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There are two very delicious food holidays coming up that we wanted to share with you all because cheese and guac deserve to be celebrated! Guacamole Day is on September 16th and Cheeseburger Day is on September 18th. Happy cooking EGGheads! It's time to think about getting out to one of the many #EGGfests around the country - see a list here

Sacramento

TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 2,967
Going to be spending a lot of time on the left coast, especially in Sacramento, the next few weeks. Any favorite places to eat, BGE dealers out there?
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  • North_Is_UpNorth_Is_Up Posts: 119
    Favorite place to eat is Joe's Crab Shack in Old Town Sac. OK, it's a chain, but it's a fun place. Love a bucket of their crab legs prepared with Old Bay. Check out the vintage railroad trains next door at the museum and the whole Old Sac area. Wooden sidewalks, quaint shops, etc. 
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,947
    edited April 2013
    Ivar's Acres of Clams used to be right there on the waterfront.  Great seafood restaurant.

    Edit:  Yep, it's still there. Click here.
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,947
    OOPS.  I thought I read Seattle, not Sacramento.
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  • smokesniffersmokesniffer Posts: 1,550
    We just came through Sac on our way to Palm Springs. We wanted to try Guy' restaurant (from Triple D) Tex Wasbai's. Put it in the GPS and off we went. On the way I joked with SWMBO that they were probably under renovation. Sure enough, when we pull up to the joint, they are under renovation. Go figure just our luck. So we went else where, but you may want to try it. Just so you know it is going to be called Johnny Garlics now. Guy has a few of those around Cali. We haven't eaten there but wanted to give Guy's place a shot. We may try to hit it on the way back home.
    Enjoy the area. Not sure about BGE dealers out there.
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 8,717
    Since you are around 1.5 hours from San Francisco, go a little further south to Santa Clara and hit up @Smitty at Eggs by the Bay.
  • billyraybillyray Posts: 1,116
    Since you are around 1.5 hours from San Francisco, go a little further south to Santa Clara and hit up @Smitty at Eggs by the Bay.
    Call ahead of time, as he is only open 11 to 5 on Sat and Sun.
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  • maximus1maximus1 Posts: 23
    I grew up in sacramento, try Sam's Hof Brau on Watt Avenue, get the roast beef/dipped sandwich, sam's has been in business over 50 years, one of the best roast beef sandwiches you will ever eat
  • We just came through Sac on our way to Palm Springs. We wanted to try Guy' restaurant (from Triple D) Tex Wasbai's. Put it in the GPS and off we went. On the way I joked with SWMBO that they were probably under renovation. Sure enough, when we pull up to the joint, they are under renovation. Go figure just our luck. So we went else where, but you may want to try it. Just so you know it is going to be called Johnny Garlics now. Guy has a few of those around Cali. We haven't eaten there but wanted to give Guy's place a shot. We may try to hit it on the way back home.
    Enjoy the area. Not sure about BGE dealers out there.

    he featured his own restaurant on Triple D?

  • RAYDOGRAYDOG Posts: 2
    Onespeed,Waterboy,Mulvaneys,Jaimies my faves...
  • smokesniffersmokesniffer Posts: 1,550
    We just came through Sac on our way to Palm Springs. We wanted to try Guy' restaurant (from Triple D) Tex Wasbai's. Put it in the GPS and off we went. On the way I joked with SWMBO that they were probably under renovation. Sure enough, when we pull up to the joint, they are under renovation. Go figure just our luck. So we went else where, but you may want to try it. Just so you know it is going to be called Johnny Garlics now. Guy has a few of those around Cali. We haven't eaten there but wanted to give Guy's place a shot. We may try to hit it on the way back home.
    Enjoy the area. Not sure about BGE dealers out there.

    he featured his own restaurant on Triple D?
    Yes he has, believe it was the one in Santa Rosa. 
  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 2,967
    Thanks all. Great suggestions. I'm here next week and will hopefully have time to check some of them out.
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  • Have a safe and fun trip TJ!

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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 2,967
    @Fred19Flintstone. Hopefully safe, but it's business so it won't be fun. Will try to squeeze some fun/food into it.
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,841
    edited April 2013



    We just came through Sac on our way to Palm Springs. We wanted to try Guy' restaurant (from Triple D) Tex Wasbai's. Put it in the GPS and off we went. On the way I joked with SWMBO that they were probably under renovation. Sure enough, when we pull up to the joint, they are under renovation. Go figure just our luck. So we went else where, but you may want to try it. Just so you know it is going to be called Johnny Garlics now. Guy has a few of those around Cali. We haven't eaten there but wanted to give Guy's place a shot. We may try to hit it on the way back home.
    Enjoy the area. Not sure about BGE dealers out there.




    he featured his own restaurant on Triple D?

    This past season he said he would finally show Johnny Garlics because of all the fans wanted to see it.

    I had the Cajun chicken pasta at Johnny garlics in Santa Rosa and it was very good!

    There are a bunch of places from his show where you will be, I've been to 51 DDD places and had a good overall experience at everyone. Gatsby's Diner looks like a really cool place that was on DDD in Sacramento www.gatsbysdiner.com/
    http://m.gatsbysdiner.com/
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