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by Sally Bernstein

Friday, July 31, 2009
Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival: September 11th--13th you will have three delicious days of amazing food, fine wines and more...all in the great outdoors at the Village at Northstar. You will enjoy the Village Grape Stomp to kids' cooking classes to the signature Culinary Competition and Grand Tasting.

Thursday, July 30, 2009
Sonoma Wine Country Girls Spa Weekend with Domaine Carneros: A girls “bubbly” get-away is being held at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa November 20th-22nd. Reserve your space.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Los Angeles Debuts Madame Tussauds Hollywood: On August 1st the new Madame Tussauds Hollywood is set to open in Hollywood. The $55 million, three-story Madame Tussauds joins the A-list group of Hollywood attractions with newly created wax figures -- said to cost $300,000 each -- include singer Beyoncé Knowles, Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx, Halle Berry and X-Men Origins: Wolverine's Hugh Jackman.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009
New York Culinary, Wine & Spirits Event:The Chautauqua Bon Vivant raises funds to support the endeavors of Centaur Stride Therapeutic Riding Programs in Mayville, New York August 22nd and 23rd. Live Music, Cocktail Receptions, Gourmet Meals and more. 914-419-1257

Monday, July 27, 2009
Fig Fest 2009: California Figs take center stage at Fig Fest 2009, the culinary extravaganza presented annually to pay homage to the fig. Saturday, August 8th at Fresno State University you'll find Edible Extravaganzas, Gourmet Chefs, Live Music and More. Call 559-243-8600 for information.

Friday, July 24, 2009
New Food Article: Community Supported Agriculture, by Arlene Krasner, highlights The 4th of July with Mom’s Cole Slaw and Roasted and Toasted Pasta Primavera.

Thursday, July 23, 2009
New Wine Article: March-ing through Napa – Chapter Three. Jon Rusciano visits Castello di Amorosa, V. Sattui Winery, Cakebread Cellars, Kuleto Estate Winery, and Gustavo Thrace.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009
New Paris Restaurant List: 8 Top Paris Restaurants by Ashley Ashof. If you are planning a Paris trip, here are a locals' favorite spots.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009
New Cookbook: Celebrated cookbook author Deborah Madison and illustrator/husband Patrick McFarlin bring us What We Eat When We Eat Alone: Stories and 100 Recipes. This duo probes the fascinating inner world of eating alone by revealing what food pros eat when no one's around.

Monday, July 20, 2009
New Traveling with Kids Article: In her Kid-Friendly Zone, Elaine Sosa Labalme visits The Eastern Shore and Virginia Beach, Virginia with seven-year-old son Steven.

Friday, July 17, 2009
New Cookbook: The Big Sur Bakery Cookbook: A Year in the Life of a Restaurant by Michelle Wojtowicz, Phillip Wojtowicz, and Michael Gilson, tells the compelling story of a restaurant tucked behind a gas station off California's legendary Highway 1.

Thursday, July 16, 2009
New Food Article: Community Supported Agriculture, by Arlene Krasner, highlights Rhubarb: The Sequel. Recipes include Rhubarb Chutney and Broccoli Gratin.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009
New Audio Travel Interview: Range Rovering to the Waterside Inn--Travel writers and broadcasters Keith Allan and Lynne Gray left their home in Berwick, Northumberland to head to the other end of England and visit Michel Roux at The Waterside Inn. This is a taste of their journey. (Scroll down to England.)

Tuesday, July 14, 2009
San Diego, California Cooking Classes:
The Grand Del Mar Culinary Series offers a two-hour monthly class that celebrates food and fun. The classes are hosted by the Grand Del Mar's talented culinary professionals and themes, locations and chefs vary throughout the series, so peruse the selection of classes. Reservations: 858.314.2000.

Monday, July 13, 2009
New Travel & Food Article: Specialty Foods of Oregon (and One or Two From Elsewhere) Stephanie Zonis discovers wonderful breads, preserves, honeys, cheeses, sauces, chocolates, meats and more in Oregon.

Friday, July 10, 2009
New Cookbook: The Barcelona Cookbook: A Celebration of Food, Wine, and Life, by Andy Pforzheimer and Sasa Mahr-batuz, offers 200 pages worth of killer recipes and inviting color photographs. The pair have 6 award-winning Barcelona Wine Bar and Restaurants in Connecticut.

Thursday, July 9, 2009
New Cookbook: Living Raw Food: Get the Glow with More Recipes from Pure Food and Wine by Sarma Melngailis, partner and executive chef of Pure Food and Wine restaurant in New York City. 100 new recipes include fresh and vibrant juices, shakes, soups, simple dishes, main courses, desserts, and cocktails.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009
A New Kind of Napa Valley Festival: Napa Fresh Aire Festival--Enriching the Body, Soul & Planet will feature Dr. Andrew Weil and over 60 leading authorities devoted to personal well-being and eco-conscious living. The event is August 28th--30th. For tickets and information: 888-285-5893, ext. 4.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009
Hawaii Lodging, Hospitality, & Foodservice Expo will be held July 8th & 9th at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. This 15th annual event is the largest trade exposition in the state.

Monday, July 6, 2009
Los Angeles Wine & Food Event: The 27th American Wine & Food Festival benefiting the Los Angeles Chapters of Meals On Wheels will be held October 2nd - 4th at the Universal Studios Back Lot. Tickets are on sale now.

Saturday, July 4, 2009
Happy 4th of July!

Friday, July 3, 2009
New Advisory Director: Sally's Place is pleased to announce a new member of our management team. Effective July 1, 2009, Howard L. Bernstein has joined Sally's Place as an Advisory Director.

Thursday, July 2, 2009
Fourth of July Recipes: Sangria, Fruity-Nutty Wild Rice and Turkey Salad, Taco Dip, and Coconut Macaroons.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009
July eNewsletter: Sally's eNewsletter features free cookbooks, tips for summer entertaining, picnic and 4th of July recipes, and Community Supported Agriculture articles.

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