Catherine Enfield

Catherine Enfield Catherine Enfield writes the blog Munchie Musings.

Web Site: http://www.munchiemusings.net


Learning what’s new at Seasons 52

Dec 4, 2015
Learning what’s new at Seasons 52

Oftentimes restaurant managers are so busy running their restaurant that you don't get to have time for a good conversation. But when you get the chance, it can be very informative. Such was the case this week when I went to check out Seasons 52's new winter menu.


My choices for Giving Tuesday

Nov 30, 2015
My choices for Giving Tuesday

This Tuesday is Giving Tuesday where charities all over the world ask for donations. The idea is that many people will give a charity gift in the name of a friend or relative in place of a Christmas gift.


This year I'm asking for support of a new charity I...

World Food Championships

Nov 17, 2015
World Food Championships

Long time, no see. That's because I was doing a bit of traveling this month. I had gone off to the World Food Championships held in Celebration, Florida. This is the same place where our own Pangaea Cafe, winners of the Sacramento Burger Battle, were...

Dan Barber visits Sacramento

Oct 10, 2015
Dan Barber visits Sacramento

I am not interested in eating insects. Oh, I know they are the next big food thing, but count me out on that one. It gives me the heeby jeebies. Yet I inadvertently ate some the other night.I was at the Fruit to Root party, put on by the Food Literacy ...

An A-ha Moment re Michael Pollan, Dan Barber, and America’s Food

Sep 30, 2015
An A-ha Moment re Michael Pollan, Dan Barber, and America’s Food

Tuesday night I was lucky enough to be gifted with tickets to see food writer Michael Pollan. Anyone who is into the food movement knows he is the author of The Omnivores Dilemma, a groundbreaking book on the impact of food and the American diet. ...

The Pear Bridge Dinner Celebrates Farm-to-Fork

Sep 28, 2015
The Pear Bridge Dinner Celebrates Farm-to-Fork

While all the hoopla was going on with the Tower Bridge Dinner downtown, I had a lovely evening on a picturesque bridge on the Delta. The Pear Bridge Dinner was put on by the California Pear Advisory Board on a small wooden bridge in Walnut Grove.&nbsp...

Food 101 – Local education

Sep 21, 2015
Food 101 – Local education

I'm honored to be asked to be a part of Food 101, a fun series of events put on by Lucca Restaurant and their sister business, Lucky Dog Ranch. Over the next few weeks they will be holding a series of "classes" with different topics and speakers....

Why it’s great that the International Food Blogger Conference is coming to Sacramento

Sep 20, 2015
Why it’s great that the International Food Blogger Conference is coming to Sacramento

We just got some news that I think is great for Sacramento. One of the best (and my favorite) food bloggers' conferences is coming to Sacramento in July 2016. Next year's theme: Farm to Fork (big surprise). That means about 500 of the nation's top food...

Sactown Restaurant Service – the next two years

Sep 5, 2015

You have to have been a coma not to know that there's a new Kings arena being built downtown. It's pretty hard to miss if you happen to be anywhere near the construction. With it comes all the talk and excitement of what the arena will mean to Sacramento, mostly in terms of economics.

My...

Sacramento has a new Empress

Aug 31, 2015
Sacramento has a new Empress


In what must be the most anticipated restaurant opening in a decade, Empress Tavern is finally ready to open. After months and months of delays and waiting, we finally get to see what took so long. And boy is it worth it. 


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