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Eat My Blog: Summer 2010 Press Release

May 20, 2010

EAT MY BLOG: LOS ANGELES FOOD BLOGGERS TO GIVE BACK TO THOSE IN NEED WITH SECOND ANNUAL CHARITY BAKE SALE ON SATURDAY, JUNE 19TH

Bloggers to donate 100% of sales to the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank

LOS ANGELES (May 20, 2010) Angelenos with a penchant for gourmet sweets and savories are invited to attend the second annual Eat My Blog bake sale on Saturday, June 19th. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tender Greens in West Hollywood (8759 Santa Monica Boulevard) will host this event on their outdoor patio where Eat My Blog will feature over 2,000 baked goods from 70+ bakers, including carrot cake cookie sandwiches, bacon chocolate chip cookies, homemade salted caramels, and strawberry balsamic cake. All items will be priced between $1 to $4.

All proceeds from this tasty event will be donated to the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank to help raise a greater awareness for those looking to give back to the Los Angeles community.

The Eat My Blog tables will also be lined with special donations from local chefs and restaurants including chef and KCRW Good Food host Evan Kleiman, Chicks with Knives, Debbie Lee, Drago Centro, Starry Kitchen, Bakelab, Cube, Fraiche, Choppe Choppe, Hollywood Corner, Valerie Confections, Plaisir, Scoops Ice Cream, and Tender Greens.

In addition, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will be featuring a selection of hot beverages to help wash down all of those scrumptious sweet treats!

“We are excited to partner with the Foodbank again, especially after visiting the facility this winter to see how the money we raised would be used,” said Cathy Danh, author of Gastronomy and founder of Eat My Blog. “It was an eye-opening experience for all of us on the planning committee, and we left that day eager to make an even greater impact this time around.”

“After raising $3,000 last December, we are thrilled to be hosting another bake sale benefiting such an important cause,” said Diana Hossfeld, author of Diana Takes a Bite and a member of the Eat My Blog organizing committee. “Treats that sold out within the first hour last time around, including bacon brownies and chocolate whoopie pies, will be making a second appearance. There will also be plenty of intriguing debuts including Momofuku’s Crack Pie from the Los Angeles Times’ Daily Dish and Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Bacon Cream Cheese Frosting from Pat Sapperstein of Eating LA.”

About the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank

The Los Angeles Regional Foodbank is a nonprofit charitable organization that has been mobilizing resources to fight hunger in the community since 1973. The organization is at the heart of a charitable food distribution network that includes nearly 900 agency sites in Los Angeles County. For more information, visit www.lafightshunger.org.

About Tender Greens

Tender Greens is a privately held company, started in June 2006, which aims to provide sustainably produced foods to its guests in a relaxed, eco-friendly space. The company continues to expand its environmental business practices and impart a sense of responsibility in the community by leading example. Tender Greens currently has four locations (Culver City, Hollywood and West Hollywood in Los Angeles and San Diego, California), the company plans to expand further within California in the coming year. Tender Greens WeHo is located at 8759 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069. It is open from 11:30am until 10:00pm Sunday through Thursday; 11:30am to 11:00pm Friday and Saturday. Phone is 310-358-1919. www.tendergreensfood.com

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