Archive for January, 2014:

Jan
31

Gluten-free Peanut Butter Cookies

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One of the things I miss most now that I’m gluten-free is all of the delicious baked goods I used to make and enjoy. Yes, I’ve experimented with gluten-free baking, with some success and some failure. Regular baking is tricky enough, but when you begin working with gluten-free alternatives to flour, a lot can go […]

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Jan
30

Salad Steals the Show with this Go-To Mix

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Some of you might think of salad as far from satisfying or filling. I used to agree with you, back when “salad” just meant a handful of lettuce, drenched in dressing, alongside a large pizza you’re inhaling. Been there, done that, no regrets. But, I must say, salad – the non-wimpy, robust kind – has […]

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Jan
24

Midtown Biergarten Grand Opening

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January 24th is a day for Sacramento beer lovers to rejoice. It’s Friday, a sunny 73, and Midtown Biergarten will open its doors at 3 p.m. Midtown Biergarten, nestled on the corner of 24th and K Street, is a traditional beer garden with a contemporary twist.  With a prime location in the heart of midtown […]

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Jan
21

Tortilla Español

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This year for our holiday party, the SacFoodies opted for a Spanish Tapas Party at the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op. With instructor Ame Harrington at the helm, each team learned how to make one of six Spanish tapas and I chose team Tortilla Español. Despite its name, it is not a tortilla at all; well, […]

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Jan
16

Winterfest 2014

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Photo Courtesy of Winterfest 2014 We know it’s getting chilly out, but we’ve got a great way to get you all warmed up and toasty! Tomorrow night, stop by Winterfest 2014 and toast to a good cause! Over 80+ craft beers and 30 wines will be served along with unlimited food pairings by local restaurants […]

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Jan
10

Dine Downtown Restaurant Week at Dawson’s

By Jake Ferguson and Sarah Hamblen  Thanks to Dine Downtown Restaurant Week, through January 17, 2014 you can visit 28 of Sacramento’s hottest restaurants and enjoy a delicious 3-course meal for only $31. We were invited by Dine Downtown Restaurant Week to check out the Dine Downtown menu at Dawson’s Restaurant in the Hyatt Hotel, […]

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Jan
08

Sacramento Dine Downtown Week is Here!

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The annual Sacramento Dine Downtown Restaurant Week kicks-off today with a smattering of local restaurants offering special 3-course dinner menus priced at $31 for 10 days only. This year the extra dollar goes to the California Food Literacy Center, a nonprofit dedicated to inspiring change in community food education. • What? Sacramento Dine Downtown Restaurant Week […]

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Jan
07

A New Way to Learn About Wine in Sac

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Is one of your resolutions for the New Year to try new things, maybe learn some new skills? When it comes to wine, there is now one more educational avenue for the Sacramento-area oenophile. The Delta King is now offering “wine appreciation” classes onboard. Held every Friday evening at 6:00 p.m., Delta King’s co-owner and […]

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