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by Sally Bernstein

June 30, 2004
The Village Baker's Wife: The Desserts and Pastries That Made Gayle's Bakery Famous by Gayle Ortiz & Joe Ortiz is now available in paperback. The book offers more than 150 cake, cookie, pie, tart, and pastry recipes from their VERY famous Gayle’s Bakery, in Capitola, California.

June 29, 2004
Death Warmed Over: Funeral Food, Rituals & Customs from Around World by Lisa Rogak, who sells sympathy cards for pet owners and has written over 25 books, describes the rituals of more than 100 ethnic, cultural and religious groups.

June 27, 2004
Just named top aquarium and number three family attraction in the U.S. in the Zagat Survey family travel guide, the Monterey Bay Aquarium celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. 

June 26, 2004
Columnist Caroline Carter shares her yummy thoughts about Tartine Bakery in San Francisco, California, in the Mission District.

June 25, 2004
Stay at the MacCallum Houseand check out the Kaleidoscope Fair Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday and Sunday June 26 th and 27 th. Enjoy local arts & crafts, music, food at Noyo Harbor. Call (800) 609-0492 for more information.

June 24, 2004
Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) was the first land trust in the United States to focus on farmland preservation. MALT is located in Marin County, California.

June 22, 2004
Blueberries' health implications (may reverse short-term memory loss and forestall other effects of aging) have helped to increase their sales by 50% over the past decade. More than 200 million pounds are currently produced annually in the U.S.

June 20, 2004
Join the MacCallum House on Sunday June 27th in Mendocino for a day of food, music and fun for a dedication of their newly landscaped gardens in honor of Daisy Kelly MacCallum. Live jazz, appetizers and wine. Call (800) 609-0492 for more information.

June 19, 2004
Caroline Carter, a new contributor to Sally's Place, shares her thoughts on Ristorante Bacco in San Francisco.

June 18, 2004
THE HYATT REGENCY LAKE TAHOE RESORT, SPA AND CASINO is nestled on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. The hotel features six restaurants, elegant guest rooms, cottages and suites, and a year-round swimming oasis. Enjoy the Grand Lodge Casino or rejuvenate yourself at Stillwater Spa, Tahoe's largest and most comprehensive spa.

June 16, 2004
Café Cacao, an original dining destination located at the factory of Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker in Berkeley, California, now serves dinner Tuesday through Saturday night.

June 14, 2004

June 12, 2004
Stay at the MacCallum House in Mendocino, California and enjoy Mendocino Art Center’s 12th Annual Mendocino Coast Garden Tour that takes place on Saturday June 19th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Call (800) 609-0492 for more information.

June 10, 2004
"Top 10 Things to Do on Cannery Row For Under $100" -visit Monterey, California's Cannery Row, the gateway to the Monterey Bay area.

June 8, 2004
Niebaum-Coppola winery has just released their blanc de blanc sparkling wine ... in a 187 ml (slightly over 6 ounces) pop-top, soda can!  Aimed at the nightclub crowd, this single serving "champagne in a can" retails for five bucks.

June 6, 2004
On June 2, 1928 Velveeta Cheese was created by Kraft. It was packaged in a tin-foil lined wooden box. When melted, it was as smooth as velvet, hence its name.

June 5, 2004
In A Culinary Journey in Gascony: Recipes and Stories from My French Canal Boat Kate Hill cruises and cooks along the canals of southwestern France, sharing 80 memorable recipes inspired by the region’s farm-fresh ingredients.

June 3, 2004
Stay at the MacCallum House in Mendocino, California and attend the Mendocino Wine Affair on Friday and Saturday June 11-12. The event includes food and wine pairings, cooking demonstrations, live and silent auctions. The event is held at the beautiful Fetzer property in Hopland. Call (800) 609-0492 for more information.

June 1, 2004
Congratulations to Laura Werlin, a Sally's Place contributor, who won a James Beard Award for her book The New American Cheese, was also an award winner.

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