Sunday, March 18, 2007

Wine Tasting in Santa Barbara

Come taste some wine with us on April 14. The Santa Barbara area is about 2 hours from LA and produces some of California’s best wine. If you’re a fan of Pinot Noir, Rosés, and minerally whites -- or are just curious to try them -- you’ll love exploring the region.

Friday, April 13

Leave work early and take the scenic route north, traveling along PCH til you hit the 101. Check in at the Days Inn Buellton.

8pm Dinner at Los Olivos Cafe, 2879 Grand Avenue in Los Olivos.

Saturday, April 14
8 - 9:30am -- Breakfast at Pea Soup Anderson’s, for morning people.
10:30am -- Meet in front of Days Inn Windmill for Welton Wine Limo.
For those of you driving up Saturday, click here for directions from L.A.

morning -- 5pm
We’ll visit a few wineries and have a picnic lunch at midday.
Some of the wineries we might visit:
Fess Parker
Zaca Mesa

8pm -- Dinner at the Hitching Post Restaurant, 406 E. Highway 246 in Buellton.

Sunday, April 15
Return to Los Angeles

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Monday, March 12, 2007

March FoodGroup goes to Thai Town

March FoodGroup will try Ruen Pair Thai Restaurant in Thai Town. Join Chris and Rosa for lunch and delight in pork jerky, spicy papaya salad, larbs, noodles, and curries. This is a small place, so RSVP early for a spot at the table.

Ruen Pair Thai Restaurant
When: Sunday, March 18 at 12 noon
Where: 5257 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027, (323) 466-0153
Take 101 Freeway to Hollywood Blvd exit. Take right fork to Hollywood
Blvd E, turn Right at Hollywood Blvd. Go less than 1 mile. Restaurant
will be on right side. Small lot and street parking available.