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by Sally Bernstein

October 30, 2001
The Mendocino County Alliance will hold their second Mendocino Wine & Mushroom Fest in California on November 7-18. For details see: http://www.gomendo.com/events/mushroom2001/index.html

October 28, 2001
On a sad note, co-founder of the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs, Barbara Tropp died Friday, October 26th in San Francisco, California. The fomer owner of China Moon restaurant in that city and Chinese scholar died of ovarian cancer. Diminutive Barbara will be missed!

October 27, 2001
Want to see a vineyard change with the seasons? See: Vinevue.com where a webcam transmits live pictures of a St. Helena, California vineyard every 10 minutes. Archived photos show past seasons.

October 24, 2001
Internationally recognized authority on Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisines Joyce Jue takes us on a tour of Chinatown in San Francisco, California. Note the unusual foodstuffs Sally found on the tour, sponsored by Ramekins Somona Valley Culinary School.

October 20, 2001
In 1933 Ruth Wakefield of the Toll House Inn in Whitman, Massachusetts, chopped some chocolate bars and added the chunks to cookie dough, hoping they would blend into the dough as they melted. Instead they held their shape, and Toll House cookies were a delicious creation. For the complete story: http://www.verybestbaking.com/brands/tollhouse_history.asp

October 17, 2001
Enjoy this photo tour of a commercial mushroom plant with an explanation of the entire growing process: http://www.fabulousfoods.com/features/pictsweet/pictmushrooms.html

October 15, 2001
To celebrate its 25 years as a pioneer of California cuisine, founder-owner Michael Wild and executive chef Lauren Lyle have written BayWolf Restaurant Cookbook. This highly personal cookbook, with over 100 recipes, follows Bay Wolf through its twelve special seasons.

October 12, 2001
Postrio restaurant in San Francisco, CA is into "fall flavors." Pastry chef Christine Law offers "Pumpkin tiramisu with spiced ladyfingers and candied pumpkin seeds."

October 10, 2001
"Taste of the Greenbelt" will be held this Sunday, October 14th in San Francisco, CA. This World-Class Food, Wine & Microbrew Tasting celebrates the incredible bounty produced by Bay Area farms and the Greenbelt Alliance. Call 415-398-3730 or visit: www.greenbelt.org

October 7, 2001
Wisconsinite Lucy Saunders takes us traveling through Wisconsin to find beer and cheese, while supplying us with recipes and guide information...Gold Among The Green.

October 3, 2001
The Culinary Institute of America has launched the first online cheese course, The Professional Chef Discovers California Cheese, focusing on artisan and farmstead cheeses: www.ciaprochef.com

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