Editor & Publisher:
Joe Hilbers



" Spring 2017"


A newsletter featuring stories on wine, food and travel written by a team of
professional Southern California Writers. Tips and tidbits on where to go
and what to eat, drink and enjoy while you're there!

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"Yuma--It is always a sunny day for a party or festival" by Joe Hilbers, Editor P>

"San Francisco--On this trip it was a road down memory lane" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"San Diego--With the new Pendry Hotel the Gaslamp Quarter adds a fifth star" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Carmel By The Sea--At Hofsas House we found the perfect place for our visit" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"San Diego--The Gaslamp Quarter continues to add new restaurants and cuisines" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Long Beach--We were 'picking and jamming' Bluegrass on our Carnival Cruise" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"San Francisco--At Pier 39 our dining at Fog Harbor Fish House was memorable" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"San Francisco--At The Dorian we knew we were in this cosmopolitan City" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Newport Beach--Sumeth and Chau Tila celebrate forty years of showing classic cuisine at their Royal Thai restaurants"

"Long Beach--The Aquarium of the Pacific offers great family entertainment" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"West Hollywood--Since 1885, and four generations, Cecchi Family Estates has been making outstanding Chianti Classico wines" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Sparkling indeed---The Cava Wines of Codorniu-Raventos" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--Casa Fina maintains Boyle Heights traditions with classic Mexican cuisine" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Los Angeles--Valpolicella and Lugana wines showed well at tasting event" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"West Hollywood--The matching of food and Austerity wines at Lucques was perfect" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Hollywood--Loveblock is a New Zealand wine to remember" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Los Angeles--Santa Barbara Road Show had wines of all six appellations on display" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Los Angeles--The Kosher Wine and Food Experience was a great success" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Santa Monica--L'Ami takes one, in ambiance and cuisine, to the French Riviera " by Joe Hilbers

"Santa Ana--After 50 years Benjies remains supreme with its New York Deli style experience" by Joe Hilbers

"Sherman Oaks--Caffe Italia delights with Neopolitan and Sicilian cuisine" by Joe Hilbers

"Long Beach--L'Opera Restaurant, its excellence in place for 27 years" by Joe Hilbers

"Santa Monica-'Savor Italy' lived up to its billing with exciting food and wine" by Joe Hilbers

"Beverly Hills--World wide Madeira wines have pleased for five centuries" by Joe Hilbers

"Pasadena--The Magnolia Restaurant is a local legend" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Santa Monica--The Red O Restaurant shows best of Mexican cuisine" by Joe Hilbers

"Westlake Village--The California Jazz & Wine event was a great success" by Joe Hilbers

"Long Beach-- 4th and Olive Restaurant offers Alsatian cuisine and new staff concepts" by Joe Hilbers

"Lomita--The Railroad Museum is perfect for a family adventure" by Joe Hilbers

"Costa Mesa--Mezzet shows exciting Mediterranean Cuisine at South Coast Plaza" by Joe Hilbers

"Yorba Linda--The Richard Nixon Presidential Library has reopened with much that is new" by Joe Hilbers

..Travel stories from earlier issues of"Vittles, Vintages & Voyages"

.."Stories on wine and dining from previous issues of Vittles"

.."Vittles series on four hundred miles of Oregon Coast"

.."Vittles series on our National Parks and Monuments"

.."San Francisco bar room stories and early days of journalism"

..""The Pleasure of Wine". A book written by Vittles Editor Joe Hilbers as a guide to wines, grape types and producing countries for new wine drinkers."

.."1123 days on a chair lift or 55 years of Skiing"

.."Battle of the Bulge--One Private's Story"

.."The Editor's Confidential File--a collection of human interest stories"

.."The Way It Should Be", an original science fiction story by Joseph Hilbers"

2010 marked Joe Hilbers' sixth decade in Journalism

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