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Sunday, July 31, 2011
Portland, Oregon's Premier Eastside Dining And Spirits Festival @ The Jupiter Hotel: On September 22nd "Indulge @ the Jupiter" will feature distilleries, wineries, breweries and top SE Portland cuisine at the third annual neighborhood festival of culinary arts. For information, click here.

Saturday, July 30,2011
Krups Uncovers Unique Iced Coffees in Honor of National Coffee Week: For information, click here.

Friday, July 29, 2011
National Lasagna Day

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Free Lasagna: National family-style Italian restaurant, Buca di Beppo, is offering FREE lasagna in celebration of National Lasagna Day on Thursday, July 28. Guests who purchase any Buca large pasta or entrée will receive a free lunch-sized portion of lasagna. For information, click here.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
The TASTE: The Los Angeles Times and Food & Wine magazine team up to create a four-day (September 2nd--5th), citywide festival featuring nine signature events as well as tastings at more than 200 of LA's top restaurants. Events include cooking demonstrations, panel discussion and wine and spirit seminars. For information, click here.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
National Milk Chocolate Day

Monday, July 25, 2011
New Cooking School Opens in Puglia, Italy:
La Cucine at Gelso Bianco is housed in a newly renovated, traditional farmhouse and runs week-long culinary programs with on-site chef, Laura Giordano. For information, click here.

Sunday, July 24, 2011
MacPhail Family Wines Joins The Hess Collection: The Hess Collection will acquire the MacPhail Family Wines brand, as well as existing inventory, and winemaker James MacPhail will continue to be the hands-on winemaker for both Sequana Vineyards and MacPhail Family Wines. For Hess Collection information, click here.

Saturday, July 23, 2011
Happy National Hot Dog Day!

Friday, July 22, 2011
New Food Article: Delivered Food as Part of a Weight Loss Program, by Marnely Rodriguez, also suggests brown bag lunches and healthier snacks for a quality diet.

Thursday, July 21, 2011
New Wine Article: Première Bordeaux - Deuxième Jour, Le Matin--Jon Rusciano visits Chateau Palmer, Chateau Margaux, Chateau Rauzan-Ségla and Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods Spar for the Spurtle Porridge Making Contest: invites home cooks and professional chefs alike to submit videos demonstrating a unique recipe that makes use of Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats® – the World’s Best Oats. The deadline to submit a video is July 31, 2011. For information, click here.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Travel Classics West 2011 in Vancouver, BC: October 6-9, 2011, but register before August 1st and receive a $100 discount. For information, click here.

Monday, July 18, 2011
Wine Enthusiast Magazine's 100 Best Wine Restaurants by region and state. For information, click here.

Friday, July 15, 2011
New Traveling with Kids Article: Elaine Labalme shares her experiences as she travels with her son Steven to Cedar Point Amusement Park, Sandusky, Ohio.

Thursday, July 14, 2011
Happy Bastille Day!

Wednesday, July 13, 2011
New Womensforum.com blog post: I just added a blog post called my Top 10 Favorite Kitchen Gadgets that will streamline the preparation of ingredients and make your kitchen prep work more enjoyable.

Newport Beach, California The Island Hotel Offers “Escape the L.A. Gridlock”Package Coinciding with 405 Freeway Closure July 15th--17th: For information, click here.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011
New Food Article: Tips for Cooking with Blue Cheese Recipes, by Marnely Rodriguez, offers 5 ideas for balancing the strong flavors of blue cheese with other ingredients that play a supporting role in the recipes.

Monday, July 11, 2011
Mystic Country, Connecticut Launches "Sundae Drives:" Use a downloadable guide to the best ice cream in Eastern Connecticut. Whether you are on the coast, headed inland, or in the country, "Sundae Drives" offers 39 of the region's many places to enjoy summer's most cooling treat. For information, click here.

Sunday, July 10, 2011
Guests Watch Famous Waterford Crystal Being Made in Ireland: The House of Waterford Crystal has welcomed over 100,000 visitors since it reopened on June 8, 2010. The facility includes a Prestige Manufacturing facility that produces 45,000 high-end crystal pieces per year using traditional methods and an opulent Retail Store. The guided factory tours visit all aspects of the production including Mould Making & Crystal Blowing; Quality Inspection & Finishing; and Crystal Cutting, Sculpting & Engraving. Visit www.waterfordvisitorcentre.com, call +353 (0)51 317000 or email.

Saturday, July 9, 2011
Les Dames d’Escoffier Annual Conference Dates: Save November 3rd--6th, 2011, as this event will be held at the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead near Atlanta. For information, click here.

Friday, July 8, 2011
The Season's Hottest Concerts in Los Angeles: July, August, September & October brings your favorites bands to LA. Whether in an intimate space such as Club NOKIA or an iconic venue like the Hollywood Palladium, you'll love seeing your beloved act on stage in LA. For information, click here.

Thursday, July 7, 2011
Good Food Awards: July 6th marked the official launch of a coast-to-coast call for entries of beer, charcuterie, cheese, chocolate, coffee, pickles and preserves, and (brand new category) spirits. The Good Food Awards is the first national awards to recognize American craft food producers who excel in superior taste and sustainability. For more information, click here.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
12th Annual Mount Veeder Appellation Wine Tasting: Saturday, September 24 from 1 p.m.--4 p.m. in Napa, CA. For more information, click here.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
New Food & Travel Book: SHORT ORDERS: Food Stories and Travels, by Marty Martindale, showcases 63 fiction and real life short stories about people and food in their lives.

Monday, July 4, 2011
Happy 4th of July!

Sunday, July 3, 2011
Fourth of July Recipe Suggestions: Sausage Cheese Balls, Chuck Steaks, Caesar Salad and A Chocolate Malted.

Saturday, July 2, 2011
Fourth of July Recipe Suggestions: Sangria, Seared Tuna with Toasted Cumin-Tomato Sauce, Paella de Valencia, Radicchio Salad with Blue Cheese & Peppered Almonds, and Flan.

Friday, July 1, 2011
July eNewsletter: Featured Food Products: Sally's eNewsletter showcases fun summer recipes and products from olive oils, teas, coffee beans, candy, cookies, fruit and grain bars, salts, peppers, hot sauces, crackers, sugars, and spices---we have it all. And be sure and see the $100 discount coupon for Deborah Krasner's Culinary Vermont vacations for Sally's Place visitors.

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