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Sep
23

Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Week

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There is never a dull moment in Sacramento’s food scene and from September 20 to September 29 the Capitol City will be bursting with farm-to-fork goodness.  The inaugural Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Week, presented by the California Restaurant Association Sacramento Chapter, is an excellent opportunity to try out the farm-fresh bounty available throughout our region.  I plan […]

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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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Sep
18

Wordless Wednesday: SacFoodies 6th Annual Anniversary Potluck!

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Highlights from the 6th Annual SacFoodies potluck!  Check back for recipes and more celebrating Sacramento’s status as “Farm to Fork Capital of America.

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Sep
04

September is Food Literacy Month

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What is Food Literacy? It’s rooted in the same ideals as the “Farm-to-Fork” movement, but food literacy essentially refers to having an understanding of the impact our food choices make on our health, environment and community. This month, you can finally join the movement and get a real taste of what Food Literacy is all […]

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Aug
26

Gold Rush Beer Crawl

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Interested in slowing it down this Labor Day weekend? How about kicking things off with a crawl… the Gold Rush Beer Crawl that is. This Friday, August 30, the Capitol City will be turning back the clock in Old Sacramento for the third annual Gold Rush Beer Crawl, as part of the 13th Annual Gold […]

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Aug
22

Davis Bike and Brew Fest

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I grew up in Davis, the bicycle capitol of the United States, so naturally it doesn’t faze me that the town would have a community-wide celebration to raise funds for the United States Bicycle Hall of Fame (located in Davis, of course). But when I heard that they were having a Bike and Brew Fest, […]

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Aug
15

La Bombe Ice Cream & More

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After playing tennis with some friends yesterday at McKinley Park, nothing sounded better than some chilly ice cream after a heated match. Fortunately for us, we discovered one of the most delicious spots in Sacramento nearby: La Bombe Ice Cream & More.  La Bombe is a European-style ice cream parlor that serves over 20 different […]

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Aug
09

Passport to the Farms Weekend

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Looking for a fun way to spend your weekend with family and friends? Try taking an agri-tour along the Sacramento Delta at the Passport to the Farms Weekend this Saturday and Sunday. Hosted by the Sacramento River Delta Grown Agri-Tourism Association, the tour includes 17 farms and wineries along the river’s Delta Grown Farm Trail. […]

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Aug
08

4th Annual Sacramento Banana Festival

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This weekend marks the 4th Annual Sacramento Banana Festival to celebrate the many ways that cultures across the globe, and right in Sacramento, incorporate this delicious fruit into their food, culture and art. Each year, the two-day event has continued to grow and include new and fun banana attractions for attendees.   The event kicks […]

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Jul
30

Bacon & Butter

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On a recent weekday a good friend and I met for lunch at this much buzzed about midtown establishment to see if it truly lives up to its name.  We were not disappointed.  Known for long lines at Sunday brunch, the lunch hour was nicely low-key with plentiful seating.  We were in and out with […]

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