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Dining Around with Joel Riddell

Saturday August 30th 2014  


Party at the www.ScalasBistro.com Anything But Red Bloody Mary Contest!




Emma Swain, CEO of St. Supery Estate Vineyards and Winery 8440 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford CA  www.StSupery.com

Napa Vintners www.NapaVintners.com    

About the NapaValley Vintners
The Napa Valley Vintners nonprofit trade association has been cultivating excellence for 70 years by inspiring its 500 members to produce consistent quality wines, provide environmental leadership and care for the extraordinary place they call home. Learn more at napavintners.com.


Jon Bonne, Wine Editor, San Francisco Chronicle, and Author of “The New California Wine, A guide to the producers and wines behind a revolution in taste”, Published by Tenspeed Press  www.SFChronicle.com



Ryan Farr Proprietor of 4505 Meats, 4505 on Divisadero St, 4505 Butcher Shop in the Mission and author of “Sausage Making, the Definitive Guide with Recipes”, Published by Chronicle Books www.4505Meats.com



Regina Charboneau, Chef, Author and historian on her latest book “Mississippi Current Cookbook, a Culinary Journey down AmericasGreatestRiver” Published by Globe Pequot Press www.ReginasKitchen.com



Adam Mason, Winemaker of Mulderbosch Vineyards www.Mulderbosch.co.za

South Africa’s new Chenin Blanc movement limited release Mulderbosch Single Vineyard Chenin Blanc Series wines, Stellenbosch South Africa



Chris Cosentino, Chef, Author, and More Boccalone * Tatiana Graf,

Porcellino Restaurant, Restaurant Winebar & Market 1550 Church StreetSFCA415-641-4500 www.Porcellinosf.com

Executive Chef Chris Cosentino

Mark Pastore, Owner

* Stephen Pocock = salumiere

* on the way – Cockscomb – 584 fourth street sf ca


Mad Food Symposium in Copenhagen www.MadFood.co


Reports and Events


Camping World 5065 Quinn Road, VacavilleCA1-707-864-2267 www.CampingWorld.com


Scala's Bistro's 4th annual Bloody Mary BattleAnything But Red www.ScalasBistro.com

** Finlandia Vodka, Jack Daniels, Herradura Tequila and Woodford Reserve Bourbon


Rickhouse- Jack Cholin, Peoples Choice

Honor Kitchen & Cocktails – Eric Grenier, Judges Choice


Tacolicious www.Tacolicious.com 741 Valencia Street, 1548 Stockton Street, 2031 Chestnut Street and in Palo Alto at 632 Emerson Street.

* the cookbook by Sara Deseran *Owned by Joe Hargrave, Executive chef Telmo Faria, Beverage Manager Mike Barrow.


Lucky Rice, www.LuckyRice.com Friday night – September 5th 2014; 7-10pm vip The Bently Reserve – 301 Battery StreetSFCA94111

·        Special American Express Experience with Chris Cosentino –

Restaurants include – Asian Box, Ginger Café, Azalina, Kin Khao, Butterfly, Betelnut, Le Colonial, Dirty Habit, Tacolicious

Drinks- 15 Romolo, Elixer, Hotel Nikko, Novella and more


Savor Filipino www.SavorFilipino.comAugust 30th 2014 10a - 6pm

• FREE Admission with Live Entertainment

• Chefs from all over the country and around the bay area

• 20+ unique dishes ranging from traditional to modern.

• Recipes designed by chefs from around the USA


BBQ with Susy and Lorenzo Scarpone  Wines by Villa Italia www.VillaItalia.com


Sleep Train Auction to benefit Foster Kids www.Bidstohelpkids.com  

Going on Now!  Visit Talk910.com for details and click on the icon to bid.  Items include, Golfing with Don Bleu, a girls day with Sandy Stec, and


Dinner with me at Epic RoastHouse

369 The Embarcadero Street SF CA 94105


·        Parke Ulrich, executive chef 

·        Sarah Principe, pastry chef


Eat Real Festival in Oakland – September 19th – 21stJack London Square, Oakland www.EatRealFest.com * Belcampo, Purity Organic, Lagunitas Brewing, Anchor Brewing, Butchers Guild


Alliance Health Project, 18th annual Art for Aids gala – Cityview at the Metreon 5:30-10:00pm Tickets start at 100.00 but there are sponsorships available www.ArtForAids.org   

* Live and Silent / Art auction juried by professionals 

Bisou, Garibaldis, Miner family winery, Rosemblum Cellars, Whole Foods Markets and many more.