Archive for May, 2015:

May
29

We’re Screaming for Open Nature Super Premium Ice Cream

By Jake Ferguson, Kim Bedwell and Amanda Frew With temperatures warming up, and the official start of summer just around the corner, aren’t we all screaming for ice cream? With a variety of flavors and novelties, the beauty of ice cream is that there is a sweet option for everyone. Whether it’s a treat for […]

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May
28

Patio Dining Series: Lucca

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Our next installment in the SacFoodies patio dining series takes us to one of my local favorites, Lucca. I have visited Lucca for both quick weekday lunches and longer, celebratory dinners and I have to say that the patio is perfect for either. There is just something about their lush, Mediterranean-inspired garden feel that makes […]

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May
21

Farmhaus Fresh in Granite Bay

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Set back along the busy thoroughfare that is Folsom-Auburn Road is Farmhaus, a gem of a restaurant with a delicious menu, farm-to-fork appeal, a nice wine list and a relaxing patio. You might just miss it if you aren’t looking carefully. I should know, since I’ve passed it a number of times thinking, That looks […]

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May
19

We’ve waited for it for long enough… patio dining season is finally upon us!

By Peter Bittner It’s that time of year! The weather is getting warmer and many restaurants are beginning to re-open their outdoor seating areas. What better way to take your culinary experience to the next level than a beautiful outdoor ambience? Here at Sac Foodies, it’s patio dining week! We’ve assembled a few of our favorite Sacramento-area restaurants […]

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May
17

If Life Were a Bowl of Cherries…

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You’d want to make cherry cobbler, right? Well, you’re in luck. In honor of cherry season and National Cherry Cobbler Day (I did not make that up), we’re serving up this delicious taste of (almost) summer. Enjoy! Gluten-Free Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler Ingredients 1 cup, plus 1 tablespoon Silvana’s Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour ¼ cup, plus […]

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May
15

Fryday Spotlight: Pronto’s Thai Chili Fries

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From Polenta Fries and Gilroy Garlic Fries to Thai Chili Fries and Buffalo Fries, Pronto can make it extremely hard to choose how you want to enjoy your “Fryday.” This week, I opted for their Thai Chili Fries, boasting sweet chili sauce, buttermilk ranch, green onions, jalapenos and cilantro. All I can say is YUM! […]

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May
08

Mother’s Day Dining

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There is so much to love about Mother’s Day: we celebrate the women that raised us, we get together with family, and we brunch! Okay, maybe not all of us brunch, but hopefully we all get to share a meal with the ones we love whether that means slaving over homemade hollandaise or picking the […]

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May
07

Downtown Farmers’ Market Is Back!

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As we’ve mentioned many a time, SacFoodies love farmers’ markets. So naturally, we were all thrilled that today marked the official start to the Downtown Farmers’ Market summer season. Every Thursday from 10am-2pm, the market sets up shop along Capitol Mall, and challenges all of us to make the hardest decision of the day: where […]

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May
06

Wordless Wednesday: House Kitchen & Bar

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Wordless Wednesday: Santa Fe Chicken Salad from House. House Kitchen & Bar 555 Capitol Mall, Suite 155 Sacramento, CA 95814  

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