Archive for May, 2013:

May
30

Thursday Capitol Mall Farmer’s Market

By Sara Ortega and Ana Marie Aguas If there’s one event the SacFoodies look forward to this time of year, it’s the farmer’s market conveniently located right outside our office on Capitol Mall! We are always delighted every Thursday by the scent of grilling Indian cuisine, baking Italian pizza and some of the best food trucks […]

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May
24

Grape Escape 2013

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Calling all foodies and wine lovers! The 11th Annual Save Mart Grape Escape will be coming to Cesar Chavez Park in downtown Sacramento on Saturday, June 1st! Grape Escape is Northern California’s premier food and wine event boasting more than 200 award-winning California wines paired with the region’s best local cuisine. This is your chance […]

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May
23

Grand Opening of The Rind in Midtown

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Fellow foodies—boy do we have exciting news for you! This morning, a couple of us SacFoodies were thrilled to witness the grand opening of The Rind, a cheese-centric bar located at 18th and L Streets. The Rind is quaint, classy, and set perfectly on the block with another favorite, Trey B Cakes. The Rind opens […]

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May
22

My Trip to Portland through Instagram

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1. Non-fat Vanilla Latte from Barista in the Pearl District: 539 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 2. Asparagus Soup with Homemade Focaccia Bread from Besaw’s in the Alphabet District: 2301 NW Savier St, Portland, OR 3. I loved Besaw’s so much that I went again for breakfast! Eggs Benedict with Roasted Tomatoes and Spinach. 4. […]

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May
20

Want to Intern at FleishmanHillard 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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May
17

Noodles & Company Spring Menu Tasting

By Ana Marie and Sara Ortega Ana Marie: When one hears the name Noodle & Company, thoughts about appetizing Asian cuisine or tasty Italian pasta may come to mind.  Yet, unbeknownst to many, Noodles & Company is so much more than merely noodles!  This charming restaurant prides itself with a diverse menu that ranges from […]

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May
16

A Salute to Simplicity with Creamy Basil Potatoes

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When working in food communications, it’s easy to get caught up in the latest fad. You know what I’m talking about. Those highfalutin ingredients and dishes that sound just as good rolling off the tongue as they taste rolling on it. Truffle-infused such-and-such. Organic trendy-berry compote. Grass-fed dodo eggs, 17 ways. It’s easy to forget […]

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May
15

Midtown’s Sutter District Hosts Party on the Patios

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The weather in Sacramento is warming up, and fast! In my book, that means it’s time for a cold drink in a comfortable outdoor space. For other like-minded folks, you’re in luck as this Saturday, May 18 from Noon-6:00 p.m., The Sutter District in Midtown is hosting Party on the Patios. This summer kick-off event […]

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May
10

Mother’s Day Events in Sacramento

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Looking for ideas to treat Mom this Sunday, May 12?  Look no further because we’ve rounded up a guide to some of Sacramento’s most delicious Mother’s Day events! Mother’s Day Brunch with Sacramento RiverTrain: Explore the beauty of Sacramento and enjoy a fabulous three-course brunch with the Sacramento RiverTrain, which will include your choice of […]

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May
08

Wordless Wednesday: Duck Fat Chex Mix

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Yep – you read that right! We were lucky enough to receive a sample of Duck Fat Chex Mix from our friends at Tasting Table. If you decide to try the recipe at home, we recommend you enlist some friends to help you enjoy because we guarantee that once you try it, you won’t be […]

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