Lifestyle Picks

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

Sacramento Vegan
Fuzion Eatz

Fuzion Eatz

Mark your calendar -- Sacramento's annual mobile food festival will be held on Saturday, April 26th. At last count, thirty different food trucks had signed on to participate in SactoMoFo 7. I'm contacting each participant to see who plans to have veg...

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Girls on the Grid
Why I Heart Sacramento’s Light Rail

Apr 6, 2014

By Elizabeth Welsh April 7, 2014 Sacramento’s light rail is off to a rough start this year. Between the shooting  in January and unfortunate pedestrian death in February, I wince to think of what is happening to the light rail’s already trashy reputation. I rode in from the Arden area for the first year...

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A Girl And Her Fork
Easy Weeknight Dinner: Pan Roasted Chicken & Mushrooms in a Creamy Dijon Sauce

Easy Weeknight Dinner: Pan Roasted Chicken & Mushrooms in a Creamy Dijon Sauce

I love cooking, for me it's relaxing and enjoyable. I know not everyone feels this way. Some find it tedious, boring or even stressful. And even I'll admit, there's some nights that I find comfort in easy recipes...ones that I can slap togeth...

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The Sacramento Bee
The Web’s grumpiest cat has hit her terrible twos

The Web’s grumpiest cat has hit her terrible twos

Watch out world, Grumpy Cat has hit her terrible twos. Tabatha Bundesen and her cat, Grumpy Cat,whose real name is Tardar Sauce, pose for a photograph on Friday April 4, 2014 in New York. Bundesen says that Grumpy Cat's permanently grumpy-looking...

Vegetarianized
Glazed Carrots

Apr 6, 2014


52 Kitchen Adventures
How to Make Bunny Cupcakes

How to Make Bunny Cupcakes

Tweet Around Valentine’s Day, I discovered an easy way to make heart shaped cupcakes using small rolled-up balls of aluminum foil. I don’t know about you, but I don’t need any extra pans crowding up my kitchen cabinets, so I was excited to find this simple way to use to make shaped cupcakes using...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Stella restaurant in Truckee features a “Culinary Tour de France” on April 12, May 10 and June 14

Stella restaurant in Truckee features a “Culinary Tour de France” on April 12, May 10 and June 14

TRUCKEE IS KNOWN FOR ITS year-round outdoor activities. But it also is becoming a popular foodie destination, with menus that hold their own in any food-obsessed city. Restaurant Trokay received a four-star review in the Sacramento Bee. More modest restaurants have recently opened, such as Marg’s Taco Bistro, Morgan’s Lobster Shack & Fish Market and...

Pretty Yummy Foods
Recipe: Easy strawberry sheet cake

Recipe: Easy strawberry sheet cake

I’ve always been a big fan of reading. When my sister and I shared a bedroom and slept in bunk beds, I use to hide books under my sheets so I could read out loud to her after our parents

Undercover Caterer
Food Foto Friday

Apr 4, 2014

The original ‘French dipped’ sandwich, since 1908!  The one on top is beef, the one below is lamb.  Consensus at our table was that lamb was superior. From the website:  “In 1918, in the process of making a policeman a sandwich, Mathieu accidently dropped the sliced french roll into the roasting pan, which was...

Girls on the Grid
The Too-Fast, Too-Soon Flytrap

Apr 3, 2014

By Michelle Kennedy Cross-posted from the Huffington Post (our girl is a BALLER!) – check out the original article here. A friend of mine fell in love. She declared it to the world through numerous romantic quotes and pictures she posted of her new boyfriend on Facebook. Their selfies show a couple beaming on...

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