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Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant

Oct 27, 2014
Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant



I had dinner at Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant tonight, a restaurant I'd never visited before. One of my favorite things about the Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge is that it provides me with the opportunity and the encouragement to try new restaurants.


The Challenge menu at Abyssinia lists several vegan options. I...

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Sacramento Vegan
Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — 58 Degrees & Holding Co.

Oct 26, 2014
Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — 58 Degrees & Holding Co.

I had a great time Friday night with my friends Bonnie and Cathie at 58 Degrees & Holding Co. This restaurant participates in the Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge every year, and I was eager to see what Chef F.J. had created for this year's Challenge.


My first course was this tasty Warm Fennel and...

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Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Pizza Rock

Oct 26, 2014
Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Pizza Rock

My son Zack took me to Pizza Rock for lunch on Thursday so I could check out their Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge menu, which includes several lunch, dinner, and brunch items. I know when a person goes to a pizza parlor, it's expected that they'll or...

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In Search of the Finer Things
A Tale of Two Sacramento Restaurants

A Tale of Two Sacramento Restaurants

I wanted to blog about two restaurants I have visited lately. We have been trying to eat at home lately, so going out feels like a genuine treat and we choose our destinations carefully. The first stop was the new location of Bacon & Butter, which ...

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Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Capital Dime

Oct 23, 2014
Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Capital Dime

I finally made it to Capital Dime last night with my husband and son so I could check out the Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge menu. I'd been reading great comments on Facebook about the vegan raviolis, and I was eager to try them.First things first, t...

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Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Broderick Roadhouse

Oct 20, 2014
Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Broderick Roadhouse

I stopped in for lunch today at Broderick Roadhouse in West Sacramento, which is taking part in the Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge for the first time. Unlike most of the participating restaurants, Broderick Roadhouse is not offering a multi-course ve...

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Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co.

Oct 19, 2014
Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co.

With less than two weeks to go in this year's Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge, I'm scrambling to get to all the participating restaurants I haven't visited yet. Sunday night, my husband and I headed over to Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co., where a three-course fixed price Challenge meal is being offered.


I knew that...

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The State Hornet
Yelp deserves negative reviews

Oct 18, 2014

A San Francisco restaurant has started a war against the popular review site, Yelp, and it is about time.

Sacramento Vegan
Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Lou’s Sushi

Oct 16, 2014
Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Lou’s Sushi

I had lunch with my friend Melissa today at Lou's Sushi, which is participating for the first time this year in the Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge. I was pleasantly surprised to see several different items offered on their Challenge menu.


We ordered the Tofu and Grilled Asparagus Salad to share, squares of soft tofu...

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Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Tower Bridge Bistro

Oct 12, 2014
Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — Tower Bridge Bistro

My husband, son, and I had a wonderful dinner Saturday night at Tower Bridge Bistro. Chef Clay Purcell has participated in the Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge ever since it began, and his vegan creations never disappoint. What makes it even better is that he offers so many vegan options during the Challenge....

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