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by Sally Bernstein

July 29, 2004
Overstock.com is a closeout retailer that offers brand name merchandise at discounts of up to 80%! Everything they offer ships for $2.95, or less, and you're guaranteed a good shopping experience!

July 27, 2004
The 12th Annual Winemakers’ Celebration takes place in Monterey, California on August 21, 2004 from noon to four, at the Historic Custom House Plaza in downtown Monterey. Tickets are $30 in advance, available online at www.montereywines.org or by calling 831.375.9400.

July 26, 2004
Early Criticism of 2003 Vintage May Be Flawed by Monty Preiser debates the value of the 2003 grapes in California.

July 25, 2004
Caroline Carter visits 1550 Hyde Cafe and Wine Bar in San Francisco, California and shares her thoughts with us!

July 23, 2004
Hear our newest Sally's Place Internet Radio Network interview with Calogero Statella, Head Winemaker for Feudo Arancio in Sicily, Italy. At age 26, Calogero is already making waves in the wine world. Biography & Photo.

July 22, 2004
"The Meyer lemon, popularized by Alice Waters and valued because it seems sweeter (actually it's less acidic), is a recent immigrant to the US, imported from China by F.N. Meyer in 1980. It's thought to be the felicitous coupling of a lemon and an orange or a mandarin," by Jonathan Reynolds.

July 21, 2004
Stay at the MacCallum Housein Mendocino on Saturday and Sunday July 24 th and 25 th and enjoy the California Wine Tasting Championships. Tasters have the opportunity to challenge their palates by identifying varietals wines in a casual atmosphere with live entertainment, great food, and beautiful panoramic scenery. Amateur and professional level. Anyone can compete, but you also get to observe some of the best in the state. Call (800) 609-0492 for more information.

July 20, 2004
Hear our Sally's Place Internet Radio Network interview with Enric Canut, "Spain's Cheese Ambassador" and a respected authority worldwide on the subject of Spanish cheeses. Biography & Photo.

July 19, 2004
Pam Williams has updated her article "Manufacturing Chocolate at Home" and gives the latest websites from which to purchase chocolate products.

July 18, 2004
Stephanie Ashcraft, author of the New York Times Best Seller 101 More Things to Do With a Cake Mix. Expect simple and delicious recipes-all using cake mix as a main ingredient-for sweet rolls, breads, cookies, cakes, trifles, ice cream sandwiches and cakes, dessert pizzas, and much more.

July 16, 2004
New Restaurant Review Posted: Espetus Churrascaria in San Francisco. Caroline Carter reports.

July 15, 2004
Stay at the MacCallum Housein Mendocino on Friday and Saturday July 17 th and 18 th and enjoy Expressions of Anderson Valley. Food and Wine, Community Celebration, Party, Education, Crafts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts. Handley winemakers share the spotlight with potters, weavers, painters, metalworkers, musicians, and chefs to celebrate the art and culture inspired by the unique and beautiful Anderson Valley. Call (800) 609-0492 for more information.

July 14, 2004
Sally & Stan will be interviewed on the Dining Around with Gene Burns program on KGOam810 Radio this coming Saturday, July 17th at 10:30 a.m.

July 13, 2004
Crazy for Chipotle by Lynn Nusom tracks this latest trend in Southwest kitchens. With over 70 tongue-tingling recipes Nusom adds these age-old flavors to modern recipes. These recipes soar on the heat index!

July 12, 2004
Stay at the MacCallum House in the heart of the Mendocino village between July 13 th and 24 thand enjoy the world renowned Mendocino Music Festival. In a tent on the Mendocino headlands, the Mendocino Music Festival presents twelve days and nights of extraordinary music in a spectacular setting. Evenings include three orchestra concerts, a fully staged opera, a Big Band concert, chamber music ensembles, blues, and world music. Call (800) 609-0492 for more information.

July 11, 2004
Caroline Carter visits The Last Supper Club in San Francisco, California and reports back to us!

July 9, 2004
The Sardine Factory restaurant in Monterey, California recently turned 35 years young! Located in Cannery Row, it has won international recognition for its food and wine list, and was a featured setting in the 1971 Clint Eastwood movie, Play Misty for Me.

July 7, 2004
"Cooking for Solutions" at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California supports the aquariums Seafood Watch program--connecting consumer choices with the health of ocean wildlife.

July 6, 2004
In Good Taste cooking school and cookware shop is Portland, Oregon's premiere cooking school located in the fashionable Pearl District.

July 4, 2004
Happy 4th of July!

July 2, 2004
Join the MacCallum House in Mendocino on Saturday July 3th for their 3rd Annual MacCallum House Summer Celebration. Live music, barbecue on the lawn, and wine auction. $10 donation goes entirely to benefit our local schools MUSE (Mendocino Unified School Enrichment) and the Anderson Valley Music Program. Call (800) 609-0492 for more information.

July 1, 2004
Sally will be teaching cooking classes in the quaint California coastal town of Mendocino in conjunction with the Joshua Grindle Inn on August 26, September 30 & October 28. Register online or call 1-800-GRINDLE.

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