A True Agent of Change, One Plate at a Time

To say that I love Anthony Bourdain is an understatement. “Cooks Tour” and “No Reservations” were my everything in early 2000’s. It was on those shows I first heard of Chef José Andrés. Since those episodes, I’ve followed his career and added his restaurants to a list places to eat before I die. What he’s doing in Puerto Rico, amidst the red tape, confusion, disaster, and loss amazes me. He has

Getting Culture Right – Coco

If you haven’t seen ‘Coco’, I implore you to do so. Not just because it’s one of the best movies (animated or live-action) to come out this year. I want you to see it because money talks and Disney/Pixar should be rewarded for doing what it takes to get “culture” right. There were missteps along the way, but when telling the stories of another culture, it’s bound to happen. For

Don’t Lose Focus

Just a reminder – the flag, anthem, the president, and all other distractions are just that. This protest started because of the continues system racism and injustice in American society. Don’t let anyone hijack the meaning. Don’t let anyone shift the narrative. This protest started because of – Freddie Gray, Walter Scott, Philando Castile, Brenden Glenn, Natasha McKenna, Michael Brown, Sandra Bland, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Amadou Diallo, Laquan McDonald,