Archive for August, 2015:

Aug
26

Spoonful of Chutney—Best Drink for a Hot Day

By: Shreya Suresh With colder days round the corner, enjoy the last of the summer with the perfect drink to cool you off! Indian buttermilk, also called chaas, is a refreshing option especially after a large meal and best of all, is easy to whip up! Homemade chaas doesn’t require elaborate preparation. All you need […]

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Aug
19

Spoonful of Chutney—Go South!

By: Shreya Suresh Fun fact: Most popular Indian foods in the U.S. are North Indian specialties. Naan, paneer, and chicken tikka masala all originate in the North. South Indian cuisine is vastly different—it’s almost like eating food from a different country. Breads (like naan) are a staple of the North, while South Indians survive primarily […]

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Aug
17

Togo’s is now in Midtown!

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Anyone who knows me knows that I love a good sandwich. Since Togo’s has now opened a location in midtown, I’ve even been motivated enough to get in the car during work hours to head over there to get a sammy. And, anyone who knows me also knows that I really like to win free […]

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Aug
13

Love Wings? This Festival is for You!

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These days there seems to be a festival for just about everything (bananas, bacon, chili, beer)…so why not wings? If you were thinking the same thing, then Sactown Wings – yes, a festival dedicated to good old fashioned chicken wings – will be right up your alley. This Saturday, August 15th will mark the 2nd […]

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Aug
12

Spoonful of Chutney

By: Shreya Suresh Naan and tikka masala always make your mouth water, but you know what’s even better than these dishes? My new series, Spoonful of Chutney, where I talk about all kinds of Indian food. I come from India, and I am excited to talk about recipes, restaurants, festival food, and much more from my […]

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Aug
11

Leave Your Brick-and-Mortar Restaurant Rut with the Sunset Dinner Train

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Nothing against my favorite Sacramento eateries, but sometimes I need a bit of a show with my dinner and if that involves the outdoors then I’ve found the perfect dinner combo. Thankfully, the Sacramento RiverTrain must have had people like me in mind when planning their Sunset Dinner series, offering up three-course meals while traversing […]

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Aug
06

Bites and Brews Demo Class Coming Up

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Don’t miss out on a delicious opportunity to learn all about food and craft beer pairings from a local chef. Track 7 Brewing Co. and Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op’s Chef Dio will be teaming up to host Bites and Brews with Track 7 Brewing Co., a demonstration-style cooking class that will inform while offering up […]

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