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Jul
19

Food Delivery Apps Bring Sac’s Best Food Right to Your Door

By: Harrison Reilly Technology has changed the way we go about our daily lives, making simple tasks as easy as pressing a button. One of those tasks is ordering food. Tech startups have made it easier than ever to get fresh and prepared food delivered straight to your door through apps, websites and around the […]

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May
19

Farm to Office: May 19th

By Brandon Smith Today’s finds feature a Capitol Mall Farmers’ Market classic and delicious in-season berries. “Spicy Gyro” from Gyro 2 Go:  Fresh, local blackberries: The Capitol Mall Farmers’ Market takes place every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., May through September. Check back next Thursday for more of our favorite “Farm to Office” […]

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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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Aug
21

For Elegant Dining and Craft Brews, Blackbird Soars

By: Amanda Frew and Jake Ferguson For those of us that work in downtown Sacramento, keeping us in the area after work hours is not easy to do with midtown’s many bars and restaurants luring us away after we leave the office. On a recent visit to Blackbird Kitchen + Beer Gallery though, two of us […]

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Jul
09

Sacramento BLT Week

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   You know you’re a bacon-lover if…. 1. You have a side of eggs with your bacon for breakfast 2. You buy Costco packs and stock up your freezer… the thick-cut hickory style stuff, of course! 3. You’re more afraid of bacon shortages than power outages 4. Your childhood nickname was “Porky” 5. You already […]

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Jul
01

Dawson’s

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 I had the opportunity to hang out with Jason Poole, the executive chef of Dawson’s last week, and learned that his restaurant is anything but an industry cliché. Located at 1209 L Street, Dawson’s is the Hyatt Regency’s in-house steakhouse. But don’t call it a “hotel restaurant.” Dawson’s stands on its own.

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Apr
29

Sacramento Farmer’s Market

By Stephanie Rudy Did you know there are 12 farmer’s markets in the Sacramento area per week? While I wasn’t able to make it to all 12 last week, I was able to stop by an old favorite.

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Nov
15

Review: Sauces from Ocean Beach Foods Co.

by: Liz Conant and Jake Ferguson When the folks from Ocean Beach Foods Co. asked the SacFoodies if we would like to try their line of locally-produced sauces, we of course responded with an enthusiastic “Yes please!” Dave Nettles, known as the “Big Kahuna” of Ocean Beach Foods Co., stopped by and hand-delivered three different […]

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Sep
24

Watermelon Pico de Gallo

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I’ve finally found the perfect combination of sweet and spicy and the ingredients have been right under my nose this whole time. In fact, I decided to try this new recipe from one of my favorite bloggers, Ree Drummond of The Pioneer Woman. As you know, the theme of our 6th Annual SacFoodies Potluck was […]

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Sep
19

Green Bean Salad with Basil and Balsamic

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This year the theme of our annual SacFoodies potluck was “America’s Farm to Fork Capital,” so we challenged ourselves to come up with creative dishes using local ingredients. I took the challenge to heart and based my dish on a recipe from Sacramento’s own Elise Bauer at Simply Recipes. I followed Elise’s recipe almost exactly, […]

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