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Sacramento Gets Hot on Yelp!



As the Giants took victory in the World Series, Sacramento was watching with glee — all while getting massaged, made over and tan at the Hot on Yelp launch party at Aura Monday night.

In between rub downs, they sipped on delightful Lemondrop cocktails and Martinis by boutique artisan Cold House Vodka (the only local, Sacramento Valley distiller), as well as fruity 360 Bay Breeze cocktails by the world's only eco-friendly vodka — 360 Vodka. In fact, the entire Cold House team was on hand for chatting about recipes and how to make your own moonshine. For the avid sports fans, a flat screen tele showing the epic win and complimentary draft beer were close at hand.

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While yelpers perused Aura's large gorgeous two-story space, they fueled up on a wealth of seriously amazing — and never ending —  passed bites from Aura including chicken picatta, chicken parmesan, salmon (SOOOOOOoooo good), and two kinds of their piping hot gourmet pizzas.


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Once everyone had a drink in hand, and some delicious fare in their bellies – Sacramento yelpers got to getting pretty, while DJ Smilez (find him on Facebook) killed it with bumpin' tunes from Miss Gaga and Mr. Jackson to name a couple. Downstairs, Reanna Skin Care & Make Up Studio transformed faces and happily gave make-up tips while The Spa Simply Skin showed up in force with three beds to give heavenly massages and Vitamin C peels.  Spanish Fly Hair Garage are always a crowd pleaser, making sure ladies and gents left with rockin'  5 star 'do's. Last but not least, EyeCandy Sunless Spa did on site spray tan demonstrations, and even managed to sweet talk Sacramento's own Alex C into stripping down (and with flair, we might add) to his skivvies to get bronzed in front of a hooting and hollering Yelp crowd! Our cheeks still hurt from that one. Way to be a team player.


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And to keep the hotness going after the party's end, four lucky yelpers Jessica W, Jim A, Yvonne N and Lynette M won month-long unlimited passes to Asha Yoga in Midtown.


Thanks and hugs always to our dynamic duo, Debbie P and Darren M who were fly like a G6, shuttling CMs, shuttering cameras and shuffling decorations for the night. See Darren's pics here for easy download or check them out on our Flickr page.

Have you not written a review yet? It's OK. You still have time. Check them out here. Thank you all for coming — it was fabulous being able to really get a chance to talk with some of you!

We will close in the words of Paul J: "Yelp events are like Vegas. Just when you think you are not going to top what you did before, you go out and do it again — but better!!!!"

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Cheers,
Jessica T and Olivia L
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