Posts Tagged Cocktails:

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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Mar
23

Studio Gourmet SF

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Looking for a fun and exciting foodie experience that goes beyond just great dining? Then take a little outing to San Francisco and check out Studio Gourmet SF. You may recall us telling you about this unique opportunity back in November, but here is another chance to participate! Studio Gourmet SF is an exclusive and […]

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Aug
15

Midtown Cocktail Week

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I’ve always been a Cosmopolitan girl, myself. There’s something incredibly classy and chic about a pink drink rimmed with sugar and garnished with a lime. It screams super sassy and lover of summer. This week  is Midtown Cocktail Week in Sacramento, an entire seven days dedicated to your favorite gin and tonic. Sponsored and hosted […]

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Aug
10

Patio Happy Hours, Perfect for Hot Summer Nights

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I love summer. For the people of the Sacramento Valley, June, July and August are marked with thermometers reaching 80 degrees at dawn, afternoon swimming and air-conditioners running on high well into the evening. The upside to this hot, hot heat is that the evenings here in Sacramento can be the perfect time to relax […]

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