Lifestyle Picks

Editorial picks featuring lifestyle posts–food, travel, pets, bicycling, film, etc.

Baked Bree
Washington, DC City Guide

Jul 25, 2014
Washington, DC City Guide

I get a lot of questions about what to do, see, and most importantly eat when visiting DC. Now that we have said goodbye after living there for two years, I feel like I can answer this with some credibility. We have done a lot in our time here, and these are some of my...

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Undercover Caterer
Food Foto Friday–Chocolate Doughnuts

Jul 25, 2014

Sometimes, a chocolate doughnut with sprinkles is the only thing that’ll get you through that crappy meeting.  So go ahead and eat it.  

Girls on the Grid
Trick Pony Wood-Fired Pizza

Jul 24, 2014
Trick Pony Wood-Fired Pizza

By Lyndsey Reefer My husband and I have been wanting to try new places around town, so when I noticed a new spot called Trick Pony (facebook, twitter) pop up on the Broderick Roadhouse facebook page and that they featured pizza on their menu I was in. The Vibe: Trick Pony is on the corner of...

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52 Kitchen Adventures
Watermelon Gummy Bear Popsicles

Watermelon Gummy Bear Popsicles

Tweet Here’s my PSA for the day – a short list of foods that are surprisingly delicious straight out of the freezer: Cherries Grapes Mangoes (cubed) Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Gummy Bears Have you ever tried any of these? If not, you should. They’re all super refreshing snacks on...

Girls on the Grid
SacTown Wings Event!

Jul 23, 2014

By Rachel Smith Love hot wings and ice cold beer? Then SacTown Wings is THE event for you! Held August 23 from 2-7PM in Fremont Park, this festival is the first of its kind in Sacramento and will feature not one, not two, but five Sacramento-based hot wing vendors. Local eateries Blue Cue, Chicago Fire, BarWest,...

Undercover Caterer
Nana Recipe Wednesday–Almond Salad

Jul 23, 2014

I can’t believe I haven’t made this salad already.  Somehow I’d never seen the card.  It has all the qualities I like in a recipe.  1) It’s easy.  2) I don’t really have to cook anything.  3) It’s easy.  4) It involves both fruit and vegetables.  5) It’s easy.  6) It tastes good. I...

Girls on the Grid
Strawberry-Basil Granita Recipe

Jul 22, 2014
Strawberry-Basil Granita Recipe

By Brianna Nathan Summer is officially here! Whether you love or hate the heat, I think it’s fair to say that no one wants to bake in the summer. Why turn on the oven when it’s already 100 outside? That said, my sweet tooth certainly doesn’t go away just because it’s too hot to...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Try the brand new Tsunami Soaker at Six Flags [Everyone gets Kids Price in July!]

Try the brand new Tsunami Soaker at Six Flags [Everyone gets Kids Price in July!]

Get wet and wild! Tsunami Soaker is Six Flag’s Discovery Kingdom’s newest ride and opened at the end of May of this year. The ride has nine boats that rotate and riders can use their own water cannon to spray at each other. There are also water cannons for bystanders to spray at riders!...

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Undercover Caterer
How to make Sonora hot dogs; yes, you will need bacon

Jul 21, 2014

Besides doing a lot of traveling, this summer has also involved a lot of baseball, and therefore, a lot of hot dogs. In fact, because I was at the ballpark most of the weekend, I ate a hot dog every single day.  Maybe my plan to put Sonora hot dogs on the menu was...

Sacramento Vegan
Lou’s Sushi

Jul 20, 2014
Lou’s Sushi

I have to admit, I'm not much of a sushi eater. In the first place, it usually contains fish, which I don't eat, or seaweed, which I don't like. But a friend told me recently that Lou's Sushi had vegetarian options on the menu, and since I thought so...

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