Archive for March, 2013:

Mar
29

Inside Out S’Mores Bars

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Photo credit: GourmetMom After posting on healthy fare with these delicious carrot muffins, I’ve decided to take a walk on the dark and delectable side with a fun take on S’mores. If you can’t wait for the summer campouts and fire pits, you must try this easy-to-make take on the campfire classic. Instead of chocolate […]

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Mar
28

1000 Vegan Cupcakes for Charity: Farm to Cupcake

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On April 6, “Farm to Cupcake” will bring together eleven local bakers to compete and bake 1000 vegan cupcakes, all to benefit four different Sacramento-area charities. Presented by Sacramento Vegan Challenge and hosted by Chef Clay Purcell of Tower Bridge Bistro, Farm to Cupcake will challenge these renowned vegan bakers to bring their best flavors […]

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Mar
27

Wordless Wednesday: Tequila Primavera at Centro

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Primavera is the Spanish word for spring, making this yerba mate-infused tequila cocktail at Centro a fitting rite. Agave and orange juice round out the south-of-the-border flare, while $8 won’t break the bank. Available now. Centro Cocina Mexicana 2730 J St. Sacramento, CA 95816 (916) 442-2552

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Mar
22

Spring Sips

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What better way to celebrate the first weekend in spring than with some good sips and tastings! Here is a quick round-up of a few events that are sure to get the spring season started off on the right foot: Revolution Wines—Friday Night Specials! Believe it or not, each week, Revolution Wines puts together a […]

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Mar
21

Sacramento’s 2nd Annual Beer & Chili Festival

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  Get ready beer and chili lovers – the second annual Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival will be held on Saturday, April 6 at Fremont Park in Downtown Sacramento from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. This philanthropic event will consist of unlimited beer tastings provided by 35 local and regional brewers, live music by local […]

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Mar
20

“Outstanding in the Field” Event Tickets On Sale Now

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The “roving culinary adventure” returns to Northern California in June when local CSA Farm Fresh to You and Grange Restaurant & Bar team up for the second year to host an Outstanding in the Field dinner event at Capay Organic Farm in Capay, CA. (We hear last year’s event sold out in 72 hours!) With […]

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Mar
18

TreyBCakes of Sacramento Competes in Final Round of Cupcake Wars

by Ana Marie Aguas and Sara Ortega When the SacFoodies found out that local bakery, TreyBCakes was competing in the Food Network’s tastiest food competition, Cupcake Wars, we were thrilled for the chance to sample their nationally recognized cupcakes! On last night’s episode titled “Aloha Cupcakes,” Jenni & Stacy of TreyBCakes, competed for a chance to serve […]

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Mar
15

2013 Sacramento Food Film Festival

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Today and tomorrow, Slow Food Sacramento will be hosting the second annual Sacramento Food Film Festival! As we’ve mentioned before, Sacramento was recently designated America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital, so the festival taking place here in town couldn’t be more appropriate!Starting tonight, you’ll have the chance to watch several captivating films that present us with an honest […]

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Mar
14

Red Rabbit Kitchen & Bar, Sacramento

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Red Rabbit Kitchen & Bar, most commonly referred to as simply ‘Red Rabbit,’ is a Midtown favorite and, until recently, I had only visited to check out the Happy Hour. But when a friend came to town last weekend, I was determined to take her to a place that was uniquely Sacramento—and Red Rabbit is […]

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Mar
12

Ticket Giveaway: “Spring Surge” Charity Event 2013

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Spring is almost here and we even have a food and wine event to prove it! You may remember our springtime buzz around the 2011 and 2012 Spring Break charity events, and the event (now renamed Spring Surge) is back this year to help usher in spring in Sacramento. Next Friday, March 22, local charity […]

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