Picnic in Style

Picnics can make for a memorable summer…just have all your summertime staples together and you’ll be ready for impromptu alfresco dining anytime, anywhere. At the beach, an outdoor concert or at a local park, wherever you go you can pick up fresh fruits at the...

The Royal Wedding – Get ready!

Well, I know what I will be doing on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 – watching the Royal Wedding!!  I remember when I first moved to New York in 1986, I got up before the sun to watch Prince Andrew and Fergie get married and I...

Eco18 at Natural Products Expo West!

We recently attended the 38th annual Natural Products Expo West & Engredea, the world's largest natural, organic and healthy products event. This year again saw another record-setting show with more than 85,000 attendees including industry pioneers and a new generation of innovators shaping the future...

Olive You and I love Mediterranean Olives

I recently attended an event held by the Panhellenic Association of Table Olives Processors, Packers and Exporters (PEMETE) at Fig & Olive restaurant in New York City’s Meatpacking District. The aesthetics of the tables were so charming with fresh lemons and greenery providing Mediterranean vibes....

Easy Romantic Valentine’s At Home

I love Valentine’s Day, but really hate going to a restaurant to celebrate. Reservations can be difficult to get, the food is rarely great and the service is usually rushed. So, after many disappointing Valentine dinners, we finally decided to celebrate at home—the best decision...

WOMEN VETERANS MAKE GREAT ENTREPRENEURS

As we celebrate Veterans Day tomorrow, we wanted to take a look at the landscape of women veterans in particular after they leave the military.  Women veterans comprise the fastest growing segment of the veteran population. According to the National Women's Business Council (NWBC),...

July 4th Traditions

Whether it be by grabbing your flag, heating up the grill or just hanging with your friends and family—it’s finally the time of the year to celebrate Independence Day and all it symbolizes. The significance of July 4th dates back to (surprise surprise) the American...