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Archive for January, 2012

PostHeaderIcon SacTown’s Foodie Pie and Tart Tour At Last!

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

http://ricksdessertdiner.com/index.php

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!

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PostHeaderIcon Valentine Couple’s Food Tour Special Offer!

Valentine Day Gift Certificate imageOnce 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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PostHeaderIcon Culinary Tourism a Highlight in Sacramento

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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.

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Some great friends who recently moved here invited us out for a day of fun! Bethany our tour extraordinaire was beyond words!! Let\'s just say that our 6 of 8 in the group can be ( hopefully delightful) a hand full! Bethany was most informative and fun! While we had eaten at several of the restaraunts we visited, we knew little of the background or history. It was great to hear the passion from each of the Chefs about the food we have so many times enjoyed but obviously knew little of how it was created! This was also an enlightening experience as to where we live. Little did we know about our own surroundings that we took for granted! Big THANKS to Bethany for a wonderful day of food, information, fun, food, a good walk, food, and for opening our eyes to the greatness and sustainability around us, did I say food?!! We will continue to support the local eateries and giggle about the memories of the day! Thank you!! We will see you again soon!!
J-R S, Sacto

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