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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My Sister’s Cafe

Feb 1, 2016
My Sister’s Cafe

I was happy this past week to visit a café where I could not only eat a delicious vegan lunch, but support a good cause at the same time. My Sister's Café opened on Capitol Mall a couple of years ago to support the work of My Sister's House, which helps Asian...

Culinerdy Cruzer Food Truck

Jan 25, 2016
Culinerdy Cruzer Food Truck



I've been wanting to check out the Culinerdy Cruzer food truck for awhile now, but never seem to be in the same vicinity. My husband Phil and I finally caught up with the truck this weekend at Track 7 Brewing Co. near Curtis Park. I sent a tweet ahead...

VEG

Jan 18, 2016
VEG

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season, filled with friends, family, and lots of vegan treats!


During my holiday break from blogging, a new vegetarian/vegan restaurant opened in Midtown. The owners of the very vegan-friendly Thai Basil restaurant have transformed the Level Up Lounge upstairs from Thai Basil into...

Instant Pot Beefy Onion Soup

Jan 5, 2016
Instant Pot Beefy Onion Soup

I got an Instant Pot last year and absolutely fell in love with it. It’s an electric pressure cooker, and it’s a busy mom’s dream. Since it’s electric, you don’t have to watch it and adjust the pressure. It has safety features that lock the lid, and the outside stays... 

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When You’re At The Breaking Point

Dec 30, 2015
When You’re At The Breaking Point

Did you make any resolutions last year? A lot of people pick a word or set an intention to start their year. I did neither, only to have my word for 2015 choose itself. Just a few months into the year, all of these circumstances collided and brought me to... 

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Cheesecake Factory

Dec 14, 2015
Cheesecake Factory

As I mentioned last weekend, I'm on a holiday break and my blog posts will be sporadic until about mid-January. But I discovered a vegan addition to the menu at the Cheesecake Factory, and for those of you who are spending a lot of time at Arden Fair ...

Sacramento Vegan is taking a holiday break

Dec 6, 2015

Blog posts will be sporadic until about mid-January. However, I will post occasional updates on my Sacramento Vegan Facebook page. Happy holidays to you and your family!

The Porch Restaurant and Bar

Nov 30, 2015
The Porch Restaurant and Bar

Every October for the past few years, I've visited the Porch Restaurant and Bar at least once during the month, and sometimes two or three times. I've always enjoyed my meal, but I've never gone to the restaurant during any month other than October. Why? Because that's when the Sacramento Vegan...

Vegan Tuesdays at Capitol Garage

Nov 23, 2015
Vegan Tuesdays at Capitol Garage

Sometimes, I feel like I've gotten into a rut, eating the same vegan dishes at the same restaurants over and over again. That's one reason I was happy to find out about Capitol Garage's Vegan Tuesdays. A special menu of plant-based options is offered e...

Conscious Creamery

Nov 16, 2015
Conscious Creamery

If you're like me, you probably thought your gelato-eating days were over when you decided to go vegan. Fortunately, that's about to change.Conscious Creamery has been offering free tastes of their dairy-free gelato at events around town. Saturday nig...

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