Daily Dining News: Swabbies Reviewed, New Wine Director at Enotria, Trey-B-Cakes,
March 11, 2011
Swabbies is one of a limited number of restaurants on the Sacramento River. Given its proximity to the water, it's a great place to day drink during the Summer. Unfortunately, they don't have a happy hour, but their drinks are well priced given their location. But how's the food? Sac News & Review's Greg Lucas takes a look.
Swabbies scores strongly with its quirky river-rat, Brethren of the Coast atmosphere and its obliging serving lasses. Other than tacos, though, ye may feel a bit hornswoggled by the menu. Unless ye be three sheets to the wind, Bucko.
Read the entire story in the Sac News & Review.
Gourmet bakery TreyBCakes opens in Midtown - The owner of TreyBCakes – rhymes with "baby cakes" – made good on a dream inspired by his grandfather when he opened the gourmet bakery and eatery Monday. Trey Luzzi, 34, just started his first business at 19th and L streets with plenty of help from his relatives. Recipes, family stories and a love of food have been handed down for generations on both sides of his family. Suzanne Hurt in Sac Press.
Wine Buzz: New head of wine program at Sacramento's Enotria - Enotria Restaurant Wine Bar recently completed its $1.5 million remodel, adding a brand spanking new wine bar and remodeled restaurant to this spot on Del Paso Boulevard at Arden Way. Also adding to that upgrade: a new wine director. Jeremiah Morehouse, a former assistant general manager and wine director at Spataro restaurant, came on board March 1 to lead Enotria's long- running wine program. Morehouse replaces Chad Seaburg, who has left the wine biz altogether to work in the medical industry. Chris Macias in the Sac Bee.