Archive for November, 2012:

Nov
28

Grasshoppers

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No, this is not a recipe for eating insects (I’m not that adventurous!). Instead, it’s how to make a frothy, mint chocolate (and alcoholic!) delight that’s tasty and easy. My family and I enjoyed these as an apéritif on Thanksgiving, but they make for a refreshing dessert as well. They not only taste great, but […]

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Nov
21

Pour House

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Not only is Sacramento lucky to have a bustling food scene, we are also fortunate to have a thriving artisanal cocktail scene as well. Admittedly, my idea of an adult beverage during my college days consisted of dollar beers and cheap mixed drinks. But  with those days a thing of the past, I much prefer […]

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Nov
19

Ten22’s Fall Menu

By Jon Schuller and Tracy Tierney Tracy: As someone who has shared her past Ten22 dining experience on SacFoodies, I knew I was in for a night of fabulous fare and superb customer service. While I have previously sampled the winter menu as well as lunch items, the restaurant’s fall menu was new to me. […]

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Nov
16

Sacramento-Area Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving

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For some, Thanksgiving tradition is cooking up turkey with all the yummy fixins. For others, it’s letting someone else do the work and enjoying their Thanksgiving feast at a restaurant. My family has gone the restaurant route a time or two, and I actually liked it quite a bit. You’ll often find many more side […]

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Nov
14

News Bite: Yellowbill Bakery and Café Now Open

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A new bakery and café has come to downtown Sacramento. The owners of Magpie Café and Caterers, a SacFoodies favorite, have recently opened Yellowbill Bakery and Café, offering house made baked goods and coffee and espresso drinks. If their baked goods are anything like Magpie’s infamous cookies, I’m sure we’ll see downtown foodies flocking to […]

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Nov
12

Baked Apple Doughnuts

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This weekend I was delighted when my friend passed on this recipe for baked apple doughnuts. Baking not only saves the hassle of hot oil, it lightens up the fat content as well (taking away about 30 calories per mini doughnut). Plus, the cute mini size is the perfect portion for a sweet snack without […]

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Nov
09

Rediscover Il Fornaio

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While working so close in proximity to Il Fornaio for nearly nine years now, the restaurant has become a main staple for quick grab-and-go sandwich from their lunch window, or from time to time a nice sit-down leisurely meal. On a recent weeknight, I had the opportunity to dine in and I was reminded of […]

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Nov
08

Food Truck Frenzy!

By Liz Conant and Kris Caputo Hurley Our office recently made an exciting discovery: GoFoodMob.com. We’re really not sure how we didn’t become aware of this gem of a website sooner, but no matter – now that we’ve got our thumb on the pulse of the Sacramento food truck scene, we’re game to try out […]

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Nov
06

Want to Intern at Fleishman-Hillard Sacramento?

Our food and wine PR team is expanding! Here’s what it takes to intern at FH Sacramento and be a SacFoodie in the making: 1. You read SacFoodies (check!) and can’t wait to contribute to our blog on a regular basis 2. You’re a college graduate with a go-getter attitude who is ready to work […]

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Nov
05

5 Healthy Eating Goals to Tame the Holiday Season Indulgences

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Thanksgiving tops the charts as America’s holiday with the highest food consumption and Christmas Day falls close behind in third place (with Superbowl Sunday nudged in-between). The holiday season is here, but amidst the festivities it’s possible to eat, drink and be merry while keeping tabs on your waistline. Keep these five goals in mind […]

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