Winery guide – Perbacco Cellars http://perbaccocellars.com/ Mon, 09 May 2022 05:13:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://perbaccocellars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/cropped-icon-32x32.png Winery guide – Perbacco Cellars http://perbaccocellars.com/ 32 32 All of Adelaide’s best autumn restaurant openings • Glam Adelaide https://perbaccocellars.com/all-of-adelaides-best-autumn-restaurant-openings-glam-adelaide/ Mon, 09 May 2022 05:13:31 +0000 https://perbaccocellars.com/all-of-adelaides-best-autumn-restaurant-openings-glam-adelaide/ Share Tweeter Share Share E-mail It’s no secret that South Australia’s love of exploring all that’s new across the state. Boasting amazing local food, wine and businesses, we’ve compiled a list of all the new restaurants that have opened in the last month. In addition to the new restaurants, we’ve also included some new desserts […]]]>

It’s no secret that South Australia’s love of exploring all that’s new across the state. Boasting amazing local food, wine and businesses, we’ve compiled a list of all the new restaurants that have opened in the last month. In addition to the new restaurants, we’ve also included some new desserts and cafes, for low-key days.

lombra

Lombra is the team’s latest Italian destination behind Bocelli on Hutt Street and Est Ovest on Angas Street, with owner Davide La Scala at the helm. Lombra will offer Italian cuisine inspired by the Italian region of the Amalfi Coast and Campania. The drinks menu will recall the Venetian bar season.

15 Charles Street, West Lakes SA 5021

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Zayt and Zaatar

With the success of the Campbelltown location, Zayt and Zaatar decided to open up in a new corner of the country in West Lakes. Zayt and Zaatar are proud of Lebanese gastronomy, with flavors and recipes inherited from previous generations.

601/603 Lower North East Road, Campbelltown SA 5074

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Valentino

Valentino’s recently opened its doors in the heart of the city, so get ready to sample your favorite pastries and pizzas at this stunning new venue. ‘Tavola Calda’, which translates directly to ‘hot table’, is an Italian charcuterie and antipasto bar, bringing you some of the best Italian food Adelaide has to offer!

101 Grenfell Street, Adelaide

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Horizon Restaurant

Conveniently located on the picturesque property of Barossa’s 1837 Winery, a new destination restaurant is patiently waiting to pop up. Horizon at 1837 will bring an elegant and sophisticated dining experience, but don’t let the high class ambiance fool you, this place isn’t just your special occasion spot, it’s a place you’ll want to come back to again and again. Again.

119 Yaldara Lyndoch Drive, 5351

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Thirty-five Stirling

Introducing Thebarton’s new cafe, Thirty Five Stirling! Taking its name from the 35 Stirling Street address, the new cafe focuses on using local growers and suppliers as it takes its place in a burgeoning coffee scene in the inner city suburbs.

35 Stirling Street, Thebarton

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Kintaro Sushi

Good news for all sushi lovers in Oaklands Park, Kintaro Sushi are new residents of the Fresh Food Mall in Westfield Marion. Their passionate and highly skilled chefs produce a wide selection of traditional Japanese specialties including sushi, sashimi, soups, udon, ramen, dumplings, cold rolls, salads and more.

Westfield Marion, 297 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park SA 5046

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Cuisine, Bec Hardy Wines

McLaren Vale Cellar Door, Bec Hardy Wines, expanded its visitor experience in April with the launch of a new dining experience, The Kitchen at Bec Hardy. With a philosophy of all things local, seasonal and sustainable, the kitchen is now open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

327 Hunt Road, McLaren Vale SA 5171

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Hong Tam

Hong Tam, aka Pho Hong Tam, is now expanding its reach with the opening of an additional location in Salisbury. The restaurant specializes in Vietnamese beef noodle soup (Pho) and other traditional Vietnamese dishes.

68-74 Daphne Road, Salisbury East

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Press Gastronomy & Wines

Press Food and Wine is not technically new BUT the restaurant has completed its latest renovations and it looks really great. Alongside the fantastic renovations, talented chef Tom Tilbury has launched a brand new menu, which debuted on Wednesday 13th April.

40 Waymouth Street, Adelaide 5000

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Okami-Restaurant

There’s not much better than an all you can eat menu and Adelaide is now blessed with not one but TWO new all you can eat Japanese restaurants with Okami Restaurant opening its second SA location in Glenunga.

291 Glen Osmond Road, Glenunga 5064

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by Luciano

After Luciano’s unfortunate closure at the end of last year, the luxurious Marina Restaurant has reopened with new owners, a new kitchen team and a fresh outlook. Luciano’s is known for its signature dish – a homemade gnocchetti with South Australian crab, tomato, chilli and mascarpone.

Shop 13-15 Marina Pier Holdfast Shores Marina, Glenelg SA 5045

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by Pranzo

Although not “new” as such, the popular Italian restaurant down the alley has undergone a complete facelift, from paint to pasta, with authentic Italian cuisine at the forefront. The dreary interior has been painted, opened up, tiled and styled. Large windows, concrete floors, and white tiled walls make the space open and inviting with a casual bistro-style layout.

46 Exchange Place, Adelaide 5000

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dessert factory

May 7 marked the grand opening of one of Adelaide’s newest dessert restaurants, The Dessert Factory. The restaurant’s offerings include individual cheesecakes, cakes, cupcakes, chunky shakes, sinful smoothies, as well as the Divine Sound Cake Bucket!

Shop 1/44-52 Hawson Ave, North Plympton SA 5037

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Saudade Custard Tarts

Saudade, Adelaide’s favorite Portuguese cream pie purveyor, has finally opened its exciting new store at the Grote Street entrance to the Central Market. After running a wildly successful brick and mortar boutique in Mitcham Square shopping centre, it’s great to see Saudade come full circle by opening his second store in the place where it all started.

Grote Street entrance to Adelaide Central Market (next to Cumbia Bar & Kitchen)

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Ballaboosta

Mediterranean cuisine meets Middle Eastern at one of Adelaide’s favorite little CBD cafes, Ballaboosta. The little cafe, which is currently located in a converted laundromat on Halifax Street, has now set its sights on a second location in Burnside.

Opening scheduled for the end of May.

289 Halifax Street, Adelaide 5000

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Mother’s Day gift guide: great red wines https://perbaccocellars.com/mothers-day-gift-guide-great-red-wines/ Sat, 07 May 2022 19:58:56 +0000 https://perbaccocellars.com/mothers-day-gift-guide-great-red-wines/ This dark, charming wine is as bold and beautiful as your mother. Vineyards of the Baldacci family Your mom is bold and beautiful, and you are indebted to her so this Mother’s Day, give her a wine as wonderful as she is. Here is an overview of the great red wines to celebrate it. Baldacci […]]]>

Your mom is bold and beautiful, and you are indebted to her so this Mother’s Day, give her a wine as wonderful as she is. Here is an overview of the great red wines to celebrate it.

Baldacci Family Vineyards Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, ($110)

This limited-production Cabernet Sauvignon draws its grapes from a vineyard that has been in continuous production for 188 in its Stag Leap AVA. This sophisticated wine has a velvety texture with soft tannins, balanced acidity and aromas of blackberries, roses and chocolate. Let your mom enjoy it on her own or cook her a dinner to enjoy.

The Vice 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon “Five Peaks,” $98

What makes this Cabernet Sauvignon a rare vice for your mother is that it’s made from grapes harvested from Napa’s five mountain AVAs – Atlas Peak, Mount Veeder, Diamond Mountain District, Howell Mountain and Spring. Mountain District. These five vineyards are among the most difficult to cultivate and represent less than 1% of the wine produced in the region, which makes this bottle all the more rare.

James Cole Winery 2019 Privado Red Wine, ($125)

This luxurious red blend is made from 50% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, all harvested in the heart of Napa Valley. With a bouquet of black cherry, cedarwood and hints of lilac, it offers a silky finish. Perfect on its own or with meat, this newly released red wine is sure to please your mother.

Hamel Family Wines 2017 Nuns Canyon Cabernet Sauvignon, ($160)

This sumptuously impressive wine has pure ruby ​​color and pure expression of Sonoma County. With notes of fresh blackberry and cassis, plus a layering of lavender and sage, this wine is persistent and powerful…maybe like your mom. This wine can be decanted to enjoy on Mother’s Day, or it can be aged in her cellar for her to enjoy on a future Mother’s Day.

Châteaux Magnol 2019 M de Magnol Bordeaux Red, ($36.99)

This elegant, juicy and fruity red wine is a blend of 45% Merlot, 38% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot. Aged for a year in French oak barrels, this delicious French wine is made to accompany dishes such as grilled meats, aged cheeses and dark chocolate desserts.

Modus Operandi Cellars 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon Sage Ridge Vineyard, $185

This deep garnet-colored wine was made from vineyards grown above Hennessy Lake in Napa, with grapes that cost nearly $20,000 a ton. Intense aromas of cassis, black cherry and black earth rise from the glass, along with lighter scents of cedar, rose and espresso, making this a wine to savor. Winemaker Jason Moore advises aging this wine carefully in the cellar for three to five years, but it can be enjoyed over the next two decades.

Decoy Wines 2019 California Merlot, ($25)

This Merlot is definitely a great red: from its soft, refined tannins to its rustic undertones, with juicy layers of black cherry, raspberry and plum. Lovely on the palate – and on your wallet – this Merlot is affordable but comparable to more expensive vintages. It’s perfect for your Mother’s Day celebration.

Justin Vineyard & Winery RATIONALE 2019, ($65)

JUSTIFICATION is a kind of Old World and New World wine, with a blend of Cabernet Franc and Merlot. With 51 percent Cabernet Franc, this wine embodies the spirit of a French Right Bank Bordeaux with its red fruit and elegant structure, but it comes with a Paso Robles touch of full, ripe fruit. A versatile pairing wine with a wide range of foods, it’s a great Mother’s Day gift.

Scattered Peaks 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon, ($29.99)

With an intense aroma of black and red fruits and just a hint of anise, this lovely drinkable wine tastes opulent with a long, lingering finish. Let your mom enjoy it with her Mother’s Day dinner or just let her enjoy it on her own.

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Natural Wine is the Most Favorable Beverage in Brooklyn, NY New Guide by Absolute Winery Finds https://perbaccocellars.com/natural-wine-is-the-most-favorable-beverage-in-brooklyn-ny-new-guide-by-absolute-winery-finds/ Thu, 05 May 2022 16:45:00 +0000 https://perbaccocellars.com/natural-wine-is-the-most-favorable-beverage-in-brooklyn-ny-new-guide-by-absolute-winery-finds/ Natural wine market statistics show an expected increase of almost 10.2% CAGR from 2022 to 2030. BROOKLYN, NY, USA, May 5, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Organic wine has not entered the market the way marketed wines have. The fact is that organic wines represent only 3.6% of global wine consumption. However, studies point to an increase […]]]>

Natural wine market statistics show an expected increase of almost 10.2% CAGR from 2022 to 2030.

BROOKLYN, NY, USA, May 5, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Organic wine has not entered the market the way marketed wines have. The fact is that organic wines represent only 3.6% of global wine consumption. However, studies point to an increase of 1 billion bottles in the number of organic wines consumed and sold each year from 2022; now the concept looks to a promising future.

The shift in consumer preferences regarding food and beverage consumption has led to a surge in natural wine specialty wineries in Brooklyn. This shift comes after decades of attempts to commercialize the wine industry in Brooklyn.

Organic wine is precisely what its name suggests – made with organic ingredients. Since organic wine does not include any artificial chemical intervention during the fermentation process, it is widely coveted by health conscious people.

The bright spot of the upward trend in organic wines has also had a positive impact on organic vineyards. Today, many wineries operate on organic vineyards, promoting this practice to other farmers. Since the organic production is quite long, the marketing of these wines results in higher prices, but people still seem to like them.

It’s safe to say that this new culture of natural and organic wines has taken the city by storm, with well-known bars and pubs adopting it into their bar menu. Not only that, even wine shops are selling more bottles of organic wines in Brooklyn. According to an article by BK Reader, stores with a strong wine presence like Heart’s Wine And Spirits and Fermented Grapes have embraced this trend and are selling more organic wines than ever.

In an article on BK reader explaining why organic wines are all the rage in Brooklyn, it is stated that the concept of producing organic wines is favorable to winemakers since the process works in tandem with nature, which is preferred. However, there is a great deal of attention to detail and occasional intervention required to ensure the wines turn out to be drinkable.

Crown Heights local wine expert Kilolo Strobert owns a wine store in Prospect Heights where she sells organic wine paired with the most popular wines. Robert says that even though the concept of organic and natural wine seems like something new, “many wines have simply never been marketed as organic or biodynamic or even sustainable when they already were and have been for a long time. “.

The Forbes article on the response of Loire Valley producers to the demand for organic wines is a revealing article that the wine industry is also changing due to the increase in the number of health-conscious consumers. and a possible change of palate. Thus, the Loire Valley is also affected by the rise of organic viticulture.

According to the article, the facts about organic vineyards are as follows:

● 65% of all vineyards are dedicated to organic farming
● 62% of wine estates are dedicated to organic viticulture
● From 2019 to 2022, organic viticulture increased by up to 140%
● Over the past 10 years, the acreage for organic farming has increased by 240%

Health is wealth, so to me to sit here and say that one organic or biodynamic wine wouldn’t be healthier for you than another makes no sense to me. That’s why the trend is here to stay – it’s essential to talk about agriculture, it’s important to talk about what we put in our bodies, and natural wine talks about it. – (Kilolo Strobert, Owner, Fermented Grapes, BK)
Cohen, the co-founder of Flatiron Wines and Spirits, says all of their customers understand that organic wines are much healthier because they use fewer chemicals during the winemaking process. Organic wines are much safer, not only for health but also for people who care about the environment, inducing minor damage to the land.

As in any other industry, slamming an organic certification does not guarantee the quality of the wines. The interaction that winemakers have with their customers helps them produce the type of wine consumers love. Cohen religiously believes in this practice and believes it will inherently change the industry for the better.

According to International Wine & Spirit Research (IWSR) wine and market analysis of 2022, global wine consumption is increasing to at least 2.43 billion nine-litre cases. Organic wine consumption worldwide between 2017 and 2022 saw the highest percentage increase of 9.2%.

Mark Meek, CEO of IWSR, said total wine volume in general is currently seeing a slight increase, but the organic wine industry is expected to boom by 2022 to 87.5 million cases. .

The question remains, which demographic group consumes the most wine in the world? According to the IWSR, at least 12% of organic wine consumers come from America, while European countries hold the upper end of organic wine consumption statistics at 78%.

The Global Opportunity Index report in 2021 showed that organic wine is set to increase, especially among the younger generation of consumers. Some of the famous organic wine brands are Sauvignon Blanc, Parducci Lapostolle Casa, Domaine Carneros, and Hampton Water, among others.

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What to do in the Ozarks region https://perbaccocellars.com/what-to-do-in-the-ozarks-region/ Sat, 30 Apr 2022 15:00:00 +0000 https://perbaccocellars.com/what-to-do-in-the-ozarks-region/ One could argue that Ozark—Netflix’s award-winning and critically acclaimed drama, the latest episodes of which dropped on the streamer this week, has done the destination it’s name no favors. According to its on-screen portrayal, the vast region of serpentine lakes and verdant mountains stretching from Missouri to Arkansas is nothing more than a cesspool of […]]]>

One could argue that Ozark—Netflix’s award-winning and critically acclaimed drama, the latest episodes of which dropped on the streamer this week, has done the destination it’s name no favors. According to its on-screen portrayal, the vast region of serpentine lakes and verdant mountains stretching from Missouri to Arkansas is nothing more than a cesspool of corruption, drugs and violence beneath its glittering veneer. : a “sunny place for dodgy people”, if you will.

But in reality, if Angelenos have Montecito and New Yorkers have the Hamptons, the Midwestern wealthy have long retreated to the Ozarks for their summer respite from city life (even Missouri native Brad Pitt reportedly has a home here in a tony enclave known as Millionaires Creek). The revelry naturally centers on the many lakes in the area (swimming, boating, fishing, floating bacchanalia, etc.), although there is also plenty to do on land to fill a hot and languid afternoon, from golf to hiking, passing through learned arts and Culture.

While the Netflix series takes place primarily around Lake of the Ozarks, near the northern edge of the region – show creator Bill Dubuque drew inspiration from his teenage summers working at a local lodge – the Ozarks actually span a colossal area of ​​47,000 square miles. Along the southern border are top attractions including Bentonville, the upscale, artsy Arkansas town home to the billionaire Walton family and their Walmart empire, and, less than two hours away, Payne’s Valley, a new magnificent golf course designed by Tiger Woods. GTCan advice ? Spend a few days in the city before venturing into the green and blue calm of the countryside. Below is our guide to the best places for aozark vacation in the Ozarks.

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Where to stay

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The 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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First stop: the city Walmart built. Home to some of the best art in the country (see: Crystal Bridges Museum, below), not to mention the wealthiest family in the world, elegant Bentonville has plenty to see. Make the 21c Museum Hotel your starting point – the chain of establishments was founded with the aim of combining an immersive artistic experience with metropolitan hospitality. As with its other locations in Nashville, Chicago and Louisville, this means huge exhibition spaces to showcase regional and international artists, site-specific installations, fabulous decor throughout and a lively restaurant with local ingredients. The one here, called The Hive, is directed by James Beard Award nominee Matthew McClure.

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Grand Cedar Pavilion

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Big Cedar Lodge in the Ozarks.

Grand Cedar Pavilion

If Bentonville is the kingdom of the Waltons, Big Cedar Lodge, a sprawling 4,600-acre resort in the Missouri Ozark wilderness (and less than two hours from Bentonville), is the estate of another billionaire, the founder of Bass Pro Shops, Johnny Morris. As an acclaimed conservationist, often referred to as the “Walt Disney of the outdoors”, he has created a veritable playground of outdoor activity and adventure. On the very long list of amenities here: five swimming pools and six hot tubs, several accommodation options ranging from chalets to glamping tents, five golf courses, an 18,000 square foot spa where treatment rooms each have their own fireplace, a 10,000 hectare wildlife preserve (see: Dogwood Canyon, below) and a custom 65ft luxury yacht for private cocktail cruises on the lake.

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Long Stream Camp

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A glamping tent at Camp Long Creek.

Long Stream Camp

In 2019, Big Cedar Lodge added glamping to its accommodation offering. Visitors to Camp Long Creek, which is located along the water, can choose between deluxe tents, which have soaking tubs and fire pits, or cabins and huts, which come with small kitchens. As for the activities at this family-friendly, kid-friendly place: there’s lakeside “beach” access, a vintage Airstream that serves food and drink, a pool, a dog park and s’more kits.

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Stonewater Cove

Nestled on 500 acres in a quiet corner of Table Rock Lake, lies one of the area’s best-kept secrets: the intimate, all-inclusive, family-run Stonewater Cove. Here you can be adventurous – ATV rides, ziplining, fishing excursions and helicopter rides are on offer – or simply savor the low-key lakeside vibe, partake in a treatment or two in the treehouse spa. and live a few days as well-heeled weekenders might.

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What to do

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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Turquoise Reeds and Ozark Fiori by Dale Chihuly, at the Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Founded a decade ago by Walmart scion Alice Walton, the Crystal Bridges Museum has grown into a lavish, state-of-the-art institution designed by Moshe Safdie with a stellar collection of top-notch art by Andy Warhol, Louise Bourgeois, John Singer Sargent and Georgia O’Keeffe. Elsewhere on its 120-acre lot: a James Turrell Skyspace, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bachman-Wilson House, and four miles of trails to experience it all.

Natural History Museum of the Ancient Ozarks

Thanks to Johnny Morris’ voracious appetite for preservation, the ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum has an impressive array – about a third of his personal collection – of prehistoric skeletons and Native American artifacts that trace centuries-old history. of the region. Civil War relics are also on display, including uniforms, cannons, paintings, and even a medallion containing a lock of Abraham Lincoln’s hair.

Payne Valley

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Payne Valley Golf Course.

Payne Valley

Big Cedar Lodge’s five golf courses recently received Audubon Signature Sanctuary status, a distinction reserved for locations that meet the highest standards of conservation and sustainability. Payne’s Valley, the first public golf course designed by the legendary Tiger Woods, joined the portfolio in September 2020 and was named the best new public golf course in North America in 2021 by golf summary.

Dogwood Canyon Nature Park

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Dogwood Canyon Natural Park.

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Endangered species like owls, bald eagles and rare white bison make their home in Dogwood Canyon, a 10,000-acre nature preserve that’s also perfect for kayaking, trout fishing, hiking , biking, horseback riding and guided foraging lessons.

What to eat and drink

Chateau Aux Arcs

Yes, there is wine country in Arkansas. Chateau Aux Arc—whose name refers to the French etymology of ozark (one of the theories is that in les Arcs was the abbreviation of in Arkansas) – is the first and only winery in the state to be led by a winemaker (Audrey House) and specializes in the Cynthiana grape, also known as “Cabernet du Sud”.

Wright’s BBQ

At this no-frills counter restaurant in Bentonville, which started life as a food truck, brisket, ribs and pulled pork are prepared the OG way – over a pit over a 100% open flame. of pecan wood from the wilds of Arkansas. Garth Brooks even called it the best barbecue he’s ever had.

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Bentonville, Arkansas.

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The Worman house bistro

Last year, Big Cedar Lodge took over the former 1920s country retreat of railroad tycoon Harry Worman, meticulously restored it and transformed it into a new restaurant overlooking Table Rock Lake, a bistro-style menu with an Ozarks twist and a cocktail. list that pays homage to the Roaring Twenties, with Sidecars and French 75s galore.

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Coachella Valley Mother’s Day Brunch and Dinner Guide 2022 https://perbaccocellars.com/coachella-valley-mothers-day-brunch-and-dinner-guide-2022/ Wed, 27 Apr 2022 18:12:19 +0000 https://perbaccocellars.com/coachella-valley-mothers-day-brunch-and-dinner-guide-2022/ INLAND EMPIRE, CA – This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 8. For those planning to treat mom and family to a lavish brunch or festive dinner, check out Patch’s annual restaurant guide for on-site Mother’s Day specials and take-out offerings in and around Temecula, as well as in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. […]]]>

INLAND EMPIRE, CA – This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 8.

For those planning to treat mom and family to a lavish brunch or festive dinner, check out Patch’s annual restaurant guide for on-site Mother’s Day specials and take-out offerings in and around Temecula, as well as in Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

Note that some promotions run all weekend and others may require advance reservations or orders. So don’t delay!

Find out what’s happening in Palm Desertwith free real-time Patch updates.

If you need some visual inspiration, scroll through the photo slideshow at the top of this post to check out the delicious dishes.

For families who love Disney, we’ve also included the park’s Mother’s Day details. If you know of any other neighborhood restaurants with mom-worthy deals, share them with readers in the comments section.

Find out what’s happening in Palm Desertwith free real-time Patch updates.

And to all the mothers, grandmothers, mothers-in-law, adoptive mothers and aunts too, Happy Mother’s Day from Patch!
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CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN: CPKs offer a way to show your love for Mom: heart-shaped crispy thin crust pizzas. The special is for dinner on site only on May 8th. Details. Locations listed here.

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CORNER BAKERY: On Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8, the matriarchs in your family will receive a free bakery item with the purchase of a main dish for lunch or dinner. Or surprise mom with breakfast in bed and order from a range of on-the-go breakfast items, including a limited-time offer of pancakes topped with blueberries. Website here. See locations in Chino Hills, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands and Temecula.

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DICKEY’S BARBECUE PIT: Mother’s Day falls on a Sunday, and…kids 12 and under eat free on Sundays with a purchase of at least $10 at participating establishments. A meal for children by check. The offer applies to on-site, delivery and take-out orders. Use code KEFOLO when paying online. Not combinable with other coupons, offers, discounts or promotions. See the website here. Locator here.

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DISNEYLAND RESORT PARKS: Celebrate mom in the happiest place on earth with Mother’s Day brunch and dinner at Storytellers Cafe at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, brunch with Minnie Mouse and friends at Disneyland’s Plaza Inn or brunch and dinner, with character visits, at Goofy’s Cuisine at the Disneyland Hotel. Reservations in progress. Or stop by the GCH Holiday Cart at the Grand Californian for Mother’s Day-themed treats like chocolate-covered strawberries, macaroons, and cookie shots with milk or liquor. Info here. At 1460 South Harbor Blvd., Anaheim.

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EDDIE V’S: A special three-course prix fixe Mother’s Day brunch menu is scheduled for May 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with entrée options of Florentine lobster quiche, roast avocado with jumbo crab or steak and eggs. ($55 adults/$16 children.) Mimosas, Bloody Marys and bellinis also available, as well as an a la carte menu. Location in Palm Desert. Reservations here.

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1882 CANTINA AT PECHANGA RESORT CASINO: special menu for Mother’s Day: spring chicken soup ($10); mango salad ($12); lobster and shrimp, rice and bean enchiladas ($32); strawberry cheesecake ($12). Info & menu link. At 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula.

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EL TORITO: Enjoy the all-you-can-eat Mother’s Day brunch from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 8, with a ham and three-tip carving station, buildable tacos, made-to-order omelets, Cadillac margs for 5 $, Bloody Marys, micheladas, unlimited champagne and more. Website here. Locations in Corona, Ontario, Riverside and San Bernardino.

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EUREKA! : Make mom happy with the “Mommy’s On a Break” cocktail accompanied by a prix fixe menu at $35. Choice of starters: glazed and crispy Brussels sprouts; spinach and artichoke dip; or mac and cheese balls. Appetizer selections: Fresno Fig Burger; spicy chicken sandwich; cowboy burger; veggie beet burger; or cobb salad. “Mommy’s On a Break” mixes tequila, blood orange, yuzu, Grand Poppy Amaro, rosemary and lemon. Special Mother’s Day from May 4th to 10th. Website. Locations include Indian Wells, Ontario and Redlands.

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EUROPA VILLAGE WINERY: Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch will be served at Bolero Restaurant, featuring a pancake creation station, refrigerated seafood bar, carving station and classic Spanish cuisine. $89 adult / $39 child. Members: $80.10 adult/$35.10 child. For reservations, call 951-414-3802. Reservations required. Info here. At 41150 Via Europa, Temecula.

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FLEMING’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE: Mother’s Day special offered on May 7 and 8, with a three-course menu including salad, dessert and filet mignon accompanied by a choice of crab-stuffed shrimp or langoustines with lobster tail. Evening menu and three-course children’s menu available all day. Also available for pickup or delivery. Restaurant in Rancho Cucamonga.

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GELSON’S MARKETS: The supermarket is a one-stop shop for Mother’s Day, offering flower bouquets, chocolate-covered strawberries and take-out meals to heat up at home. Options include brunch menus with salmon, quiche Lorraine, vegetable quiche, and crab cakes, as well as fruit sides, breads, and pastries. Pre-orders due May 6 for pickup May 7-8. Location in Rancho Mirage. Order links here.——–

GREAT OAK STEAKHOUSE AT PECHANGA RESORT CASINO: Special prix-fixe menu planned for Mother’s Day ($92 per person), including a starter of kale and brussels salad or truffle chicken soup and choice of entrees surf & turf, bass or salmon. The dessert is chocolate, honey and passion fruit cakes. Info & menu link. At 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula.

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KRISPY KREME: Just in time for your Mother’s Day brunch, the channel is reintroducing its Sunday special: “Cinnamon Sundays.” The Original Glazed Cinnamon Roll is available individually or in a pack of four. This is a Sunday-exclusive item, and mom’s big day is Sunday, May 8! Info here. Locator here.

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LOGAN’S ROADHOUSE: A Mother’s Day weekend special, May 6-8, features hand-cut-to-order beef ribs with two sides or premium bacon mac and cheese and sautéed mushrooms at garlic and red wine. And on Sunday, May 8, the first 50 dinner moms get a free, limited-edition koozie. A take-out feast option, serving six to eight people for $159.99, includes prime rib, rolls, sides, salad and a brownie. Take-out orders due May 4 for pickup May 7-8. Info here. Location in Fontana.

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MACARONI GRILL: Mother’s Day weekend specials will include gorgonzola steak and grilled Amalfi salmon. Go here for info. Restaurants will open at 11 a.m. Locations in Corona, Redlands and Temecula.

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STANDARDS: The legendary SoCal restaurant chain since 1949 will celebrate moms with specialties such as the Bigger Better Breakfast ($10.99), the hotcake stack ($6.99) or the chilaquiles verdes ($10.99). Plus, every mom who dines May 6-10 will walk away with “Every Mom Wins” scratchers — all filled with prizes like BOGO deals, $5 off next visit or $500 shopping grand prizes, Apple Watch, a day at the spa or a $150 NORMS catering gift cards. Find locations in Rialto and Riverside. Website here.
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OAK MOUNTAIN WINERY: Celebrate May 8 with a Mother’s Day brunch featuring eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes, French toast and berries, shrimp, enchiladas, fruit and cheeses, as well as carving and omelette stations, desserts and pastries. Mimosas, Bloody Marys and other cocktails available for purchase. Wine Club members $53; guests $59; children 10 and under $17. Reservations are required online or at (951) 699-9102. Location: 36522 Via Verde, Temecula.

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OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE: A special Mother’s Day menu is offered May 4-8 with dishes such as “Grilled on the Barbie” or Coconut Shrimp Tenderloin; Prime rib; possibility of adding a lobster tail to any dish; Peach Bellini with vodka, peach puree and blood orange juice topped with prosecco, strawberries and mint; and the new “Thunder & Lightning” pecan brownie with ice cream and chocolate sauce. Website. See locations in Ontario, Palm Desert, San Bernardino, Temecula and Upland.

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PAISANO’S AT PECHANGA RESORT CASINO: The Italian restaurant offers a fixed price, special Mother’s Day ($62 per person), offering soup or salad, an appetizer, dessert and a choice of starter of salmon, pasta primavera or fillet. Info & menu here. At 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula.

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RED LOBSTER: Celebrate Mother’s Day at home with “Build Your Own Family Feast” takeout ($54.99) that serves four people with a choice of three seafood dishes, two sides and cookies Cheddar Bay. Choose from scampi with prawns, grilled prawns, coconut prawns, fried whitefish, salmon and more. Or upgrade to “Ultimate Family Feast” ($124.99), featuring lobster tails, crab legs, scampi with shrimp, and “Walt’s Favorite Shrimp.” Order information here. A gift card is also available until June 26. For every $50 spent on Red Lobster gift cards purchased at restaurants or online, receive a $10 bonus coupon on any order of $30 or more from June 27 through August 31. Locator here.

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RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE: Mother’s Day weekend, prix fixe menu, starting at $57 per person, available May 6-8. Appetizers include salads or lobster bisque. Appetizer options, plus sides: steak and shrimp; steak & lobster; or twin tails. Chef’s choice of desserts. See here for info and reservations. Palm Desert location.———TCBY: Moms get a free 6-ounce cup of frozen yogurt for Mother’s Day, May 8, at participating stores. Offer is in-store only. Locator here.
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UMI SUSHI & OYSTER BAR AT PECHANGA RESORT CASINO: Four courses plus a dessert are offered for Mother’s Day ($68 per person). Dishes include: tori paitan soup; sashimi appetizer; yakitori duck; lobster katsu. Info & menu link here. At 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula.

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YOGURTLAND: The frozen yogurt chain is running a promotion for Mother’s Day. For every $25 e-gift card purchased from May 2-7, receive a $5 bonus card via email for future visits May 8-31. Find information here.

Related: Guide to Mother’s Day 2022 gifts

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Guide to this three-day road trip https://perbaccocellars.com/guide-to-this-three-day-road-trip/ Sat, 23 Apr 2022 13:31:00 +0000 https://perbaccocellars.com/guide-to-this-three-day-road-trip/ Nova Scotia is a unique geographic location with the Bay of Fundy and its beautiful landscape. It’s best to plan this trip during the summer, as the weather will be ideal for the types of adventures you’ll want to take part in. There’s a reason so many travelers and adventurers have made Nova Scotia their […]]]>

Nova Scotia is a unique geographic location with the Bay of Fundy and its beautiful landscape. It’s best to plan this trip during the summer, as the weather will be ideal for the types of adventures you’ll want to take part in. There’s a reason so many travelers and adventurers have made Nova Scotia their home. Its aesthetics and beauty stand out no matter how many destinations you have visited.

Day One – Halifax to Lunenberg

The first day consists of a three-leg trip along the coast from Halifax to Lunenberg. The first stop is just a brief adventure between Halifax and Peggy’s Cove. Then a slightly longer loop to the peninsula and Blandford House where you can have lunch and enjoy a walk or ride along the coast. Finally, it’s time to head to Lunenberg where you will spend your evening.

  • Today’s travel distance – 179 km, 2h30
  • The road

Halifax

For this leg of the trip, there will really only be time for breakfast, but it is important. Here are the number one recommendations for breakfast in Halifax.

Dilly Dally Cafe: An upscale breakfast spot that cooks your favorite dishes with quality ingredients and service.

  • Address – 6100 Quinpool Road, Halifax, NS B3L 1A1, Canada
  • Contact – (902) 407-5554
  • Cost – $$
  • must try – Sourdough Croissants
  • Website

Peggy’s Cove: Peggy’s Cove consists of a lighthouse and its surrounding small village. It is a scenic location ideal for photography and exploration. Take a walk on the rocks and the coast surrounding the lighthouse to admire its beauty.

Blandford: A scenic stop and a chance to grab some lunch and stretch your legs on this day trip. Here is the lunch destination you should check out.

The Kiwi Cafe: This little cafe has a great menu and is friendly enough for vegetarian dinners. Some of them claimed he had the best veggie burger ever!

  • Address – 19 Pleasant Street, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0 Canada
  • Contact – (902)275-1492
  • Cost -$$-$$$
  • must try – Veggie burger
  • Lunch menu

Lunenberg

Lunenberg is a peaceful town with few dining options. Here are some choices for dinner.

A beloved spot in Lunenberg, the Salt Shaker Deli and Inn offers delicious cuisine using fresh, local ingredients.

  • Address – Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0 Canada
  • Contact – (902)640-3434
  • Cost -$$-$$$
  • MustTry – Margarita Pizza
  • Menu

Grand Banker Bar & Grill: This local bar and grill has an excellent selection of seafood along with other favorites you would expect. Everything is high quality and the atmosphere is fun.

  • Address – 82 Montague Street Brigantine Inn, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0 Canada
  • Contact – (902)634-3300
  • Cost -$$-$$$
  • must try – Fish & Chips
  • Menu

Related: Rockies vs. Maritimes: Which Side of Canada to Visit?

Day Two – An Adventure in Wolfville

The second day of this trip will take you north to Hall’s Harbor and finally Wolfville. In Hall’s Harbor you will visit Hall’s Harbor Lobster Pound where you can learn a bit about lobster fishing and enjoy some for lunch. Next, a short trip to Blomidon Look-off which offers panoramic views of the coast and Scott’s Point in the distance. Finally, it’s time to visit Wolfville where you will enjoy your evening.

  • Today’s travel distance – 151 km, 2 hours 6 minutes
  • The road

Lunenberg

Before hitting the road, be sure to eat breakfast. Here are some must-visit breakfast spots that will set you up for your day.

The wise sailor: The Savvy Sailor offers breakfast and lunch with local flavors. You can expect to find a variety of seafood options making great use of local ingredients.

  • Address – 100 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0 Canada
  • Contact – (902)640-7245
  • Cost -$$-$$$
  • must try – Savvy Brekky 14
  • Menu

Hall’s Harbor Lobster Pound: Most of your time in Hall’s Harbor should be spent at Hall’s Harbor Lobster Pound. If you love lobster, you’ll love the variety of ways it’s served here.

  • Address – 1157 West Halls Harbor Rd, Centreville, Nova Scotia B0P 1J0 Canada
  • Contact – (902)679-5299
  • Cost -$$-$$$
  • must try – Lobster roll
  • Menu

Blomidon Belvedere: This is a brief scenic stop that adds a break to your drive to Wolfville. Access to the Blomidon lookout is quick and easy and the views are magnificent. It’s also a great rewarding exercise to add a break to any driving.

  • Address – 3374 NS-358, Canning, N.S. B0P 1H0, Canada

Wolfville: Wolfville will be your final destination for the day. Here you should visit Planter’s Ridge Winery where you can sample, and perhaps take home, a selection of their wonderful wines. You might be looking for additional dining options once you’re done at the winery. Here are some places you could try.

Planter’s Ridge Vineyard

  • Address – 1441 Church Street, Port Williams, NS B0P 1T0, Canada
  • Contact – (902)542-2711

Blomidon Inn: This is an upscale restaurant with a reputation for providing a quality dining experience. Be sure to make your reservations!

  • Address – 195 Main Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1C3 Canada
  • Contact – (877)542-2291
  • Cost – $$$$
  • must try – Their menu changes depending on what is available
  • Website

Restaurant Troy: Offering a blend of Mediterranean, European and Turkish flavors, it has become popular with travelers and its community.

  • Address – 12 Elm Ave, Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1Z9 Canada
  • Contact – (902)542-4425
  • Cost -$$-$$$
  • must try – Seafood skewers
  • Menu

On the same subject: Val-Jalbert: the best preserved ghost town in Quebec, Canada

Day 3 – Enjoy the Bay of Fundy then return to Halifax

After enjoying your morning in Wolfville, it’s time for the two-hour drive to Shubenacadie Tidal Bore Rafter Resort where you’ll taste both lunch and adrenaline with a bit of rafting in the Shubenacadie River.

  • Today’s travel distance – 177 km, 2 hours 14 minutes
  • The road

Wolfville

Starting your day in Wolfville, be sure to try breakfast at Naked Crepe Bistro before beginning your journey for the day. This day will be a bit more adrenaline filled than your previous days!

Naked Crepe Bistro: Naked Crepe Bistro is popular for its delicious breakfast but also for its ability to accommodate diners of all types. Whether you’re a dedicated carnivore, vegan, or can’t touch sugar, this is the place to be.

  • Address – 406 Main Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1C9 Canada
  • Contact – (902)542-0653
  • Cost -$$-$$$
  • must try – The Nicolette
  • Menu

Shubenacadie Tidal Bore Rafting Station: The Bay of Fundy tides cause the Shubenacadie River to develop quite large rapids. Shubenacadie Tidal Bore Rafting Resort will take you on a perfectly safe and adventurous rafting expedition down these rapids! They also offer delicious and spectacular dining options.

  • Address – 12215 NS-215, Urbania, NS B0N 2H0, Canada
  • Contact – (902)400-0104
  • Website

Halifax

With the end of this trip comes a return to Halifax. Once back in Halifax, you will have the opportunity to enjoy one last dining experience before marking the end of your adventure. Here are a few places to try.

Edna Restaurant: It is a lively and very popular restaurant. They offer popular Canadian-style dishes as well as vegan and vegetarian options.

  • Address – 2053 Gottingen Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3B2 Canada
  • Contact – (902)429-2550
  • Cost -$$-$$$
  • must try – Rib Eye Steak
  • Menu

Gastronomy stories: A popular fine dining spot in Halifax, Stories Fine Dining offers Canadian dishes and options for all types of diners.

  • Address – 5184 Morris St The Halliburton Halifax’s Boutique Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1B3 Canada
  • Contact – 902-444-4400
  • Cost – $$$$
  • must try – Salmon from the Faroe Islands
  • Menu


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Events Guide: April 19-24 | News https://perbaccocellars.com/events-guide-april-19-24-news/ Tue, 19 Apr 2022 17:00:00 +0000 https://perbaccocellars.com/events-guide-april-19-24-news/ tuesday april 19 • The 96th Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival 2022 resumes at the Cleland Theatre, for full schedule: pkmf.org • ‘It’s a Colorful World’ featuring the works of Jenny Long at the Summerland Community Arts Council, 95-25 Wharton Street, weekdays 9am-4pm. • Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre: New Line Dance, Level 1, 9 a.m., Partner […]]]>

tuesday april 19

• The 96th Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival 2022 resumes at the Cleland Theatre, for full schedule: pkmf.org

• ‘It’s a Colorful World’ featuring the works of Jenny Long at the Summerland Community Arts Council, 95-25 Wharton Street, weekdays 9am-4pm.

• Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre: New Line Dance, Level 1, 9 a.m., Partner Bridge, 1 p.m.

• Teen Studio Art Program at the Penticton Art Gallery, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

• Now on view at the Museum of Penticton: “Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC” and “Penticton’s Built Heritage,” Tuesday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Currently showing at Landmark Cinemas 7: “Father Stu” (14A, 125 minutes); “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” (PG, 122 mins); The Lost City” (PG, 112 minutes); “Morbius” (105 minutes); “The Batman” (PG, 176 minutes); “Spiderman: No Way Home” (PG, 150 mins); “The Outfit” (PG, 105 mins); “Uncharted” (PG, 116 mins); “Ambulance” (14A, 136 minutes); for tickets: landmarkcinemas.com/penticton

Wednesday April 20

• Opening Night: Summerland High School presents “Spamalot,” a Monty Python-inspired musical, 7 p.m. at the Center Stage Theatre, $9 for opening night, purchase at the high school office

• The 96th Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival 2022 resumes at the Cleland Theatre, for full schedule: pkmf.org

• Karaoke Star Search at Barley Mill Pub, 8:30 p.m., qualifying round to advance to semi-finals, win a gift card

• Hot Rockin’ Bingo at Slackwater Brewing, 7 p.m.

• Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre, New Line Dancing 2, 10:15 a.m., Belly Dancing, 3:15 p.m., Ukulele Practice, 6:30 p.m.

• “One Little Thing”, a solo exhibition by Deb Tougas Little Things Make Big Things, The Leir House Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., performing Wednesday through Saturday through April 30

• Currently playing at the Oliver Theatre: “Morbius” (105 minutes); Wednesday and Thursday; “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” (PG, 122 minutes), Friday through Sunday

Thursday April 21

• The Okanagan Similkameen Regional District meets at 101 Martin Street in Penticton, meetings start at 8:00 a.m., to view the agenda, visit: rdos.bc.ca

• Live@TIME with Bray & Co., Time Winery, 6:30 p.m., $15, to purchase tickets: timewines.ca

• Summerland High School presents “Spamalot,” a musical, 7 p.m. at the Center Stage Theater in Summerland, $18, purchase at the high school office

• Many Hats Theater Co. presents “Hilda’s Yard” by Norm Foster, with Jason Lane, Rob McCaffery, Adele McNary, Jane Pilkey, Vance Potter and Dianna Zumpano, The Cannery Stage, 8 p.m., $28 (adults) and $25 ( seniors, students), GST included, to purchase tickets: manyhatstheatre.com or for assistance call 250-462-6428

• Open Mic at Clancy’s Pub, Grill & Pizza, from 6:30 p.m., from 19 years old

• BCHL Junior Hockey Playoffs, Spruce Grove Spruce Kings at Penticton Vees, Best of Seven Conference Semi-Final Game 5, if needed, 7 p.m. at South Okanagan Events Centre, tickets: valleyfirsttix.com

• The 96th Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival 2022 resumes at the Cleland Theatre, for full schedule: pkmf.org

• Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre: carpet bowling, 10:15 a.m., bingo, 1 p.m. (doors open at 11 a.m.), computer meetings, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

friday april 22

• Friday Night Live at Summerland Arts and Cultural Centre, 9525 Wharton Street, with Allan Crossley’s Jazz Ensemble, featuring Yanti on vocals, 7-9 p.m., $15

• Summerland High School presents “Spamalot,” a musical, 7 p.m. at the Center Stage Theater in Summerland, $18, purchase at the high school office

• “When the Wind Blows” by Raymond Briggs performed by SOAP Theatre, Frank Venables Theater in Oliver, 7:30 p.m., for tickets: soplayers.ca/wind.html

• Penticton Elks Lodge presents a weekly acoustic jam session at 6:30 p.m.

• Many Hats Theater Co. presents “Hilda’s Yard” by Norm Foster, directed by Ed Schneider, The Cannery Stage, 8 p.m., for tickets: manyhatstheatre.com or for more information, call 250-462-6428

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, Friday evening dinner, 5-7 p.m.

• The 96th Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival 2022 resumes at the Cleland Theatre, for full schedule: pkmf.org

• Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre, French conversations, 9:30 am, intermediate Mah Jong, 1 pm, Friday night dance, 7 pm to 9:30 pm, $7 (members) and $8 (non-members).

• Fish and chips, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., karaoke with your host “Candie” at the Royal Canadian Legion, 7:30 p.m.-closing

Saturday April 23

• Penticton Farmers’ Market on the 100 block of Main Street, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., free valet parking available courtesy of the Penticton & Area Cycling Association

• Summerland High School presents “Spamalot,” a musical, 7 p.m. at the Center Stage Theater in Summerland, $18, purchase at the high school office

• Craft Culture Spring Market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, 70 craft and artisan vendors selling unique handcrafted goods, $5 with children under 12 free

• The Stone Poets, live concert, The Dream Cafe, 8 p.m., doors open 6 p.m., $28.92, for tickets: eventbrite.ca

• When the Wind Blows by Raymond Briggs presented by SOAP Theatre, Frank Venables Theater in Oliver, 7:30 p.m., for tickets: soplayers.ca/wind.html

• Many Hats Theater Co. presents “Hilda’s Yard” by Norm Foster, The Cannery Stage, 8 p.m.

• The 96th Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival 2022 resumes at the Cleland Theatre, for full schedule: pkmf.org

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, burgers and fries, 12pm-4pm; meat draw, 4 p.m.

• Charity bottle drive, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at IGA in Summerland and Penticton, in support of animal organization C-DART, BC-SPCA and Penticton Regional Hospital

• Penticton Elks Lodge cribbage, 10 a.m., meat draw, 4 p.m., dinner, 5:30 p.m., music to follow at 6 p.m. with Still Thirsty

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch #40, Meat Draw, 2 p.m., Elvis Movie Tribute Night, 5:30 p.m.

• Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre, chair yoga, 9 a.m., chair dance, 10 a.m.

sunday april 24

• ZZ Top with special guest Cheap Trick at the South Okanagan Events Center at 7 pm, tickets range from $93.98 to $125.48. plus service charge and applicable taxes, for tickets: valleyfirsttix.com or go to the SOEC box office

• Benefit concert for the Ukrainian Canadian Volunteers Association, 4-5:30 p.m. at Penticton United Church, featuring Yanti with Allan Crossley, Justin Glibbery, Packing House Social Club and Linnea Good, by donation

• Craft Culture Spring Market, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, 70 craft and artisan vendors selling unique handcrafted goods, $5 with children under 12 free

• When the Wind Blows by Raymond Briggs presented by SOAP Theatre, Frank Venables Theater in Oliver, 2 p.m., for tickets: soplayers.ca/wind.html

• Hoodoo Adventures open daily: bikes, kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, climbing gym, visit: hoodooadventures.ca

• Folk-pop-country singer Mat Duffus performs at the Ye Olde Welcome Inn in Gallagher Lake, 4-7 p.m., non-repeat

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch #40, Meat Draw, 2 p.m.

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, Sunday afternoon draw, 4 p.m.

• Penticton Elks Lodge, Breakfast, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Grimms Meat Draw, 4:00 p.m.

• Rotary Club of Penticton Charity Meat Draw in aid of the Pathways Addictions Centre, 1:30-3:00 pm at the Barley Mill Brew Pub; hot bingo at 6:30 p.m.

• Many Hats Theater Co. presents “Hilda’s Yard” by Norm Foster, The Cannery Stage, 2 p.m., for tickets: manyhatstheatre.com or for more information, call 250-462-6428

• Live music at the Cannery Brewing Co., featuring Jim Ongena, 5-7 p.m.

• BC-SPCA South Okanagan Similkameen Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1550 Main Street (the vacant lot in front of the Wholesale Club), every Sunday morning

Send your events five days in advance to: editor@pentictonherald.ca

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Guide to the North East distilleries you could check out this Easter https://perbaccocellars.com/guide-to-the-north-east-distilleries-you-could-check-out-this-easter/ Sun, 17 Apr 2022 15:00:00 +0000 https://perbaccocellars.com/guide-to-the-north-east-distilleries-you-could-check-out-this-easter/ From seasonal gins to limited-edition vodkas, the Northeast is quietly busy producing a range of spirits that rival the best. For many, this news could be a revelation. While we may know the names of some of the spirits produced, and have probably sampled more than a few in local pubs and bars that stock […]]]>

From seasonal gins to limited-edition vodkas, the Northeast is quietly busy producing a range of spirits that rival the best.

For many, this news could be a revelation. While we may know the names of some of the spirits produced, and have probably sampled more than a few in local pubs and bars that stock them, less is known where – and certainly how – they are made.

We tend to know our beers and pride ourselves on our range of top local brews, but what about other boozy treats? We have the region’s only winery – Laneberg Wine in Gateshead – which is a hidden gem in Team Valley where it takes English grapes, then crushes, processes and bottles in its Team Valley factory to produce award-winning wonders.

Read more: The first whiskey stills arrive at Wooller

And there are other premium drinks, including liqueurs and mead. To give an idea of ​​what the region has to offer, here is a guide to some of the North East’s distilleries and other top tipple makers and creators.



Hepple Gin Distillery

Hepplé

A tiny distillery in the Vallée du Coquet collects the savages of nature and tames them into a spirit with great multi-layered flavors. Making it is a journey that began in Hepple, Walter Riddell’s hometown in northern Northumberland, with the help of childhood friend – and now food writer – Valentine Warner.

Ingredients include green juniper from the local moors and the likes of lovage and blackcurrant leaf, all harvested at different times of the year. The company is green in every way, and also runs one of the most ambitious juniper restoration and propagation projects in the UK.



Hepple Gin
Hepple Gin

SteamPunk

It was the brainchild of Charlie Gibbs and developed from a conversation around the kitchen table in his Gateshead home with his wife Julie. Soon to be a winner with the original SteamPunk gin, the company sold its Northumberland Gin Company and Hexham Gin to focus on its core brand which won gold at the 2016 World Gin Masters in London.

It also spawned tastes of an extra strong pirate gin, in a distinctive poison bottle; flavored varieties and an Angel of the North Gin to mark the 20th anniversary of the sculpture – which added an herb from their own garden, close to the Angel, to the original botanicals of juniper, lemon, grapefruit, star anise and cardamom. He followed the spiced rum too. Even in tough times – 2020 – the company was voted Alcohol Producer of the Year by Aspire magazine. To learn more about the company, see here.

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Scott Wilson-Laing, Founder and Managing Director of WL Distillery in County Durham, Photo: David Wood
Scott Wilson-Laing, Founder and Managing Director of WL Distillery in County Durham, Photo: David Wood

WL Distillery

This Durham-based independent distillery, which produces premium, handcrafted spirits with an emphasis on small-batch gins and nature at its heart, was founded by Sunderland, Australia-born Scott Wilson-Laing. 2019 with the help of crowdfunding and success soon followed, with the 1st Edition gin debuting an award-winning hit.

He had been inspired by sampling European and Mediterranean flavors while volunteering abroad as an archaeologist and returned eager to capture an authentic taste of his home region. The favors are heavily inspired by the great British garden and he wanted to translate nostalgic childhood memories like blackberries, pears and autumnal apples into his mind which alongside hand picking uses spring water natural mineral in the process.

Packaging is also hand-labeled packaging, ensuring no two bottles are alike, and the company is thinking outside the box with themed seasonal additions, such as limited-edition festive gins in mini Christmas trees and star-shaped bottles and heart-shaped gin. sets for Valentine’s Day. The enterprising company switched to making disinfectant for the NHS during the pandemic, but thankfully normal gin-making service has resumed. Learn more here.



Green juniper that Hepple Gin depends on
Green juniper that Hepple Gin depends on

poetic license

Anyone who’s ever thought gin was boring or grimaced at the quinine in its accompanying tonic hasn’t tasted the range from this Sunderland company which offered endless variations on a theme and whose arty bottle labels are familiar to well-stocked premises. bars.

From a summery Picnic Gin with strawberry and cream flavors to a warmer Fireside Gin for winter, the pioneers are constantly experimenting beyond their main line of Northern Dry Gin (43.2%) and Old Tom Gin. – and there’s also a Graceful Vodka – all of which are produced in a 500 liter pot still called Gracie. And the team is smartly keeping people interested in limited-time, single-batch newcomers – such as Cherry and Basil – alongside its unique line, The Rarities. Keep up to date here with what’s on offer.

Northumberland Gin Company

Read here the story behind the company that tells how family inspiration and nostalgia shaped the small-batch artisan success story that is Alnwick Gin. This award-winning product created in the rural heart of Northumberland has become a favorite with its local botanicals – 11 of them – and its key flavors of juniper, rosehip and lavender – complemented, according to the company, with “just a hint of fennel”.

The original Alnwick Gin is a recreation of the family recipe that combines sweetness with a sweet smoky finish. Also in the range is a Firestorm Gin, described as having “a subtle afterglow that captures the true spirit of ancient Northumbria”, as well as sloe gins, limited editions and liqueurs: see here.

Lindisfarne Mead

The world famous mead – with its label inspired by the Lindisfarne Gospels – is made, blended, labeled and bottled in-house at a cellar on Holy Island. Production dates back to the late 1950s and is itself inspired by ancient meads and the history of the island where St Aidan’s monastery was founded in 643 AD. In fact, the production of mead can date back to the Roman occupation.

There are now different versions of its traditional mead – spicy, black and pink – as well as fruit wines and spirits such as Toffee Vodka & Wild Strawberry. He describes Alnwick Rum producers, below, as his sister company. See here.

Alnwick Rum Company Ltd

Founded in 1914, the company began with a uniquely blended “legendary dark rum” considered a favorite of sailors and fishermen in the Northeast. It was taken over by the Harry Hotspur Holdings group in 2013 and the business now extends to a full range of rums and liqueurs. There is now also a Lindisfarne Gin and a resurrected 1950s Glen Aln Whisky.

Alnwick Rum, based on a 90-year-old recipe, is now blended (with rums from Guyana and Jamaica) in Holland and bottled in Scotland, but its sense of local history lingers long, like the finish of the beverage.

Ad Gefrin Distillery

We may have some time to sample Northumbrian Single Malt from what will be Northumberland’s first commercial whiskey distillery, but it will certainly be worth it.

The stills have only recently arrived at Wooler where the distillery – part of the hugely ambitious £10.4million visitor center in the north of the county – will use ingredients from a 25 mile radius. Local farmers will grow barley and water will be drawn from the Cheviot Hills.

Durham Distillery

This craft distillery launched in 2014 and – under a logo whose design is a modern interpretation of Durham Cathedral’s rose window – created the popular Durham Gin and Durham Vodka which began selling at establishments such as Fenwick Food Hall in Newcastle and the UK. – Majestic wines in scale. He also has big ambitions, planning a move from the outskirts of Durham to the city centre, the first whiskey to be distilled in the North East and ideas for developing a tourist destination. Follow his news here.

Noveltea

Ok not quite a spirit but an inspired blend that makes this drink suitable for pretty much any time of the day. And it’s worth mentioning because it has such a great story behind it.

German nationals Vincent Efferoth and Lukas Passia, who met while students at Newcastle University, were inspired by their experience of British culture – namely our love of tea and Geordie’s equal passion for alcohol – to merge the two into a single drink they launched at Fenwick in 2017 and won awards. There were initially two versions – The Tale of Tangier, which brews cold brew mint tea with rum, and The Tale of Earl Gray which is our beloved brew with gin – and now it has a third. : Oolong Tea with Whisky. Oo indeed: see here.

Pitwheel Distillery

With a pitwheel emblem capturing the local Wingate monument and the area’s mining heritage, this small distillery is part of the home of the Rickard family who, in 2019, faced with dealing with redundancy, decided to make a passion business for home brewing. Thus, the making of the gin saved the day and the result is an award-winning range that includes a classic, artisanal dry gin; spices, raspberry and vanilla, orange and ginger and marine strength. Learn more here.

The Newcastle Gin Company

The gin company, founded by Harry Vaulkhard in 2013, has its home at the town’s bar and restaurant Bealim House where the gin distillery is described as Newcastle’s first: ‘the only in-house gin in town’, says the pub which also hosts tastings. .

The making of Newcastle Gin is described as “every drop lovingly handcrafted for 72 hours and brought to bottling strength using highly purified Newcastle water”. It’s a light floral gin infused with subtle notes of juniper, sumac, orange peel, Iranian hibiscus, rose petal and coriander – and a few secret ingredients. There is also a pink gin and a flavored variety. See here for more information on the company and here for more information on Bealim House.

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Best bets: a quick guide to online and in-person entertainment and experiences https://perbaccocellars.com/best-bets-a-quick-guide-to-online-and-in-person-entertainment-and-experiences/ Tue, 12 Apr 2022 21:00:10 +0000 https://perbaccocellars.com/best-bets-a-quick-guide-to-online-and-in-person-entertainment-and-experiences/ the La Jolla Light presents this ongoing series of online activities to undertake on your computer or tablet, as well as local in-person events. Conferences and learning • The La Jolla Community Center presents “San Diego’s Post-Pandemic Recovery” at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19 at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Philippe Molnar, a San Diego […]]]>

the La Jolla Light presents this ongoing series of online activities to undertake on your computer or tablet, as well as local in-person events.

Conferences and learning

• The La Jolla Community Center presents “San Diego’s Post-Pandemic Recovery” at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19 at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Philippe Molnar, a San Diego Union-Tribune a journalist covering residential real estate and the San Diego economy, will talk about the local housing market, economy and interest rates. Free. ljcommunitycenter.org

• The International Institute at UC San Diego presents “Humility as the key to peace, prosperity and progress” at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, on Zoom. Professor Fayyaz Baqir’s lecture, part of the Vivian G. Prins Scholar at Risk lecture series, will focus on the work of the Aga Khan Rural Support Program in Pakistan. Free. bit.ly/Baqiravril

• Scripps Research presents “Adopt a new vision of vital signs” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, online. During the Front Row series lecture, Dr. Jay Pandit will discuss some of the promises and challenges of collecting longitudinal vital signs data and provide an update on the purpose of continuous pressure measurement. blood pressure without a cuff. Free. frontrow.scripps.edu

• Design Lab of UC San Diego and California 100 present “Climate Risk Reduction and Technology” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, online and at the UCSD Design & Innovation Building, Room 202, Matthews Lane and Voight Drive, La Jolla. The conference, part of the “Designing California’s Future” series, will feature a panel of industry leaders. Free. bit.ly/UCSDApr20

• The Pen to Paper Writing Course takes place at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the La Jolla/Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. The weekly class is open to writers 18+ of all experience levels. Free. (858) 552-1657

Families & children

• The La Jolla/Riford Library presents a 3D design workshop at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 18 at 7555 Draper Avenue. Participants ages 7-17 can learn to design and print their own bunny’s foot keychain. Free. Register on lajollalibrary.org.

• La Jolla/Riford Library presents “So you want to be an astronaut?” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at 7555 Draper Ave. Former NASA astronaut James Hansen Newman, a graduate of La Jolla High School, will read a story, discuss his four space shuttle missions, and answer questions. Free. lajolllibrary.org

Health and fitness

• gifts from Buddhi Yoga “Zen Soul Balance Sound Bath with Jeny Dawson” at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 15 at 7843 Girard Ave., La Jolla. $55. buddhiyogalj.com

arts & culture

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will present “On Broadway! A New Look at the Broadway Musical’ on Thursday, April 14, directed by Jacquelyne Silver.

(Courtesy of Athenaeum Music and Art Library)

• The musical and artistic library of the Athenaeum presents “On Broadway! A New Look at the Broadway Musical” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14 at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. The lecture series, led by Jacquelyne Silver, will continue at 7:30 p.m. on April 21 and 28. $18 per lecture for Athenaeum members; $23 for non-members. ljathenaeum.org/music-lectures

• The La Jolla Community Center features 20 La Jolla High School students performing songs from their production of “West Side Story” at noon on Friday, April 15 at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is mandatory. ljcommunitycenter.org

• UC San Diego’s Department of Visual Arts presents a guest lecture with Hyphen Labs at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 15, online. Free. bit.ly/UCSDHyphen

• RB Stevenson Gallery presents an opening reception for the exhibition “Balance Act” at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 at 7661 Girard Ave., La Jolla. The exhibit, featuring new paintings and drawings by Arizona artist Robert Cocke, will run through Tuesday, May 17. Free. rbstevensongallery.com

• The Beaumont restaurant presents Woody and the Harrelsonsin concert at 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 at 5662 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla. Free. (858) 459-0474

• La Jolla artist Edna Pines showcases her nature-inspired paintings of seascapes, birds, flowers, and more in the exhibit“The Many Shades of Us”until Sunday, April 17 at BFree Studio, 7857 Girard Ave., La Jolla. Free.bfreestudio.net

• La Jolla Playhouse presents “Bhangin’ It: A New Musical” through Sunday, April 17 at the Mandell Weiss Theater, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive. $25 and up. lajollaplayhouse.org

• The San Diego Repertory Theater wraps up the second annual Black Voices Reading Series with “Backing Track” by R. Eric Thomas at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, online and at a watch party at the Lyceum Theater, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego. Pay what you can.sdrep.org/blackvoices

• Warwick Bookshop presents the author Susan Meissner at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 18 at 7812 Girard Ave., La Jolla. Meissner will discuss the new paperback edition of his book “The Nature of Fragile Things”. Free. Reserved seating and a copy of the book are available for $17. warwicks.com/event/meissner-2022

• Adventures by the Book Presents “Book Bingo (Make new friends, but keep old ones)” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, online. The event will feature authors Susan Meissner, Marie Bostwick, Janie Chang, Kristina McMorris, Lian Dolan and Robin Oliviera. Free. bit.ly/ABBApril21

• La Jolla Music Society presents an “ethno-chaos” Ukrainian folk group Dakha Brakha at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at 7600 Fay Ave. Guests will have the option to donate to relief efforts in Ukraine or directly support the group, whose members have families in Ukraine. $62. ljms.org/events

• Namus Classics presents “시음 /si-úm/” with classical pianist Jeeyoon Kim at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 24 at the Baker-Baum Concert Hall, 7600 Fay Ave., La Jolla. The concert will include Kim’s performance mixed with poetry and black and white photography. “/si-úm/” is a coined word meaning poetry and music in Korean. $48. ljms.org/events

• The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library presents three exhibitions until Saturday, April 30 at 1008 Wall St., La Jolla. “Mix the Familiar / Now Not Then”, featuring two- and three-dimensional works by Northern California artists Lynn Criswell and Michael Bishop is in the Clayes Gallery; “The Light That Never Goes Out” divine images combined with contemporary secular pop images by Lenore Hughes, can be found in the Rotunda Gallery; and “Liminality” artists’ books by Niki de Saint Phalle, can be found in the North reading room of Max & Melissa Elliott. Free. ljathenaeum.org/current-exhibitions

• The Quint gallery presents “Bounteous: a collective exhibition” until Saturday, May 21, at 7655 and 7722 Girard Ave., La Jolla. The exhibit features many of the artists the Quint Gallery has exhibited over the years, with styles including Californian light and space, abstraction, photography, drawing, and sculpture. Free.quintgallery.com

• The Tasende gallery presents the exhibition “Mark of Suvero” through Saturday, June 25, at 820 Prospect St., La Jolla. The exhibition includes drawings and sculptures in steel. Free. tasendegallery.com

Galas & events

• The La Jolla Community Center presents a half day trip to Green Dragon Tavern & Museum and Carlsbad Flower Fields departure at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, from the Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. $45 for community center members; $60 for non-members; includes lunch. ljcommunitycenter.org

• The Lodge at Torrey Pines presents its Artisan Table Signature Wine Dinner Series start at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 21 at AR Valentien Restaurant, 11480 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla. The event will include a communal meal accompanied by Foxen Vineyard & Winery wines, as well as winemakers Dick Doré and Jenny Williamson Doré. $225. lodgetorreypines.com/events-calendar.

• Upgrade La Jolla gifts“Make La Jolla’s Day Better”at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, at 700 Prospect St. The event will include a family art project organized by the staff of the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, a milkweed giveaway to promote the butterfly population in the village, an Urban Corps worker demonstration of eco-friendly equipment, music provided by Ron Jones and the La Jolla City Council, and the opportunity to chat with community organization leaders and the San Diego City Councilman, Joe LaCava, whose District 1 includes La Jolla. Free. manager@enhancelajolla.org

The Jewish Family Service will hold its Heart & Soul Gala on April 30, featuring honorees Danielle and Brian Miller of La Jolla.

The Jewish Family Service of San Diego will present its annual Heart & Soul Gala on Saturday, April 30, featuring honorees Danielle and Brian Miller of La Jolla.

(Courtesy of Jewish Family Service of San Diego)

• The Jewish Family Service of San Diego presents its annual reportHeart & Soul Galaat 6 p.m. Saturday, April 30, online and at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla in Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive. The event will include a celebration of Jewish Family Service 2022 Mitzvah winners, including La Jolla residents Danielle and Brian Miller. Join the waitlist or register for the virtual gala at jfssd.org.

Do you have an event – online or in person – that you would like to see here? Email your leads to efrausto@lajollalight.com.

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Mondstadt Regional Specialty Locations in Genshin Impact: Irodori Festival Guide https://perbaccocellars.com/mondstadt-regional-specialty-locations-in-genshin-impact-irodori-festival-guide/ Sat, 09 Apr 2022 20:32:16 +0000 https://perbaccocellars.com/mondstadt-regional-specialty-locations-in-genshin-impact-irodori-festival-guide/ Irodori Poetry is the first festival event quest where players will participate in Genshin Impact. During the event quest, each day you will have to collect images of different wildlife and local specialties to get inspired to create a new poem. In the third part of Irodori Poetry, players are asked to take four different […]]]>

Irodori Poetry is the first festival event quest where players will participate in Genshin Impact. During the event quest, each day you will have to collect images of different wildlife and local specialties to get inspired to create a new poem. In the third part of Irodori Poetry, players are asked to take four different photos of the regional specialties of Mondstadt.

They will need to return to Mondstadt to complete Part III of the event. Remember that there is no need to save these photos and they should make sure the camera pops up with the following message “Suitable target found” before taking a photo.

Players can take pictures of four of these eight Mondstadt regional specialties –

  • calla lily
  • Cecile
  • dandelion seed
  • Philanemo Mushroom
  • Small Grass Lamp
  • Valberry
  • Aster of the Wind Wheel

Here, players will be guided to different locations to find all Mondstadt regional specialties to complete the Irodori Poetry event in Genshin Impact.


Genshin Impact: Location of all Mondstadt regional specialties to complete the Irodori event

Regional specialties from Mondstadt (produk khas mondstadt) Dandelion, philanemo mushroom, valberry. and calla lily (you can also capture wolfhook or lamp grass) https://t.co/UsDfXu0Cee

As already mentioned, there are eight regional specialties in total in Mondstadt and players can choose four of them as they see fit. They can use the help of the interactive map to easily find the desired specialty to complete the Irodori event.

1) Calla lily

These flowers tend to grow around the water bodies spread throughout Mondstadt. As there are only limited places in Mondstadt that have bodies of water, players will have a hard time finding them even without a map or interactive guide. Lots of Calla Lilies can be found near the teleport point south of Springvale.


2) Cecile

These flowers need strong winds to grow and can be found in high places in Genshin Impact. Players can find Cecilia in abundance on the Starsnatch Cliff.


3) Dandelion seed

Dandelion seeds can be found in Mondstadt. The closest place for players to find them is the town gate of Mondstadt. They can also find them in the northern area of ​​the Bishui Plains and other similar locations.


4) Philanemo Mushroom

Philanemo mushrooms tend to grow on buildings, especially walls and roofs. These can also be found rarely on tree trunks. Players can find them growing on buildings inside the city of Mondstadt, Springvale, and Dawn Winery in Genshin Impact.


5) Small Lamp Grass

Little lamp grass tends to grow in places that have become ruins or deep in forest areas. Notable amounts of these flowers can be found in Whispering Woods.

There are also other places where these can be found. Players can change the time of night to easily locate the small lamp grass.


6) Valberry

Valberry tends to grow in groups on a single stem. Players can find them exclusively in Stormbearer Mountains and Stormbearer Point in Genshin Impact.


7) Aster of the Wind Wheel

These flowers grow in areas that have a gentle breeze. Players can usually find Windwheel Asters near the Statue of the Seven in Mondstadt. The best places to find them are Windrise and Stormterror’s Lair.



Edited by Sijo Samuel Paul

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