Katsuya Studio City: Great California Sushi

Katsuya in Studio city is an upscale Japanese sushi restaurant that has a reputation for fantastic food at a reasonable price, and it a favorite among professional critics as well as individual people who stop in to eat and then comment about their experience....more

Many Restaurants in Hollywood

With so many tastes and palates flocking to Hollywood, there are just as many restaurants to satisfy those tastes. There are certain types of cuisine restaurants in Hollywood have found favor with and continue to serve: American, Steak and Asian....more

What We Can Learn From Muslim Cabbies and Jewish Bakers

Did you hear the one about the Muslim taxi driver and the Jewish bagel shop owner? No, it’s not the start of a bar joke, it’s a true story that confirms my belief that breaking bread – or bagels -- can go a long way toward bridging even the deepest cultural rifts....more
Mmmm....we have sticky rice at every Thanksgiving, too!more

The Awkward Epidemic

I recently discovered a new web-series entitled "The Mis-Adventures of an Awkward Black Girl" the show was absolutely crazy and ridicul...more

Viral Meme: We’re a Culture, Not a Costume

Racist Halloween costumes are nothing new, and neither are the pleas to stop them. But never underestimate the power of the Internet. This week a series of posters with the tagline “We’re a Culture, Not a Costume” has gone viral. The images, featuring a Middle Eastern man, an Asian woman, a Black woman, and a Latino man each holding a photo of a derogatory ethnic costume, were created by a group of ten college students at Ohio University....more
I don't get upset when people want to be Jewish for a day.  I have seen people wearing yarmulkes ...more

Children and very early memories

I originally started reading this piece because it was about how younger children can recall earlier memories than older kids. Nothing too exciting - but I did take away some other cool tidbits:1. Most adults can't remember ANYTHING about their lives before they were 3 or 4.2. Younger kids (maybe like 4 and 5) can remember things from when they were about 18 months old. But the older they get, the less than remember, probably because memories are replaced with NEWER earlier memories when we are about 10....more

In Power Women – Crossing Our Divides

Women’s relationship to power is fascinating. I have instigated several discussions about this subject and find the subject rich and deep for women and men alike....more