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Wine tasting of the week: Pink Party at Enotria

Jul 24, 2014
Wine tasting of the week: Pink Party at Enotria

Let’s raise a glass and think pink. The sweltering days of summer have arrived, but it’s the opportune time to sample rosé. While these colorful wines may have once been sniffed at by certain circles of wine snobs, rosé had enjoyed a renaissance due to their food friendliness and refreshing character, especially when sipping...

Preservation & Co. retail shop opens officially on Thursday

Jul 22, 2014
Preservation & Co. retail shop opens officially on Thursday

Sunday’s dispatch of “The Nosh Pit” detailed the struggles of Jason Poole to open his Preservation & Co. at 1717 19th St. He envisions Preservation & Co. as a home for his specialty foods business, which includes an award winning bloody mary mix, along with running a commercial kitchen that would cater to Sacramento’s...

Farm to Fork’s $175-Tower-Bridge-dinner tickets sell out in five minutes

Jul 21, 2014
Farm to Fork’s $175-Tower-Bridge-dinner tickets sell out in five minutes

Anyone who procrastinated more than a few minutes to buy tickets for the Sept. 28 gala dinner on the Tower Bridge is out of luck. All tickets for the $175-per-head dinner were gobbled up once they went on sale at 10 a.m. today.

Tower Bridge Dinner and Mulvaney’s pig roast at Raley Field set for 2014 Farm-to-Fork Week

Jul 18, 2014
Tower Bridge Dinner and Mulvaney’s pig roast at Raley Field set for 2014 Farm-to-Fork Week

The Tower Bridge will once again serve as the setting for a $175 dinner to cap Sacramento’s 2014 Farm-to-Fork celebration (Sept. 13-28), an event designed to showcase the region’s restaurants and agricultural heritage.



Blue Bottle Coffee to make Sacramento debut via The Trade

Jul 16, 2014
Blue Bottle Coffee to make Sacramento debut via The Trade

One of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most buzzed about coffee roasters and cafes is set for a midtown Sacramento location. Blue Bottle Coffee of Oakland will open at 2220 K St. as part of The Trade, Coffee & Coworking. The 4,000 square foot space will house private and shared office spaces, along with...

Sactown Wings festival to debut Aug. 23 at Fremont Park

Jul 7, 2014
Sactown Wings festival to debut Aug. 23 at Fremont Park

As the saying goes, the latest food festival to debut in Sacramento ain’t no thing but a chicken wing.



World Cup draws fans, fire prevention officers to Sacramento restaurants

Jun 26, 2014
World Cup draws fans, fire prevention officers to Sacramento restaurants

Many local restaurants have scored big business with the World Cup, especially in matches featuring the United States. The crowds have been so mighty in some cases that fire prevention officers made the rounds at Sacramento restaurants during Thursday morning’s match between the United States and Germany.


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Sacramento’s cocktail scene receives another round of national recognition

Jun 25, 2014
Sacramento’s cocktail scene receives another round of national recognition

Sacramento’s craft cocktail community is buzzing with good cheer with the national spotlight once again on the city. Just a month following Shady Lady being named by Esquire as one of the top 25 bars in America, Sacramento is the subject of a lengthy feature in the latest issue of Imbibe, one of the...

Best of show wines announced from California State Fair

Jun 24, 2014

The judges at the California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition considered a whopping 2,829 wine entries from June 4 through June 6. And now, we know who earned “best of show” honors.

Sutter Home White Zinfandel among gold medalists at State Fair wine competition

Jun 18, 2014

The California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition was held from June 4 through June 6, and now we know who earned medals in what’s billed as the country’s oldest wine competition. The gold medalists include a brand that’s often used as a punchline in the world of wine: Sutter Home White Zinfandel, an off-dry...

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