Sacramento Connect: Best of Blogs

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 4D

The Sacramento Bee hosts a network of high- quality news providers and bloggers in the Sacramento region. Here is a sampling of the best of the current food and dining blogs. Check out the full postings:

Bake It With Booze makes Kahlua lava cakes

Valentine's Day is approaching and these mini lava cakes are simple and decadent ... Sure to melt your honey's heart and set the right mood for the night! *Wink*

I've wanted to make lava cakes for a while, something simple and small. I think decadent and super rich chocolate has its place. I wanted to create something small, luscious and just the right amount of chocolate to complement the subtle Kahlua flavor. Rockin' it next to some vanilla bean ice cream was also a must.

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The Fun Junkie visits El Chalateco Salvadorian in San Jose

Sometimes I rely on my good old GPS to steer me towards the nearest taqueria.

I noticed two things about this place, right away: first of all, it's LOUD. Festive, but LOUD. Like ... Tijuana at night during Spring Break LOUD.

Second, the menu is huge. Literally. The server handed me a wire-bound collection of 16-inch-by-12-inch laminated pages displaying full-color photos of damn near everything they offer. I'm pretty sure I read it for at least fifteen minutes before I gave up and ordered my default favorite, fish tacos.

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Munchie Musings mines local food truck politics and Foodmob

For anyone who follows the Foodmob Facebook page, you have seen that there's some changes going on. You probably didn't know exactly what, but you could tell things were happening.

In January the leadership team met with all the Foodmob related truck owners and presented them with the new layout for Foodmob. First, it's now a nonprofit organization with a tax ID number.

Next, the Code of Conduct was discussed. All member trucks are expected to abide by it.

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