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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What’s an Emergency Fund & Why Do I Need One?

Aug 1, 2015
What’s an Emergency Fund & Why Do I Need One?

Two years ago a dear friend’s husband was unexpectedly laid off from his sales job. She came to me in a panic (knowing my frugal reputation), and we started strategizing about what to do. One of the first things I asked her is, “Do you have an emergency fund?” What... 

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Metro Kitchen + Drinkery

Jul 26, 2015
Metro Kitchen + Drinkery

For a street that didn't used to have much going for it, R Street has certainly turned into a happening place. Several months ago, artists camped out overnight to apply for space in the new Warehouse Artists Lofts at 11th and R, and now a new public m...

The Hideaway Bar & Grill

Jul 19, 2015
The Hideaway Bar & Grill



The Hideaway Bar & Grill on Franklin Boulevard near Broadway is listed on Yelp under the "Dive Bar" category. To be clear, I'm looking at my dive bar days in the rear view mirror, and at quite a distance, for that matter. But in the interest of seeking out...

15 Signs That You’re a Crazy Canner

Jul 17, 2015
15 Signs That You’re a Crazy Canner

Sure, it all starts innocently enough. You have a bumper crop of strawberries and figure it can’t be too hard to make some strawberry jam. (FYI: strawberry jam is a gateway drug.) Then–before you know it–you’re canning salsa and making pickles. And dreaming of a pressure canner. Oh, and an... 

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Granola Girl Food Truck

Jul 12, 2015
Granola Girl Food Truck

Last Thursday, I decided to check out Gather, a neighborhood get-together in Oak Park. What a fun event! There were food trucks, a DJ, beer and wine, and lots of people out to enjoy the summer evening.The main reason I went to Gather was because I wa...

10 Ways to Naturally Control Bugs in Your Garden

Jul 6, 2015
10 Ways to Naturally Control Bugs in Your Garden

Whether you have a huge garden in the country, or a tiny one in a city backyard like me, you’ll find one thing in common: BUGS. They creep, they crawl, they fly, and they ooze–and you need to know which ones can stay in your garden and which ones need... 

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Burgers and Brew

Jul 5, 2015
Burgers and Brew

The R Street corridor is the up and coming place in Sacramento these days, with new businesses opening almost daily, it seems. Over the weekend, my husband Phil and I drove over to R Street to have a look, and while we were there, we stopped in for lu...

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 ...

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