Dixie • Sac-based Food Blogger@deets.on.eats

No chef, critic or photographer but lauding food all over creation: as necessity/ bond/ order/ relic/ experience/ ❤️ language! ❤️ u foodie fam 🔜🇹🇷🇰🇷🇯🇵

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🍟 We go to at least one American fast food chain in every country. In Greece, it was McDonalds. 🇬🇷 Greece has the McGyro. It was the only thing I could find that was a uniquely Greek menu item..?
🍟 Not much to say here, foodie fam... Tasted like a McDonalds sausage patty seasoned in gyro-ish seasoning, on a pita with tzatziki sauce. 😝
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#sauceisboss #mcdonaldslife #greekfood #eatgreek #shawarma #alpastor #donerkebab #tzatziki #fastfoods #fastfoodlife #fastfoodbinge #goldenarches #vacationfood #travelforfood #travelingfoodie #traveltoeat #eatingout #travelbloggerlife #travelbloggers


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FIX Hellas hella fixing the aches of a long day of walking cobbled Santrini streets⠀
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DEETS: ⠀
🍺It's a Greek lager from a brewery founded (1864/Athens)⠀
🍺First (and still) made using the knowledge used in developing beer for the new (at the time) Royal House of Greece.⠀
🍺First major brewery in Greece (Olympic Brewery)⠀
🍺"Yia Mas" (Γεια μας!) means "for our health" and is basically like saying, "Cheers!"⠀
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How do you say "cheers"?⠀
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#yiamas #cheerstohealth #toasttolife #greekvacation #travelbeer #beerculture #beertravel #worldbeers #relax😎#drinktohealth #kickback #cheers🍻#celebrations🎉#foodblogging #greece🇬🇷#restandrelaxation #rnr #vacaymode #lovebeer #greekfood


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✋🚨No- this isn’t a festival in Santorini. I’m Interrupting this Santorini-feed for an important Sac-area 411!⠀
Got LOTS of questions during my Gather live! Since Gather is happening tonight in Rocklin, here’s some deets!⠀
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DEETS:⠀
✨ @gathernights is a lively block-party like, care-free vibe-y community gathering! People of all walks of life just come together and have a good time for the sake of... a good time!⠀
🌟Tonight is Rocklin's movie Gather event.⠀
✨ Kids are allowed and encouraged to come out! There’s cool stuff for them, too!⠀
🌟IT'S FREE- not ticketed ⠀
✨🍿 Purchase popcorn for the movie @norcalkettlecorn
🌟Or have something 🍦sweet @cowtowncreamery, @snowieking, @bakfamilyfarm, @betweenthebunns
✨ Straight from work? Dinner can be 🍟 @salos_kitchen
🌟Co-Presented By 🏥 UC Davis Health @ucdavishealth & ⚽️Sacramento Republic FC @sacrepublicfc
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✨Or catch them at Oak Park: Second Thursdays / May - Oct. / 5-9pm / Broadway & 3rd Ave / Live Music / Food trucks⠀
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Winning recc!!!: @ashleynewell.me
#wemetonline #betcheswhoeat #sacramentoishome #glitterhair #sacramentorepublicfc #foodtrucklove #asianchicks #ucdavis #freefriday #weekendplans #sacweekend #sactowneats #bloggerfriends #communitystrong #gather #gathernights #oakpark #sacproud ##foodtruckfriday #lisafrank


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🌱I was vegan for a bit!⠀
🌿A chronic pain recently left me bereft of normal physical functioning for years. Desperate the year of my wedding, I exhausted the think tank of traditional doctors within my reach and found a remarkable alternative/ancient medicine dr. He put me on a strict, short list of vegan Alkaline foods (ie: seaweed salad, soy milk, honey and almonds).⠀
🌱This reduced my muscle inflammation and some of my pain. My mind and complexion were also clear. ⠀
🌿2 years later, I’m well enough to traverse 6.8 miles of Santorini terrain. I’m NOT telling you all to GO VEGAN. I'm currently a happy omnivore and I ultimately credit -if any medical feat- physical therapy with the final address of the root of my pain. Just saying... I had a taste of the real benefits!⠀
🌱Vegans, I see why you are vegans! I have witnessed your vitality and admire the fruits of your dedication.⠀
🌿👀Read about recovery on my blog (link in bio!). See why these photos mean the passing of an incredibly dark time in my life and the realization of a tremendously pined for miracle. There is a link to my most personal blog entry to date in my bio. ❤️ .⠀
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#recoverystory #greektrip #triptogreece #sciaticarelief #photoopp #santorinilove #vegansarecool #veganaf #muchrespect #walkitout #livingwithpain #painmanagement #pinayblogger #sacramentoproud #greekisland #sacramentoblogger #santoriniisland #sacblogger #vacationgoals #vacaymode #travelinspo


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SO LUCKY with SOUVLAKI!⠀
Not much in the way of nightlife in Santorini after the first few nights... but you can always relax at the hotel with great souvlaki.⠀
DEETS:⠀
💙Souvlaki (Greek: σουβλάκι "Su Vlaki") is Greek fast food- morsels of meat grilled on a skewer. ⠀
🌍These are kebabs and were tender, juicy and seasoned to perfection. ⠀
💙We grabbed it from -you guessed it- #Obelix!⠀
🌍Kebabs may have originated in the Middle Ages in Persia (modern day Iraq) served with wine (I've never had it that way!).⠀
💙What we know as the Kebab (according to Robert Sietsema: Eater, New York) originated before Turkey's Ottoman Empire (1301-1922)!⠀
🌍 The kebab has ventured to the Middle East, North Africa, and Greece. During the spread of Islam, it even ventured to Indonesia, Nigeria, Japan... and all over, basically!! It was a brilliant form of cooking and eating waiting to happen.⠀
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I want to know: What’s your fave meat on a stick?⠀
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#feedmenow #sacramentoblogger #sacblogger #tastytravelers #tavelblogger #travelislife #eatandtravel #travelandeat #foodisbae #nightin #greecelover_gr #foodofgreece #kebabs #meatonastick #yakitori #satay #corndog #greekfood #eaterny #travelinspo


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Went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time" so I ordered French toast during the Renaissance. -Steven Wright 😝😜
What time would you eat breakfast in?⠀
☕️ 18th c: Coffee with Ben Franklin at the London Coffeehouse? 1920s with Picasso at Café de Flore or Einstein at Café Louvre?⠀
☕️ Last Sunday morning with puppies in bed? A few years ago when your kids would sit still and you could share pancakes in the nook? Back when you were a kid, eating cereal with mom and dad at the kitchen table? Relive killer mimosa-filled brunches with your besties?⠀
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I think the best meals aren't what you eat or where- it's when and with who.⠀
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🇬🇷 This was one of the many breakfasts we had at Aria Suites- Fira, Santorini, Greece. It was all dreamy but having my hubby there made it an incredible reality. ⠀
Thank you @HotPinkTravels for the help in finding this dream spot.⠀
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#morning_selfie #bathrobeswag #oceanviewhotel #bathrobelife #iloveeggs #vacaylife #islandfever #oceanviews #croissants #vacaymode #travel_greece #travelinspo #breakfastlover #breakfastbowls #greece #greece_is_awesome #baconbaconbacon #relax #chilln #badandboujee


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THIS CHEEKY TZATZIKI IS DEF NOT SNEAKY!⠀
It is ALL OVER gyros like white on... tzatiki...⠀
This is Obelix's chicken gyro, beef gyro... and ⠀
...SWIPE for the PHILADELPHIA. ⠀
Yes, foodie fam: 👏cream 👏cheese.⠀
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DEETS:⠀
💙FIRST OFF: Fries... I CANNOT find how and why this idea of putting them in gyros began! **Tell me if you know!**🍟 Usually, I don't as much care if it's in my gyro as long as it's not just there to fill space and it's not distracting from my MEAT!⠀
🇬🇷 Check posts before this for deets on gyros and Obelix (where we ate these)⠀
💙 When you see the word "Philadelphia" in a menu, you know there's cream cheese.⠀
🇬🇷 (1820s:) Philadelphia/NYC dairy farms become kings 👑🧀 of cheese. Thank dairyman William Lawrence for adding Cream.⠀
💙 (1903:) the "Philadelphia" name was sold. Today it’s with KRAFT.⠀
🇬🇷 Tzatziki is easy to make (I use to make a fresh supply weekly for Dutch): Yogurt (preferably sheep/goat origin), cucumbers, garlic, salt, olive oil, vinegar or lemon juice, dill, mint, parsley, thyme etc.⠀
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#eatitforthegram #foodforever #sacblogger #travelforfood #goodlord #eatwelltraveloften #foodisbae #gyrosareheroes #greekfoods #obelix #philadelphiafoodie #philadelphiacreamcheese #creamcheesefilling #creamygoodness #gyros #greekfood #yummyyummy #foodie_munchies #foodiesofinstagram #foodislove


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It’s dad’s fault! 😈
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Here’s a clip of my “About Me” youtube vid (link in bio).
Happy Dad Day to all the dads and men in general that give so much for their little humans and/or amazing spawn everyday!!!
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You da mans.
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#bayarearaised #mydadisag #mydadisfunny #pinayblogger #familydinners #immigrantstory #ilovemydad #wtfdad #yayarea #myhistory #ilovefoodtoomuch #proudpinay #dadsfault #storytimes #foodstory #fathersdaygifts #fathersday2018 #dadjokes #family❤️


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Bonnie Tyler voice: “TUUURN AROUND. 🎶 Every now and then I get a little bit hungry and you’re never comin’ round!"⠀
Total Obelix of the heart.⠀
Obelix is our FAVE Greek eat. ⠀
And... (drumroll): one of my FAVE places to eat IN THE WORLD! 🌍
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DEETS:⠀
.🇬🇷Gyro (Greek: γύρο "YEE-roh") MEANS “TURN”! That's right: I ain't yearning for what ain't turnin'... on an upright rotisserie grill.⠀
.🥙 #Obelix is named after a character in Greek cartoons called Asterix and Obelix- not the architectural structure. You can tell because he is all over the printed branding.⠀
.🇬🇷 It's Greek fast food in Thira (Fira) right off the Central Square.⠀
.🥙 The same guys manned this walk-up restaurant whenever we dropped in, and were so friendly. The menu is HUGE and they helped us make sense of it with patience and humor.⠀
.🇬🇷 You can get an Arabian Pita on your gyro. Now, while shawarmas are also served on Arabian pitta- note that shawarmas are very different than gyros.⠀
.🥙 Greek gyros -as we know them- came around after WWII and were actually brought to Greece by Middle Eastern and Turkish immigrants. These were called döner kebabs.⠀
.🇬🇷 This menu has many gyros and they are all cheap... Eat it all. ⠀
.🥙 I've read maybe like 1/5 of reviews that say this place was average. WHERE ARE YOU EVEN EATING? ARE YOU ANGELS IN HEAVEN?!?!?! ⠀ .⠀
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#ilovegyros #greekcooking #greekfoodporn #greekfood #travelfoodlove #santorinisecrets #eatallday #traveltoeat #tzatziki #travelfood #eatyourheartout #travelinspo #travelfoodie #gothere #eathere #greekfood #souvlaki #yummylicious #fira #thira


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Sac is BURNING UP but the Red Beach in Santorini, Greece? 🔥
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💨 🌉 I'm a SF-born baby: my feet have sunk time and again down gentle hills of moist sand descending into cold water. ⠀
.🐚🔥So I was NOT ready for the harsh beauty of the Red Beach.⠀
.🌊 I wrote about it on my newest blog so if you are lovely and want to read it- link in bio.⠀
.HAPPY FRIDAY, FOODIE FAM!!!⠀
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#fireyred #redbeach #redbeachsantorini #fireyred #fireyskies #fireysunset #sunset_stream #bayareaborn #sacproud #sacblogger #sacramentoblogger #sactown #yayarea #beachy #waves🌊 #greece🇬🇷 #greecelover_gr #greekisland #oceanlovers #oceanviews


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🧀🔥 LITERALLY LIT 🔥🇬🇷
Won't name this restaurant (tourist price-gauger) BUT I'm blogging because it was the first time we had food in Greece and the first time Dutch had saganaki (one of my all time fave foods).⠀
DEETS:⠀
.🧀 σαγανάκι (saganaki) is fried in a small pan.⠀
.🧀There’s shrimp. Mussels and scallops tou can get saganaki-ed.⠀
.🧀 The best known saganaki is FRIED CHEESE.⠀
.🧀 My fave saganaki is LITERALLY LIT: flambéed and eaten immediately because it's meltier that way! 🔥 🔥 OPA!!! 🇬🇷
.🧀 Sometimes it’s flambéed in Metaxa (Greek brandy) or Ouza (anise aperatif). The earlier is my fave!! 😚 👌
.🧀 cheese is usually graviera, kefalograviera, halloumi, kasseri, kefalotyri, or sheep's milk feta cheese. ⠀
.🧀 Cheese melts in pan until bubbly, then served with lemon juice, pepper and bread to scoop and eat it with!⠀
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Dutch's world was rocked but this one wasn't the freshest so I can't wait to find him another! ⠀
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#saganaki #σαγανάκι #ilovecheese #cheeseforever #cheeselover #cheesey #cheeselovers #greece🇬🇷 #bloggerdiaries #travelforfood #explorefood #foodtravel #yummy😋 #nomeat #nomz #yummo #yummmmm #eattheworld #greecelover_gr #greecestagram


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💙 What is your midweek comfort?
Back to 🇬🇷
Me toast the Mythos! 🍺
@Mythos_beer, the Hellenistic light-colored lager in the (swipe) pretty green bottle is a legendary creation technically younger than me...!⠀
Mythos was an easy grab at any vendor's booth whenever Dutch and I wanted to just unwind from our adventures at the Aria.⠀
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What is your fave drink -alcoholic or not- to unwind with? ⠀
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#mythos #lovebeerlovelife #beerbloggers #lagers #greekbeer #foreignbeer #lovebeer #beerlove #beernerds #drankin #rnr #kickback #santorinigreece #vacaymodeon #vacaymode #pinayblogger #getaways #travelgreece #goals❤️ #santorini🇬🇷


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