OAKLAND— Bob Klein, Oliveto bossman, has scheduled his annual trip to Italy to forage white truffles, and more importantly for your purposes, the restaurant's annual White Truffle Dinners: November 18 through 21. If desired, that's a resy you may want to make sooner than later. Related: in Sausalito, Poggio also announced its white truffle extravaganza for November 11 through 15. [EaterWire]
UNION SQUARE—Not that there's anything wrong with promoting Jameson in the slightest (for serious), but there may be a bit of a disconnect at work here: "New Delhi Restaurant is hosting a Jameson Whiskey party this Saturday night ... The evening will also include fun party games, the Jameson models, and other surprises." It's so crazy, it might work; do plan accordingly. [City Dish]
DAVIS—From the Register: "As the university launched its centennial year, it also opened, last week, the new Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science. The 129,600-square-foot complex of three academic buildings houses the departments of viticulture and enology, and food science and technology, as well as the administrative offices for the institute." [NVR]
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