Catherine Enfield

Catherine Enfield Catherine Enfield writes the blog Munchie Musings.

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


Feasting in Portland

Sep 18, 2016
Feasting in Portland

Five years ago Portland joined the major food festival game with Feast Portland. It's very similar to the Food and Wine shows across the country: Aspen Food & Wine, Los Angeles Food & Wine, Pebble Beach Food & Wine. It's their big celebrati...

Farm to Fork Restaurant Weeks

Sep 6, 2016
Farm to Fork Restaurant Weeks

September is a special month in Sacramento. Not only is it Farm to Fork month, but it's also Food Literacy month! It's fantastic that they both serve similar purposes - to educate about where your food comes from.Many know that the Food Literacy Center...

Interview with Feast Portland Co-founder, Carrie Welch

Sep 6, 2016
Interview with Feast Portland Co-founder, Carrie Welch

courtesy of Feast PDX

I love Portland not just because of the food, but because I've been part Oregonian all my life and went to college in Portland. This year I'm very excited to attend Feast Portland. Most major cities have their big, annual food and...

First look: El Rey on K

Sep 2, 2016
First look: El Rey on K

This is not really a review since I went to a media opening event at El Rey. I wanted to post for those going to the arena in the next couple of months. After all, El Rey wins for best timed opening to coincide with the arena (within two blocks).E...

Sacramento Hot List – September

Sep 2, 2016
Sacramento Hot List – September

A few years ago I used to write the Sacramento Heatmap for Eater.com. If you are familiar with Eater, they do a Heatmap for every city showing the current hot places to eat. Not necessarily the best, but what's currently the hot new spots everyone is trying out. Every month they add and remove...

Topgolf is sure to be a hit

Aug 30, 2016
Topgolf is sure to be a hit

Almost everyone has had this experience - bowling. You go with the family and there are some of you that are good bowlers and some who get nothing but gutter balls. Maybe you have kids and so you have the bumper lanes inflated or they use that ski jump...

Team Ella at Heritage Fire

Aug 26, 2016
Team Ella at Heritage Fire



Last weekend was another fantastic meat fest at the annual Heritage Fire event at the beautiful  Charles Krug WineryWith over 3,500 pounds of meat and 950 guests, Cochon555’s Heritage Fire made its yearly stop in Napa Valley a hugely successful outing. Over $6,000 was raised for the...

Siren Fish CSF comes to Sacramento

Aug 25, 2016
Siren Fish CSF comes to Sacramento

Lingcod is sometimes blue and it is delicious!
Disclosure: I was given a credit by Siren Fish to try their CSF service. 

You may be familiar with the term "CSA", which stands for Community Supported Agriculture. Generally it's where you buy a subscription to a local farm or...

Feast Portland is a month away

Aug 12, 2016
Feast Portland is a month away

When it comes to foodie cities, Portland, Oregon is definitely near the top. It's come a long way. When I was at Lewis & Clark College in the 80s, everything (dining, nightlife) was pretty much on the west side of the Willamette River. Now, it seem...

Saddle Rock mixes old and new

Aug 9, 2016
Saddle Rock mixes old and new

They say that the original Saddle Rock opened as possibly the very first restaurant in Old Sacramento back in the Gold Rush era. Supposedly it was open for about 150 years before closing in the 90s. Saddle Rock 2.0 is now open in Midtown and is successfully mixing old and new thanks to...

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