Letter from the Publisher
Dear Life Bites News Readers,
September is a great time for traveling, especially in Europe. Most of the tourists have gone home, and the real 'world-travelers' are there. The weather in Austria, Hungary, Germany Italy, Switzerland, France, or just about any place abroad is perfect for sightseeing, outdoor dining, window shopping or just strolling on the Elizabeth Bridge with your special someone. This is the perfect time to Cruise the rivers in Europe on Viking River Cruise ships and savor the sights and flavors they offer. Fall is a special time to visit Seattle - look for great coverage on Seattle Sheraton and fun venues to visit in this exciting city.
Our October issue is filled with great stories and healthy recipes. Bread & Roses fundraiser for The Fund of Santa Barbara at the Quad, 70th Emmy Awards Gala. Watch for story on Bonjour Bayou - 17th annual benefit for the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission; great auction, food and music at Dos Pueblos Ranch on October 6 (www.sbrm.org). BookBites has some great reads. with additional art news tidbits, and September Cuinary Coup has great food & wine news.
Bonjour Bayou event attracts a huge crowd to Dos Pueblos Ranch where the Santa BarbaraRescue Mission honors spectacular citizens who have made a contribution to the ongoing success of the Mission in Santa Barbara. This year it's French all the way and the menu items will be in our story.
Five Chefs were Profiled for October September TASTE OF THE TOWN Gala Connoiseurs Dinner at Hilton Santa Barbara Oceanfront Resort. Jim Cledenen, Au Bon Climat was 2108 Honorary Vintner. It was an elegant outdoor event and the dinner by five exceptional local chefs was a gourmand's delight. Look for follow up story.
SIPS offers cool wine and beverage news for the month, and Kids K section has some great ideas for kids and teens and babies. Travel section features summer and fall travel recommended scenes locally and from around the world.
Look for Emmy and Governors Ball bites, coverage on pre-Emmy celebrity suites including GBK host Gavin Keilly, Mark & Matt Harris at WOW! Doris Bergman's fabulous celebrity lunch at Fig & Olive and more. Congratulations to all the Emmy nominees and winners, and to the chefs and vintners providing all the divine food and beverages highlighted at these major entertainment events.
See TTT for SBIFF, Emmy news, upcoming Oscars and more. For tickets to SBIFF visit www.sbiff.org.
Health Minded is filled with inspiring tidbits on organizations and supporters of area groups raising funds to fight diseases affecting friends and neighbors, including Hospice of Santa Barbara Awards Luncheon, Organic Soup Kitchen, Teddy Bear Foundation and more. So many generous people donating money to find a cure for diseases, and so many health professionals moving forward to help those in need.
We all must to continue to pray for our young men and women fighting in foreign countries. They need our prayers -- they need to come home safely! May God help the victims of sensless attacks in Europe and around the world.
Support your local restaurants, hotels and business' and let's give America a renewed strength and abundance of growth. Congratulations to the Finch & Fork at Kimpton Canary Hotel on their charitable "Shuck & Swallow" event. LA Food & Wine Event producers on yet another a great job sharing information and tastes of wine from around the world in LA! Please enjoy the delicious chicken recipe from Joachim Splichal's Emmy menu; great with Brander light white wine!
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LBN Staff 2018
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