SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Get ready to savor the tomato when the Sutter District presents the first-ever “Sacratomato Week” July 21 through 27, 2014. All week long, the vibrant and engaging restaurants, bars and nightclubs located in midtown’s Sutter District will celebrate Sacramento’s signature commodity with tomato-themed menu options, drink specials and more.
“With our deep roots in agriculture coupled with the city’s popular ‘Farm-to-Fork’ focus, Sacramento is ripe for an event that celebrates the tomato,” said Emily Baime Michaels, Executive Director of the Midtown Business Association (which manages the Sutter District). “The Sutter District is a lively and fun group of restaurants, bars and nightclubs and we’re excited to invite the community to celebrate our first ‘Sacratomato Week’ in July. Then next year, we plan to make it an even bigger initiative that will also include a family-friendly festival as a finale to the special week-long celebration.”
A sampling of some of the tasty options guests can expect to be featured during the inaugural “Sacratomato Week” include the following:
Cafe Bernardo — Heirloom Tomato Sandwich made with “Uncle Ray” Yeung Farms heirloom tomatoes, avocado, butter lettuce, Laura Chenel chvre, basil pesto on Paragary’s Bakery focaccia;
Centro Cocina Mexicana — Heirloom Tomato Salad served with a creamy avocado dressing plus a Bloody Maria Infusion made with tomatoes, garlic, pickled green beans, onion, celery, chiles, pepper and more infused with tequila, served in a bloody maria;
INK Eats and Drinks — Fried Green Tomato & Bacon Pimento Grilled Cheese sandwich; Heirloom Tomato & Pesto Pita Pizza with Goat Cheese; Tom Boy (Citrus Vodka, tomatoes, cucumber, watermelon, simple, lime juice) and Harvest Hooch (Rye Whiskey, tomatoes, strawberry, lemon juice, simple, orange bitters).
The greater Sacramento community is invited to stroll through the Sutter District all week long visiting the local restaurants, bars and nightclubs to order and enjoy tomato-themed edibles and beverages bursting with the farm-fresh flavors that flourish in our agriculture-rich region.
For more information about “Sacratomato Week” or the Sutter District in general, please visit 916-442-1500 or www.exploremidtown.org/sutter-district