World Food Crisis

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., […]

Today is World Food Day

Today is World Food Day

World financial crisis dashes high expectations for anti-hunge efforts Today is World Food Day was established in 1981 as a way to focus world attention the on-going food crisis and provide a platform for year-round action. However, the food crisis, especially in sub-Sahara Africa, has been eclipsed by the 208 international financial meltdown. Back last […]

Great American Dine-Out Week is Now!

Seventy-three Colorado restaurants participate in anti-hunger fundraiser Share Our Strength’s Great American Dine Out, now presented by American Express, has evolved into a national campaign that puts the nation’s restaurant industry (independents and chains) in an effort to combat childhood hunger in America. It began on Sunday, September 21 and runs through September 28. Individual […]