NorCal Eats

NorCal Eats: Burger Me!

I can only assume you have all heard about a little show called Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives on the Food Network. If you haven’t, the show follows celebrity chef Guy Fieri around the U.S. as he visits local favorites. It has been years since I have seen the episode that included Burger Me! in Truckee, CA, but I always kept it in the back of my mind as a place I wanted to try during a visit to the mountains. During a most recent trip, I finally made it happen…here is what we ordered:

Burgers

It was such a hard decision to pick two burgers for my husband and I to split. I pretty much wanted to try everything from the Gyro Burger (lamb patty, feta cheese, tzatziki sauce, mixed greens, tomato, and onion), to the Train Wreck (hamburger patty, onion ring, chili, cheddar cheese, and a fried egg), and why not throw in a BBQ Bison Burger (bison patty, bacon, cheddar cheese, jalapenos, and BBQ sauce) while we’re at it. However I knew my eyes were being bigger than my stomach, so, we narrowed it down to the Elk Burger, and the Veggie Burger.

Elk Burger

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NorCal Eats: Journey Coffee Company & Traylor Made Treats

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I felt I should spread the love by sharing my infatuation with Vacaville, California’s own, Journey Coffee Company and Traylor Made Treats.

Journey Coffee Company

About a year ago, while out in the Vacaville area to search for places to live (my husband and I moved to Vacaville almost 6 months ago from a town about 45 minutes away) I noticed the city showed great pride in their local establishments. The area we were moving from definitely was lacking in its enthusiasm for the community, and I was very drawn to the local’s fondness of their hometown.

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