Archive for June, 2014:

Jun
30

Tater Throw Down

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We celebrated Father’s Day this year with a Tater Throw Down!  That’s right, we were invited to a friend’s house and each family was asked to bring their best potato dish.  Lucky for me, I’ve worked with the U.S. Potato Board (client) for the past decade so I’ve tasted and tested many tuber-ific dishes over […]

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Jun
20

The Cellar in Historic Folsom

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There are some restaurants that are just a pleasure, and The Cellar on Sutter Street in Historic Folsom is one such place. I’ve been to The Cellar a number of times, but when I learned of their expanded menu, I couldn’t wait to try it. Executive Chef Joe Cuka has created a little something for […]

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Jun
19

Kale Yeah! “The Market” Pizza

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When it comes to dining out, I can be incredibly indecisive. Like, the kind of indecisive that really annoys your friends and family as you endlessly debate going here or there and eating this or that. But, when it comes to lunch on Thursdays, I know exactly where I want to go and exactly what […]

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Jun
13

Sacramento Zoo’s “King of Feasts” Ticket Giveaway

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Have you ever thought to yourself, “The zoo would be more fun if there were great food and drinks included?” If so, the Sacramento Zoo’s annual King of Feasts event is for you. Coming up on Saturday, June 21st from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., King of Feasts includes cuisine from Sacramento area restaurants, wineries and […]

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Jun
11

5th Annual Red Show Crawl Kicks Off This Month

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Throw on your red shoes and enjoy some of Sacramento’s top restaurants while benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of North California and Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake by participating in a Saturday filled with good food and fun. The 5th Annual Red Show Crawl is taking place Sunday, June 29th, with registration kicking […]

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Jun
10

Block Butcher Bar

By: Megan Foster If you’re looking to beat Sacramento’s heat in the company of a cool drink and some of the choicest house-made charcuterie around, head to Block Butcher Bar in Midtown. Snuggled next to LowBrau on 20th and K streets and under the same ownership, Block Butcher Bar offers up a range of cool […]

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Jun
06

National Donut Day

  By: Stephanie Rudy June isn’t known for its abundance of holidays. No three-day weekends to look forward to, no fireworks, no pumpkin carving and certainly no Turducken. But, before you discredit the month altogether, are you familiar with the significant holiday that falls on June 6th? That’s right, it’s National Donut Day. Yes, I […]

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Jun
05

2014 Food Trends

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What do Sriracha, Ginger, and Gluten-Free products have in common? (Don’t worry, it’s not a daringly obscure recipe combining them.) In fact, the three are among the top food trends for 2014, finding their way into trendy restaurant dishes, Pinterest recipes and flying off grocery store shelves. Haven’t tried them yet? Here are some tasty […]

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