Best Cooking Classes In SacramentoCooking classes at Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op have included making homemade ravioli and other pasta, Spanish tapas, vegan and gluten-free dishes, Thai food, tamales and holiday baking. Among the more unique and tantalizing offerings, the Co-Op has held classes on the art and science of making chévre cheese and a workshop to create delicate French macarons.
Best Sacramento Restaurants To Cater Your New Year's Eve PartyWith the help of these stellar Sacramento restaurants and caterers, you can spend New Year’s Eve enjoying friends and family without toiling all night in the kitchen.
Best Upcoming Pet Adoption Events In SacramentoItsie Bitsie brings very friendly, socialized kittens and the occasional puppy to adoption events; volunteers with the unique nonprofit group bottle-feed kittens and puppies who were abandoned when they were too young to be weaned. Once they are healthy, spayed/neutered and “of age”, the young animals are available for adoption into loving homes.
Ask A Sacramento Chef: Healthy Thanksgiving RecipesFinding healthy recipes for Thanksgiving comes naturally for Sacramento chef and restaurateur Kit Syn.
Best Unique Soup Spots In SacramentoResidents of America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital have year-round access to fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables, and Sacramento chefs take full advantage of such bounty.
Best Places For Iced Coffee In Sacramento18 Grams Coffee and Tea uses locally roasted coffee beans to create tempting drinks, including the high-octane 18 to the Brain, an icy mixture of sweetened condensed milks and four shots of espresso.
Best Football Bars In SacramentoThe vibe at Field House American Sports Pub is fun and friendly, and kids are welcome to hang out and enjoy the gridiron action. A row of huge flat screen TVs run side-by-side on every wall, so there are never calls of interference because someone blocks the view.
Best Water Parks In SacramentoSwanston Park has an in-ground spray pad that includes a variety of water features, including overhead shower tunnels and several water cannons. There are colorful, hand-pumped dump buckets, a fountain full of jet sprayers and numerous spots for visitors of every age and height to get spritzed.
Best Bars For Frozen Margaritas In SacramentoPatrons flock to Mayahuel for margaritas for good reason, as it is billed as a “tequila museum” as well as a gourmet Mexican restaurant and bar. The frozen Mango Y Chile ‘rita is a sweet and spicy combination of pureed mango, Tajin chile powder and dried poblanos, and the signature cocktail for the restaurant is a fresh watermelon, cucumber and chile margarita.
Best Donuts In SacramentoSacramento residents take their donuts seriously and the battle for supremacy can be cause for great discussion, with enthusiasts debating the merits of raised vs. cake, and between glazed, plain or frosted. Searching for the perfect blueberry donut and apple fritter are common quests in the capital city, and these small businesses offer the best of the best.
Sacramento's Most Iconic BarsWhile not a bar per say, Sac Brew Bike is undeniably a spot-on reflection of Sacramento’s love of bars and beers. Adding wheels to the iconic idea of brew-pub crawls, the 15-passenger shaded bike moves by group pedal power to some of the area’s best pubs and bars.
Best Ways To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo In SacramentoFor a fine-dining experience on Cinco de Mayo, look no further than Zócalo. The gourmet Mexican cuisine is flawlessly prepared and the ambience is both festive and refined; the bar menu at Zócalo has also developed quite a devoted following. There are several specialty margaritas, each served on ice and made with organic agave, fresh lime juice and 100% blue agave tequila. The house margarita includes pureed organic blackberries, while the La Granada is made with elderflower liqueur and pomegranate juice.