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Marrakech Moroccan Restaurant

By Danielle Ball Each weekend, I head out with my best girlfriends in search of  adventure. For the most part, I try to make them alternate between three or four of my favorite places. (Yep,  I’m the life of the party.) Every once in a while, they convince me to try something new and it […]

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Review: Ruhstaller’s #downtownSac Tasting Room

By Laura Braden There’s a little gem in the basement of 630 K Street that has a chill vibe, plenty of comfy seats and delicious (LOCAL) beer … and that place, ladies and gents, is Ruhstaller’s new tasting room (Facebook, Twitter). They welcome visitors on an appointment-only basis Th/Fr/Sa between 3-9pm. To make a reservation, call 916-447-1881 […]

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Java Mama in Folsom

By Kellie Conway Edson Are you a mom of young children who feels like you can never hold a conversation for more than two minutes at a time?  Are you a friend of one of these moms? Hoping you can have a conversation for more than two minutes that isn’t about diapers or teething?  Then […]

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15th Annual Junior League Wine & Dine

Megan Range (Guest Contributor) Just a few things us girls on the grid love: starry summer nights, wine, good food and giving back. Lucky us, we can enjoy all those things in one place this weekend – one air-conditioned place, I might add. The Junior League of Sacramento is hosting the 15th Annual Wine & Dine at it’s […]

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Sun and Soil – 1 Day Juice Cleanse

By Kearsten Shepard Sun and Soil Juice Company is located at 1912 P Street. (Website, Facebook) Sun and Soil Juice Company on 19th and P offers a one day juice cleanse. I’d never done a juice cleanse before and I have now done this one twice.  The first time was just a few weeks ago before […]

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Trick Pony Wood-Fired Pizza

By Lyndsey Reefer My husband and I have been wanting to try new places around town, so when I noticed a new spot called Trick Pony (facebook, twitter) pop up on the Broderick Roadhouse facebook page and that they featured pizza on their menu I was in. The Vibe: Trick Pony is on the corner of 21st […]

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Strawberry-Basil Granita Recipe

By Brianna Nathan Summer is officially here! Whether you love or hate the heat, I think it’s fair to say that no one wants to bake in the summer. Why turn on the oven when it’s already 100 outside? That said, my sweet tooth certainly doesn’t go away just because it’s too hot to function. […]

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Crawdad’s on the River

By: The Editors A couple weeks ago, the Girls on the Grid editors got off the grid for an evening to check out the newly re-vamped Crawdad’s Cantina on the River (Web, Facebook). We met in Old Sacramento and a quick boat ride later, we were at Crawdad’s. (Yes, we took the 1% route, but […]

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Blackbird. Kitchen + Beer Gallery

By Chantel Elder & Rachel Smith Blackbird. Kitchen + Beer Gallery (Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram) (1015 9th Street) Girls on the Grid was invited to lunch with Demetri Gregorakis, the general manager of Blackbird. Kitchen + Beer Gallery.  We were familiar with the location and Blackbird as a downtown restaurant, but with the reopening and restructuring of the […]

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Midtown’s Sutter District Presents First-Ever “Sacratomato Week”

Source: Midtown Business Association/Photo Credit Callista Wengler This summer, it’s time to savor the tomato in Sacramento!  The vibrant and engaging restaurants, bars and nightclubs located in the Sutter District (Red Rabbit, Centro, Money Bar, etc.)  in Midtown Sacramento are proud to present the first-ever “Sacratomato Week” happening July 21-27, 2014!  As part of this […]

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4th of July Recipes with a Twist

By Cristina Guccione “Take me out to the ball game, Take me out with the crowd; buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack, I don’t care if I never get back!” This 4th of July the San Francisco Giants are playing the San Diego Padres at 3:40 p.m.  If you don’t have plans to be in San Diego […]

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Alternatives to Napa Wine Tasting – We Adore Amador

By Kearsten Shepard    Over the past year I have been lucky enough to go on two “teambuilding” retreats for work, both of which included wine tasting in Amador County. I’m not sure why both groups chose wine tasting, or Amador, but it was a win-win for me as I got to visit eight amazing […]

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BevMo! Opens in Midtown

By the Editors The Midtown BevMo! is officially open for business! (As of 9:00am this morning – and yes, we’ve been counting the seconds). If you love libations as much as we do, you’ve been anticipating the opening of Midtown Sacramento’s BevMo! store more than the new Kings arena…And that’s saying a whole lot. We had […]

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Ethnic Cuisine: No Need to be Intimidated

By Cristina Guccione Ever had a craving for Pho noodle soup or curry chicken with rice but didn’t want to drive to your favorite restaurant?  The thought of making these foreign creations at home can sound daunting but in actuality (and a couple semi-homemade shortcuts), you’ll be a pro in no time.  Below are two […]

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Dishcrawl Comes to Sacramento!

By Kelli Breton Dishcrawl is new to Sacramento. Out of our group of about 20 people, no one I had talked to had been a part of the crawl before so we all were anticipating what our evening on the Grid had in store for us.  Emily, our lovely Dishcrawl Ambassador, had kept the details of our crawl top […]

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Macaroni Salad: the Perfect Memorial Day BBQ Side Dish

By: Shawna Malvini Redden It’s the unofficial start to Summer. Around Sacramento, that could mean anything from wicked triple digit highs to pool party preventing lows. But along with parades, memorials, and camping, Memorial Day often requires barbecue. And what’s better than grilled delicacies? If you’re carb crazy like me, the side dishes! One of […]

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