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Jun
14

Frank Fat’s, Sacramento

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My fiancé and I received a gift card from one of our new friends here in town to Frank Fat’s, a local Chinese restaurant. Everyone raved to us that Franks Fat’s is the best Chinese place in town, so we were exited to try it. Three months later we finally found ourselves sitting down to […]

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May
06

The Perfect Mint Julep Recipe

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The 137th annual Kentucky Derby  will be held this Saturday, May 7 and in honor of the big event, we thought we’d share the perfect Mint Julep Recipe! Mint Juleps are Southern cocktails synonymous with the Kentucky Derby; in fact, almost 120,000 juleps are served at Churchill Downs during the world-famous horse race.  For those […]

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Dec
13

Hot Buttered Rum

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Hot adult beverages are one of my favorite things to enjoy on a cold winter night. While there are many mixes on the market, there is nothing quite like a homemade Hot Buttered Rum to make the season a little brighter. I found this recipe from Emeril Lagasse a few years back and it doesn’t […]

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Sep
13

Hot Italian Announces New Affogati Menu

Good news, Hot Italian just received their liquor license, and in addition to now stocking a full bar, this has allowed them to add a few new dishes to their menu. We were recently invited to sample a few items from their new line of Affogati (Italian for “drowned”) desserts: a heaping scoop of gelato […]

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Aug
10

Tightwad Tuesday: Midtown Cocktail Week

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Get your taste buds ready for this year’s Midtown Cocktail Week!  Continuing now through August 15, Midtown Cocktail Week celebrates Sacramento’s cocktail culture. The week will be filled with fun activities such as cocktail creation education, recognition of local mixology innovators and leaders, and specialty cocktails at participating restaurants.    This wouldn’t be a Tightwad Tuesday without […]

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Jul
27

The Press Bistro & Bar, Sacramento

Looking for a new spot to check out in the Midtown area?  Look no further because today is the grand opening of The Press Bistro & Bar!  The highly anticipated opening has been playing out on their Facebook fan page for all of Sacramento to see.  Stop in Tuesday through Saturday for dinner 5 p.m. […]

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Jul
20

Tightwad Tuesday: Bistro 33, Davis

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By the time Thursday rolls around, are you looking for something delicious to help you get through the end of a busy week?  We know you are! This week, make your way over to Bistro 33 in Davis to grab a bite to eat (may we suggest the Pike’s Market Panini or the Grilled Chicken […]

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Mar
18

FIRST Food & Bar, Las Vegas

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Apparently not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. I just can’t resist sharing the experience I had at FIRST Food & Bar inside The Palazzo at The Shoppes. The recommendation came from the Michael Kors store manager who insisted we try FIRST’s Cotton Candy Kiss and Warm Pretzels. So we did, in that […]

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Mar
16

Grange Restaurant Unveils Exclusive Signature Batch of Bourbon

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Sacramento’s own Grange Restaurant & Bar is giving area bourbon connoisseurs a reason to celebrate, having partnered with acclaimed Kentucky small-batch distillery Woodford Reserve to create its very own Grange Special Blend Woodford Reserve signature bourbon. Available for a limited time, this exclusive offering will be unveiled during a five-course Southern-inspired dinner on March 19. […]

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Mar
10

Wordless Wednesday: Crush 29, Roseville

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Sweet+Tart+Refreshing= the Grape Tart Tini at Crush 29, complete with a garnish of red grapes.

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