Our network

Food & Drink

Free Pumpkin Beverage or Maya Mocha at Peet's Coffee with Purchase

Free Pumpkin Beverage or Maya Mocha at Peet's Coffee with Purchase

Buy any artisan baked good, warm breakfast or oatmeal at Peet's Coffee and get a free small hot, cold or blended Mayan Mocha or Pumpkin Beverage through Monday, August 31. Click here for the coupon. Peet's Coffee locations can be..... Read More

Spoonful of Chutney—Best Drink for a Hot Day

Spoonful of Chutney—Best Drink for a Hot Day

By: Shreya Suresh

With colder days round the corner, enjoy the last of the summer with the perfect drink to cool you off! Indian buttermilk, also called chaas, is a refreshing option especially after a large meal and best of all, is easy to whip up!

Homemade chaas doesn’t require elaborate preparation. All you need is:

  • One and a half cups of yogurt
  • One cup of water
  • A few ice cubes
  • Asafetida powder (native to Iran and available at Whole Foods)
  • Salt (black salt tastes better, but regular salt works too)
  • A few coriander or mint leaves (I prefer mint)

Blend the yogurt, water and ice cubes together. In my experience, a watered-down version of chaas always seems to do wonders for me if I have an upset stomach, so sometimes I like to blend in more water too. Add half a teaspoon of salt and a pinch of asafetida powder. Add mint or coriander leaves to garnish... Read More

Cheers! It’s National Tequila Day

Cheers! It’s National Tequila Day

Today might arguably be one of the best days of the year. Why, you might ask? Well, it’s National Tequila Day, of course! And this year, we should all celebrate because it’s also on a FRIDAY!! On top of that, it’s summer and here in Sacramento our farmers’ markets and local shops are bursting with the most amazing fresh fruits and veggies to play with in tequila concoctions. This trifecta makes for the ultimate tequila celebration, no excuses. ... Read More

Railroad Museum Foundation Joins Farm-to-Fork Initiative and Proudly Presents The Cocktail Train

Railroad Museum Foundation Joins Farm-to-Fork Initiative and Proudly Presents The Cocktail Train

The California State Railroad Museum Foundation is proud to partner with the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau as an official Farm-To-Fork sponsor in 2015 in an effort to showcase the rich history and deep connection between agriculture and the railroad.  The California State Railroad Museum, the Foundation and Wells Fargo will present an exciting and unique new offering:  The Farm-To-Fork Cocktail Train on Sunday, September 27, 2015.

Midtown Business Association Partners with Food Literacy Center to Offer Kids Farmers Market Tours

Midtown Business Association Partners with Food Literacy Center to Offer Kids Farmers Market Tours

In an effort to introduce, educate and inspire children to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, the Midtown Business Association has teamed up with the local Food Literacy Center to provide free Kids Market Tours on the 3rd Saturday of the Midtown Farmers Market each week.  The 20-minute kid-friendly tours start at the Budding Foodies children’s area and are available every half-hour from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Kids of all ages are welcome and parents often enjoy strolling along with the tours as well.

National Chocolate with Almonds Day

National Chocolate with Almonds Day

I’ve discovered a new treat: bark THINS. It was a secret obsession, until now. And, as if I needed a reason to eat the best sweet and salty combination ever, it seems like today is the perfect day to share this obsession with you all, in honor of National Chocolate with Almonds Day (who knew we had a day for that, but seems there’s a day to celebrate everything). ... Read More