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Specialty Coffee Week includes full slate of events starting today

Specialty Coffee Week includes full slate of events starting today

Sacramento’s coffee culture has been on the rise in recent years. Now we have the inaugural Coffee Week to celebrate great coffee, educate and entertain with coffee-themed events.


Specialty Coffee Week starts today and includes a long list of events, everything from coffee cocktails to a talk about the city’s...

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A trio of books takes foodies and sippers on tour

A trio of books takes foodies and sippers on tour

Three new food- and drink-related books open vistas for the cocktail and dining crowds

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Join our taste-testers for two kinds of chips

Join our taste-testers for two kinds of chips

Taste-testers sample two styles of chips from two companies. Multigrain chips in five flavors from Lundberg Family Farms. Two flavors of chips from Indianlife.

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Modern Mixologist brings vodka tour to Citrus Heights

Modern Mixologist brings vodka tour to Citrus Heights

Learn how to make creative cocktails with pioneering mixologist and author Tony Abou-Ganim on Saturday afternoon at BevMo! Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim will share some of his secrets to memorable cocktails during an appearance in Citrus Heights.

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Pumpkin pie record comes with megadose of sugar

Pumpkin pie record comes with megadose of sugar

Pro eater Matt Stonie won Sunday’s Elk Grove contest with 20 pounds 13 ounces in eight minutes. What does that add up to in terms of calories, fat and sugar?


Pro eater Mary Bowers, ranked 38th in the world by Major League Eating, waves to the crowd before the World...

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Sacramento’s top pastry chefs star in a savory-meets-sweet prix fixe dinner

Sacramento’s top pastry chefs star in a savory-meets-sweet prix fixe dinner

Five of the top pastry chefs in the region are pooling their talents to host a dinner extravaganza that promises to provoke questions about the role of sweet and savory in a modern eating experience.


Matt Masera of Mother Restaurant

Jane Anderson of Ella Dining Room...

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TBD Fest a game changer for food at Sacramento music festivals, and beyond

TBD Fest a game changer for food at Sacramento music festivals, and beyond

TBD Fest, held in West Sacramento from Friday through Sunday, was all about highlighting a renaissance of Sacramento’s artistic senses, not just catering to tourists with cash to burn.



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Harrah’s gets the party going at Food & Wine Festival

Harrah’s gets the party going at Food & Wine Festival

Being that they’re hotels with casinos built around them, Harrah’s and Harveys at Stateline, Nev., know how to throw a party. Right now they’re prepping for the fifth annual South Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival, Oct. 18-19.


Chef-coookbook author Rocco DiSpirito will show his culinary skills at the South...

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Farm to Fork celebration was quite a dish

Oct 2, 2014
Farm to Fork celebration was quite a dish

Sacramento’s second annual Farm to Fork Week was a hit, and the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau has the numbers to prove it. The SCVB acted as producer of the celebration, which ran Sept. 13-28 and showcased our region’s unique position as “the largest producing state of agriculture in the nation.”

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Hey, honey! What say we grab a bite?

Hey, honey! What say we grab a bite?

Someone at the family-owned Spease Bees Honey Company in Elk Grove reached back to the 1920s for its slogan to describes its product: “It’s the Bee’s Knees.” Meaning it’s the cat’s meow. Or, if you prefer, the cat’s whiskers or the cat’s pajamas. Translation: “the height of excellence.”


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