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Marketing a Restaurant

Marketing a Restaurant

So you own or are thinking about owning a restaurant and are confused about what the heck to do in terms of marketing and advertising.  Do you go the traditional route and stick to local papers and magazines?  Do you spend a ton of money on a big T.V. ad?  Or do you venture into the miasma that is social media marketing?  Not to fear, I’m here to help. The first thing you need to know is tha...
Primitivo Wine Bistro – Too Primitive for My Palate

Primitivo Wine Bistro – Too Primitive for My Palate

Last night my culinary adventures took me to the Primitivo Wine Bistro in Venice.  As a self proclaimed tapas bar and wine haven, I had high expectations of the meal.  The evening started out a little rough, when the hostess could not find our reservation.  We were told to wait at the bar where it was impossible in the 10 minutes we were standing there to flag the bartender for a drink.  We fi...
Fashion Camp LA

Fashion Camp LA

This weekend was the first annual Fashion Camp LA.  Fashion Camp is a weekend-long conference that brings together members of the mainstream fashion, independent fashion, and technology communities. Participants explore the future of fashion through workshops, panel discussions, and presentations. Anyone with an idea is welcome to present, lead a workshop, or organize a panel discussion. On...
Secrets to a Successful Restaurant

Secrets to a Successful Restaurant

People with a passion for good food are always interested in the next great restaurant.  But what makes a restaurant successful?  Sometimes it is about a kitschy new concept.  Most recently, for example, the food truck craze has taken over. Sometimes it’s about the chef and their sex appeal or unique inspiration. Either way, let’s face it most restaurants aren’t re-inventing the wheel, an...