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.

Web Site: http://www.blogger.com/profile/11192375534456260749


Road Trip! Taste of India in Buttonwillow

Jun 28, 2015
Road Trip! Taste of India in Buttonwillow

Like an oasis in the desert beckons the parched, the words painted on the roof of the Taste of India restaurant in Buttonwillow call out to the plant-based diner traveling on I-5 between here and Bakersfield: TRY OUR VEGAN FOOD.




How could I not? So my husband and I pulled...

Money Talks When GMOs Walk

Jun 23, 2015
Money Talks When GMOs Walk

Chipotle has been in the press a lot lately for their decision to only use non-GMO ingredients in their restaurants. I’ve always been a big fan of Chipotle (mmmm, Cilantro-Lime Rice) but this makes me like them even more. So why are companies like Quaker, and their parent PepsiCo, shelling... 

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Pinkberry

Jun 21, 2015
Pinkberry

When the weather heats up, I start looking for frozen vegan treats to cool things down. This weekend, my son Zack and I went to Pinkberry so I could check out their new dairy-free Tropical Mango sorbet. Not only is it dairy-free, but it has no added ...

7 Ways to Keep Cats out of Your Garden

Jun 21, 2015
7 Ways to Keep Cats out of Your Garden

Meet Neighbor Kitty. Isn’t he handsome? Over the years, he has “supervised” me on numerous garden projects, like planting asparagus and building a seed starting light. The only part I don’t like about sharing the garden with him is that he regards my raised beds as his own personal litterbox.... 

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Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale — Sacramento Edition

Jun 14, 2015
Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale — Sacramento Edition

My friend Kathy and I went to the Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale -- Sacramento Edition at the Embassy Suites in Old Sacramento over the weekend. Twelve different chefs offered their amazing desserts for sale, with proceeds going to YEA (Youth Empowered Action) Camp. YEA Camp is a leadership camp to help...

Opa! Opa!

Jun 7, 2015
Opa! Opa!

In doing some routine maintenance on my blog this past week, I found that my post about Opa! Opa!, a Greek restaurant in East Sacramento, seemed to have disappeared. It had been awhile since my last visit, so I decided to go there for lunch with my so...

How to Kill Obnoxious Weeds Without Using Roundup

Jun 7, 2015
How to Kill Obnoxious Weeds Without Using Roundup

If I told you that the 3-year-old and I spent an hour yesterday spraying all the weeds in our yard, you’d probably have a conniption fit. “You WHAT? Those weed killers are full of terrible chemicals! I can’t believe you even have those in your house. And you let the... 

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What’s in Your Kids’ Lunch?

Jun 2, 2015
What’s in Your Kids’ Lunch?

I’m fanatical about packing J-man’s lunch for school every day. With a sandwich on homemade bread, some veggies from the garden, and a cookie, he is good to go. As of today, there are exactly 7 days of school left. And let me tell you, I am TIRED of making... 

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Orchid Thai Restaurant & Bar

May 31, 2015
Orchid Thai Restaurant & Bar

Businesses are beginning to open at the new 16 Powerhouse building at 16th and P. Insight Coffee Roasters and Sun & Soil Juice Company are already serving customers, and Magpie Cafe is expected to open there shortly.


The reason I stopped by the building for lunch last week, though, was to try the...

Revolution Wines

May 24, 2015
Revolution Wines

My friend Cathy and I had lunch at Revolution Wines last week. I go there from time to time, and I can usually veganize something, but mostly I just eat some of the smaller appetizers, like the mixed nuts.This time, though, they actually had a couple ...

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