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  1. Father’s Day Cocktails on Fox 40

    June 12, 2015

    Our very own Don Ashton, wine steward and corporate mixologist, joined Fox 40 this morning to share simple and refreshing cocktails that we can suprise Dad with this Father's Day. Our favorite is his rendition of the classic Mai Tai, the Quasi Mai Tai!

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  2. Coming to You Live From The Cheese & Beer Bar

    June 12, 2015

    Our specialty cheese mongers have put together cheese and beer pairings to help you treat Dad like a king this Father’s Day! Grill up a juicy burger, top it with your cheese of choice, add your favorite garnishes such as avocado, bacon, or spicy mustard, and pair with a local brew that will complement your juicy creation! 

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  3. They're Light & Loaded

    June 12, 2015

    Sriracha & Lime Pretzel Crisps. These bold and spicy flat-baked pretzel crackers offer the zesty flavor of sriracha and the refreshing taste of lime! They are exceptionally thin and crisp, but also packed with flavor and crunch. We love to pair them with sliced deli meats, but they are also very dippable and, of course, delicious on their own.

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  4. Celebrate with Cheese & Local Beer Pairings!

    June 11, 2015

    Our region is home to a vast number of local breweries, all producing unique thirst-quenching suds. In the name of easy entertaining and great food and drink, we've paired a few of our favorite local brews with cheeses that make for an extraordinary snacking experience. Whether you’re celebrating the graduating class of 2015, a bride-to-be or the father you love and appreciate, making an appetizer that will impress your guests’ palates is simple when working with these cheese and beer pairings!

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  5. You Only Live Once. Just BREW.

    June 10, 2015

    Yolo Brewing, a West Sacramento based company, is dedicated to crafting some of the finest local brews in the valley! Every beer they make is handcrafted in small-batches and busting with fresh flavor. Yolo Brewing believes that craft beer is more than a beverage. Craft beer is a lifestyle and tastes better when you know where it comes from.

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  6. Melon Mania

    June 10, 2015

    According to Dr. Liz Applegate, Ph.D., melons supply a scant 60 calories per cup, are packed with a wealth of nutrients and are loaded with water for hydration. The popular cantaloupe supplies over 100% of vitamin C needs in just one cup, and offers a healthy dose of beta-carotene. The tuscan, crenshaw and canary melons are packed with potassium, which is helpful in controlling high blood pressure, and the honeydew melon comes packed with vitamin C! Finally the crowd favorite, watermelon, is loaded with water, potassium and lycopene, a potent cancer fighter.

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  7. Bring Back the Buffalo!

    June 9, 2015

    At New Helvetia, brewing is a mix of art, science, love and hops. Their beers reflect the diverse and eclectic team that creates the brew, drawing on both old traditions and new techniques. They create classic German lagers, Belgian ales, British beers and many innovative hybrids. New Helvetia views their beers as a part of an ongoing experiment in pursuit of perfection!

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  8. Please Serve Me Sonoran!

    June 9, 2015

    Prepared in-house by Nugget Market chefs, the Sonoran Corn salad is a hearty dish that our guests love! After grilling fresh corn, roasting red bell peppers and throwing cilantro, red onions and kidney beans into the mix, our chefs add our own chili-cumin blend. With a hearty helping of vitamin C, protein and fiber, this signature Nugget offering is an irresistible dish that packs a mean punch!

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  9. Beaut Pears From Down Under

    June 8, 2015

    A favorite pear of ours is here and ready for taste testing! From our neighbors down under, the Taylor’s Gold Pear was first discovered in New Zealand in 1986. It is a natural mutation of the Comice pear, making it even sweeter and juicier than the average pear! Its golden cinnamon, rose-blushed colored skin distinguishes the Taylor’s Gold pear. The fruit tends to be large and plump with a creamy white flesh and smooth texture.

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  10. All Aboard on Track 7!

    June 7, 2015

    Track 7 Brewing Company brews and hand-crafts their ales and lagers seven barrels at a time. Brewing in small batches allows this Sacramento brewery to create dynamic beers that taste fresh. They experiment with all varieties of beer and draw inspiration from American, Belgian, English and German style beers.

    Track 7 was established as an outlet for creative expression through unique and artisanal beers. The Graham and Scott families named the company after the brewery’s close proximity to the old Western Pacific railroad tracks, commemorating the integral role the railroad has played in Sacramento’s rich history. Join us in celebrating Sacramento’s history with Track 7 Brewing Company!

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