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Mar
10

13th Annual Folsom Wine & Jazz

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Feeling like enjoying a little wine and jazz? Head to the Folsom Community Center this Saturday, March 14 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM for the annual Folsom Wine & Jazz event, featuring the Folsom High School jazz band and jazz choir, as well as the Sutter and Folsom Middle School jazz bands. Organized by […]

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Mar
09

Blaze Pizza

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  Blaze Pizza is taking the nation by storm. After opening 50 locations in the last year, the chain is quickly gaining attention for its chef-driven recipes and “build-your-own pizza” assembly-line format. Often compared to Chipotle and described as the ‘modern’ pizza joint, I had heard nothing but rave reviews since Blaze opened in Gold […]

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Mar
05

Employee Appreciation Day + Hock Farm Craft & Provisions

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Tomorrow is Employee Appreciation Day, and here at SacFoodies we know there’s no better way to say thanks to your loyal staff than offering up the chance to enjoy some top-notch food and spirits. Yes, you CAN become the most beloved boss of all time tomorrow – simply invest in some tickets to Hock Farm […]

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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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