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Heat Shabu Baru restaurant review: Some instruction required

Mar 25, 2012
Heat Shabu Baru restaurant review: Some instruction required

It was still technically winter last month when we visited Heat Shabu Baru off Broadway. Apropos for eating a shabu-shabu dinner, apparently, as it is considered a winter dish in Japan. Shabu-shabu is not a traditional Japanese dish as it was only intr...

Recipe: Easy pork belly at home

Mar 21, 2012
Recipe: Easy pork belly at home

fresh from the ovenToday I figured I would piggy back with my last post on doing bone marrow at home. This time it's another hot restaurant trend - pork belly (and thus the piggy pun). I've always said - my favorite meat is pork. This luscious, fatty, ...

Recipe: Roasted bone marrow with parsley caper salad

Mar 18, 2012
Recipe: Roasted bone marrow with parsley caper salad

My first introduction to roasted bone marrow was at Ella restaurant. Chef Kelly McCown was the first chef to introduce it to Sacramento as a gourmet dish. Sure, humans have been eating marrow for millennia, but this was becoming a trend in high end res...

Recipe: Irish potato torte

Mar 15, 2012

This was originally posted in An Irish Potluck in 2009, but I've cut/pasted it for you for this year. Sorry no pictures, but it IS good.  I got this recipe from Irishabroad.com which had a LONG list of Irish recipes. (This compared to many other s...

St. Baldrick’s – The Results

Mar 14, 2012
St. Baldrick’s – The Results

I hope you all remember my post last month called Going Bald for St. Baldrick's - Or, Star Trek Made Me Do It!I decided to take the plunge and get my head shaved in support of the St. Baldrick's Foundation, which raises money for children's cancer rese...

A Chevys Revamp

Mar 9, 2012
A Chevys Revamp

If I say "Chevys", what comes to mind? What memories? When was the last time you were there? I remember that in the late 80s Chevys was the place to be if you wanted to party it up with friends and have some great Mexican food. I remember watching the ...

Fresh & Easy finally arrives in Sacramento

Mar 7, 2012
Fresh & Easy finally arrives in Sacramento




After about three years of hearing about it and then waiting... and waiting... and waiting, Fresh & Easy finally opens up five stores in the Sacramento region this month. This week the stores on Watt and Mack Roads open and in a week or...

Baked Eggs

Mar 2, 2012
Baked Eggs

I used red Hawaiian sea salt.I ate a lot of eggs last month. I was trying the Paleo (Caveman) diet which meant none of my normal breakfast fare that used grains - no oatmeal, cereal, toast, etc.  I pretty much resorted to eggs, either hard or soft...

Today is Occupy Our Food Supply Day

Feb 27, 2012
Today is Occupy Our Food Supply Day

I just found out that today is Occupy Our Food Supply Day nationwide. How appropriate, then, that I am to appear on Sacramento & Co. on Channel 10 at 11 a.m. today to talk about the Sacramento Food Film Festival. The many diverse films will talk ab...

The Red Rabbit restaurant review: Farm Animal Lollipops were a popular choice

Feb 23, 2012
The Red Rabbit restaurant review: Farm Animal Lollipops were a popular choice

When my normal band of Twitterati foodie friends wanted to go to Red Rabbit for lunch I was a little concerned. I've been trying to eat Paleo for February as a way to analyze my energy levels.  I had nothing to worry about as I had a delightful ca...

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