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Green juices to try this winter

Green juices to try this winter

If improving your diet is one of your resolutions this year, you've come to the right place. These green juice recipes are filled with fruits and vegetables you should be consuming to keep you on the right path to better health... Read More

Dining News: University of Beer to Open at 16th & O Streets

University of Beer, a Davis-based tap house, is opening its second location at the Legado de Ravel building on 16th Street. The restaurant expects to be open in about two months, said Ember, who answered the phone at the Davis..... Read More

Essential Advice from Our Healthy Eating Specialists

Essential Advice from Our Healthy Eating Specialists

Jolene Bouchon

Did you know that many of our stores have Healthy Eating Specialists? These team members answer customers’ healthy eating questions and can assist you in choosing the most nutrient-dense ingredients, suggest satisfying healthy recipes, help you create a meal plan in keeping with your health goals and much more. They’re one of our favorite get-healthy, stay-healthy resources, and we hope they become one of yours.

Find your local store, then select more info about the store to see if there’s a Healthy Eating Specialist near you. If there isn’t, don’t worry. We’ve asked our Specialists to send us their best tips, which we’ll be sharing with you throughout January... Read More

Moving to the new Dinnerwire.com App

Moving to the new Dinnerwire.com App

I can pretty safely say that I was the first Sacramentan to use Foodspotting, the app for foodies who like to take pictures of their food.  Since they launched, I have met the founder, the team, and even been to the Foodspotting headquarters in San Francisco. It's a great app and a popular one.

There are other apps related to food that I do not use. I don't check-in with Foursquare and I very rarely Yelp. I never saw any decent return on Foursquare check-ins and only use it now to get the free valet parking at Ella. As for Yelp, I've always hated having to weed through bitchy comments to find worthwhile and helpful reviews. When it comes to helpful foodie reviews, I prefer those on Urbanspoon.
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3 New Year’s Eve cocktails

3 New Year’s Eve cocktails

Going out on New Year's Eve can sometimes be a hassle. There are a lot of people and it's cold outside. Save yourself the headache and stay home to celebrate. With one of these cocktails in hand and the countdown on the TV, you'll have found your new favorite way to ring in the new year. Cheers!... Read More

Buy One Food Item, Get One Free at Starbucks (Afternoons Only)

Buy One Food Item, Get One Free at Starbucks (Afternoons Only)

Finishing your Christmas shopping but need a bite of energy to keep you going? Starbucks is offering a buy one, get one free coupon on food items after 2 p.m. Offer expires on Dec. 29. Click here for more details..... Read More

Baked herbed chicken with Gorgonzola cheese

Baked herbed chicken with Gorgonzola cheese

Chicken breasts are seared with herbs, then topped with creamy Gorgonzola cheese. It is easy enough for a family dinner and impressive enough to serve to guests... Read More