Jake Ferguson

Web Site: http://sacfoodies.com


A Day in the Life of a SacFoodie: In the Orchard Edition

Apr 4, 2014
A Day in the Life of a SacFoodie: In the Orchard Edition

The great thing about being a SacFoodie is that often times our job takes us outside of the office and to the front lines of some pretty cool places. Whether it’s Tuscany, New York City, or traveling up and down California’s Central Valley, we’ve been fortunate enough to call some unique places our “office”...

Kick off Sacramento Beer Week with the Sacramento Brewers Showcase Feb. 27

Feb 25, 2014
Kick off Sacramento Beer Week with the Sacramento Brewers Showcase Feb. 27

Sacramento Beer Week kicks off with a bang this Thursday, as 27 local breweries come together for a fun filled, beer-focused evening at the Sacramento Brewers Showcase , taking place at the California Auto Museum. The breweries in attendance will be offering samples of their local brews and there will also be a special...

Start the New Year off with National Bloody Mary Day

Dec 31, 2013
Start the New Year off with National Bloody Mary Day

There are a lot of ways you could spend the first day of 2014: relaxing, jump starting your new year’s resolution at the gym, beginning a new diet. But how about a little indulgence in a delish Bloody Mary? January 1st is in fact National Bloody Mary Day after all.  Good news is that...

Brunch at Magpie

Dec 19, 2013
Brunch at Magpie

A good brunch is most certainly one of my favorite weekend activities. And let’s be honest, it’s Thursday and we are all looking forward to the weekend. My recommendation for a must-try spot for a delish mid-morning meal is Magpie. On a recent visit I tried the Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast which came complete...

Shop the Handle

Dec 5, 2013
Shop the Handle

With Thanksgiving under our belts, the Christmas holiday is just around the corner! It’s a short shopping season this year and the ability to multitask is key. With that in mind, Midtown Sacramento’s Handle District will be hosting Shop the Handle this Saturday, December 7 from 5:00-9:00 pm. Within a one block radius, you...

Review: Sauces from Ocean Beach Foods Co.

Nov 15, 2013
Review: Sauces from Ocean Beach Foods Co.

When the folks from Ocean Beach Foods Co. asked the SacFoodies if we would like to try their line of locally-produced sauces, we of course responded with an enthusiastic “Yes please!” Dave Nettles, known as the “Big Kahuna” of Ocean Beach Foods Co., stopped by and hand-delivered three different sauces for us to sample: ...

Enjoy fall flavor at OneSpeed Pizza

Oct 22, 2013
Enjoy fall flavor at OneSpeed Pizza

As a midtown resident, I must say that my trips to East Sacramento were once few and far between (minus occasional stop at Trader Joe’s). However, as of late, one neighborhood eatery is drawing me to the other side of the freeway with its quaint atmosphere and delicious eats. While OneSpeed Pizza is most...

6th Annual Midtown Cocktail Week starts Aug. 21

Aug 20, 2013
6th Annual Midtown Cocktail Week starts Aug. 21

(Photo courtesy of Midtown Cocktail Week) I’ve got three words for you Sacramento: Midtown Cocktail Week. That’s right, next week marks the start of five full days filled with craft creations and specialty concoctions from some of Sacramento’s most talented mixologists and bartenders. Starting Wednesday 8/21 and continuing through Sunday 8/25, Midtown will be...

Bacon Fest Sacramento presents BLT Week

Jul 16, 2013
Bacon Fest Sacramento presents BLT Week

Have you heard it’s BLT Week? That’s right, the folks who put on Bacon Fest are continuing to keep the love for bacon alive here in Sacramento. BLT Week kicked off on Monday with several Sacramento restaurants bringing their specialty BLT’s, and in some cases bacon ice cream and bacon cocktails, to the forefront....

Dining review: Ju Hachi at S and 17 streets in midtown

Jun 25, 2013
Dining review: Ju Hachi  at S and 17 streets in midtown

Sacramento is filled with great sushi and since moving to Sacramento, I have enjoyed sampling several sushi hot-spots. Thinking that I already had my go-to establishments nailed down, I was pleasantly surprised to stumble upon a new favorite: Ju Hachi. Nestled on the corner of S and 17th, not only does Ju Hachi feature...



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