Archive for October, 2014:

Oct
29

Goose Island Migration Week

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Chicago’s Goose Island Beer Co. is ending its Migration Week in sunny Sacramento County! Migration Week is a 32-city tour that began in Miami in March and has finally made its way west for the winter. It includes a series of tap takeovers, brewer meet-and-greets and beer education events that are open to the public. […]

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Oct
28

Motown’s Mercury Burger Bar

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One of the best parts of being a foodie is that everywhere I travel becomes a fun new hunting ground for my next great meal and, in turn, my next great blog post! So, last weekend in Detroit I did what any hungry traveler would do, and relied on the locals to point me in […]

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Oct
21

Rubio’s New Sustainable Shrimp Tacos

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If you know me, you know I love shrimp. Grilled, pan fried, deep fried, coconut battered – you name it, I love it. So it should come as no surprise that when the SacFoodies were offered the chance to try Rubio’s new sustainable shrimp offerings, I jumped on the opportunity.

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Oct
17

Rediscover Roxy Restaurant and Bar

By Amanda Frew, Tricia Juanitas and Jake Ferguson A Sacramento staple for more than eight years, Roxy Restaurant and Bar is known for its tasty food, stylish décor and popular weekend brunch. However, with the help of Roxy’s new manager (and award-winning mixologist) Chris Rosas, it’s time to add robust happy hour to the list. We […]

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Oct
16

New Roma Bakery

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Donut lovers take note—New Roma Bakery is still a must-stop shop for real brick-oven fresh baked donuts and other baked goods. I recently moved to midtown and was pleased to find that this long-time Sacramento classic is just around the corner from my apartment. I’ll be honest, at first I was thrilled and then grew […]

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Oct
13

West Sac Veggie Trike

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As a working mom with three little kids, it’s often difficult for me to get to the farmer’s market. I always have good intentions, but sometimes life gets in the way. That’s why the West Sac Veggie Trike is the best thing to happen to West Sacramento foodies since the Nugget opened. Now, I just […]

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Oct
10

It’s Not a Beerfest…It’s Sactoberfest!

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The Sacfoodies team was recently invited to get a sneak peek at the festivities planned for the 2nd Annual Sactoberfest 2014! After recovering from food and beer-induced comas, we all agreed that this year’s event is definitely going to be an authentic and traditional experience. With beer maids, classic German eats, plus an extensive selection […]

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Oct
07

Granny de Vere’s Irish Shepherd’s Pie

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In the heart of downtown Sacramento, there stands a small slice of Ireland called de Vere’s Irish Pub. Inside you’ll find a wealth of whiskeys, an abundance of beer and of course, the fine whiffs of Irish cuisine, all intermingled with the laughs and groans of regulars gazing up towards whatever sports game is on […]

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Oct
06

Fresh Bruschetta and Lentil Dip

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I have never been too much of a snacker, but this small side always turns me into a crazed grazer. There is just something about this crunchy combo that has me hooked. To make matters worse (but also better), this dip has a healthy lentil base, so I never feel guilty eating a whole salad […]

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Oct
03

Home-Run Cake

By Samantha Fugate With the World Series around the corner, this is the time of year for baseball fans! Get in the spirit of your favorite team with this baseball-inspired cake. Here are a few tips: 1. Use food as decoration – the baseball stitching is done with fresh- cut strawberries, small thin slices work […]

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