Archive for December, 2014:

Dec
24

Sacramento Christmas Day Dining

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We know not everyone plans to whip up an elaborate meal and eat at home on Christmas Day and for those interested in restaurant fare on December 25th, it can be quite a challenge to find a local restaurant that is open. So, to make the process a bit easier, here is a list of […]

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Dec
23

Travel the World in One Night at Global Winter Wonderland

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Sac Foodies, did you know that right now at Cal Expo you can visit the world’s most well-known landmarks all in one evening? Well, it’s true! Until January 4th, Global Winter Wonderland, one of the largest travelling lantern shows in the country, will be presented at Cal Expo. This amazing light extravaganza features a multi-cultural […]

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Dec
22

CREAM Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches – Elk Grove Location Now Open

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A new CREAM has come to town! A fellow SacFoodie covered CREAM in Davis, so this new location opening gave me the perfect excuse to try it for myself and see how CREAM Elk Grove measured up! When I first heard about CREAM and their gourmet ice cream sandwiches, I immediately skimmed through my mental […]

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Dec
19

Holiday Merriment at Paul Martin’s

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Recently SacFoodies was invited to try the holiday menu at Paul Martin’s American Grill in Roseville. Never having dined there, I quickly raised my hand! From now until January 3, plan a night out to try their holiday selections of Southern Fried Game Hen, Linguine and Clams and Grilled Lamb Sirloin. If those dishes don’t […]

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Dec
17

12 Beers of Christmas at zpizza

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If you don’t already have plans for this Friday evening (or feel like skipping the seventh holiday party on your calendar), consider heading over to zpizza in the Pocket area to sample the “12 Beers of Christmas” during their Lagunitas tap takeover event. Beers on tap will include some Lagunitas Brewing Company favorites including IPA, […]

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Dec
15

Soft Amish Sugar Cookies

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I love baking any time of the year, but there is something about baking around the holidays that is extra special. My 4-year-old has been begging to make Christmas cookies for weeks, so I wanted to find a recipe that would be simple enough for him to really help. I found this recipe on the […]

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Dec
10

Wordless Wednesday: Magpie Café

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The Natural Pulled Pork Sandwich, a Winter Squash Panini and the Duck Confit Salad at Magpie, one of my favorite restaurants in Sacramento. Magpie Café 1409 R Street Sacramento, CA (916) 452-7594

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Dec
09

Seasonal Sippers from Café Bernardo

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When it comes to holiday beverages of the non-alcoholic variety, one might automatically think of a Pumpkin Spiced Latte or a Peppermint Mocha. However, thanks to the folks at Café Bernardo, you can broaden your holiday pick-me-up horizons and try two of their new seasonal creations available at all five of their locations throughout the […]

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Dec
08

Blackberry Cheesecake Squares

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I have to admit, before making these blackberry beauties, I was very intimidated at the idea of making cheesecake. The Springform pans, the homemade crusts, those dreaded crevasses and cracks down your cake! So much could go wrong! I had resigned to eat store bought cheesecake for life – until I found the recipe for […]

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Dec
04

Shoki Ramen House

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“A bowl of dreams” is what the folks at Shoki Ramen House call their noodles, and after my first experience there, I can honestly say a bowl of dreams it was. Nestled on the corner of 12th and R Street in Downtown Sacramento, the location I visited was quaint and intimate. The whole restaurant was […]

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