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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Made from almonds or the pits of apricots, or a combination to the two, Amaretto is Italian for “a little bitter,” and originally made in Saronno, Italy – hence the brand name of the most popular brand Disaronno.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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Mar
07

Skool on K

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If you love fish and you love Japanese food, make your way to Skool on K. The restaurant opened in February and is situated on K Street across the street from The Golden Bear. The space is bright and modern and there is even a small courtyard in front of the restaurant for sidewalk dining. […]

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Aug
18

7th Annual Midtown Cocktail Week

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  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 […]

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Jun
10

Block Butcher Bar

By: Megan Foster If you’re looking to beat Sacramento’s heat in the company of a cool drink and some of the choicest house-made charcuterie around, head to Block Butcher Bar in Midtown. Snuggled next to LowBrau on 20th and K streets and under the same ownership, Block Butcher Bar offers up a range of cool […]

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May
13

Summer Cocktail: Moscow Mule

By Stephanie Rudy Comprised of only five ingredients, the Moscow Mule is as simple as it is refreshing. Traditionally served in copper mugs (I bought mine here!), the Mule was originally introduced in 1939 to help promote vodka during an era when gin reigned. The drink faded out in the 1960’s, but is back by […]

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Aug
28

Wordless Wednesday: Hock Farm’s Bottled & Bubbled Cocktails

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The bottled cocktails at Hock Farm are my new favorite thing. The refreshing Gin and Tonic and the enticing Rum & Soda (with house made cream soda!) are serving farm fresh realness with a kick right now, but watch out for other seasonal shifts that’ll rub you the right way, too. Hock Farm Craft & […]

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Mar
27

Wordless Wednesday: Tequila Primavera at Centro

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Primavera is the Spanish word for spring, making this yerba mate-infused tequila cocktail at Centro a fitting rite. Agave and orange juice round out the south-of-the-border flare, while $8 won’t break the bank. Available now. Centro Cocina Mexicana 2730 J St. Sacramento, CA 95816 (916) 442-2552

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Jan
10

Sacramento Named a Top Destination for Cocktails in 2013

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Sacramento is oftentimes overlooked for its vast array of culinary and beverage options. But thanks to a recent article in Imbibe Magazine, the Capitol City is getting the attention it deserves for the bounty of craft libations available – it was named one of the top 75 destinations for cocktails among the places, people and […]

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Jul
06

Au revoir, foie gras.

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To celebrate a 21st birthday and 30th wedding anniversary, my boyfriend’s family and I dined at Ella Dining Room & Bar. Having only been to Ella once for happy hour, I was very excited for the full Ella dining experience.   My boyfriend, Alex, and I showed up a half hour early to get a […]

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Jun
04

Cap City Sips: Downtown Happy Hour

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Cap City Sips: Downtown Happy Hour Say “cheers” to some very happy hours! If you’re in the downtown Sacramento area on Wednesday evenings this summer, you’ll have your pick of more than a dozen locations to take advantage of Downtown Happy Hour, thanks to the Downtown Sacramento Partnership. From 3-7 p.m. every Wednesday from June […]

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