Archive for February, 2013:

Feb
28

A Delish Dessert from The Porch, Sacramento

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A recent trip to The Porch Restaurant and Bar proved to be an excellent choice with a fantastic dinner—but the real star of the show was the best dessert cookie I may have ever had in my entire Life. First off, the fiery Southern flare of everything from the menu, to the lush velvety curtains […]

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Feb
26

Casa Corona, Fresno

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It’s not uncommon to find a Sac Foodie in Fresno. As the largest inland city in California, and one so centrally located within the state’s agricultural heartland, client work often brings us down for a day or two to what we lovingly refer to as The ‘No. And in between meetings with raisin and olive […]

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Feb
25

BOGO Clam Chowder Today Only at Boudin Bakery

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Today is National Clam Chowder Day, and to celebrate, Boudin Bakery is running a buy-one-get-one special for its classic clam chowder in a bread bowl. A little piece of trivia: Boudin is the creator of the Original San Francisco Sourdough and sells more than one million of its renowned clam chowder in a bread bowl […]

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Feb
21

Tomato Bacon Jam from Micah Kasman of ABC’s “The Taste”

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Recently, I wrote about attending a local viewing party at Restaurant Thir13en for ABC’s new hit cooking competition show “The Taste” with my colleagues John Armato and Jenna Buhagiar. In addition to meeting “The Taste” contestant Chef Adam Pechal of Restaurant Thir13en, we were also lucky enough to meet another contestant, Micah Kasman, who was […]

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Feb
20

Wordless Wednesday: 58 Degrees & Holding Co.

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Trio of Bruschetta (from front): Grilled broccoletti, garlic confit, lemon zest, drizzled with olive oil; Poached pear puree, applewood bacon and crumbled blue cheese; Cherry tomatoes, basil pesto and four cheeses. Delectable. 58 Degrees & Holding Co. 1217 18th Street (18th and Capitol) Sacramento, CA 95811 (916) 442-5858

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Feb
19

Capital Beerfest and a Giveaway!

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Last week, we shared all the details for Sacramento Beer Week, kicking off this Friday! The week will be jam-packed with beer-centric events and culminate with Capital Beerfest on Saturday, March 2 from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Cal Expo. Attendees can sample from 100 breweries with proceeds benefiting the Runnin’ for Rhett foundation. […]

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Feb
15

Daring Parings” on ABC’s “The Taste”

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ABC’s new cooking competition series, “The Taste,” premiered on January 22nd to rave reviews. Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Brian Malarkey, four of the most acclaimed masters in the food world, act as mentors to teams of contestants made up of professional chefs and home cooks. The catch? The mentors must judge the […]

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Feb
14

Local Craft Beer Scene Celebrates with 4th Annual Sacramento Beer Week

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Beer fans, you’re in luck! The 4th Annual Sacramento Beer Week is kicking off next week and bringing with it not only some tasty events, but also a celebration of a rising Sacramento star—our craft beer scene. Sacramento Beer Week will be taking place from February 22- March 3, with events happening all over town. […]

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Feb
12

Valentine’s Day Restaurants in Sacramento

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Valentine’s Day is around the corner and love is in the air. To help enable the best possible Valentine’s Day experience, the SacFoodies have put together a list of Valentine’s Day specials here in Sacramento. This list will help to impress that special someone with a romantic, delectable evening you won’t forget. The Melting Pot […]

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Feb
07

Celebrating Sacramento’s Locally Grown Food Scene

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Back in October, we were pleased to share Sacramento’s newest designation as America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital. With 2013 underway, The City of Trees is continuing to get the recognition it deserves as a hot spot for great fare and an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients. In fact, The San Francisco Chronicle recently covered Sacramento’s efforts to […]

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