NOVEMBER TASTE OF EVENTS
November 14, 2013 SANTA CRUZ - A Taste of Santa
This 7th annual event boasts delicious tastes & fabulous wines from over 30 local restaurants, wineries & breweries. Silent and live auction. Tickets support local charity. Santa Cruz, CA Call: (831) 464.2000 (tickets).
November 14-16, 2013 World Casual: The Future of American Menus
Napa Valley, California
Culinary Institute of America (CIA) Worlds of Flavor International Conference & Festival, considered to be the premier professional event on global cuisines and flavor trends in the country, will be devoted to Japanese cuisine. Japan: Flavors Of Culture--From Sushi and Soba to Kaiseki, A Global Celebration of Tradition, Art & Exchange. Held at the CIA's Napa Valley campus at Greystone.
Nov. 7-10, 2013 The Big Sur Food and Wine Festival
Big Sur, California
A weekend of culinary and wine events in Big Sur, combining Hiking with Stemware, wine maker dinners, a Grand Tasting with a local cookbook and wine book signings and the chance to meet some of California's best wine makers.
Nov. 2, 2013 Pistachio Festival
Newberry Springs, California
Old fashion family oriented festival, one day event, free admission & parking, featuring live music, food, merchandise vendors, lots of food and of course pistachios! Annual event always held the first Saturday in November.
Nov. 2-3, 2013 Temecula Wine Festival
The two day event gives ticketed guests the opportunity to visit more than 20 participating wineries for a self- guided tour of the Temecula Valley. Food and wine samplings are offered at each stop as well as barrel and/or tank samples of finished and unfinished wines not available to the public.
Nov. 18-24, 2013 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival: Tastemaker Dinner Series
San Diego, California
Take in one of five star-studded, wine-pairing dinners. The dinner series brings together nationally acclaimed chefs with trendsetting local chefs and legendary wineries to create the ultimate dinner pairing. The chefs collaborate and design an unforgettable multi-course menu that will send your tastebuds soaring. Each of the highly coveted dinners has limited seating, which perhaps is the biggest dilemma, as deciding whose culinary cast you want to witness will be tough to do.
Nov. 22-24, 2013
Celebrates the new crop of locally grown Mandarin oranges, a Mandarin Recipe cooking contest, professional chef demonstrations, food, AGRO Art, local farmers selling freshly harvested Mandarin oranges, crafts and activities, free children's area, live music and entertainment. The weekend before Thanksgiving.
Nov. 29- Dec. 1,2 013
Apple Butter Festival
Historic Los Rios Rancho
Riley's at Los Rios Rancho
39611 Oak Glen Rd. #13, Yucaipa, CA. 92399
Tel: (909) 797-1005
Oak Glen, CA - The smell of apple butter is in the air during this crisp, fall season out on the ranch. Rileys at Los Rios Rancho pays tribute to a delicious spread made from fresh harvest apples during California's apple season each November.