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Dining News: ‘Many People will be Delighted’ at Roseville’s Flame & Fire

Aug 21, 2014

Roseville's Flame & Fire, an all you can eat Brazillian steakhouse opened in June, and the Sac Bee's Blair Anthony Robertson gives the restaurant its first restaurant critic review. The meat is roasted over an open flame and has that...

Petite Panettiere
Lemon Cream Meltaway Fudge

Aug 21, 2014
Lemon Cream Meltaway Fudge




These days I'm eating more food and craving more sweets now that training is in full swing for my fifth half-marathon event taking place in October. I will be running this one with my two heartening sisters and my motivating brother-in-law through the resplendent...

Sac Foodies
For Elegant Dining and Craft Brews, Blackbird Soars

Aug 21, 2014
For Elegant Dining and Craft Brews, Blackbird Soars

By: Amanda Frew and Jake Ferguson For those of us that work in downtown Sacramento, keeping us in the area after work hours is not easy to do with midtown’s many bars and restaurants luring us away after we leave the office. On a recent visit to Blackbird Kitchen + Beer Gallery though, two of...

Appetizers
A 10-memories salute to chef Julia Child

A 10-memories salute to chef Julia Child

Given that chef Julia Child was born in an August (1912) and passed away in an August (2004), it seems fitting that August should be the unofficial Julia Child Month.


Julia Child was a subject of the PBS series “American Masters” in 2004.

Appetizers
Red ginseng-based ‘vitality drink’ is a tasty alternative to ‘energy drinks’

Red ginseng-based ‘vitality drink’ is a tasty alternative to ‘energy drinks’

For millennia, ginseng has been used as an herbal “remedy” believed to rejuvenate the body and mind, alleviate fatigue and stimulate cognition.


Root 9 “vitality drink” contains red ginseng from South Korea.

Appetizers
Add Rudy’s Hideaway to the lobster-roll list

Add Rudy’s Hideaway to the lobster-roll list

Are you looking for a lobster roll, the New England specialty of Maine lobster heaped on a bun? Aren’t we all?


Rudy’s Hideaway restaurant has a roaming food truck, the Cruzin’ Crustacean, whose menu includes a New England-style lobster roll.

Crazy for Crust
Cinnamon Roll Pull-Apart Bread

Aug 21, 2014
Cinnamon Roll Pull-Apart Bread

This is one of those recipes that’s been ruminating in my mind for a very long time. Lucky for you, I finally made it. Cinnamon Roll Pull-Apart Bread: like cinnamon rolls, but in a loaf of bread! Oh, and maple glaze. Because, well, duh. Maple! Sometimes I get an idea for a recipe and...

Foods for the Soul
Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola

Aug 20, 2014
Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola

A 4-ingredient recipe for healthy granola that tastes like a chocolate peanut butter cup! It tastes like you’re eating candy for breakfast!     Back in May, my friend Sally mentioned that Trader Joe’s sold dark chocolate peanut butter cups. Already infatuated with Reese’s milk chocolate version, I immediately scribbled down her suggestion on my...

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Kru Owner Aims for Expansion, Again

Aug 20, 2014

Big changes are coming for Kru owner Billy Ngo, scoops the Sac Bee's Blair Anthony Robertson. Already considered one of the most innovative chefs in town, Ngo is looking for a larger building to move Kru. Though he would not...

Appetizers
More on the winning drink from Midtown Cocktail Week’s cocktail competition

More on the winning drink from Midtown Cocktail Week’s cocktail competition

Chris Dooley of Ella Dining Room & Bar (pictured above) emerged from Midtown Cocktail Week’s cocktail competition $1,000 richer on Tuesday night at Harlow’s. His drink, an elaborately presented “Bloomsbury Bramble” which was surrounded by orchids and looked like a scene from “Fantasy Island,” topped all contendors.


Chris Dooley of...

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