Archive for the Cocktails Category:

Aug
19

SacFoodie Survey: Cocktail Week

by The SacFoodies It’s no secret that the SacFoodies enjoy a good bevvy. From shaking up a Fresh Tomato-Mint Margarita to sipping a White Linen at The Shady Lady, we’re all in when it comes to boozy concoctions. In honor of Sacramento Cocktail Week, we decided to kick-off the first installment of our new series, […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · · · · ·
Apr
21

Darjeeling Gin is putting California Distilled Spirits on the map

by

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 […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · · · ·
Apr
19

National Amaretto Day

by

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Made from almonds or the pits of apricots, or a combination to the two, Amaretto is Italian for “a little bitter,” and originally made in Saronno, Italy – hence the brand name of the most popular brand Disaronno.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 […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · · ·
Jan
27

When Life Gives You Oranges

by

With Sacramento winters comes Sacramento citrus. This time of year, it seems like almost every street in downtown and midtown is studded with orange trees bursting with fruit. I happen to be one of the lucky downtown residents with an orange tree in my backyard, and right now I have more fruit than I’d ever […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · · ·
Jan
13

National Hot Toddy Day

by

I love recognizing obscure food holidays as much as the next girl, but I rarely get the motivation to actually participate. This past Sunday however, was National Hot Toddy Day, and I only felt it fitting to partake. After spending the bulk of the day on the slopes, nothing sounded nicer than curling up with […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · · ·
Oct
17

Rediscover Roxy Restaurant and Bar

By Amanda Frew, Tricia Juanitas and Jake Ferguson A Sacramento staple for more than eight years, Roxy Restaurant and Bar is known for its tasty food, stylish décor and popular weekend brunch. However, with the help of Roxy’s new manager (and award-winning mixologist) Chris Rosas, it’s time to add robust happy hour to the list. We […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · · ·
Sep
09

Bloody Jerry

by

Yes, you read that right. Let me explain. It was a great day for the SacFoodies when we were contacted by the folks at Sailor Jerry inviting us to try their spiced rum. Lucky for us, the samples came along with a delicious Bloody Jerry recipe that we used to help kick off our weekend. […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · · · · · ·
Aug
28

Dingle Gin

by

Not too long ago, I returned from my honeymoon in Ireland. My wife and I toured castles, kissed the Blarney Stone, walked through St. Patrick’s Cathedral, drank a freshly brewed Guinness from the Dublin brewery and basically had an amazing two weeks on a bus tour of the entire island.

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · · · · · · ·
Aug
18

7th Annual Midtown Cocktail Week

by

  It’s time to raise your glasses, Sacramento – to the 7th Annual Midtown Cocktail Week! Starting tomorrow, Midtown Cocktail Week will offer a week-long party including main events, pop-ups and education courses throughout the area. Stop by Centro on Wednesday night for a tequila-infused snow cone; brace yourself on Thursday for an evening of […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · · · · · ·
Aug
13

Whisky Wednesday

by

When the folks from Cutty Sark Whisky contacted the SacFoodies to ask if we’d like to sample their Prohibition Edition Blended Scotch Whisky, we simply could not say no. They suggested we use our sample to create a Presbyterian Cocktail which mixes Cutty Sark, ginger beer and soda water for a refreshing summery beverage – […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · · · · · · ·