SacFoodies Weekend Picks

By Cheyenne Cameron-Pruitt

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The Art of Beer

One of Sacramento’s favorite events has returned: The Art of Beer. The event brings 30+ breweries together for a night of tasting not only the beers on tap, but some favorite food pairings from Sacramento’s Farm-To-Fork restaurants as well. While guests enjoy unlimited tastings of food and drink, they can also take a moment to browse and bid on the 30+ art pieces in the silent auction.

All of the proceeds from the auction will go to Sol Collective. General tickets are $50 and VIP tickets are $70 and can be purchased here.

January 27, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

The McCellan Convention Center
5411 Luce Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95652

4th Annual Sacramento Chocolate Salon

Attention chocolate fanatics and aficionados: The Sacramento Chocolate Salon is back for its 4th year and is bringing 20+ chocolatiers and confectioners to the Sacramento area for an event dedicated solely to chocolate. Attendees will have the opportunity to taste and enjoy offerings from the many participants. They will also be able to learn directly from people in the chocolate industry at one of the panel events. Tickets are $20 for advance purchase and $25 at the door. This is a kid-friendly event, children ages 12 and under are $10.

January 28, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Embassy Suites Hotel: Riverfront Promenade
100 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814

Dinner with Chopped Winner Chef Charleen

Chef Charleen dominated the competition on Chopped and now she is bringing the competition to you. Savor Sacramento presents a night in the kitchen with Chef Charleen. She will demonstrate a three-course menu and then participants will break into teams and compete Chopped style, while Chef Charleen provides instruction and help for the teams. The cost is $125 and you can purchase your tickets here for this one-of-a-kind event.

January 28, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Lulu’s Kitchen
701 16th Street, Suite 130
Sacramento, CA 95814

6th Annual Bacon and Beer Night

Sacramento Bacon Fest is officially underway and you can check out our roundup of the main events here. A highlight is the 6th Annual Bacon and Beer Night, hosted by Pangaea Bier Café. A menu featuring the award-winning Pangaea bacon burger paired with the Bacon Suicide IPA will be ready to enjoy.  Continue the bacon celebration!

January 28, 2017
5:00 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Pangaea Bier Café
2743 Franklin Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95818

Bacon Paella on the Patio

The bacon celebration just won’t stop! This Saturday, in honor of the Sacramento Bacon Fest, Selland’s Market Café  is cooking up some paella with a special guest: bacon of course. Their paella will include house-cured bacon and chorizo bacon as well, a serving of paella is going for $12. A glass of the house sangria is a perfect companion and will be served by the glass ($5) or the pitcher ($15).

January 28, 2017
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Selland’s Market Café
5340 H St.
Sacramento, CA 95819

Old Vine Express

The Old Vine Express is kicking off its monthly wine tours this weekend. This Sacramento classic offers guests a chance to try Northern California wines, enjoy a live band and a smooth ride on the Old Vine Express. Each tour offers a selection of 15 wines, eight tastes of your choice and a souvenir tasting glass. Though a meal is not included in the ticket price, there is an option to purchase one with your ticket.

Tickets can be purchased here.

January 28, 2017
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Boarding Location
400 N Harbor Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95816

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