Archive for April, 2016:

Apr
21

Darjeeling Gin is putting California Distilled Spirits on the map

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When our new intern, Brandon Smith, mentioned there was a new distillery in Auburn, my ears perked up – I just moved to Auburn and, while I am well aware of the many craft breweries and tap rooms popping up, I hadn’t yet heard about California Distilled Spirits. Much to my surprise, CDS has had […]

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Apr
19

National Amaretto Day

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Amaretto is one of my favorite liqueurs because of its sweet almond-flavor. Made from almonds or the pits of apricots, or a combination to the two, Amaretto is Italian for “a little bitter,” and originally made in Saronno, Italy – hence the brand name of the most popular brand Disaronno. It’s delightful to sip on […]

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Apr
18

Grilled Cheese Benedict at Bacon & Butter

by Brandon Smith April is National Grilled Cheese Month and April 16 happens to be National Eggs Benedict Day. And while eggs benedict and grilled cheese don’t sound like two things to be celebrated at one time, the grilled cheese benedict from Bacon & Butter will have you questioning why this combination doesn’t have its […]

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Apr
13

5th Annual Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival

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Coming up this Saturday, April 16th, the Sacramento Artists Council, a non-profit organization working to keep art and music in local public schools, will host the fifth annual Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival at Roosevelt Park. As a big fan of beer and chili myself, (okay, you got me, mostly it’s the beer but I’ll take […]

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