Appetizers
January 24, 2011
Free samples and recipes, plus a cookoff, at VegFest

By Allen Pierleoni
apierleoni@sacbee.com

We're fortunate to live in a region where a bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables is ours for the year-round picking, so to speak. Just think of all those farmers markets.

To emphasize the point is the VegFest Food Fair: A Celebration of Raw, Vegan and Vegetarian Cuisines, sponsored by the Del Paso Boulevard Partnership.

Get your produce on from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Artisan Building, 1901 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento.

Look for free tastings and recipes, vendors and exhibits, and a 1 p.m. demonstration by "featured guest" Michael Marks, a.k.a. "Your Produce Man" (www.yourproduceman.com).

More than two dozen restaurants, specialty shops and caterers will be represented, including Green Boheme, Never Felt Better, Happy Go Lucky, Cultured Kitchen, Sugar Plum and Raw Chocolate Love. They and others will compete in a judged tasting of vegan and vegetarian dishes, culminating in an awards presentation scheduled at 2:30 p.m.

For more information: (916) 923-6200, www.delpasoboulevard.com.

Call The Bee's Allen Pierleoni at (916) 321-1128.

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