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CA Food and Dining

CA Food and Dining
California Food and Dining News
Voluspa and Domaine Carneros by Taittinger Sparkling Cuvee gift set

Domaine Carneros by Taittinger and Voluspa light up the holiday season with Sparkling Cuvée Candle and Sparkling Wine duo

NAPA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Two iconic California-based handcrafted brands come together this holiday season with the release of the limited edition "Sparkling Cuvée" Signature Duo, featuring a luxuriously scented Voluspa candle and Sparkling Wine by the ever-elegant Domaine Carneros by Taittinger, paired in holiday gift packaging. Artisans of the senses, Voluspa and Domaine Carneros worked closely to accent the aromas of pink grapefruit and stone fruits found in the sparkling wine in the newest candle in the Voluspa portfolio
Glancy Wine Education Foundation annual Gala

Glancy Wine Education Foundation annual Gala Celebration and auction 2022 announced

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation announces its 11th annual gala celebration event and auction, taking place at the San Francisco Wine School in South San Francisco on Saturday, November 12, 2022, from 5-10 p.m.
SOLIS Sun Charged Water

SOLIS WATER: When direct Sunlight is absorbed, for an Ayurveda healing prescribed time, it changes the molecular structure to convert dead...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Introducing "Solis" Sun Charged Water ... The only one of its kind, Sun Charged Water prepared and packaged, according to the centuries old Ayurvedic Health Methods!
Maggie Heile - credit Glancy Wine Education Foundation

Glancy Wine Education Foundation Welcomes New Board Member Maggie Heile as co-chair of fundraising

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of a new board member, Maggie Heile, joining this month as co-chair of fundraising. Heile joins just before the foundation's annual gala celebration, which plays a crucial role in raising the funds required to provide wine education scholarships to wine and hospitality professionals in need of assistance.
California Soul Food Cookout and Festival

California Soul Food Cookout and Festival in Pleasanton Area to Benefit Regional Charities

PLEASANTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This two-day California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is not only filled with food, fun and music, but purpose too. For 12 years running, this premier food and music event has grown to be a regional favorite. This year's festival will be held at the Alameda Fairgrounds on September 17 and 18, 2022 and will donate a portion of revenue to different charities in the Bay area who work to help the homeless and domestic violence victims.
Long Beach, CA 1947 Santa Fe Importers Italian Deli and Market Opening Day

Santa Fe Importers Italian Deli in Long Beach Celebrates 75 Years Serving Southern California

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Santa Fe Importers proudly celebrates its 75th year in business. To honor the occasion, the deli is offering commemorative items and limited edition giveaways to customers in the coming months. Along with these offerings, a new website was launched in February that will make it possible for customers to place online orders before year end. The company has two locations.
Mom's Touch serves delicious fried chicken

Mom’s Touch Brings its Exceptional Fried Chicken Restaurants to Long Beach and South Bay

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mom's Touch, a renowned brand with more than 1,300 restaurants across Korea, is pleased to bring its unique and inspired take on fried chicken to the United States. There are convenient locations open in Long Beach and Gardena, with a third coming soon to the City of Industry. A globally-focused operation with concrete plans for continued growth, Mom's Touch is also known for its ample franchise opportunities and extensive franchisee support.
Covenant Winery Summer Music Series

Covenant Winery Summer Music Series July 2022: Berkeley, CA Drinks District is Hopping

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Covenant Winery Summer Music Series, which kicked off on Memorial Day weekend in Berkeley at their Sixth Street winery, continues through July with four concerts, July 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2022. Showcased at the winery's new outdoor tasting lounge, fans of wine and music can enjoy the vibe of the Berkeley Drinks District, while sipping a nice array of California and Israeli wines.
Photo Credit: San Francisco Wine School

As California’s Mandatory Responsible Beverage Service Certification Deadline Looms, San Francisco Wine School Offers ABC Accredited Live Training

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State of California has issued a new mandate for Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) certification, for all 56,000 licensed businesses in California where alcohol is served that goes into effect this Friday, July 1, San Francisco Wine School (SFWS) announced today.
Domaine Carneros Winery and Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream

Domaine Carneros Winery and Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Team Up Again for Rosé Inspired Ice Cream Flavor

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Just in time for Rosé season, San Francisco small-batch ice cream brand Humphry Slocombe - known for its imaginative ingredient-driven flavors - has partnered with the Napa Valley's first name in top quality sparkling wine, Domaine Carneros, to revisit its smash hit "Rosé All Day" flavor, this time as a dairy-based ice cream.
Pet Parade. Photo credit is Emma K. Morris.

Star Vintners and Top Innovators in Food & Wine Take the Stage in Napa CA at 9th Annual WineaPAWlooza

NAPA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jameson Humane ("Jameson"), a solutions-based nonprofit and animal sanctuary which educates to inspire change on behalf of companion and farmed animals, is holding its signature fundraising event, WineaPAWlooza 2022, live and in-person on June 24 and June 25 at 5 p.m., PT. Combining two things that are universally loved (wine and animals), WineaPAWlooza has consistently earned its place as one of the top 10 wine events in the country.
Bubbles and Bites Experience - credit: Sakhon Nhek

Domaine Carneros Winery in Napa Announces New Iteration of Popular ‘Bubbles & Bites’ Experience

NAPA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Founded in 1987, in the Carneros appellation of Northern California by the Champagne Taittinger family, Domaine Carneros is a grower producer of ultra-premium sparkling wines and limited production pinot noirs. As of May 1st, the winery is pleased to announce a new menu for its popular Bubbles & Bites tasting experience, first launched in 2018.
San Diego-based TbSpoon

San Diego-based TbSpoon Launches First and Only Authentic Mediterranean Meal Prep Service

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TbSpoon, an authentic Mediterranean meal prep delivery service, announced the launch of its southern California operations, the first Mediterranean meal prep service in the U.S. TbSpoon's meals are filled with Mediterranean flavors and offer all the positive benefits of a Mediterranean diet.
Janet Flores Pavlovich, Founder of COYOTAS

COYOTAS Tortillas in San Diego is 2022 Pitch Slam People’s Choice!

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On April 7, at the "Naturally San Diego" 2nd Annual Pitch Slam, "COYOTAS" Cassava Tortillas, took the People's Choice Award in this Shark Tank style event, showcasing Southern California's emerging and promising natural products companies and their owners in front of a board of experts and a live audience. The sole purpose of this event is for the local community to support and drive growth in their industry.
Adrienne D.A. Smith

Parallel Napa Valley Winery Promotes Adrienne D.A. Smith to Partner

NAPA VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The partners of Parallel Napa Valley are pleased to announce the promotion of their General Manager Adrienne D.A. Smith to General Manager and Partner. After four years with the company, Adrienne has overseen strong growth for the brand in her role overseeing marketing, hospitality, sales and operations with an innovative and high energy approach.
El Pollo Grill

San Diego’s El Pollo Grill is THE Local Mexican Food Spot for Foodies in 2022

CHULA VISTA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The team at El Pollo Grill knows that a new year brings with it new opportunities for patrons to have wonderful culinary adventures at their 3 dining establishments (Lemon Grove, Otay Ranch, and Bonita Rd. in Chula Vista). Although the focus is on the future, El Pollo Grill has a rich history that continues to shape the business.
Chef Milly - California Soul Food Cookout

California Soul Food Cookout and Festival: 2-Day Event with Purpose and Celebrity Chef Milly

PLEASANTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is an exclusive, two-day weekend event being held on September 17 and 18, 2022 at the Alameda Fairgrounds. In its 12th year, this year's lineup will feature some of the state's top food vendors, hottest R&B artists and gospel greats. What's more, Chef Milly, a celebrity chef from "Hell's Kitchen," is the food venue host at the heart of it all.
Chef Louis Robinson Jerk Chicken Dish at LITA

With LITA, Ghaben Partners Bring the Caribbean to the Bay Area with its New Miami-Inspired Restaurant

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ghaben Partners is excited to announce the grand opening of LITA, a celebration of cultures and flavors influenced by the melting pot of Miami, slated to open January 20, 2022. While contemporary Caribbean cuisine is often overlooked in modern fine dining, LITA will prove that these flavors are undeniably decadent.
international businessman, Kofi Nartey

Beverly Hills based real estate broker, Kofi Nartey, Takes on Role as Brand Ambassador for Armagnac Brandy, Cardinal Du Four

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cardinal du Four, 21 Rébellion, a flagship spirit for the Armagnac world and the modern connoisseur's answer to Cognac, has partnered with international businessman, Kofi Nartey, as its first brand ambassador. After hosting several successful events together, the Armagnac maker and the Beverly Hills based real estate broker saw the alignment and knew a partnership was inevitable.
Hawkins House of Burgers and Jay King

CEO of California Black Chamber of Commerce, Jay King, Liaisons Critical Support for Small Business Landmark, Hawkins House of Burgers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When Hawkins House of Burgers restaurateur Cynthia Hawkins found herself on the other end of a Caltrans state issued decree requiring the removal of part of their building, former Compton resident A.K. King, got wind of the dilemma via social media and reached out to Jay King, the CEO/President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce.
XLNT Foods

XLNT Foods Beefs Up Brand Just in Time for National Tamale Day

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- XLNT Foods, the oldest continuously operating Mexican food brand in the United States, is no stranger in the supermarket aisle. It's been producing small batch tamales and chili con carne with the same authentic recipe since 1894, but knows its marketing could benefit from more variety.
The Mikuni Blended Japanese Whisky

‘The Mikuni’ Blended Japanese Whisky Comes to the U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Suzuki-Marketing, Incorporated, a South San Francisco-based wine and spirits importer and marketing company, is introducing "The Mikuni" blended Japanese whisky to the U.S. Market.
Flavor First Intuitive Line of Glassware

‘Flavor First’ Intuitive Line of Glassware Designed Around the Flavor of Wine Released in U.S. Market

ST. HELENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For the first time ever, a line of glassware designed around the flavor of wine has been released to trade and consumers in the United States by The Oneida® Group. The set of three glasses corresponds to three key flavor/styles found in wine: Crisp & Fresh™, Creamy & Silky™ and Bold & Powerful™.
Plenty of Fish Seafood

Plenty of Fish Seafood: Sibling Entrepreneurs Beat Pandemic Odds Opening Eatery in California’s High Desert

LANCASTER, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Billy Wright II and his sister, Bree Wright recently opened Plenty of Fish Seafood, their first restaurant in a chain of seafood eateries, in Lancaster, Calif., the heart of the valley's high desert!
COOKIE...take a bite!

Direct-to-Consumer California Boutique Bakery, COOKIE…take a bite! Launches Back to College Deliveries

SANTA ROSA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Direct-to-consumer Boutique Bakery brand COOKIE...take a bite! will expand its offerings to ship back to school college cookies to share love with the college kids who are facing a new normal.
Good Heart Catering Los Angeles

Film Companies and Producers in L.A. Struggling to Find Solution to Social Distancing for Craft Services

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Good Heart Catering in Los Angeles is excited to welcome back those slowly returning to offices and film productions in Los Angeles.
Wente Vineyards Virtual Wine Tasting Voice App

California’s Wente Vineyards offers First Ever Voice App Wine Tasting Experience

LIVERMORE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Wente Vineyards, the longest continuously owned and operated family winery, and a company of many firsts throughout its 137-year history, nationally launches today an interactive home wine tasting feature with both Alexa and Google home devices. A wine industry first, this ability to experience a guided wine tasting with one's smart device will bring the wine country experience straight to the home.
WIC staff at Glenn County practice social distancing

WIC is Serving California Families in Need – Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is considered an essential service. WIC staff in California are serving families during the COVID-19 pandemic, including families who never before received benefits, but are now in need of assistance.
BREADISTA

Pre-Launch for Baking and Bread Lovers: ‘BREADISTA – bake like a pro’ starts a unique bread baking subscription box for everyone

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Craving good bread led to the idea to develop this unique baking subscription box: BREADISTA. Have you ever checked the ingredients list of store-bought bread? Have you ever wondered why there is "enriched flour"?
Vibe Wines Enhances Valentine’s Day 2020

Vibe Wines Enhances Valentine’s Day 2020 Gift-Giving with Enticing Sexy Pairings

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Give your partner a truly unique and unforgettable Valentine's Day gift this year. Love isn't standardized, so romantic gifts shouldn't be either. Vibe Wines( Sexy Pairings bring their award-winning California wines together with playful products such as romantic lingerie, intimate games, and massage oils to create unique and love-inspiring gift sets designed to keep on giving long after the holiday is over.
Executive Chef Phil Kastel

KROST CPAs Partners with Executive Chef Phil Kastel who will serve as the firm’s Restaurant and Culinary Consultant

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles-based tax and accounting firm, KROST, recently brought on restaurant industry titan Chef Phil Kastel (co-creator of nationally recognized Public School gastropubs) who will serve as the firm's Restaurant and Culinary Consultant. Established in 1939, KROST has a long history in the restaurant space.
H Cafe - Award Winning Spicy Chicken Sandwich

Los Angeles Has a New Spicy Chicken Sandwich Champion at the H Cafe Restaurant

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Amongst all of the glitz and glamour that is so prevalent in the modern cuisine industry, one factor consistently and undeniably proves itself: that unforgettable, exquisite flavor will always reign superior in the hearts of food lovers. Take into account the groundbreaking story of Korea Town's/LA's newest gem, H Cafe - part of the H Hospitality Group.
DOCG 1969-2019

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Announces 2019 Communications Campaign for U.S. Audience

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. is pleased to announce its 2019 communications program for the United States. The Consorzio of vine-growers, winemaking companies and bottlers from Italy's Conegliano Valdobbiadene, which was established to safeguard the standards of what eventually became the D.O.C.G. criteria in crafting wines of the highest quality and distinct provenance, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the appellation.
MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU

The #1 Ramen restaurant in Japan, MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU is finally launched in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Renowned Japanese Ramen restaurant MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU is pleased to announce our Grand Opening Special Event on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Sawtelle, Los Angeles.
Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG Announces New US Campaign Promoting Wines from Italy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. announces that Charles Communications Associates is now their agency of record for the United States. The Consortium is a private body created to represent vine-growers, winemaking companies and bottlers from Conegliano Valdobbiadene and to safeguard the standards of the D.O.C.G. criteria in crafting wines of the highest quality and distinct provenance.
Matcha Dessert Shop - Matcha cha

Grand Opening: New Matcha Dessert Shop ‘Matcha cha’ Comes to Sawtelle in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lovely and yummy, Matcha dessert shop "Matcha cha" with its signature Matcha soft-serve ice cream is making Sawtelle debut on March 31, 2018. Enjoy the authentic Matcha flavor delivered from Kyoto, Japan!
Hak's Sauces at Fancy Food Show

Hak’s Shows Foodies Organic Innovation at 2018 Winter Fancy Foods in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Hak's, a leading manufacturer of clean ingredient sauces, condiments, and prepared foods looks forward to showcasing its full product line at the Winter Fancy Foods show, Booth #6406, from January 21 - 23 in San Francisco. Hak's products feature a unique combination: They're all designed by celebrity chef and founder Sharone Hakman, while offering great taste AND clean ingredients.
Killer Noodle L.A.

Killer Noodle Announces L.A. Grand Opening on Oct. 16 for Tantanmen Lovers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Killer Noodle in WLA Sawtelle Japantown is pleased to announce a Grand Opening special event on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in Sawtelle, Los Angeles, followed by the official Grand Opening of the restaurant on the 16th.
Bistro Planet Partners with Sequoia Equities

Bistro Planet and Sequoia Equities Inc. to Offer Food Truck Dinner Services to SEI Residents

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bistro Planet, the first company to connect the entire food truck marketplace under one platform, announced today that they will be partnering with residential powerhouse, Sequoia Equities, Inc. to deliver an innovative weekly Food Truck Dinner Service for their residents at the Brio Apartments in Glendale, Calif.
Greenbar Brands

Greenbar Distillery Re-brands Popular Distilled Drinks, Solidifies Placement in Craft Distillery Space

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Greenbar Distillery, one of California's original craft distilleries and home of the world's largest portfolio of handcrafted, organic spirits, today announced that it has unified its seven core spirits lines under a new heart brand that evokes the company's origins as a love story between the two founders, Litty Mathew and Melkon Khosrovian. In sharp contrast to how most distilleries design their packages to stand out within categories, such as vodka or whiskey, Greenbar Distillery's new look echoes the maker-focused branding of craft brewers.
TENTENYU Culver City

Tentenyu Announces Grand Opening Event of Its Second Location in Culver City, Calif.

CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TENTENYU RAMEN on WLA Sawtelle Japantown announced today, to commemorate the grand opening, a "Dice Challenge" event will take place for three days from Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2 at Tentenyu Culver City.
Japanese Food Supporter

Japanese Food Supporter Event Comes to San Francisco with Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In San Francisco on February 27, 2017 the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan will hold briefing sessions and exchange meetings aimed at promoting understanding of this system and expanding the number of supporter store certifications for restaurants and retail stores, Japan Products Promotions announced today.
Wine Tourism on the Go: Kazzit

Wine Lovers Online Portal Kazzit Inc. Tallies its Highest Quarterly Usership Growth to Date

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kazzit Inc., the wine industry's most all-inclusive online community, has announced a bullish end of the year in terms of company growth. The fourth quarter of 2016 showed a 30 percent increase in unique visitors over Q3, and a 400 percent increase over the previous year. These results were fueled by a recently refreshed design, enhanced content and search capabilities, the launch of the Kazzit mobile app, and international expansion into 17 new countries.
Yuzu Ramen & Broffee

Yuzu Ramen & Broffee Launch 3 New Dishes for Bay Area Ramen Foodies

EMERYVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Yuzu Ramen & Broffee, an authentic Japanese restaurant in the Bay area, announced they have added 5 new ramen dishes to their menu now offering 8 varieties in total. The new additions include a spicy tonkotsu, spicy gyukotsu, spicy veggie, cheesy tonkotsu, and a cheesy gyukotsu.
Wine Tourism on the Go: Kazzit

Wine Tourism on the Go: Kazzit Announces Redesigned Web Portal and New Mobile App

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kazzit, the wine industry's most all-inclusive online community, today announced the launch of a new, redesigned version of its website, www.kazzit.com. Still 100 percent free to consumers, key features of the site include a sleeker, more attractive design, a more engaging user experience with enhanced search and navigation, and a new mobile app.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Calif. Congressman Tony Cardenas Calls For Farmworker Education to Protect American Families

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) recently reintroduced a bill to protect American families from...

Lost Spirits Technologies develops patented process utilizing THEA One reactor to create superior new generation of spirits

SILICON VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California's Lost Spirits Technologies announces today that it has successfully scaled its experimental distilled spirits aging system and is preparing to begin a nationwide roll out of the revolutionary new technology in October 2015. The system will be implemented through the use of small, portable aging reactors dubbed the THEA One.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gatto Proposes Calif. Bill to Label Food Irrigated with Contaminated Fracking Water – ABX2-14

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Some California crops are being irrigated with oil-field wastewater from hydraulic fracturing, (otherwise known as “fracking”), says Assemblyman Mike...

Le French Festival 2015: A 10-Day Bastille Day Celebration in Los Angeles of French Artisans and Culture

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In a celebration of French artisans and culture in Los Angeles, Selavi Global and Canard Duchene Champagne have teamed up to launch the brand new 'Le French Festival' set to take place across Los Angeles from July 4-14, 2015. The event will end with a closing night party produced by French Tuesdays on Bastille Day, July 14 at Riviera 31 at the Sofitel Hotel.

Lost Spirits LLC announces disruptive technology for beverage industry: 20 years in 6 Days, the future of Aged Spirits

SALINAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based Lost Spirits LLC today announced it has built a new type of chemical reactor capable of making aged spirits with a near identical chemical signature to 20 year old barrel aged products. The new reactors are compact, portable, and will be deployed to 5 distilleries in a beta-test this summer.

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