Archive for August, 2013:

Aug
28

Wordless Wednesday: Hock Farm’s Bottled & Bubbled Cocktails

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The bottled cocktails at Hock Farm are my new favorite thing. The refreshing Gin and Tonic and the enticing Rum & Soda (with house made cream soda!) are serving farm fresh realness with a kick right now, but watch out for other seasonal shifts that’ll rub you the right way, too. Hock Farm Craft & […]

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Aug
26

Gold Rush Beer Crawl

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Interested in slowing it down this Labor Day weekend? How about kicking things off with a crawl… the Gold Rush Beer Crawl that is. This Friday, August 30, the Capitol City will be turning back the clock in Old Sacramento for the third annual Gold Rush Beer Crawl, as part of the 13th Annual Gold […]

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Aug
22

Davis Bike and Brew Fest

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I grew up in Davis, the bicycle capitol of the United States, so naturally it doesn’t faze me that the town would have a community-wide celebration to raise funds for the United States Bicycle Hall of Fame (located in Davis, of course). But when I heard that they were having a Bike and Brew Fest, […]

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Aug
15

La Bombe Ice Cream & More

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After playing tennis with some friends yesterday at McKinley Park, nothing sounded better than some chilly ice cream after a heated match. Fortunately for us, we discovered one of the most delicious spots in Sacramento nearby: La Bombe Ice Cream & More.  La Bombe is a European-style ice cream parlor that serves over 20 different […]

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Aug
14

6th Annual Midtown Cocktail Week

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(Photo courtesy of Midtown Cocktail Week) I’ve got three words for you Sacramento: Midtown Cocktail Week. That’s right, next week marks the start of five full days filled with craft creations and specialty concoctions from some of Sacramento’s most talented mixologists and bartenders. Starting Wednesday 8/21 and continuing through Sunday 8/25, Midtown will be buzzing […]

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Aug
13

Ice Cream Safari

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This Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., treat the family to all-you-can-eat Baskin Robbins ice cream and Coca-Cola beverages at the 29th Annual Ice Cream Safari hosted by the Sacramento Zoo! From Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup to Mint Chocolate Chip, indulge in 12 of Baskin Robbins most popular flavors in cones, sundaes or floats […]

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Aug
12

I Want S’more Muffins!!

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Photo courtesy Taste of Home In case you missed it, Saturday was National S’more Day, an annual celebration of one of the most delicious summertime staples.  With that in mind, this SacFoodie sought out an interesting twist on an old favorite with this fun “I Want S’more Muffins” recipe from Taste of Home. The recipe […]

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Aug
10

Strawberry-Lemon Mojitos

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Strawberry-lemonade, summertime, and good company. What else could you need on a beautiful summer afternoon? A bit of rum and mint leaves, of course! Just in time for the weekend, I stumbled upon this recipe for Strawberry-Lemon Mojitos, courtesy of Food And Wine.  [Photo credit: Wendell T. Webber, FoodandWine.com] Here is why I love it. […]

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Aug
09

Passport to the Farms Weekend

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Looking for a fun way to spend your weekend with family and friends? Try taking an agri-tour along the Sacramento Delta at the Passport to the Farms Weekend this Saturday and Sunday. Hosted by the Sacramento River Delta Grown Agri-Tourism Association, the tour includes 17 farms and wineries along the river’s Delta Grown Farm Trail. […]

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Aug
08

4th Annual Sacramento Banana Festival

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This weekend marks the 4th Annual Sacramento Banana Festival to celebrate the many ways that cultures across the globe, and right in Sacramento, incorporate this delicious fruit into their food, culture and art. Each year, the two-day event has continued to grow and include new and fun banana attractions for attendees.   The event kicks […]

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