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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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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
It’s an exciting week for beer lovers in Sacramento, as Rubicon Brewing Company celebrates its 25th anniversary all week long. The festivities will kick off today and continue through Sunday November 4, with special themed events, guest bartenders and food and drink specials. Be sure to head out and join the celebration of a longstanding […]