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Sacramento Vegan
Vegan Options at SactoMoFo 7

Apr 20, 2014
Vegan Options at SactoMoFo 7

Mobile food trucks from Sacramento and other Northern California cities will gather under the freeway at Sixth and W on Saturday, April 26th, for SactoMoFo 7. Personally, I can't wait! I love having the opportunity to check out the vegan options offered at many of these food trucks. This year's...

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Davis Vanguard
Why is Council Now Exempting Restaurants from Paper Bag Fee?

Apr 18, 2014
Why is Council Now Exempting Restaurants from Paper Bag Fee?

When the Davis City Council eventually passed its single use bag ordinance, it had the option to exclude restaurants, but based in part on the issue of fairness, decided to include restaurants. As the city notes, “All stores and restaurants located within the limits of the City of Davis that sell perishable or non-perishable...

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Sacramento Vegan
Vegan options from the Star Ginger Food Truck

Apr 13, 2014
Vegan options from the Star Ginger Food Truck



For this week's blog article, I had intended to highlight another one of the food trucks that will be participating in SactoMoFo 7 on April 26th. But when I went to the River Walk in West Sacramento at lunchtime last week and tried to order a vegan meal at the...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Coriander Savory Vietnamese Food to Open in East Sacramento April 24

Apr 9, 2014

Coriander Savory Vietnamese Food, which replaces Midtown Deli at Alhambra Blvd and S Street, will open on April 24 at 4 p.m., it announced on its Facebook page. On its Web site, this is how Coriander describes its concept: Vietnamese...

Elk Grove News
Coffee on the Go: New Drive-thru Coffee Kiosk Planned For Elk Grove

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Apr 7, 2014
Coffee on the Go: New Drive-thru Coffee Kiosk Planned For Elk Grove


April 7, 2014 |

At tonight's Elk Grove zoning administrator meeting, a design review for a new drive-thru coffee kiosk will be heard.


The proposed kiosk, which will be an Oregon-based Dutch Brothers outlet, seeks plan approval for a drive-thru coffee outlet on the corner of
Elk Grove Boulevard
and
East...

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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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...

Cowtown Eats
Burgers & Brew owners to open Midtown brewery in former Purgatory location

Apr 3, 2014

The owners of Crepeville & Burgers & Brew have purchased the building that formerly housed Purgatory, reports Sac Biz Journal's Ben van der Meer. The owners of Burgers & Brew and Crepeville have bought a midtown Sacramento building with pla...

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Aji Japanese Bistro in El Dorado Hills ‘Still Finding Its Voice’

Apr 1, 2014

Aji Japanese Bistro launched with great fanfare in December, scoring a feature in the Sac Bee by Chris Macias touting the level of service a diner might expect at the restaurant. Four months after they opened, Sac Bee restaurant critic...

Appetizers
Can a restaurant’s acoustics impact the way you feel about your meal?

I recently posed the question on Twitter: How important is it to you that a restaurant has manageable acoustics?