Respect the Culture: How to eat sushi and sashimi without embarrassing yourself

I'm spoiled. About a mile from my house is a wonderful Japanese restaurant called Tokyo Sushi Loha. We call it "Rock and Roll Sushi" because of the loud music pumped in to entertain hordes of college students living in the immediate vicinity. You'd think catering to that clientele it might be a little lower down … Continue reading Respect the Culture: How to eat sushi and sashimi without embarrassing yourself

Dear Greg Koch of Stone Brewing: Quality must extend through every level of an organization

Stone Brewing is a much beloved San Diego-based company that produces highly rated craft beers. In addition, the company operates restaurants dedicated to "slow food" principles. I have now been to their newly opened Liberty Station location three times. This is an open letter to Stone's CEO Greg Koch regarding my experience. Dear Greg, I … Continue reading Dear Greg Koch of Stone Brewing: Quality must extend through every level of an organization