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Oct
17

Rediscover Roxy Restaurant and Bar

By Amanda Frew, Tricia Juanitas and Jake Ferguson A Sacramento staple for more than eight years, Roxy Restaurant and Bar is known for its tasty food, stylish décor and popular weekend brunch. However, with the help of Roxy’s new manager (and award-winning mixologist) Chris Rosas, it’s time to add robust happy hour to the list. We […]

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Oct
16

New Roma Bakery

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Donut lovers take note—New Roma Bakery is still a must-stop shop for real brick-oven fresh baked donuts and other baked goods. I recently moved to midtown and was pleased to find that this long-time Sacramento classic is just around the corner from my apartment. I’ll be honest, at first I was thrilled and then grew […]

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Oct
07

Granny de Vere’s Irish Shepherd’s Pie

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In the heart of downtown Sacramento, there stands a small slice of Ireland called de Vere’s Irish Pub. Inside you’ll find a wealth of whiskeys, an abundance of beer and of course, the fine whiffs of Irish cuisine, all intermingled with the laughs and groans of regulars gazing up towards whatever sports game is on […]

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Oct
06

Fresh Bruschetta and Lentil Dip

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I have never been too much of a snacker, but this small side always turns me into a crazed grazer. There is just something about this crunchy combo that has me hooked. To make matters worse (but also better), this dip has a healthy lentil base, so I never feel guilty eating a whole salad […]

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Oct
03

Home-Run Cake

By Samantha Fugate With the World Series around the corner, this is the time of year for baseball fans! Get in the spirit of your favorite team with this baseball-inspired cake. Here are a few tips: 1. Use food as decoration – the baseball stitching is done with fresh- cut strawberries, small thin slices work […]

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Oct
02

Basil-Tomato-Garlicky Goodness

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I’m pretty sure there is no better flavor combination than the majestic trio of garlic, basil and tomato. Now I’ve never self-identified as an Italian-loving foodie, but when you fill the kitchen with the potent scent of garlic, freshly chopped basil, and oh-so-juicy home-grown tomatoes I’ll be the first say, “DELIZIOSO!” So, you better believe […]

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Oct
01

TBD Fest Sacramento

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This weekend, Sacramento will welcome the TBD Fest to town! Formerly known as Launch Festival, the three day event will feature art, design, music and farm-to-fork cuisine. While the festival boasts an awesome musical lineup this year (Blondie, Moby, and Justice, to name a few), we have to admit it’s the local food flavor that […]

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Sep
25

Fall Fun with Flatbread

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Fall is officially here and I couldn’t be more excited. I’m definitely one of those people that buys pumpkins and pumpkin-flavored goodies as soon as they come out in stores (practically during the spring!) hoping it will somehow force away the last weeks of summer heat and welcome in the cool breezes, crisp evenings and […]

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Sep
25

Small Bite Delight: Lumpia

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Have you ever heard of the foods: Lechon, Sinigang, Longanisa or Adobo? I didn’t think so. If yes, bonus points for you! This is a short-list of some of my all-time favorite Filipino dishes, and it’s a shame that they haven’t made it into the mainstream American food scene. Having been born and raised in […]

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Sep
23

Chocolate-Covered Bacon

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I remember when Vosges introduced Mo’s Milk Chocolate Bacon Bar and people thought it was the wildest thing. “Bacon and chocolate?!?!?!,” they would gasp. “That’s crazy!” Now, but seven short years later, it’s not so strange. Today, bacon is popping up in all kinds of unexpectedly sweet places like donuts, pie, even soda. Even I, […]

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