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Truffle Croissants

Truffle Croissants Help Trees at Ginger Elizabeth

This Saturday (Oct. 23), Ginger Elizabeth Patisserie will sell croissants slathered with freshly shaved French truffles to raise money for the Sacramento Tree Foundation. Proprietor Ginger Elizabeth Hahn herself will be shaving truffles onto...
tastings at revival

Tastings at Revival

Revival, the restaurant inside downtown’s Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, will offer two five-course dinner tastings this month pairing seasonal foods with a specific spirit.The North American whiskey dinner, featuring ryes and bourbons from George Dickel...
ella happy hour

Ella’s Happy Hour Is Back

One of Sacramento’s best happy hours is back. Downtown’s Ella Dining Room & Bar has resumed offering its well-priced drinks and appetizers specials after a long hiatus caused by the pandemic.You can make a...
calling all dreamers

Calling All Dreamers—Vote for Your Favorite

Finalists for the Calling All Dreamers contest have been announced, and they include a regional retail wine center, a charcuterie and cheese company, an ice cream shop and a Peruvian chicken restaurant.The annual competition,...
brunch at mimosa house

3 Spots for Brunch

Brunch elicits strong opinions. The late chef turned writer turned TV personality Anthony Bourdain famously called it a “horrible, cynical way of unloading leftovers and charging three times as much as you ordinarily charge...
village feast

Village Feast Online Auction Now Live

The Davis Village Feast’s online auction is now live and runs until 6 p.m. PST Saturday, Oct. 9. The auction features oodles of food-related items, including a week’s stay in local cookbook author Georgeanne...
davis village feast

Davis Village Feast Returns—Virtually

On Saturday, Oct. 9, the Village Feast—an annual lunch held at a communal long table in Davis Central Park in the style of a Provençal Grand Aioli—will go virtual this year, thanks to the...
randy paragary

Memorial Service for Randy Paragary

Legendary restaurateur Randy Paragary will be remembered at a memorial service at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Trinity Cathedral.Paragary, who created more than 40 restaurants during his long and influential career, died on...
real housewives trivia

Real Housewives Trivia Game at The Rind

Last month, The Rind in midtown debuted a new bar trivia game entirely devoted to Bravo’s “Real Housewives” reality-TV franchise.About three dozen Bravoholics (yes, that’s what they’re called) turned out for the inaugural event,...
midtown bakery

Midtown Bakery

When it came to doling out career advice, Angela Harris instructed her two children to find their passion and the money would come. It was ironic, given that Harris herself had focused on getting...