Archive for August, 2014:

Aug
28

Dingle Gin

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Not too long ago, I returned from my honeymoon in Ireland. My wife and I toured castles, kissed the Blarney Stone, walked through St. Patrick’s Cathedral, drank a freshly brewed Guinness from the Dublin brewery and basically had an amazing two weeks on a bus tour of the entire island.

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Aug
27

Sampino’s Towne Foods… Now That’s Amore.

By Tricia Juanitas

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Aug
25

Homemade Pistachio Pesto

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Just recently, I purchased my very first food processor and I have to admit, life will never be the same.

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Aug
21

For Elegant Dining and Craft Brews, Blackbird Soars

By: Amanda Frew and Jake Ferguson For those of us that work in downtown Sacramento, keeping us in the area after work hours is not easy to do with midtown’s many bars and restaurants luring us away after we leave the office. On a recent visit to Blackbird Kitchen + Beer Gallery though, two of us […]

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Aug
20

Wordless Wednesday: Tomato Jam

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When a fellow SacFoodie shares her garden’s bounty, one must make Tomato Jam!

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Aug
19

Farm-to-Fork at its Finest

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The fine people at Farm Fresh To You hosted a fabulous Farm-to-Fork dinner Sunday night, with the help of Chef Oliver Ridgeway and his amazing team from The Grange Restaurant and Bar.   The summer feast was a start to finish culinary masterpiece, which began in the garden with passed hors d’oeuvres of Collins Farm Endive with North Valley […]

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Aug
18

7th Annual Midtown Cocktail Week

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  It’s time to raise your glasses, Sacramento – to the 7th Annual Midtown Cocktail Week! Starting tomorrow, Midtown Cocktail Week will offer a week-long party including main events, pop-ups and education courses throughout the area. Stop by Centro on Wednesday night for a tequila-infused snow cone; brace yourself on Thursday for an evening of […]

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Aug
13

Whisky Wednesday

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When the folks from Cutty Sark Whisky contacted the SacFoodies to ask if we’d like to sample their Prohibition Edition Blended Scotch Whisky, we simply could not say no. They suggested we use our sample to create a Presbyterian Cocktail which mixes Cutty Sark, ginger beer and soda water for a refreshing summery beverage – […]

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Aug
11

Centro Turns Twenty

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Centro Cocina Mexicana, a Sacramento staple, turns 20 this week and the restaurant is celebrating with a week of specials. Starting today and continuing through Sunday, August 17th, Centro will feature a commemorative anniversary menu and table-side guacamole preparation. In addition to satisfying your appetite, no birthday celebration would be complete without some special drinks. […]

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Aug
06

Wordless Wednesday: Chocolate Fish Coffee

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  A “Flat White” from Chocolate Fish Coffee is always a good idea. Chocolate Fish Coffee 3rd St and Q St Sacramento, CA 95814

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