World Food Crisis

Botantic Gardens Hosts Important Food Films

Botantic Gardens Hosts Important Food Films

Documentaries focus on America’s foods, food crisis and hunger in this supposed land of plenty. Denver Botanic Gardens and  Denver-born Chipotle Mexican Grill present the fourth-annual Sustainable Food Film Series, which aims to raise awareness of healthy and sustainable approaches to the way we grow, produce and consume food. Four documentary films covering organics, sustainable […]

Martin Riess, Ray's & Stark's GM, doubles as water sommelier. LAist photo.

L.A. Restaurant’s Obscene Water Program

20-item menu & water sommelier too far over the top According to the United Nations, 884 million people on this planet don’t have access to clean water and an appalling 2.5 billion lack proper sanitation facilities. That’s why I find it obscene that Ray’s & Stark Bar in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has a […]

Bloggers for a Good Cause

Bloggers for a Good Cause

Recent Copper Canyon village visit underscores hunger and nutrition crisis I’m at a convention in Mazatlan, Mexico, right now — staying a a fancy resort hotel where a lavish buffet is put out every morning in the beach restaurant and lunch is also available, where the deli sells goodies from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., […]