Mediterranean Splendor and La Jolla Luxury Meet at La Valencia Hotel

La Jolla has always been the jewel of southernmost California. In fact, that was the Spanish name given by 19th century explorers. The landmark hotel of La Jolla is La Valencia (whose ... Continue Reading →

sketch Parlour – London’s Cheekiest Take on the Venerable Institution of High Tea

Anyone with even a passing acquaintance of British tradition knows that tea is a fundamental aspect. Centuries of tradition have evolved into veritable rituals around consuming a cuppa. How ... Continue Reading →

La Morra – Brookline’s Eminent Italian Restaurant

Boston is famed for its bevy of seafood and Italian restaurants, so when La Morra was recently named the city’s best Italian restaurant, we expected it to be good. We were not disappointed. Tucked ... Continue Reading →

Green and Organic Media Programs Honored at the 7th Annual TASTE AWARDS

By David Riess and Karen Jackson The 7th annual TASTE AWARDS were held in San Francisco on February 11, 2016 with a Red Carpet celebration at the iconic Castro Theatre. Also known as ... Continue Reading →

La Brasa – Somerville’s Finest

Somerville was an area I sorta remembered when I lived in Boston many decades ago. Adjoining Cambridge, the town had a few record stores I would seek out. As part of a recent college ... Continue Reading →

Campbell Soup Company Announces Support for Mandatory GMO Labeling

By David Riess and Karen Jackson   Campbell Soup Company announced its support for the enactment of federal legislation to establish a single mandatory labeling standard for foods ... Continue Reading →

FOOD, ART, FUN – TASTE & ARTISAN STROLL RETURNS TO DEL MAR

  One of the brilliant things about living in (or visiting) SoCal is the plethora of coastal fairs, festivals and gatherings. Del Mar Is not only ranked by Time Magazine as one ... Continue Reading →

Marble 8 – Amazing Dining in Kuala Lumpur

The recently opened Marble 8 looks up to the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, and provides one of the city’s finest dining experiences. The sleek interior space features elegant fabrics ... Continue Reading →