Kristy DeVaney

Kristy DeVaney Kristy DeVaney is the author of the blog Cakegrrl.

Web Site: http://cakegrrl.com


Cochon Heritage BBQ Sizzles into San Francisco’s Magnolia Brewery at Dogpatch 9/13/15!

Aug 28, 2015
Cochon Heritage BBQ Sizzles into San Francisco’s Magnolia Brewery at Dogpatch 9/13/15!

Cochon555’s Heritage BBQ announces the chef lineup and official venue for their second annual friendly competition promoting heritage breed pigs and global grilling cultures. The culinary competition challenges five chefs to cook one whole, family farm-raised, heritage pig for a group of 20 notable judges. Chefs have seven days to prepare one whole pig...

Flights By Night #1

Aug 26, 2015
Flights By Night #1

Hello food and wine lovers! Today is the start of a new series called “Flights by Night”. Each post is intended to be a short and sweet glimpse of some of the Paleo/Primal meals and wine pairings that Andy and I enjoy when we cook at home. Perfect to give you ideas for dinner...

Nevada City Uncorked, a Historical Food and Wine Walk, is August 29th, 1-4pm

Aug 22, 2015
Nevada City Uncorked, a Historical Food and Wine Walk, is August 29th, 1-4pm

Can you walk and drink wine and the same time? ;) Next weekend, get uncorked in downtown Nevada City on August 29th! And thanks to my friend Rod Byers (wine educator and the event’s organizer) I have a press release to pass all the details along to you! -cg Nevada City Uncorked is a...

Farm-to-Fork’s Legends of Wine Returns to the State Capitol on September 18th, 2015

Aug 19, 2015
Farm-to-Fork’s Legends of Wine Returns to the State Capitol on September 18th, 2015

It’s been Farm-to-Fork insanity here at cavegrrl.com headquarters! Andy and I are scheduled to attend so many events and dinners in celebration of this very special time of year in Sacramento. One of my favorite upcoming events is Farm-to-Fork’s Legends of Wine. I’m am thrilled that my mom will be coming out to visit...

Recipe: Chili Lime Shrimp with Vegetables and Quinoa

Aug 16, 2015
Recipe: Chili Lime Shrimp with Vegetables and Quinoa

Last Monday, Andy and I attended a hospitality professionals meeting and I won a bag of groceries from Whole Foods Arden (Sacramento). They are also members of the group and brought the bag to give away at the meeting through a raffle of business cards of all the attendees. We rarely buy quinoa, because...

Heritage Fire Napa Delights Guests with an Exceptional Display of Artisanal Cookery

Aug 11, 2015
Heritage Fire Napa Delights Guests with an Exceptional Display of Artisanal Cookery

It was a meat lover’s paradise at Cochon Heritage Napa, an event in the Cochon 555 series that took place on August 2nd, at Charles Krug Winery in St. Helena. One highlight for me included Tyler Florence’s Fried Chicken (mainly because I don’t always eat fried chicken, but when I do, it’s made by...

Matteo’s Wows a Sold Out Crowd with Rombauer Wine Pairing Dinner

Aug 10, 2015
Matteo’s Wows a Sold Out Crowd with Rombauer Wine Pairing Dinner

Last Wednesday evening, Matteo’s Pizza and Bistro hosted a sold out Rombauer Wine Dinner, that was one of the most fun and memorable events I have attended since I have been writing this blog. It was very special because it was Andy’s birthday and we shared a table with some close friends of ours...

Have an Offal Day Returns Sunday, August 16th 2-5pm!

Aug 4, 2015
Have an Offal Day Returns Sunday, August 16th 2-5pm!

Last Sunday, I ran into Catherine (of Munchie Musings) at Cochon Heritage Fire Napa (held at Charles Krug Winery). She was happily grazing the wonderful offerings at the annual festival of all things grilled meat, just as Andy and I were. Over full bellies, we discussed some of the upcoming food events in Sacramento....

Save the Date! Rombauer Wine Dinner at Matteo’s Wednesday, August 5th at 6:30pm!

Jul 28, 2015
Save the Date! Rombauer Wine Dinner at Matteo’s Wednesday, August 5th at 6:30pm!

Do you love Rombauer Wines as much as I do? If so, I have the event for you! Matteo’s Pizza and Bistro’s Rombauer Wine Dinner featuring the New Release of the 2014 Chardonnay will be held on the patio at Matteo’s, Wednesday, August 5th, 2015, at 6:30 PM. Their menu (to be served family...

Cochon Heritage Fire Napa’s “Meat Up” Takes Place on August 2nd!

Jul 28, 2015
Cochon Heritage Fire Napa’s “Meat Up” Takes Place on August 2nd!

Heritage Fire is an annual wood-fired meat-laden feast featuring chefs and farmers working together to spotlight traditional outdoor cooking techniques. This event takes place on Sunday, August 02, 2015 at 03:00 PM at Charles Krug Winery and features over 45 chefs + 3,000 pounds of sustainably raised, wood-fired meats! The event will also showcase...

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