Archive for October, 2012:

Oct
31

Sacramento is America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital

By: Jake Ferguson and Jon Schuller With the smell of rain in the air, the last farmers market of the season in Cesar Chavez Plaza was the perfect setting for a major announcement from Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson this morning. Known popularly as The River City or The City of Trees, Sacramento can now lay […]

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Oct
30

Halloween Foodie Inspiration

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Are you in need of spooky Halloween food inspiration? Look no further…if these Bloody Guts, Goblin Eyeballs, Mummy Fingers and Vampire Bat Wings washed down with a glass of Poison don’t look like the perfect ghoulish Halloween goodies to you, we don’t know what will! Happy Halloween from SacFoodies! Need a translation? •    Bloody Guts […]

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Oct
30

Steal A Base, Steal A Taco Today at Taco Bell

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Thanks to San Francisco Giant Angel Pagan stealing a base in Game 2 of the World Series, we can all enjoy a free taco today at any participating Taco Bell®! Between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, Taco Bell® is giving away their best-selling taco, Doritos® Locos Tacos.  One free taco per […]

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Oct
29

Rubicon Brewing Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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It’s an exciting week for beer lovers in Sacramento, as Rubicon Brewing Company celebrates its 25th anniversary all week long. The festivities will kick off today and continue through Sunday November 4, with special themed events, guest bartenders and food and drink specials. Be sure to head out and join the celebration of a longstanding […]

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Oct
25

Taking a Bite Out of America’s Best Sandwich

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On a recent trip to Philadelphia, I wandered into one of my favorite markets… the Reading Terminal Market.  There is so much to love about this place… gooey sticky buns from Beiler’s Bakery, a steamy hot cup of coffee from Old City Coffee or a delicious pastrami sandwich from Hershels East Side Deli. But on […]

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Oct
24

Jonesin’ for Chicken Cacciatore

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On a recent trip for a client, I met with food blogger and all-things-Italian aficionado, Paula Jones of Bell’Alimento. Since Paula knows her way around the kitchen, I asked her for some easy dinner ideas because cooking is not my strong suit (but give me a baking recipe, and I can whip up a batch […]

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Oct
22

A Sneak Peek Inside Davis’ New Whole Foods

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If you haven’t heard already, Whole Foods is opening its fourth Sacramento-area store in downtown Davis this week. Now hungry travelers on their way to the Bay Area have yet another reason to pass through Davis, if simply for a fresh salad or made-to-order gourmet deli sandwich. Doors officially open at 10 a.m. this Wednesday, […]

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Oct
19

“Ready, Set, Kids…Cookoff” This Sunday at Oak Park

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A unique foodie event is hitting Sacramento this Sunday, October 21 from 2-5 p.m. in Oak Park (3rd Ave. between 34th St. and Broadway). The inaugural “Ready, Set, Kids…Cookoff” is a competition pairing local student teams with renowned Sacramento chefs Noah Zonca of The Kitchen, John Bays of Red Rabbit and Patrick Mulvaney of Mulvaney’s […]

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Oct
18

Behind-the-Scenes of a Food Photo Shoot with “Good Day Sacramento”

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Have you ever wondered how professional food photo shoots work? Is the food real…or fake? How do they make it look so mouth-watering in the glossy food magazines? Is that really wine in the glass? Wonder no more! Yesterday, the crew at “Good Day Sacramento” visited our offices where we were shooting a new series […]

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Oct
17

Wordless Wednesday- Danny’s Mini Donuts

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“Made Hot on the Spot!”  The slogan doesn’t lie.  I watched as the mini donuts were fried to perfection, then coated to order – chocolate, powdered sugar, glazed – you name it!  It’s an easy stop on the way to the dozens of downtown offices.  I brought in a variety and they were a hit, […]

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