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Jan
23

Sacramento: A Coffee Capitol in its Own Right

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When one thinks of “coffee cities” the usual suspects probably come to mind: Portland, Seattle, a small European village. Sacramento probably isn’t the first place that pops up. However, you might want to think again. Sacramento was recently named one of the top cities in the world for coffee lovers and one of the most […]

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Jan
20

Small Bites for the Big Game

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If you’re planning your Big Game snacking menu, here’s a healthy take on onion rings that doesn’t sacrifice flavor. I came across this recipe a few weeks ago, adapted it to make it gluten-free, and it was a big hit with my family. (The original recipe calls for all-purpose flour, if you prefer.) Serve these […]

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Jan
07

Wordless Wednesday: South

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Lunch at Sacramento’s new restaurant, South: The Chef’s Burger with Havarti, leek-shallot jam, bacon confit, spicy aioli and house pickles on a brioche bun. The Hot Pot with steamed shrimp, scallops and mussels, sweet baby peppers, fingerling potatoes and roasted poblanos served over three cheese grits. Looking for the restaurant website? It’s www.weheartfriedchicken.com. South 2005 […]

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Oct
29

Goose Island Migration Week

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Chicago’s Goose Island Beer Co. is ending its Migration Week in sunny Sacramento County! Migration Week is a 32-city tour that began in Miami in March and has finally made its way west for the winter. It includes a series of tap takeovers, brewer meet-and-greets and beer education events that are open to the public. […]

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Sep
09

Bloody Jerry

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Yes, you read that right. Let me explain. It was a great day for the SacFoodies when we were contacted by the folks at Sailor Jerry inviting us to try their spiced rum. Lucky for us, the samples came along with a delicious Bloody Jerry recipe that we used to help kick off our weekend. […]

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Jul
22

Chicken-Veggie-Whatever In a Dish

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This is the enthralling tale of one resourceful man overcoming his hunger by combining the contents of his refrigerator into sweet and sultry sustenance. This man is me. Let me start off by saying that this is your typical “look-in-the-fridge-and-throw-what-you’ve-got-in-a-pot” recipe. Now, with that being said, the absolute key to doing this is to make […]

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May
24

How Green Does Your Garden Grow, Sacramento?

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One of my strongest memories involving food is from the vegetable garden my parents used to grow every summer in our backyard. The tomato plants would grow to tree-like proportions, the green beans were practically small shrubs, and the strawberries would peek like ruby gems from underneath their leaves. It was a veritable jungle with […]

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Oct
11

Forget Batman and Superman, We Love Food Heroes

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A few weeks back, I had the pleasure of attending An Evening with Food Heroes with fellow foodies Angela and Amy, hosted by Eventbrite San Francisco at Terroir Natural Wine Merchant. The event was timed with the release of Georgia Pellegrini’s book, “Food Heroes,” which documents her international travels in pursuit of true heroes of […]

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Oct
06

Wordless Wednesday: Zachary’s Chicago Pizza, Berkeley

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Chicken Pizza: Baked chicken breast, mushrooms, and a fresh basil, garlic, tomato sauce with mozzarella cheese from Zachary’s Chicago Pizza in Berkeley, CA. Zachary’s Chicago Pizza 1853 Solano Ave. Berkeley CA 94707 Phone:  (510) 525-5950

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Oct
06

Foodie News Bites: Keeping You in the Know on Sacramento Restaurant News

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It seems like everyday there is a new restaurant opening around town! Here’s the latest word on the street about what’s going on in the city we call home: Bistro 33 Midtown Closes, Burger Bar in the Works: Bistro 33 in Midtown closed its doors at the end of September, but not to worry – […]

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