Pam Giarrizzo

Pam Giarrizzo Pam Giarrizzo has been a Sacramento vegan for almost ten years. She and her non-vegan husband are the parents of a college-age son, also not a vegan. The challenge of dining out under these circumstances led to the creation of the Sacramento Vegan blog.

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Sacramento Vegan is on Vacation

Nov 21, 2016

Blogging will resume after November 28th. Have a happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

PizzaRev

Nov 14, 2016
PizzaRev

There's a new pizza place in East Sacramento, and they have vegan options! PizzaRev is a national chain that opened its Sacramento location on Folsom Boulevard last month. Not only do they offer vegan cheese, they have vegan sausage as well.I...

Road Trip! True Food Kitchen in Walnut Creek

Nov 7, 2016
Road Trip! True Food Kitchen in Walnut Creek

This past week, I had lunch with my parents at the new True Food Kitchen in Walnut Creek. This restaurant chain prides itself on its "anti-inflammatory diet" and it offers numerous vegan options, clearly marked on the menu.


I started out with this gorgeous glass of pomegranate chia limeade, which tasted as good as it...

Another Fabulous Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge Wraps Up

Oct 30, 2016
Another Fabulous Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge Wraps Up

We're at the very end of this year's Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge, and what a great month this has been! I managed to make it to sixteen of the participating restaurants and enjoyed delicious, creatively-prepared vegan dishes at each one. After so m...

Week Three of the Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2016 — So Much Good Food!

Oct 23, 2016
Week Three of the Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2016 — So Much Good Food!

There's just one more week left in this year's Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge, and there are still so many menus left to try! Here are the four restaurants I visited this past week.


Monday, I had lunch with my friend Greta at Orchid Thai Restaurant & Bar. They regularly offer a wonderful variety of...

Another Great Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge Week

Oct 16, 2016
Another Great Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge Week

Trying to visit as many restaurants as possible during the Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge is a tough job, but someone's got to do it! This past week, I checked out the fabulous vegan offerings at four more restaurants.


After my Spanish class on Monday at Casa de Español, I headed over...

Week One of the 2016 Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge — Delicious!

Oct 9, 2016
Week One of the 2016 Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge — Delicious!

I've been happily eating my way through this first week of the Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge.  After the meals at The Porch and Thai Basil that I wrote about last weekend, I hit four more great restaurants during the week.I stopped in for l...

Opening Weekend for Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2016

Oct 2, 2016
Opening Weekend for Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2016

The Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge started Saturday and will run through the end of the month.  With 25 restaurants participating this year, I made sure to visit two of  them over the weekend.My husband Phil and I went to brunch at the Porch...

Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge Starts Saturday!

Sep 25, 2016

I'm always so excited when October rolls around because that means it's time for the annual Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge.  For the sixth year in a row, local chefs will be preparing a variety of fabulous vegan dishes all month long.  Here are the restaurants that have signed up to participate so far this...

Highwater

Sep 18, 2016
Highwater

My husband Phil and I stopped in for brunch recently at Highwater, the new restaurant on Q Street that was formerly home to Pour House.  I had seen a couple of actual vegan items listed on their menu and was eager to check them out.I ordered ...

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