Touring the Santa Monica Verizon Destination Store
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. ...
Stemmari Cantodoro Risotto with Cherries & Gorgonzola
In Italy, wine is very much a part of the culture and I grew up being well acquainted with it.
In my region, the month of October means the weather is cooler after the humid summer, the grapes are just beginning to get that fullness that signifies readiness for winemaking. I remember the smells of the grapes, the way the skins appeared full to bursting with juice - the juice that would become wine.