Archive for January, 2012
You better get your piece of the pie! 5 Stops on a Pie and Tart Tour of Sacramento! by Bethany Woy
January is National Pie Month! Who would have thought such a month would exist in our country!Follow me on our virtual Local Roots Food Tours Pie and Tart Adventure. A few “must stops” that serve some top notch slices of deliciousness that are on our food touring radar. Take a few minutes and see if any of these Sacramento dessert stops tickle your palate!
Rick’s Dessert Diner 2232 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95816 (916) 444-0969
Typically served in Southern kitchens during the holidays, a Buttermilk Pie is always at the top of my list. Yes, it sounds a little odd but just imagine the most rich and luscious custard and add a flaky, buttery crust… You’ve got yourself a Buttermilk Pie. The delicious crust is filled with a buttermilk egg custard and topped with some nutmeg and lemon zest. Dee. Lish. Us. Rick’s Dessert Diner has been Voted Best of Sacramento for Dessert every year since 1986 and features over 285 desserts on their menu!
Once a romantic always a romantic! A box of chocolates can be “expected”, but a food tour can be a memory they will never forget. Local Roots Food Tours loves to go straight for the heart by hitting the stomach first! Send someone you love or want to thank on one of our walking food tours. Gift them a Local Roots Food Tours Gift Certificate with our Valentines Foodie Offer! Our gift certificates can be for any one of our three food tours: City of Trees, Origins of Sacramento and our Nevada City Gold Discovery Food Tour.
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When you hear the term; “Culinary Tourism”, do you automatically think about cooking classes or busloads of hungry individuals being taken from one winemaker to the next all in a days’ time? Luckily, today we are talking about a much broader scope. You don’t have to be wealthy or retired to enjoy culinary delights and highlights while traveling, or better yet, even in your own town.