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Start the Fourth of July Weekend at The West Sacramento Farmers Market

Start the Fourth of July Weekend at The West Sacramento Farmers Market

Before Saturday’s Fourth of July, get started on your holiday fruits and veggies. Shop at the West Sacramento Farmers Market, Thursday, July 2, 4:30 p.m.-dusk! There will be a Kids Zone, with free face-painting, a bounce house, and a children’s cooking demonstration. Oh yes, the Musical Robots are back!... Read More

First (real) look: Iron Horse Tavern

First (real) look: Iron Horse Tavern

Last week I wrote about the opening event at Iron Horse Tavern. I was (am) really excited about this particular new restaurant because I was impressed by the look, atmosphere, and the menu. Being that it was a special event, it didn't really count as a review... Read More

Midtown’s Sutter District Presents 2nd Annual Sacratomato Week & Festival - 7/20-25!

Midtown’s Sutter District Presents 2nd Annual Sacratomato Week & Festival - 7/20-25!

Get ready to savor the tomato when Midtown Sacramento’s Sutter District presents the second annual “Sacratomato Week” July 20-25, 2015.  New this year, the food-focused week will culminate with a FREE family friendly festival that will take place on the grounds outside of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) on Saturday, July 25, from 4 to 8 p.m.   The weeklong celebration of Sacramento’s signature commodity is presented by the Sutter District and sponsored by SMUD (Sacramento Municipal Utilities District) with support provided by the Midtown Business Association (MBA).

All Sutter District bars and restaurants are participating in “Sacratomato Week,” including:  Barwest, Biba, Cafe Bernardo, Centro Cocina Mexicana, Harlow’s Restaurant & Nightclub, INK Eats & Drinks, Monkey Bar, Paragary’s Midtown and Red Rabbit Kitchen & Bar.

Sacratomato Week -- July 20-25

California wines sales, popularity continue to grow

California wines sales, popularity continue to grow

SAN FRANCISCO – California domestic wine shipments were up 4.4 percent form last year while retail value of the state’s wine rose 6.7 percent, according to the California wine institute.  ... Read More

Bryte Playground, Farmers Market Updates

Bryte Playground, Farmers Market Updates

The walkways and borders of the new Disney/KaBOOM! playground in Bryte Park have been completed. All is ready for Build Day on May 31, when the playground will be constructed in just six hours.

Future site for the Disney/KaBOOM! playground in West Sacramento’s Bryte Park.

You can still be part of this amazing day.

Nearly 300 volunteers have registered so far. 100 more are needed. Lunch and refreshements will be served.

Sign up here!

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We’ve waited for it for long enough… patio dining season is finally upon us!

We’ve waited for it for long enough… patio dining season is finally upon us!

It’s that time of year! The weather is getting warmer and many restaurants are beginning to re-open their outdoor seating areas. What better way to take your culinary experience to the next level than a beautiful outdoor ambience? Here at Sac Foodies, it’s patio dining week! We’ve assembled a few of our favorite Sacramento-area restaurants for outdoor eating and will be featuring them in a series of posts this week. Today’s featured patio places:

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