Saturday February 23rd Dining Around tells all

Beautiful Edible Gardenswith Leslie Bennett, and Stefanie Bittner  Nova Portuguesa Cozinha with Manuel Azevedo, Executive Chef Proprietor of La Salette Restaurant in Sonoma  Historic Livermore Valley Vines with John Kinney, Winemaker and proprietor of Occasio Winery  Becoming a food and beverage Professional with Alan Kropf (Croff) President of Mutineer Magazine   And opening a new hotel with Benjamin Duverge, General Manager of the Hotel Zetta  

All of this – Plus notes on

Nigella Lawson, Troya Mediterranean Kitchen  Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant –  33rd Academy of Friends Gala"Boas, Bowties & Bubbly” and  Dr Maya Angelou’s 2004 cookbook “Hallelujah”, the welcome table,