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by Sally Bernstein

Saturday, May 31, 2008
New Chocolate Article: Chocolate and Salt: An Inspired Combination where Stephanie Zonis talks about the difference salt can make when added to a recipe--even and especially chocolate recipes!

Friday, May 30, 2008
New Food Article: Cereal Beyond the Bowl by Lorna Sass whose recipes use Vancouver-based organic company Nature’s Path breakfast cereals.

Thursday, May 29, 2008
New Travel & Culinary Center Article: Sally visits the Rancho La Puerta Fitness Resort & Spa in Tecate, Mexico with it culinary center, La Cocina Que Canta.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008
FOOD SITE OF THE DAY is featuring the Sally's Place Wine Taster's Glossary as their Wednesday’s Food Site of the Day.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Drink Books: God in a Cup: The Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Coffee by Michaele Weissman and 101 Sangrias and Pitcher Drinks by Kim Haasarud.

Monday, May 26, 2008
Los Angeles, California Hotel Renovation Round-up: With more than 92,000 guest rooms and suites, Los Angeles is the fourth largest lodging market in the United States. Many of LA's properties are brand new and many are looking like new as they complete or embark on renovations such as the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza, Warner Center Marriott in Woodland, Renaissance Hollywood Hotel, Sportsmen's Lodge Hotel, and Wilshire Grand Los Angeles.

Sunday, May 25, 2008
Les Dames d'Escoffier Annual Conference will be held in the New Center of Waikiki in Hawaii October 23-26, 2008. Members are invited and encouraged to attend. Conference hotels are the Halekulani Hotel and the Waikiki Parc Hotel.

Saturday, May 24, 2008
New Cookbooks: Artichoke to Za'atar: Modern Middle Eastern Food by Greg Malouf & Lucy Malouf, The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids' Favorite Meals by Missy Chase Lapine and Robin to the Rescue: Quick & Simple Recipes for Delicious Home Cooking by Robin Miller.

Friday, May 23,2008
Memorial Day Recipes: Asparagus Bruschetta, Sausage Cheese Balls, Apricot Almond Chicken, Mustard-Herb Chicken Breast, Triple-Chocolate Brownie Cookies, and Salted Peanut Cookies.

Thursday, May 22, 2008
New Wine Article: It's Time for Wine columnists Sara & Monty Preiser review the inaugural South Florida Fine American Wine Competition in Boca Raton, Florida in New Fine Wine Competition Chooses the Winners.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Food Books That Aren't Cookbooks: Backstage with Julia: My Years with Julia Child by Nancy Verde Barr; The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted: And Other Small Acts of Liberation by Elizabeth Berg and The Jungle Effect: A Doctor Discovers the Healthiest Diets from Around the World--Why They Work and How to Bring Them Home by Daphne Miller.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008
New Vegetarian Cookbooks: Vegetarian Times Fast and Easy: Great Food You Can Make in Minutes by Vegetarian Times Magazine and 100 Best Vegetarian Recipes by Carol Gelles.

Monday, May 19, 2008
Food to Live By: The Earthbound Farm Organic Cookbook by Myra Goodman, Linda Holland, and Pamela McKinstry offers over 260 appealing, casual recipes using flavorful, fresh organic foods.

Sunday, May 18, 2008
Foie Gras Available Again in Chicago: With Mayor Richard Daley leading the vote, the Chicago City Council recently repealed its controversial 2-year-old ban on foie gras, a delicacy made of duck and/or goose liver. The measure passed with no debate.

Saturday, May 17, 2008
Napa Valley has Lost One of its Own: Visionary vintner Robert Mondavi (1913-2008) died May 16 at age 94. Hear Sally and Toni Allegra's interview with the Mondavis, recorded in 1996.

Friday, May 16, 2008
Florida Wine Program: A unique program of Wine Instruction and Medical Health in the new century in Boca Raton, Florida; January 29-31, 2009. Call for details: 561-212-9723

Thursday, May 15, 2008
New Wine Article: It's Time for Wine columnists Sara & Monty Preiser showcase Eberle — Another Excellent Paso Robles Winery.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Cooking Tour to Mexico: Arlene Krasner, who has written articles about Mexico for Sally’s Place, will be leading a cooking tour of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The tour, September 14 through 19, coincides with Mexican Independence Day on September 16.  Click for details.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Food Books That Aren't Cookbooks: Heather and Rose MacDowell's debut novel, Turning Tables, is penned by twins who've paid their dues in the restaurant biz. Hungry for Paris: The Ultimate Guide to the City's 102 Best Restaurants by Alexander Lobrano, Gourmet magazine’s European correspondent, is the first new comprehensive guide in many years to the city’s restaurant scene.

Monday, May 12, 2008
Mendocino County Wine Camp: Wine Camp, an intimate, all inclusive three-day weekend, limited to eight campers is taking place at The Apple Farm in the heart of Mendocino County's spectacular Anderson Valley.  The focus of this exciting epicurean expedition is to enhance one's knowledge and enjoyment of wine, food and the combination thereof. Click for details.

Sunday, May 11, 2008
Happy Mother's Day!

Saturday, May 10, 2008
Need Travel Plans? For an unforgettable day, week or weekend, embark upon a distinctive Culinary Getaway with Sherry Page.  Experience the local culture in beautiful and flavorful Napa Valley, Provence or Paris.

Friday, May 9, 2008
New Travel Article: Impressions of Istanbul by Walter Glaser, who understands the words of Alphonse de Lamartine who said "If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul".

Thursday, May 8, 2008
Mother's Day Gift: Last Chance--Mother Day Flowers--Nationwide and Canadian flower delivery.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008
New Travel Article: Berlin by Video Bus Tours by Sharon Hudgins, who discovers a modern bus tour of Berlin with flat-screen video monitors and state-of-the-art audio/video equipment, augmented by multilingual tour guides well versed in the history of the city.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Bucks County, Pennsylvania Chocolate Show: Sunday, June 1st, 10 am to 4 pm, New Hope Eagle Fire Company, New Hope, PA. Demonstrations and exhibitors. Admission: $10.00 per adult, $7.00 for seniors and students, children under ten are free. A portion of the proceeds will go to the National Wildlife Federation. For complete information: www.buckscountychocolateshow.com.

Monday, May 5, 2008
Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Sunday, May 4, 2008
New Wine Books: Anything but Chardonnay: A Guide to the Other Grapes by Laura Holmes Haddad; The Wines of Burgundy: Revised Edition by Clive Coates M.W. and Passion on the Vine: A Memoir of Food, Wine, and Family in the Heart of Italy by Sergio Esposito.

Saturday, May 3, 2008
New Kid-Friendly Zone Article: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Elaine Sosa Labalme showcases this historical city where Steven and his parents enjoyed the Liberty Bell, Shane Candies, Reading Terminal Market, museums and parks--and don't forget to Ride the Ducks!

Friday, May 2, 2008
Get Ready for Cinco de Mayo: Mexico Mole: A Celebration of Mexico by Arlene Krasner includes an authentic chocolate mole recipe Maria’s Mole Casero, courtesy of Maria Ricaud from San Miguel de Allende.

Thursday, May 1, 2008
May eNewsletter: Sally's eNewsletter offers a cookbook special. Get 4 Cookbooks for $1 Each with membership.

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