Archive for February, 2015:

Feb
25

Wordless Wednesday: Lola’s Lounge

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Paella from Lola’s Lounge in Old Town Elk Grove. Lola’s Lounge 9085 Elk Grove Boulevard Elk Grove, California 95864

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Feb
24

Sacramento Beer Week #SBW2015

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Attention Sacramento: Sac Beer Week 2015 has arrived. If you frequent any of the local establishments in town, you’ve probably seen fliers touting the specialized events and menus that will be popping up across Sacramento from February 26-March 8. Sacramento Beer Week is flanked by two “main events.” First, the Sacramento Brewer’s Showcase is taking […]

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Feb
13

The Sweetest Valentine’s Day Brunch

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So, who out there procrastinated and missed out on all the hot dinner reservations for tomorrow night? Anyone willing to admit it? Well, instead of feeling bad about it, make it up to your sweetie with a beautiful Valentine’s Day brunch! Just think how wonderful it will be to start off the day with the […]

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Feb
11

It’s a Macaron Renaissance

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Can’t afford to take your Valentine to Paris this year, huh?  Why not create a little Parisian romance with a bite-sized French cookie that’s all the rage – the French macaron.  Not familiar with these sweet little confections? From simple ingredients like confectioners’ sugar, almond flour and egg whites emerges a dainty dessert that will […]

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Feb
06

No-Bake Oreo Truffles for Valentine’s Day

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Need an easy sweet-treat recipe for your sweetheart? Or maybe just for yourself? We’ve got you covered. Introducing: Oreo Truffles! Now, the last time I whipped these up, it was for a Sacfoodies gathering. Needless to say, the whole tray was gone in no time at all and I had several foodies ask me for […]

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Feb
03

Valentine’s Day Specials 2015

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For many, Valentine’s Day is one of those love/hate holidays. We love the food and quality time with those we care about, but sometimes the hype and planning for a special evening can get overwhelming. To help you out, here are our top picks for a swanky (and straightforward) V-Day date night: Ella Dining Room […]

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