GOURMET TRAVEL: Oregon Truffle Festival

Calling all truffle lovers: Registration is now open for the Oregon Truffle Festival, January 28-30, 2011—a fantasy for fans of the fabulous fungus. Activities include: Truffle and wine dinners Cooking classes and seminars Winery luncheons Truffle hunt Farm tours A fresh truffle marketplace to bring home a truffle “souvenir” or two   The sixth anniversary…
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FOOD TRAVEL: Seattle Culinary Arts Show

Pick up tips from some 20 chef demos. Photo courtesy Seattle Food & Culinary Arts Show. Planning a visit to Seattle? You might want to consider the weekend of November 20-21. You’ll be able to take in the Seattle Food and Culinary Arts Show, highlighting the best of Northwest cuisine. Held at the Key Arena,…
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GOURMET TRAVEL: Napa Valley Mustard Festival

A prior year’s winner in the phototgraphy competition, by Sally Wood. We wish we had gotten advance notice of the 17th annual Napa Valley Mustard Festival, to be held next weekend, March 12 -14 in Napa, California. If you can get there, you’re in for a treat. The vineyards, blooming with wild mustard, are breathtaking.…
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FOOD EVENT: Rhone Wine Tasting In San Francisco

Caliza Syrah will be at the Grand Tasting. Photo courtesy CalizaWinery.com. Are you a lover of Rhone wines? How about Rhones from the U.S.A.? California wineries have found great success planting Syrah, Viognier and other classic Rhone grapes. The Rhone Rangers will convene in San Francisco on March 27th and 28th for the thirteenth consecutive…
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