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by Sally Bernstein

July 31, 2012
Walk Through San Francisco’s Fabled Pleasure Grounds: Spend a memorable Saturday morning exploring Lands End — the western-most point in San Francisco. Start with a continental breakfast at the historic Cliff House with its spectacular ocean views, then walk through Adolph Sutro’s magical 'kingdom by the sea' with historian guide John A. Martini, regarded as the ultimate authority on this part of the City’s fabled past. This year walks are offered on three Saturdays — August 11, September 8, and October 13. For information, call 415.666.4006.

July 30, 2012
Seasonal Epicurean Experiences this fall at The Resort at Pelican Hill® in Southern California: Olives, Truffles and Pumpkins Come to America’s Top-Ranked Resort this Fall Season. For information, click here.

July 29, 2012
Nudo Adopt-An-Olive Tree: This is a family-run co-operative between twelve small, artisanal olive producers in Le Marche, Italy. Nudo offers the unique chance to own a small piece of the Italian countryside. Each olive farmer keeps responsibility for the care of their grove, and all the olive oil goes into the Nudo adoption program. You will receive extra virgin olive oil, an adoption certificate and more. For information, click here.

July 28, 2012
Sally's New womnsforum.com Blogpost is Live: Sweet Onions: Varieties and Cooking How-To. Learn about the different types of sweet onions, how to use them and what to look for when buying them.

July 27, 2012
Alimentum-The Literature of Food is online. They have morphed their print journal into an open-access free online destination. For information, click here.

July 26, 2012
First San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival: October 13th--14th. For information, contact Cornelius Geary at 415.596.1191 or via email at Cornelius@craftspiritscarnival.com.

July 25, 2012
Children's nutrition and local sourcing will be the hottest restaurant menu trends this year, according to the National Restaurant Association's What's Hot survey of nearly 1,800 American Culinary Federation chefs. For information, click here.

July 24, 2012
Melting Pot Food Tours in Los Angeles turns 4 years old this summer. Think the original Farmers Market, discover the vibrant past of Old Pasadena or experience the rich culture, cuisine and flavors of East Los Angeles. For tour information, click here.

July 23, 2012
New Paleo Cookbook: Practical Paleo: A Customized Approach to Health and a Whole-Foods Lifestyle, by Diane Sanfilippo, is the resource you'll reach for again and again, whether you're looking for information on healthy living, delicious recipes, or easy-to-understand answers to your questions about how a Paleo lifestyle can benefit you and your family. 120 easy recipes are in this to-be-released August 7th book.

July 22, 2012
New Pinterest Books: Pinterest For Dummies and Pinterest Marketing For Dummies, by Kelby Carr, allows you to organize your digital life with Pinterest, a hot new site that lets you create visual bookmarks of your favorite things and "pin" them on virtual pinboards. You can market pinterest also.

July 21, 2012
Napa, California Wine Tasting: Mount Veeder Appellation Wine Tasting will be at the Hess Collection Winery, 4411 Redwood Road in Napa on September 22nd. For information, click here.

July 20, 2012
2012 La Varenne Celebrity Chef Series: Join Anne Willan this October and November for an exclusive series of classes, each taught alongside Los Angeles' favorite chefs. Menus will feature the guest chefs' favorite recipes showcasing the best of California cuisine. For information, call 310.396.7464 or email lvcontact@lavarenne.com.

July 19, 2012
Happy National Daiquiri Day!

July 18, 2012
New Traveling with Kids Article: Weekending with the Kids: Little-Known Florida Beaches where Elaine and Steven visit the two golden strands on either side of the Sunshine State that warrant consideration from family travelers.

July 17, 2012
Big Sur Food and Wine Festival: November 1st--4th throughout the coast of Big Sur; the Gateway to Big Sur to be presented by the Hyatt Carmel Highlands. For information: click here.

July 16, 2012
New Traveling with Kids Article: Kid-Friendly Zones: The Florida Keys where Elaine and Steven tried nearly a dozen different key lime pies. Read the article to discover the winner.

July 15, 2012
Stand Up To Cancer: Now through September 28th when you spend $10 or more on your MasterCard® card when paying for a meal, MasterCard will make a one cent donation to Stand Up To Cancer - up to $4 million. For information, click here.

July 14, 2012
Happy Bastille Day! Enjoy Brioche Braid, Quiche Lorraine, Baked Potatoes Anna, Sirloin in Mustard Cream, Shallot Salad with Cheeses, Chocolate Mousse and Lemon Cheese Tart.

July 13, 2012
Happy National French Fry Day! Paprika Fries recipe.

July 12, 2012
Supper Club Series at Franciscan Estate Winery in Napa Valley: Beginning in August, winery chef Cory Strike will partner with local artisan food purveyors to put on a gourmet ‘pop up’ Supper Club at the winery in St. Helena. For information, call 707-967-3805 or karen.mclellan@cbrands.com.

July 11, 2012
New Article: Washington, DC Redux: So Many Food Trucks, So Little Time. Stephanie Zonis covers many of the DC food trucks, cupcakes, farmers' markets, restaurant, patisseries and accommodations.

July 10, 2012
New Wine Article: Springtime Escape -- Napa -- Part Two. Jon Rusciano and his friends enjoy Shafer Vineyards, Lamborn Family Vineyards, O'Shaughnessy Winery and Chase Family Cellars.

July 9, 2012
Los Angeles SUMMERTIME SPLASHES. The thermometer may read triple digits, but not to worry, here are the best water rides and attractions that will keep you and your family cool all summer long: Jurassic Park: The Ride - Universal Studios Hollywood; Splash Mountain - Disneyland; Grizzly River Run - Disney California Adventure Park; Six Flags Hurricane Harbor - Los Angeles and Six Flags Magic Mountain. For information, click here.

July 8, 2012
Food Truck for Dogs in Boston: Chef Michael’s® Food Truck for Dogs Calls on Dogs and Their Owners to Share a Culinary Adventure; Introduces New Line & Kicks Off National Sweepstakes. For information, click here.

July 7, 2012
New Article: How to Host a Successful Cookie Decorating Party. This article explores the who, what, when, where and why of cookie decorating.

July 6, 2012
Sally's New womnsforum.com Blogpost is Live: Types of Onions: What's the Difference? Learn about dry storage onions and fresh spring onions.

July 5, 2012
Francis Ford Coppola Winery to offer group swimming lessons at the winery’s 3,600 square foot swimming pool located in Geyserville, CA. For information, click here.

July 4, 2012
Happy 4th of July!

July 3, 2012
BEAT THE CHEFS: an hour-long cooking competition show with host Matt Rogers, will premiere on Thursday, August 23 at 9 pm ET/PT on GSN, a multimedia entertainment company that offers original and classic game programming and competitive entertainment. For information, click here.

July 2, 2012
Womensforum.com has a brand new homepage featuring newsworthy topics and top headlines for today’s busy woman! View WomensforumTV videos and follow trending topics on Social Buzz and Twitter. Check out www.womensforum.com.

July 1, 2012
July eNewsletter: Summer Fun: July is filled with Summer Fun including 4th of July, Bastille Day and the Summer Olympics. Enjoy our Top 10 Summer Recipes and Drinks.

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