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Touring the Santa Monica Verizon Destination Store

20160501_020450317_iOS I was recently invited to an event hosted by Verizon at their destination store in Santa Monica. It is unlike any Verizon store I’ve ever been to. For one thing, it’s huge. The floors have that beachy kind of vibe that fits in well with the Santa Monica population. We are, after all, quite near the ocean. I was impressed. ...

Los Angeles…served with Food & Wine

I have the great honor of serving at the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival this year, in beautiful Downtown Los Angeles. It seems a dream to me. Just seventeen years I arrived here from Italy, not speaking the language, not knowing hardly a soul and here I am, older and wiser; an American citizen and with a beautiful future ahead of me. I write this before I rush out to prep for my day in the limelight, surrounded by the unparalleled talent of celebrity chefs, my colleagues as well as ...