More than a decade ago I came across an article (in one of those flight magazine) about this Spanish chef, an upcoming food entrepreneur who immigrated to the US known for his introduction of Spanish cuisine, tapas (shared small plates) and the art of molecular gastronomy. Besides noting Chef José Andrés’ many accomplishments, what mostly stuck in my head when reading this article, was his immediate commitment to volunteering at a Washington DC soup kitchen upon his arrival. Over the next 12+ years, with a growing portfolio of 30 enterprises, we get to experience in this newly Emmy nominated documentary how one person can make such an enormous difference. How a simple concept of ” we feed people” can create entirely new systems to combat what continues to be our indifference to climate change. Kudos to Ron Howard and the National Geographic for undertaking the filming of how movements are created by people when governments and institutions don’t quite “cut the mustard”….
The Holidays are here and it’s time again for gift giving to family, friends, and colleagues whose love and friendship are part of a special bond. Gift giving is a wonderful way to celebrate life, love, and friendship by demonstrating your appreciation of each other. However,
shopping for gifts may not always be as pleasurable when dealing with the craziness of retail malls, online shipping, and indecision. We curated the following list of gifts under $50 to help reduce the stress that comes with shopping. There is something here for just about every interest, whether they love books, clothes, wine, travel, or much-needed gadgets to get through the day…
Are you feeling a little under-self-cared? If so, we have a wide range of essentials that just might help you recommit to yourself or help someone in need. Self-care is taking care of yourself so that you can be healthy, be able to do what you love, and help and care for others. Life is too short not to fulfill your lifelong dreams.
New Jersey is so lucky to have two of this nation’s most prolific rock stars; Bruce Springsteen and John Bon Jovi, both living in New Jersey both great humanitarians. Bon Jovi is on a mission to fight hunger using the concept of what is known as a collective or community kitchen now in two cities: Red Bank and Tom Rivers. Through the Bon Jovi Foundation, he has established the JBJ Soul Kitchen restaurant… a very cool place to have a meal….