Archive for December, 2012:

Dec
28

Blackbird Kitchen+Bar, Sacramento

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A little while back, I had the pleasure of trying new Sacramento hot-spot Blackbird Kitchen+ Bar for the first time. Hiding on a dark strip of 9th Street in between J and K Streets, it would be easy to miss at first glance, but once inside the festive ambiance quickly makes up for the slightly […]

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Dec
26

Wordless Wednesday: Doughnut Holes from Roxy Restaurant & Bar

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Bag of Housemade Doughnut Holes with Three Dipping Sauces at Roxy Restaurant & Bar. Roxy 2381 Fair Oaks Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 489-2000

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Dec
24

Happy Holidays from SacFoodies

The SacFoodies team wishes you and yours a happy – and tasty! – holiday season. Cheers and have a happy new year!  

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Dec
21

Peppermint White Chocolate Bars

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Looking to add 18 ounces of delicious white chocolate to your life? Look no further than this recipe. White chocolate, vanilla and peppermint combine into a rich, creamy not quite brownie- yet not quite fudge-textured bar. Layered with mini chocolate chips then topped with a powdered sugar creation that includes sour cream (yes, you read […]

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Dec
19

Sacramento-Area Restaurants Open for Christmas

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Sacramento-Area Restaurants Open for Christmas If December 25 rolls around and you are fa la la la-ed out, then perhaps you can find some yuletide cheer at one of Sacramento’s many restaurants open this year for Christmas. Reservations are filling up fast, so check Open Table to see what’s still available. Benihana 5489 Sunrise Blvd., […]

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Dec
18

Yogurtagogo – Frozen Yogurt, Delivered!

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When I sat down at my desk one morning and the first email that popped up was from Yogurtagogo notifying me that I had won $100 worth of frozen yogurt catering, I knew it was going to be a good day. Right away I checked in with my fellow SacFoodies to discuss timing for the […]

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Dec
17

Two Things That Go Together: Christmas Trees and Wine

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Last weekend I ventured with my boyfriend and his parents to Placerville, Calif., to cut down our Christmas trees and do some wine tasting – because you can’t go to Placerville and not stop at a few of the wineries scattered along the highway. After spending two and a half (yes, two and half) hours […]

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Dec
14

Mayahuel

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Sometimes there is no better way to close out the week than with a good happy hour. My current favorite? Mayahuel.  On the corner of 12th and K in Downtown Sacramento, Mayahuel serves up some delicious eats and drinks during their Happy Hour, Monday-Friday from 2-6 p.m. Whether it’s beer, wine, mojitos or margaritas, Mayahuel […]

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Dec
12

Wordless Wednesday – Snickerdoodle Cupcake

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‘Tis the season at all Café Bernardo locations for this brown butter and vanilla bean cupcake with cinnamon buttercream and garnished with toasted Snickerdoodle cookie crumbs. Available throughout the month of December for only $2.75! Café Bernardo Various Locations in Midtown, Downtown and Davis (Photo courtesy of Paragary Restaurant Group)

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Dec
10

Drewski’s Hot Rod Kitchen

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I can summarize this post in four delicious words: Grilled. Cheese. Food. Truck. Enough said? Perhaps, but Drewski’s Hot Rod Kitchen (well, kitchen on wheels) isn’t serving up just any ol’ grilled cheese sandwiches. From the “Hemi” with slow roasted pulled pork and mac ‘n’ cheese to the “Mustang” with Korean braised beef, kimchi and […]

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