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by Sally Bernstein

June 30, 2012
San Diego, California Restaurant Has New Chef & Menu: Bali Hai Restaurant, San Diego’s iconic Shelter Island eatery, recently welcomed a new summer menu and chef, Ben Lieberman. A sampling of new favorites includes appetizers such as Ginger Soy Beef Tartar and Hawaiian Tuna Poke Stack. Click here for all of the Pacific Rim-inspired cuisine.

June 29, 2012
Sally's New womnsforum.com Blogpost is Live: Learn about Pasta 411: Types and Uses for Pasta including “dried” pasta varieties and making your own “fresh” pasta.

June 28, 2012
Taste of Home Magazine Seeks "Mrs Holiday": Winner will receive $50,000. To audition for the role of Mrs. Holiday, women age 18 or older should visit Facebook.com/Taste of Home to enter the virtual pageant.

June 27, 2012
Free Ronco 5500 Rotisserie: DAILY giveaway every day in the month of July. Go to Ronco's Facebook page for details.

June 26, 2012
Wine Enthusiast Magazine to Name America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants: August restaurant issue will include Pig Roasts: the pet project of top chefs across the country; Onsite Gardens: cocktails and dishes that are truly homegrown; Burgers: an American classic and a perfect wine-pairing partner; Large-Format Bottles: a return to luxe wine service and The Map: a hunger-inducing roadmap of culinary & vinous delights. For information, click here.

June 25, 2012
New Cookbook: Vegetarian Cooking at Home with The Culinary Institute of America, by The Culinary Institute of America and Katherine Polenz, provides 200 delicious meat-free recipes of the quality and sophistication for which the CIA is known. You'll find starters and sides; soups, salads, and sandwiches; breads and baked goods; grain, pasta, and noodle dishes; and main dishes featuring beans, eggs, and meat substitutes.

June 24, 2012
Stars & Stripes Package with Fireworks in Jacksonville/St. Augustine, Florida: The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort Hosting Concert/Show By Renowned A Cappella Group VoicePlay On July 3rd. For information, click here.

June 23, 2012
New Cookbook: Memories of Philippine Kitchens, by Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan, won the IACP Cookbook Award. From adobo to pancit, lumpia to kinilaw, the authors trace the origins of native Filipino foods and the impact of foreign cultures on the cuisine in their more than 100 unique recipes.

June 22, 2012
Festa dell’Autunno: The Resort at Pelican Hill® along the coast of Newport Beach, California, presents its annual Festa dell’Autunno November 2nd -- 4th. This event celebrates the olive harvest season. For information, click here.

June 21, 2012
Happy National Peaches & Cream Day!

June 20, 2012
Travel Classics West 2012 Writers Conference: November 15th--18th in Scottsdale, Arizona. Guest editors and attendees will stay at the 5-star Four Seasons Report Scottsdale at Troon North, in the heart of the spectacular Sonoran Desert. For information, click here.

June 19, 2012
New Food Photography Book: Plate to Pixel: Digital Food Photography & Styling, by Helene Dujardin, is your first course in food photography. Discover how the food stylist exercises unique techniques to make the food look attractive in the finished product. Available in paperback and Kindle Edition.

June 18, 2012
Sally's New womnsforum.com Blogpost is Live: Learn about Different Shapes of Pasta from waves and shells to tubes and strings.

June 17, 2012
Happy Father's Day !

June 16, 2012
Chateau Julien Wine Estate’s Classic Car Dine in DiVine Event: August 15th & 16th in beautiful Carmel Valley, California. Dine among the vines and view an assortment of spectacular cars, enjoy fine dining & fabulous wines. For information, click here.

June 15, 2012
New Cookbook: Food Blogging For Dummies, by Kelly Senyei, shows you how to join the blogosphere with your own food blog. This unique guide covers everything: how to identify your niche, design your site, find your voice, and create mouthwatering visuals of your best recipes and menus using dazzling lighting and effects. You'll learn how to optimize your blog for search, connect with social media, take your blog mobile, add widgets, and much more. Available in paperback and Kindle Edition.

June 14, 2012
New Cookbook: Taste of Home: Cooking School Cookbook: 400 + Simple to Spectacular Recipes, by Taste of Home, also offers over 600 full-color photos. No matter what your skill level in the kitchen, this book will teach you techniques and tips. Available in paperback and Kindle Edition.

June 13, 2012
Watch the Stars Under the Stars in Los Angeles: For movie fans, the summer outdoor movie season is the best of all worlds: classic and modern favorites, shown on a big screen under the stars, with plenty of great food and drink. So pack up your picnic basket, lay out a blanket, and enjoy hours of entertainment while you and your friends watch the stars under the stars. For information, click here.

June 12, 2012
North America’s Largest Specialty Food & Beverage Event: Washington, D.C. from June 17th-19th. Discover 180,000 products including confections, cheese, coffee, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural, organic and more. Connect with 2,400 exhibitors from 80 countries & regions. For information, click here.

June 11, 2012
New Cookbook: Grace's Sweet Life: Homemade Italian Desserts from Cannoli, Tiramisu, and Panna Cotta to Torte, Pizzelle, and Struffoli, by Grace Massa-Langlois, showcases illustrative photos and detailed step-by-step instructions for making complex treats in your own kitchen. This easy-to-use book will enable you to enjoy the labor of love that is Italian dessert.

June 10, 2012
New Cookbook: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Smoking Foods, by Chef Ted Reader, offers 320pages with over 100 recipes for smoking all types of food, as well as for rubs and sauces. Available in paperback and Kindle Edition.

June 9, 2012
First Annual Arizona Honey Festival: September 29th--30th at The Boulders Resort in Carefree, Arizona. The festival will celebrate the history, health benefits and culinary delights of this ancient natural ingredient. For information, click here.

June 8, 2012
New Wine Article: Springtime Escape --Sonoma/Napa -- Part One. Jon Rusciano highlights include Merry Edwards Winery, Kosta Browne Wine, Lynmar Estate, Gary Farrell Vineyards, and Cabaud Wines.

June 7, 2012
New Traveling with Kids Article: Kid-Friendly Zones: Richmond, Virginia. "The former capital of the Confederacy is quick to showcase its Civil War history while a new generation is far more focused on the city’s burgeoning restaurant scene," says Elaine Labalme, who travels with 10-year old Steven.

June 6, 2012
Santa Monica, California Culinary Event: Thursday, July 26th An Evening on the Beach benefiting St. Vincent Meals on Wheels. For information, click here.

June 5, 2012
Coach & Michael Kors Giveaway: Our friends at Womensforum.com are giving away a Coach wristlet & a Michael Kors watch! Visit their FB to sign up: http://ow.ly/bfjti Contest runs through Wednesday, June 13th.

June 4, 2012
SF Chefs 2012: San Francisco's premier food, wine, and spirits festival is set on legendary Union Square and at venues throughout the City. The festival, July 30 - August 5, offers numerous opportunities to mingle with master chefs, mixologists, winemakers and other culinary superstars! For information, click here.

June 3, 2012
The Bakery Café by illy at the CIA at Greystone: If you are visiting the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) campus in Napa Valley, you now have another restaurant choice. This café has wi-fi, is open for breakfast and lunch, and is a teaching kitchen for students. For more information, visit ciarestaurants.com/the-bakery-cafe-by-illy or call 967-2320.

June 2, 2012
Taste of Home Nationwide Search for Mrs. Holiday: Taste of Home has begun a nationwide search on Facebook.com/TasteofHome to identify candidates for the position of Mrs. Holiday, a spokesperson role at the company, which includes a $50,000 payment. Voting starts June 4 and ends September 7.

June 1, 2012
June eNewsletter, Father's Day: Top 10 recipes, fun gift ideas, new articles and a 20% coupon from MoneyClamp.com.

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