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Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Latin Flavors Culinary Conference: Attend the Second Annual Culinary Institute of America’s Latin Flavors Conference October 14-16, 2009 at the CIA’s San Antonio, Texas campus at the city’s historic Pearl Brewery. This is for culinary professionals only, not the general public.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009
New Traveling with Kids Article: Elaine Sosa Labalme and Steven explore the Kid-Friendly Zones of St. Augustine and Amelia Island, Florida.

Monday, September 28, 2009
New Traveling with Kids Article: Elaine Sosa Labalme continues to travel with her seven-year-old son Steven. Special Events: Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Friday, September 25, 2009
New Cookbook: Better Homes and Gardens Supermarket Shortcuts: Shop Smart! 365 Recipes to Save Time and Money is filled with 370 recipes made easy and speedy with convenient prepackaged foods and pre-set shopping lists.

Thursday, September 24, 2009
New Cookbook: The Deluxe Food Lover's Companion, by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst, is based on their popular and authoritative The New Food Lover’s Companion, first published in 1990. The updated version includes quotes, tip boxes, information on basic techniques and expanded glossaries totaling 6,700 entries. The new deluxe hardcover binding with dust jacket includes a ribbon place marker and golden-tipped page edges. Think holiday gift!

Wednesday, September 23, 2009
New Wine Article: South Beach Wine and Food Fest is at the Top (with a little help from Southern Wine & Spirits of Florida, Florida International University, Bruce Sanderson, Larry Stone, and Jeff McBride) by Monty and Sara Preiser.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009
New Travel Article: The Grand Del Mar in San Diego, California--Sally is treated like royalty at this flamboyant, deluxe resort, complete with golf, pools, a spa, tennis and the award-winning Addison restaurant.

Monday, September 21, 2009
Pittsburgh, PA: The G-20 Summit of world leaders will take place in Pittsburgh Sept 24-25, 2009. Heads of state, officials, credentialed journalists and other visitors mean an influx of thousands to the city of three rivers. Elaine Sosa Labalme's "Traveling with Kids" story on Pittsburgh provides plenty to do in the Pittsburgh region with or without kids, including a ride on the Duquesne Incline, a visit to the National Aviary or a trek to Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater. Elaine has also reviewed close to twenty Pittsburgh restaurants ranging from the iconic Primanti Bros. to the New York-worthy Nine on Nine.

Friday, September 18, 2009
Check out Sally's Place contributor Mary Bloch's new blog, Around the Block, at marybloch.wordpress.com. Readers will find restaurant profiles, travel recommendations, cooking tips, and food trend discussions.

Thursday, September 17, 2009
Hollywood Walk of Fame Stars Announced for 2010: The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Walk of Fame committee has selected 28 of the 'most talented' entertainers from more than 200 nominations. Categories include Motion Pictures, Television, Recording and Performance/Theatre.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009
New Wine & Spirits Books: The Concise World Atlas of Wine, by Hugh Johnson & Jancis Robinson, combines essential information on the wines of the world, written by the world's most authoritative wine duo, with the unparalleled clarity and detail of the most up-to-date and useful maps available of wine growing areas. The Bubbly Bar: Champagne and Sparkling Wine Cocktails for Every Occasion, by Maria C. Hunt, emphasizes intense flavor combinations, fresh ingredients, and minimal effort. The Bubbly Bar also explains how to choose the best champagne, sparkling shiraz, or Prosecco in every price range.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009
San Diego, California Hotel Week: From November 13th through November 26th, 2009, sandiegohotelweek.com has negotiated amazing hot deals for you to experience the San Diego area to its best. Pamper yourself and your loved ones: escape and unwind in San Diego. Book your stay now and enjoy great deals on hotels, attractions, dining, and more...or call our reservation specialists at 1.800.216.1451.

Monday, September 14, 2009
New Wine Article: New Finds and Interesting News in 09, by Monty and Sara Preiser, is the first of three articles that showcase favorite bottles of wine from newly discovered Napa Valley wineries.

Friday, September 11, 2009
New Wine Article: Falcor Wines Make a Splash, by Monty and Sara Preiser, highlights Falcor Napa Valley, a winery of class and style.

Thursday, September 10, 2009
Paris Cookbook Fair: The world's first trade show exclusively for cookbooks and wine books will be held February 12th--15th, 2010. The fair will include authors signing, publishers stands, rights center, cooking demonstrations, conferences, and food and wine tastings.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
New Restaurant Cookbooks: The Berghoff Café Cookbook: Berghoff Family Recipes for Simple, Satisfying Food, by Carlyn Berghoff & Nancy Ross Ryan, showcases this famed Chicago-based cafe and Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book: Recipes and Secrets from a Legendary Barbecue Joint, by Chris Lilly, talks BBQ Decatur, Alabama style.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009
New Wine Article: Examination Napa, w/ Dr. 2B - Chapter One: Jon and his son explore the Alexander Valley and visit Stonestreet Vineyards and Winery and Lancaster Estate Winery.

Monday, September 7, 2009
Happy Labor Day!

Friday, September 4, 2009
New Ethnic Cookbooks--Mediterranean and Jewish: A Biblical Feast, by Kitty Morse, is an updated version inspired by the 84 primary foodstuffs mentioned in the Scriptures. Jewish Slow Cooker Recipes, by respected kosher chef Laura Frankel, showcases 120 easy, delicious recipes for everyday and holiday meals-- all conveniently prepared in the slow cooker-a staple of Sabbath cooking which Frankel affectionately calls her "Shabbat miracle machine."

Thursday, September 3, 2009
New Food Article: Community Supported Agriculture, by Arlene Krasner, offers The Julia Child Supper Club with a recipe for Ratatouille.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Whole Grains Month Contest: You could win the services of a personal chef in the "I Love My Whole Grains" photo contest. t's all part of September's Whole Grains Month celebrations at the Whole Grains Council.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009
September eNewsletter: Sally's eNewsletter features new products and cookbooks, a dozen new articles and our popular feature listing September holidays that relate to the food world.

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