Archive for the 'Food' Category

Sacramento Beer Week Highlights

The third annual Sacramento Beer Week gives you the opportunity to try hundreds of beers from your backyard and from around the world from February 24 to March 4.  This year is marked by several additions to the family of Sacramento breweries and a number of larger events catering to thirsty beer fans from Sacramento and beyond. Read more »

Pub Grub

Story and photos by Sarah Singleton

While Midtown and the greater Sacramento area has no shortage of pubs and watering holes in general, it’s always a plus to be able to sit down and enjoy a bite to eat while getting your drink on. Read more »


By Becky Grunewald  Photos by Scott Duncan

Dinner and a movie.  Is the concept obsolete these days?  Should the phrase be “seasons one through five of Weeds on Netflix streaming while eating an order of Pizza Hut cheesy Read more »

In the Market For a Meal

By Becky Grunewald     Photos by Scott Duncan

Going into “ethnic” markets (for lack of a better term) can be a perilous experience.  For every time I pick up some dirt-cheap herbs and spices that I use the heck out of, there’s a visit where I come home with some Soviet-era tins of mystery fish Read more »

Wine Picks -December 2011

By Michele Hébert

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Gift Guide: Cookbook Roundup

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Gift Guide: Christmas Brew

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Next Gen

by Michele Hébert  Photos by Scott Duncan

Opinions about wine are as varied as the number of people involved in making or selling it. At one end of the spectrum are those who try to stay out of the way of the natural process: they tend the vine, harvest the grapes, and do little more than put them in a vessel and rely on native yeasts to start the fermentation. Read more »

Wine Picks- Novermber 2011

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Raise a Glass

By Becky Grunewald Photos by Scott Duncan

My taste in wine has been heavily influenced by MidMo wine writer Michele Hebert,  though my knowledge is but a thimbleful compared to her ocean. Read more »