Two Cocktail Venues To Try During BlogHer Food '10

One thing I learned at BlogHer Food last year -- you don't have to stray far from the conference site to have one heck of a time and plenty of beverages to keep you sated both during the conference and during the after-hours activities. Last year, I recommended a set of bars that I will still stand by this year. If you didn't get to them, I encourage you to try them out. But this year, I have two additions to the San Francisco cocktail scene that I very much consider worth your attention while you're in town for BlogHer Food 2010. ...more

Everydayjill, I'm going to have to give that bar a try -- I hadn't even heard of it!

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Announcing the BlogHer ’11 Call for Ideas!

UPDATE as of 12/22/10: Due to the volume and quality of submissions, we are delaying release of Phase 1 of BlogHer '11 programming until after the holidays, mid-January. This will also delay the launch of the Room of Your Own submission process, since Room of Your Own submissions are designed to fill holes in the Phase 1 programming. We know this extra time will help our seventh annual conference have the best, most original and creative, programming ever! Thank you for your patience. -Elisa Announcing the BlogHer ’11 Call for Ideas!  ...more

Is the one you should wait for at this point. We're done taking new submissions for the Phase 1 ...more

Food Blogger Favorites: Lisa of Homesick Texan's Chicken-Fried Steak

We're getting excited about BlogHer Food 10 on October 8 and 9, so we're asking for the favorite recipes of some of the food bloggers in the BlogHer network. Meet Lisa Fain of Homesick Texan: ...more

My Texan granny and aunt are coming to visit in November -- I think I need to request chicken ...more

Small Business Jobs Act: What Businesses and Bloggers Need to Know

If, like me, you're a sole proprietor or otherwise one-woman shop whose business is either based in social media, freelance writing, or marketing that makes use of social media for some other good or service you provide, you might experience all the struggles of a small business but feel left out of the jump-starts available for "bigger" small businesses. I like to think of us as micro-entrepreneurs -- too small to take on venture capital, not likely to get a bank loan for small businesses, but nevertheless hustling for paid work. ...more

The more you know the better prepared you are to deal with potential problems. Thanks for your ...more

Food Blogger Favorite Recipes: Just Hungry's Osaka-Style Okonomiyaki

We're gearing up for BlogHer Food 10 on October 8 and 9, with favorite recipes from some of the food bloggers in the BlogHer network. Meet Makiko Itoh of Just Hungry: ...more

Maki always has something good on her blog, especially if you're interested in learning more ...more

BlogHer Conference Update: Second Annual Food Conference is TWO Weeks Away

Those of you who have been reading these posts and attending our conferences for the past few years might remember that I don't do the "countdown" to conference day -- kinda makes me nervous. But today, I am trying to shake that fear. So: Two weeks from today, all of you who are registered for the Second Annual BlogHer Food event will convene at the InterContinental in San Francisco! I am really very excited to say the truth! ...more

That was totally awesome. Your post was really fantastic. Thanks for the bunch of ...more

Looking for a food blog her ticket on either day.

Looking for food blog her conference ticket.Please email anastasia@fotografianetwork.com or call 415.595.7635RegardsAnastasia...more

BlogHer Food '10 - Blog Bling

BlogHer Food '10 blog bling has arrived and you can now decorate your blog with this fabulous frosting: ...more

...Getting so excited for BlogHer Food next month in San Fran; this widgets are adorable and I'm ...more

Update: Bidding Open for Geeky/Nerdy! Tell the World, Make it Count: The BlogHer/Kirtsy Gulf Auction

The Gulf Auction honoring the Geeky/Nerdy 2010 BlogHer Voices of the Year is ready and open for bidding. Click on the images from the slideshow below to view the art curated by Kirtsy, learn more about the artists and bloggers, and get a direct link to the art auction on eBay. Each week, we'll auction the art inspired by a different category, and every dollar will be donated to The Nature Conservancy to help clean up the Gulf of Mexico: ...more

I am searching for the one based on my post, but don't see it....more

Remember When You Were 15?

Think back to when you were on the cusp of 15 and say something to yourself or wish someone had said to you...share it with me. Better? Video. A picture holding up some words of encouragement, empathy, hope, common sense, or just some sort of birthday wish. ...more

My initials are also "RJ," I'm "Rita Jane." My grandmother always called me by my first two ...more