REVIEW ALERT: The Mimosa House

img_8747-2

“The Mimosa House” doesn’t that just sound like something from a fairytale?

A house filled with a colossal amount of mimosa flavors that you cannot help but taste test more than one and warm, delectable brunch plates served on white porcelain that are waiting to be savored.

Within the cookie cutter homes and neatly lined bushes in East Sacramento hides a restaurant visited by brunch masters, by the name of “The Mimosa House”. In honor of my past birthday weekend, a friend and I decided to be amongst the brunchiest bunch and experience what all the hype was about.   Continue reading “REVIEW ALERT: The Mimosa House”

Review Alert: Meet & Eat

writtenL

Think of a time you felt extremely full after a big meal. Now imagine having that feeling while trying to sit down at Thanksgiving dinner. Well, that was me sitting at the restaurant thinking if it was possible to make my stretchy pants stretchier because this degree of stretch wasn’t cutting it for the level of stuffiness I was feeling!!! I didn’t know what full was until my recent experience dining at ‘Meet & Eat’, a local American-style eatery just down the street from the Sacramento City College campus. Let’s set the time machine back to about three weeks ago. My two friends from my hometown came to visit me for the weekend, so I decided to give them the ultimate Sacramento experience. You bet your bottom dollar I invited Emily to be a tour guide alongside me. She’s my right hand gal; it wouldn’t be a Sacramento adventure without her. With much to see in this beautiful city, the tour pushed back our meal times by quite a bit. Needless to say, around 4pm as we exited the fascinating museum inside the Capitol, we were just about ready to eat our own placentas. Crabby and exhausted, we headed to our car to drive to the nearest McDonald’s. Emily, being the voice of reason, suggested we eat at a place with much more quality to it and insisted we go to this restaurant, called ‘Meet & Eat’ that she had tried a couple weeks back. It’s hard to say no to food someone describes as “so good, it should be illegal”.  With that, it was goodbye Big Mac and hello extra 15-minute drive. Let me tell you, the things Emily and I would do for food makes such a long list you’d have to publish it in volumes. Continue reading “Review Alert: Meet & Eat”

Review Alert: Cafeteria 15L

writtenE

Remember when we were in grade school and we counted down the minutes till we were sent on lunch break? How about the moment we stepped foot in the oversized cafeteria that smelled like old hot dogs surrounded with pale yellow walls that would make Van Gogh faint on site? Ever since I left grade school, cafeterias always held a bad name in my heart and I could never imagine in a thousand years that a room called “the cafeteria” would provide delicious, wholesome food, damn was I wrong (very, very wrong). Continue reading “Review Alert: Cafeteria 15L”

Review Alert: Liquidology

writtenE

On the farthest end of East Sacramento, a hidden gem appears in the midst of cookie-cutter homes shaped to perfection and dark green trees lining the streets. What is this gem, you may ask? Well, quite frankly I would call it smoothie heaven but alas…they chose a different name and they go by Liquidology. An organic cold pressed juicery that specializes in superfood acai bowls, smoothies, health wraps, Kombucha on draft (wowzers) and numerous juices for the desired juice cleansers. Continue reading “Review Alert: Liquidology”