Liz Conant

Liz Conant Liz Conant is one of the writers for Sac Foodies.

Web Site: http://sacfoodies.com


Whisky Wednesday

Aug 13, 2014
Whisky Wednesday

When the folks from Cutty Sark Whisky contacted the SacFoodies to ask if we’d like to sample their Prohibition Edition Blended Scotch Whisky, we simply could not say no. They suggested we use our sample to create a Presbyterian Cocktail which mixes Cutty Sark, ginger beer and soda water for a refreshing summery beverage...

Magpie Café

Jul 28, 2014
Magpie Café

Last week I visited one of my favorite restaurants in Sacramento, Magpie Café, for a quick alfresco dinner on a warm summer evening – my favorite kind of dining! My dining companions and I knew immediately that we would be ordering one of the appetizer specials: the Crispy Pork Belly with Black Mission Figs...

Sacramento Zoo’s “King of Feasts” Ticket Giveaway

Jun 13, 2014
Sacramento Zoo’s “King of Feasts” Ticket Giveaway

Have you ever thought to yourself, “The zoo would be more fun if there were great food and drinks included?” If so, the Sacramento Zoo’s annual King of Feasts event is for you. Coming up on Saturday, June 21st from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., King of Feasts includes cuisine from Sacramento area restaurants, wineries...

Sacramento Zoo’s “King of Feasts” Ticket Giveaway

Jun 13, 2014
Sacramento Zoo’s “King of Feasts” Ticket Giveaway

Have you ever thought to yourself, “The zoo would be more fun if there were great food and drinks included?” If so, the Sacramento Zoo’s annual King of Feasts event is for you. Coming up on Saturday, June 21st from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., King of Feasts includes cuisine from Sacramento area restaurants, wineries...

Things to Eat and Drink in Seattle

May 7, 2014
Things to Eat and Drink in Seattle

My recommendations on things to eat and drink in Seattle, based on a recent weekend trip. Clockwise from the top: 1. Oysters! Need I say more? On this particular weekend trip, I enjoyed them at Matt’s at the Market (my favorite Pike’s Place dining destination), Elliott’s (classic waterfront dining) and the Walrus & the...

Review: Sac Beer & Chili Festival

Apr 21, 2014
Review: Sac Beer & Chili Festival

This past Saturday, I got to check out the Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival in Fremont Park. You can read more about this event on SacFoodies here. After a whirlwind hour or two of beer and chili tasting, my favorites from the day were: Chili – Industry category: the spicy hot chili from Blackbird Chili...

Beer, Chili & a Giveaway

Apr 14, 2014
Beer, Chili & a Giveaway

Need we say more? This Saturday, April 19th from 1-5pm is the Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival at Fremont Park and we have a pair of tickets to give away right here on SacFoodies! The Sacramento Artists Council hosts the annual event which raises funds for local art and music programs for at-risk children...

Mother, Sacramento

Mar 19, 2014
Mother, Sacramento

If you live in Sacramento and hearing “Mother” does not immediately make you think “Sacramento’s most buzzed about new restaurant” then I may have to politely ask if you’ve been living under a rock. The new restaurant venture from Chef Michael Thiemann who was previously with Ella Dining Room has already received rave reviews...

Wordless Wednesday: The Sandwich Spot

Feb 19, 2014
Wordless Wednesday: The Sandwich Spot

I am a sucker for a great sandwich and The Sandwich Spot (locations in Midtown and Land Park) does not disappoint. Pictured here from the Midtown location (menus vary by location!): #8 The Hot One: marinated chicken, pepper jack cheese, spicy bomb sa...

Sacramento Dine Downtown Week is Here!

Jan 8, 2014

The annual Sacramento Dine Downtown Restaurant Week kicks-off today with a smattering of local restaurants offering special 3-course dinner menus priced at $31 for 10 days only. This year the extra dollar goes to the California Food Literacy Center, a nonprofit dedicated to inspiring change in community food education. • What? Sacramento Dine Downtown Restaurant...

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