Posts Tagged ‘local dining’
Local Roots Food Tours & Sugar and Spice Specialty Desserts are teaming up June 4th as one of the 100 participants in Raley’s Grape Escape Celebration!
Now more than 200 award-winning California wines come to the cosmopolitan, urban setting of downtown Sacramento. Pair that with some of the region’s best local cuisine and you have an amazing culinary experience.
Tickets are on sale now……don’t be the last to plan an amazing evening of food, wine and fun!
When: Saturday, June 4, 2011, 4-7pm
Where: Cesar Chavez Plaza (Downtown Sacramento) Who: Over 100 regional Wineries & Restaurants
Tickets: $40.00 in advance online, $50.00 at the door
Save $5: When you buy your ticket at any Sacramento area
Raley’s or BelAir Store
Raley’s Wine Club: Sign up or log in to www.raleys.com to get an
exclusive guest pass permitting 1-hour early entry to the event.
Make a Night of it: www.RaleysGrapeEscape.com for special
Hotel & Restaurant deals.
Restrictions: Must be 21 years of age or older to attend.
The Dollar-Wise Gourmet: If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Tacos
For the budget-minded—and these days, doesn’t that include nearly everyone?—Taco Tuesday is cause for a weekly fiesta. Here aresome local spots that have jumped on the TT trend.
By Cathy Cassinos-Carr
The Place: Azul Mexican Food & Tequila Bar 1050 20th St., Sacramento
The Tacos: Steak, al pastor, carnitas, veggie, chicken and chorizo
Hours: 4–10 p.m.
What Else?: A salsa bar, plus $2.50 beers, $5 margaritas—all in the ultrahip MARRS building.
The Place: Blue Cue 1004 28th St., Sacramento
The Tacos: Chicken
Hours: 4–11:30 p.m.
What Else?: $2 domestic drafts, $3 premium drafts—and you can shoot pool, too.
The Place: Carmelita’s 204 Riverside Ave., Roseville
The Tacos: Chicken and carnitas
Hours: 6–9 p.m.
What Else?: House-brewed beer is a specialty, and on Tuesdays it’s only $1.
The Place: MIX Downtown 1525 L St., Sacramento
The Tacos: Shredded chicken with spicy guacamole
Hours: 4 p.m.–midnight
What Else?: $6 margaritas, including prickly pear and peach-blackberry.
The Place: Vive! Cocina Mexicana & Ultra Lounge 723 K St., Sacramento
The Tacos: Chicken, steak and carnitas
Hours: 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
What Else?: Hey, big spender: There’s also a $2.49 taco supreme.