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Sacramento Magazine
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Appetizers
Pyramid Alehouse on K Street closes after 10 years

Mar 4, 2013

Information is very limited at the moment, but we are pursuing a story about the sudden closing of Pyramid Alehouse, the popular brew pub on K Street downtown. We have contacted the company's corporate office in Seattle for an explanation. So far, th...

Sacramento Connect
Local writers read from Best American Food Writing Wed. at Bows & Arrows

Local writers read from Best American Food Writing Wed. at Bows & Arrows

Words Aloud: A lively evening of prose and socializing Wednesday, March 6 at Bows & Arrows! On March 6, please join us at Bows & Arrows for a very tasty reading featuring two well-known local food writers: Hank Shaw, the award-winning author of Hunter Angler Gardener Cook, and Chris Macias, food and wine writer...

Amused By Books
Book Review: The Girls’ Guide to Love and Supper Clubs

Book Review: The Girls’ Guide to Love and Supper Clubs

'The Girls' Guide to Love and Super Clubs'Author: Dana BateFormat: PaperbackPublished: Hyperion; Feb. 2013Pages: 400Genre: Chick-litGrade: BSource: BookSparks PRSynopsis: Hannah Sugarman seems to have it all. She works for an influential think tan...

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52 Kitchen Adventures
Recipe: Peanut butter cup cupcakes

Recipe: Peanut butter cup cupcakes

Tweet When I arrived at work last Thursday, I was greeted by one of my coworkers, who was surprisingly perky for the early hour. “I got into grad school!” she exclaimed. I’ve known Hannah for 4 years, since her senior year of college. She was actually my intern during my first year teaching at...

Baked Bree
Recipe: Blood orange and vanilla bean bars

Mar 4, 2013
Recipe: Blood orange and vanilla bean bars

When I think of our time living in California, I always think about the citrus fruits in winter. Our neighbors had a lemon tree and it was always full of big, juicy, lemons this time of year. All I had to do was go outside and pick one when I needed a lemon....

Sacramento Vegan
Vegan options at The Golden Bear in Midtown Sacramento

Vegan options at The Golden Bear in Midtown Sacramento

I stopped in for lunch last week at the Golden Bear in midtown. I'd actually never been there before, but since I saw online that they had at least one vegan option on their menu, I decided to check it out.The top choice for vegans at the Golden Bear ...

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Girls on the Grid
The Ten Horrible Women You (May) Meet in Sacramento Bars

Mar 3, 2013
The Ten Horrible Women You (May) Meet in Sacramento Bars

By Rachel Smith, Jamie Romas, Julia Tanghetti and Laura Braden After our “Ten Horrible Men You (May) Meet in Sacramento Bars” went viral (over 2,300 views the first day), we realized that we were onto something. We received dozens of texts, calls, emails and Facebook/GChats from our guy friends wanting to know if certain...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Mikuni Fair Oaks to Reopen This Week

Mar 3, 2013

Mikuni's original location in Fair Oaks will reopen this week after a fire damaged the restaurant just before the new year. Originally, Mikuni staff had predicted it would take 2-3 weeks to reopen, followed by a revised timeline of approximately...

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Rainbow cheesecake dip

Mar 3, 2013
Recipe: Rainbow cheesecake dip

As a dessert blogger, I often get caught off-guard at the grocery store. I have a list and I’m on my way to the milk section when some new product catches my eye. It could be anything: a new flavor M&M, a new flavor Oreo or pudding mix. Even a new flavor coffee creamer...

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