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


Nourish Health Bar and Cafe

Aug 28, 2016
Nourish Health Bar and Cafe

One of the best things about having vegan Facebook friends is that when a new restaurant with vegan options opens anywhere in the area, I'm likely to start seeing posts about it in my news feed. That's how I found out about Nourish Health Bar and Café, which recently opened in Citrus Heights....

Sacramento Vegan is taking the week off

Aug 21, 2016


Fish Face Poke Bar

Aug 14, 2016
Fish Face Poke Bar

Recently, I had lunch at Fish Face Poke Bar with Bethany Davis, the mastermind behind the annual Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge. She introduced me to the poke bowls at Fish Face -- a fun create-your-own meal that includes vegan options. Each poke bo...

Adamo’s Kitchen

Aug 7, 2016
Adamo’s Kitchen

I had lunch with my friend Cathy last week at Adamo's Kitchen in midtown. This lovely little restaurant has been open for about two years, but this was my first visit.


The lunch menu includes two vegan sandwiches. I opted for Destini's Sandwich, a roll filled with tomatoes, caramelized onions, piquillo peppers, roasted...

Food Discoveries at the International Food Bloggers Conference

Jul 31, 2016
Food Discoveries at the International Food Bloggers Conference

I spent the last few days at the International Food Bloggers Conference. It was held in Sacramento this year, and I guess the attendees must have loved it, because they've decided to hold it in Sacramento next year too. Who can blame them? With 1.5 ...

Osteria Fasulo

Jul 24, 2016
Osteria Fasulo

My husband Phil and I drove to Davis recently for dinner at Osteria Fasulo. We had a lovely table outdoors under the grape arbor, overlooking an extensive vegetable garden.


Two items on the Osteria Fasulo menu were listed as specifically vegan, so I ordered both. I started with this beautiful salad, the L'Insalata...

International Food Bloggers Conference — Food for Vegans

Jul 17, 2016
International Food Bloggers Conference — Food for Vegans

The International Food Bloggers Conference comes to the Sacramento Convention Center July 28th through 31st, and I can’t wait! My name is Pam Giarrizzo, and I'm the author of Sacramento Vegan, a blog that provides information about vegan options available in local restaurants. I've been vegan for almost fourteen years, and blogging...

Sacramento Vegan is taking a couple of weeks off

Jul 3, 2016

Blogging will resume on July 18th.

The Wienery

Jun 26, 2016
The Wienery

Every so often, I get a craving for a hot dog. It used to be that whenever that occurred, I would head over to Capitol Dawg and order up one of their Veggie Dawgs. Alas, Capitol Dawg closed a few years ago. Since that option is no longer available t...

Espresso Metro

Jun 19, 2016
Espresso Metro

Recently, I read that Espresso Metro in Land Park was celebrating its 28th anniversary. That made me realize that I'd never checked to see if any vegan options were offered there. So I remedied that situation last week when I stopped in for lunch.Esp...

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