Editor & Publisher:
Joe Hilbers



" Summer 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!

Click any button below for the latest articles, stories and recomendations.

Now a new blog to keep up on recent events and stories. Check it out as vittlesvintagesvoyagesblog.blogspot.com

"Santa Barbara--Fess Parker's Resort proved the perfect place for our planned 'road trip'" by Joe Hilbers, Editor P>

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

"La Jolla--This seaside jewel has much to offer the visitor" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Laughlin--This City on the Colorado River offers much in a compact area" 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

"Los Angeles--Taix Restaurant is now celebrating 90 years" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Santa Monica--Pacific Dining Car continues to offer an exciting culinary style" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

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

"Hollywood--Ford Amphitheater opens after extensive renovation" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--It's all about great Italian food at Il Piccolo Verde in Brentwood" by The Editor

"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--We learned much about Italy's Moscato d'Asti sweet wines" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"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

"Los Angeles--Santa Barbara Road Show had wines of all six appellations on display" 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

..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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