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Deliciously easy pumpkin desserts

 

Enjoy an organic twist on seasonal sweets(Family Features) Holidays are typically a joyous time filled with gatherings of friends and family, including time spent baking and enjoying seasonal dishes, all while making fond memories. Pumpkin has become a popular holiday ingredient, making it easy to create pumpkin-centric desserts, perfect for entertaining.
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Zocalo coming to West Sacramento in King’s restaurant spot

The King’s restaurant building at 1500 West Capiol Ave. has been purchased by the owners of Zocalo restaurants. According to the Sacramento Business Journal, there are plans to use the facility as a restaurant and an industrial kitchen to make sauces, salsas and other products for other Zocalo locations in the Sacramento region.

King’s closed this past Sunday with the retirement of long-time owner Chew Lam.

 

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Midtown Farmers Market offers a bountiful harvest of edibles & activities in October

Midtown Farmers Market offers a bountiful harvest of edibles & activities in October

The Midtown Association (MA) is pleased to offer a bountiful harvest of fresh fruits, produce and locally-made gourmet items plus special Halloween related activities in October at the popular and thriving Midtown Farmers Market. Proudly sponsored by Sutter Health, the Midtown Farmers Market offers up to 90 farmer, grower and vendor booths bursting with fresh fruit, produce, and gourmet or locally made goods each week.  As a highlight, a crowd-favorite activity is an entertaining cooking demonstration on the first Saturday of each month presented by a talented Midtown chef and sponsored by University of the Pacific, Sacramento Campus. The year-round market takes place on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on 20th Street from J Street to Kayak Alley.*  

Along with offering a vibrant selection of fresh and locally produced foods all year long, the Midtown Farmers Market guests can enjoy the following activities in October:

Railroad Museum Foundation announces menu for VIP Cocktail Train Ride experiences

Railroad Museum Foundation announces menu for VIP Cocktail Train Ride experiences

Showcasing the rich history and deep connection between agriculture and the railroad, the California State Railroad Museum Foundation and Harvego Restaurant Group are proud to announce the Farm-to-Fork menu that guests will enjoy on the two VIP Cocktail Train Ride experiences available on Saturday, September 23 & Sunday, September 24, 2017. Rabobank N.A. – a locally based bank serving California communities grounded in agriculture – is the presenting sponsor for the 2017 Farm-to-Fork Cocktail Train ride experiences that first debuted in 2015 when it was recognized as a finalist in Sunset Magazine’s Travel Awards competition in the “Best Train Experience” category.

Created and prepared by Jay Veregge, Director of Culinary Operations for Harvego Restaurant Group, and his talented culinary team, the Farm-to-Fork Cocktail Train menu is as follows:

Railroad Museum Foundation proudly supports Farm-to-Fork initiative & offers two VIP cocktail trains

Railroad Museum Foundation proudly supports Farm-to-Fork initiative & offers two VIP cocktail trains

Showcasing the rich history and deep connection between agriculture and the railroad, the California State Railroad Museum Foundation is proud to continue its partnership with Visit Sacramento as an official Farm-to-Fork sponsor and announce two VIP Cocktail Train Ride experiences will be available this year, one each evening, on Saturday, September 23 & Sunday, September 24, 2017. In addition, the Foundation is pleased to welcome Rabobank N.A. – a locally based bank serving California communities grounded in agriculture – as the presenting sponsor for the 2017 Farm-to-Fork Cocktail Train ride experiences. The VIP Cocktail Train first debuted in 2015, has sold out each year, and was recognized as a finalist in Sunset Magazine’s Travel Awards competition in the “Best Train Experience” category.

California State Railroad Museum Foundation proudly presents special Farm-To-Fork activities

California State Railroad Museum Foundation proudly presents special Farm-To-Fork activities

The California State Railroad Museum Foundation is proud to continue its partnership with Visit Sacramento as an official Farm-To-Fork sponsor in 2017 in an effort to showcase the rich history and deep connection between agriculture and the railroad.  

Celebrate Farm-to-Fork month at the Midtown Farmers Market

Celebrate Farm-to-Fork month at the Midtown Farmers Market

The Midtown Association (MA) is pleased to offer fresh and fun ways to celebrate Farm-to-Fork month in September at the popular and thriving Midtown Farmers Market. Proudly sponsored by Sutter Health, the Midtown Farmers Market offers up to 90 farmer, grower and vendor booths bursting with fresh fruit, produce, and gourmet or locally made goods each week.  As a highlight, a crowd-favorite activity is an entertaining cooking demonstration on the first Saturday of each month presented by a talented Midtown chef and sponsored by University of the Pacific, Sacramento Campus. The year-round market takes place on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on 20th Street from J Street to Kayak Alley.*  

Along with offering a bountiful selection of fresh and locally produced foods  all year long, the Midtown Farmers Market guests can enjoy the following activities in September: