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by Sally Bernstein

March 31, 2005
Ruth Reichl’s “Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise,” goes on sale April 7 th. This is a memoir of her time as restaurant critic of the New York Times. Order now from Amazon.

March 30, 2005
Sara and Monty Preiser share their wine and food pairing 5 hour experience at Per Se, Thomas Keller's popular restaurant in New York City, in their ongoing It's Time For Wine series.

March 29, 2005
Mandalay Bay is the Place to Stay: from bars, gaming, restaurants, entertainment & spacious rooms, Michael Wallace says Mandalay Bay has it all.

March 28, 2005
Culinary writers Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg have penned four cookbooks: BECOMING A CHEF, CULINARY ARTISTRY, CHEF'S NIGHT OUT and THE NEW AMERICAN CHEF. Visit their website for more information.

March 27, 2005
Happy Easter!

March 26, 2005
"Northern California Adventures with Kids" by Elaine Sosa Labalme is the next in her "Traveling with Kids" series. Elaine and Steven hit Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, Santa Cruz and Yosemite.

March 25, 2005
Bali's Fabulous Hideaways-Golf :"Whether you visit Bali or adjacent Lombok outstanding golf opportunities will impress you," reports Leo Waters.

March 24, 2005
The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) announced the finalists for the 2005 IACP Cookbook Awards, Awards of Excellence and Bert Greene Award at a reception for cookbook authors, editors, publishers and the food media at the Time & Life Building in New York this week.

March 23, 2005
A Special San Francisco Restaurant Offer! Hot spot paul k is serving Easter dinner 5 - 9:30. Think grilled lamb chops with flageolet beans, baby spinach, & harissa yogurt. Just ask the host or server, "Did you see the Easter bunny?" to receive a complimentary dessert. paul k , Modern Mediterranean Restaurant, 199 Gough Street, 415.552.7132.

March 22, 2005
Hawaii Cacao 2005, a symposium on Hawaii cacao, will bring together industry representatives and chocolatiers for a delicious two days on the Big Island of Hawaii June 13-14, 2005. Speakers include: Fran Bigelow & Michael Recchiuti.

March 21, 2005
Chocolate-Chili-Orange-Corn Cake: Betty Fussell gives us the chocolate syrup, batter and glaze recipes for this delicious cake as she explains the ABC’s of Mexican cooking all begin with C: Corn, Chili, and Chocolate.

March 20. 2005
It seems the crudo craze started in New York City: neither nakedly raw like sashimi not "cooked" by an acidic marinated like seviche, crudo (the word is Italian for raw) occupies a middle ground as garnished and dressed raw seafood (FOOD ARTS; March, 2005).

March 19, 2005

Going to Las Vegas? Michael Wallace shares: Bar None--Bellagio Hotel about The Fontana Bar and Lounge.

March 18, 2005
What's the very best cheese made in America? According to judges at the 2005 United States Championship Cheese Contest, it's a classic Emmentaler made by Randy Krahenbuhl at Indiana's Fair Oaks Dairy Products. Krahenbuhl's Swiss-style beauty was named United States Champion from the field of 1,008 products entered in this, the largest cheese competition ever held in the United States.

March 17, 2005
Happy St. Patrick's Day

March 16, 2005
Easter's Hot Cross Buns--Gourmet-style.

March 15, 2005
Okra: Why Eat the Vegetable Formally Known as Hibiscus Esculentus, by Claudia Foleng-Achunche, author of Tasty and Exotic Foods .

March 14, 2005
A Chocolate of the Month club that offers three, six and nine month choices. Chocolate Easter Basket anyone?

March 13, 2005
The "SPRING IS ALMOST HERE" edition of Diana's Desserts Newsletter offers wonderful recipes for St. Patrick's Day, Purim, Good Friday, and Easter as well as colorful photos and tips.

March 12, 2005
Tea--That Very British of Drinks: Claudia Foleng-Achunche, author of Tasty and Exotic Foods, talks tea in Great Britain including their top five hotel tea rooms.

March 11, 2005
Taste the Delights of Central Italy with California food and restaurant writer Leslie Harlib, June 21-July 2, 2005. This trip will show you Umbria's rich, ancient tradition of artisan foods and wines. Experience La Romita School and daily culinary adventures. For information: www.laromita.org or (800) 519-2297.

March 10, 2005
Looking for a restaurant to hold a party or get together? Since 1988, RESERVATIONS TONIGHT! has helped savvy San Francisco diners find the right restaurant for groups large and small. Not a database, their professional concierge staff provides free personalized referrals and party planning help. 800-392-3463.

March 9, 2005
More of Bali's Fabulous Hideaways by Leo Walters including the Amanresorts, luxury resorts for 'movers and shakers.'

March 8, 2005
Leo Walters shares Bali's Fabulous Hideaways with us including four upscale Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, & Oberoi resorts.

March 7, 2005
Don't miss Cooking for Solutions May 20-21 in Monterey, California. Sponsored by the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the event offers insight into sustainable seafood issues. Martin Yan returns as the honored chef.

March 5, 2005
St. Patrick's Day and Irish Recipes

March 3, 2005
Walter Reisender adds another report on his favorite airlines, hotels and restaurants in What's New in Business Travel.

March 2, 2005
Walter Reisender reports on his favorite airlines, hotels and restaurants in What's New in Business Travel.

March 1, 2005
If a trip to the Napa Valley in California is in your future, check out this new directory, called Inside Napa Valley, a service of Napa Valley Publishing Company.

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