Authentic Italian Cuisine – The Factory Kitchen

My first meal dining out in 2016 was terrific! New Years Day is sometimes a difficult evening to dine out, because many restaurants are closed after serving a celebratory New Years Eve multi-course dinner beyond midnight. Servers, General Managers and chefs are tired and unenthusiastic to work on the first day of a new year….

Back to the Roots – Urban Gardens and More

Walking into the JW Marriott Le Merigot Hotel in Santa Monica, I entered one of the ballrooms near the pool. Inside were some fascinating entrepreneurs presenting their new products to the media. Nakhil Arora caught my attention with his Back to the Roots products. I learned that this Oakland based Company got started by two…