Kristen Hartke is keeping very busy with her writing assignments. Check out her article on that appeared in the June 9 edition of the Washington Post's Food section. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/avocado-has-a-sweet-side-too-and-its-delicious/2017/06/09/8b0fdc76-4c69-11e7-a186-60c031eab644_story.html?utm_term=.722e8093a180
Pati Jinich and Joan Nathan, and a number of other Dames from other chapters, are among The 100 Greatest Home Cooks of All Time list compiled by the Editors of Epicurious. http://www.epicurious.com/expert-advice/100-greatest-home-cooks-gallery/list
Linda Roth is getting married on Sunday, June 25 to Jonathan Kahn. Jonathan is a lawyer with Hogan Lovell, whose DC office, conveniently, has fabulous views. So the wedding will take place on the balcony overlooking Washington's monuments and memorials. In addition, Linda and Jonathan, in lieu of gifts, are requesting that donations be made to LDE-DC's scholarship fund. Linda gets an extra hurrah for that lovely and generous gesture and for a terrific idea going forward. www.eventbrite.com/e/donation-to-lde-dc-grant-and-scholarship-fund-to-celebrate-the-marriage-of-linda-and-jonathan-tickets-35219993950?ref=estw
Julia Rutland published Campfire Foodie: Simple Camping Recipes with Gourmet Appeal (Adventure Publications) in May 2017. Her article on The South's Best Sandwiches appears in the July 2017 issue of Southern Living Magazine. https://www.amazon.com/Campfire-Foodie-Cookbook-Camping-Recipes/dp/1591935563/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1497968284&sr=8-1&keywords=campfire+foodie
Carole Sugarman is chairing the Capital Area Food Bank's Empty Bowls Bethesda fundraiser.