check it out here.  Again, here is a quick rundown for those interested in attending: What: Sacramento Zoo’s King of Feasts, featuring local food, wine, beer and […]

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Jun
21

Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop—A Taqueria Champion

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There’s only one taco shop where you can gobble up heavy shrimp-filled tacos while watching reruns of 1980’s Mexican wrestling matches, and all for a reasonable price of $8! Welcome to Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop, a small San Diego hot spot set on a path for complete taco domination.  The restaurant opened in 2008 […]

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Jun
20

Wordless Wednesday: Sacramento Wine and Dine at Grange Restaurant and Bar

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I knew I could not miss the great deal offered by Sacramento Wine and Dine Week.  How could anyone pass up a savory meal at one of Sacramento’s top restaurants, for under $50 a person? After scouring the list of participating eateries, I decided on Grange Restaurant and Bar. The menu offered three courses, each […]

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Jun
19

The Battle of the Authentic Philly Cheesesteak

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Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Philadelphia for the first time. Because it was a business trip, I didn’t have much free time, but I had just enough for the one thing I wanted to do, and it wasn’t a trip to see the Liberty Bell. I tried not one, but two authentic Philly […]

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Jun
18

King of Feasts and a Giveaway!

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Want to dine and sip with the kings of the animal kingdom? Then get ready for Sacramento Zoo’s King of Feasts. The 11th annual event will be Saturday, June 23, at the Sacramento Zoo in Land Park. Taking place from 6-9 p.m., attendees will be immersed in local food and beverages while browsing the lovely […]

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Jun
15

Whitey’s Jolly Kone – Now Open Saturdays, but Only This Summer!

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(photo courtesy of flickr) It’s no secret that Whitey’s Jolly Kone has THE best shakes and freezes in the Sacramento area. Don’t believe me? Then read… This, This, And this. However, did you know that they are only open one Saturday a month? It’s a tragedy. It seems like my Whitey’s craving usually hits on […]

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Jun
13

Wordless Wednesday: Kupros Bistro

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What’s a Sacramento dining secret in only five words?   Kupros Bistro’s “Pub Grub” menu. For just $10 any week day, you can pick any three items off the Pub Grub menu. With options ranging from Mac & Cheese (regular price $7) to Fried Pickles (regular price $5) and even Poutine (regular price $9), there […]

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Jun
12

Summer Sippers a Sweet Deal at the Grange Restaurant & Bar

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 I am reasonably new to the Sacramento area, but during my time living on the central coast I would travel here on business for various wine industry-related events. During these trips I was sometimes lucky enough to stay at the lovely Citizen Hotel, which is also home to the Grange Restaurant & Bar. Now that […]

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