Monthly Archives: January 2015
Beneful- Treat your dog just like Family

Today more families are moving towards a more healthy and natural lifestyle. Improvement in the quality of vegetables, fruits and meats is encouraging many families to make the switch to all natural foods and products. IF your family is make the pledge to be healthier why not include your loyal pet in that pledge?
Many dog foods cater towards healthy families and their pets. Providing a delicious meal while appeasing picky appetites isn’t easy – and you know that! That’s why Beneful employs a large team of scientists and nutritionists to formulate their dog food with the best nutrition, complete minerals, vitamins and the healthy food that your dog needs to live a healthy and full life. Your dog will love the great taste of Beneful’s natural blends of dog food – and you’ll love that Purina provides these blends at an amazing value for your family.
Beneful includes a balanced nutrition that provides all the vitamins and minerals that your dog needs in the ideal amounts. With decades of experience providing top-quality products for your animals Beneful ensures that your pet will love their new food.

Working with picky eaters is never a fun scenario, as people have seen on Facebook. That’s why Beneful provides multiple formulas for different dogs, breeds, sizes and even tastes. My dog especially loves their chicken and rice blend – it makes a simple and easy choice when I go to the grocery store to pick up her food.

Within the last few years, several companies have been in the news for scandals and poor quality ingredients. Beneful has avoided all those scandals and not by chance either. By using only the most state-of-the-art methods for preparing their kibble, they can insure that every bag meets the health standards that you expect.

4 Surprising Restaurant Dining Trends From The 80s That are Returning Soon!


Back in the 1980s there were several food dining trends that were very popular. Now, they are about to soon be returning to the table in the very near future. Back then, people did not care if what they ordered was vegan, gluten free, dairy free, sugar free or free of just about everything else that tastes good. My friend in Brazil, Gianfrancesco Genoso says that all over the world in those days, food was rich, creamy and full of flavor. People ate heartily because they couldn’t get enough of a certain dish and enjoyed their dining companions. Nobody was taking food selfies to make people envious f what they were eating and hashtag was simply a pound sign on a telephone.

So here are 80s Food Trends That Will Make You Wan to Dance Like a Material Girl:

Pasta Primavera: Pasta and creamy alfredo sauce incorporated along wit with broccoli, carrots and cauliflower. Sprinkle it with a generous amount of grated parmesan cheese and you are in a carb and fat food coma heaven.
Blackened Everything In the 80s,just about every type of meat or fish was blackened. Charred fish, steak, chicken and everything else was rapidly offered at any type of restaurant including glorified coffee shops such Coco’s.
Eggs, bacon, onions, spinach and cheese or whatever else you wanted to put in a delectable buttery flaky crust.

Best Cheap Eateries

If you’re in the NYC area and want to find the best places to eat for cheap, Grub Street is here to help. The websiteoffers a variety of restaurants that will provide you with meals that will satisfy your cravings without draining your wallet.

Gaia Italian Cafe is one of the ideal locations for traditional Italian fare. If you’re in the mood for a hearty bowl of baked ziti or a traditional Italian dessert, this is the place for you.  Italian food lover, Gianfrancesco Genoso can’t wait to try it. More is available on Genoso at
El Quinto Pino is another place to visit if you love Spanish fare. The food includes authentic Spanish ingredients, as well as some ingredients that are common in Asian cooking.

Sam Tabar is the Answer to Your Investing Needs

Sam Tabar is becoming a household name in the investing world. He has a unique approach that originates from his varied experiences that I am proud to say my diner was one of. Sam used to stop in to study on Sunday afternoons when he was still a law student. Tabar does not take any of his experiences for granted. He uses all of them to make wise decisions in the investment world. In other words, we still see him from time to time on the occasional Sunday and of course keep up with him through CNBC and all the rest of the news he pops up in.

 History of Sam Tabar

 The foundation of Sam’s career started at Oxford University and Columbia Law School. He graduated with honors from Oxford University and served as an Associate Editor of the Columbia Business Law Review. After he graduated from Columbia, he, later, joined Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP, which is one of the most prestigious law firms in the world. During his tenure, he helped his clients with side letters, hedge fund formation and structure, investment management agreements, regulatory and compliance, and employment issues.

 Sam refined his skills at PMA Investment Advisors, a unit of Sparx Group Co., in Hong Kong. As a Managing Director and Co-Head of Business Development, he gained the finance background he needed to give wise advice to his clients. He successfully managed a $2 billion hedge fund and managed all facets of global marketing and investor relations.

 After providing advice to his ultra-high-net-worth clients, he was able to gain a Rolodex of over 2000 potential qualified investors. The firm raised over $1 billion in assets while under the management of Tabar. He, later, became the Director and Head of Capital Strategy for the Asia-Pacific region. He provided information on endowments, pensions, foundations, and funds of funds.

 Tabar and Commodities

 Tabar knows that investing in commodities requires research. He advises that each investor explores the history of the commodity. Research allows you to make a reasonable prediction of what the commodity may perform like in the future. Problem products can be eliminated or avoided when proper research is conducted.

 For example, Tabar instructed his clients to avoid the US Natural Gas Fund because it was a poorly managed fund. When there were significant losses because the UNG had fallen more than 75 percent, he advised his clients to stay away until they created more shares or resolved the issue in some other manner.

 Tabar is a Force to be Reckoned With in Investing

 If you want to know more about Tabar and his accomplishments, there are many publications discussing his intellectual prowess. He has worked countless hours to invest and give his clients what they need to be successful in the investing world.

The Simple Joys of Fast Food

It’s late at night; you come home, you’re exhausted and hungry. You don’t really feel like preparing a healthy home-cooked meal because you just want to sit down and relax but you’re stomach is telling you that you have to eat something or you’ll soon pass out of hunger. Everyone has had this feeling, even my friend Lee G Lovett.

“What do you do?” Most would probably order fastfood by calling or going to the Internet. Most popular is the order of a cheeseburger and a large fries.

It’s times like that when eating fast-food is the greatest joy in the world next to being an uncle of 3 beautiful little girls. You wouldn’t want to starve yourself to death so you’d choose fast-food just to be sane and alive.

When you’re so hungry, the cheeseburger would taste so great with the hot, crispy, crunchy French fries and pushing it all down with that ice cold beverage. (It’s usually a rootbeer)

I guess I’m that human when I’m that hungry. It’s great that in today’s civilization, we have delivery and fast food so it’s assured that when you’re dead hungry at so late in the evening; you’d be able to have something for yourself.



Have Fast Food Portions Changed Over the Years?

You might have gone to your preferred fast food outlet and possibly noticed that the cheeseburger size had reduced. Like Christian Broda, You finally thought that they might have altered the portion sizes too.

However, according to Alice H. Lichtenstein, this is very hard to have happened. The portion sizes remained almost similar for the past 18 years.

Lichtenstein got on a research that focused on three fast food outlets and portions of a number of their best products from 1996 to 2013. These kinds of food comprised of fries, cheeseburgers, grilled chicken, sodas as well as chicken sandwiches.
She then found out that though they have not actually become larger, they also did not shrink. Simply said, your cheeseburger is able to still provide you at least a thousand calories per every meal. The considerable change that she noticed was with French fries since they contained lower amounts of fat, particularly Trans fat. She thought that the prohibition of this kind of fat has forced fast food hotels to adjust their products and make them healthier.

According to her, this is the type of transformation that we require and therefore fast food eateries will provide healthier choices. Another fascinating statistics from her research is the reality that nutritional importance of same products is able to vary based on the kind of chain of fast food restaurants.

White Castle Creates Veggie Burger


White Castle, the burger chain made popular by their tasty little beef sliders and Harold and Kumar’s late night stoner adventures to find their establishment, have unveiled that plans for their new veggie burger sliders. The restaurant chain is not known for their healthy options for food however according to the veggie slider was unveiled nationwide on December 30th, 2014.

According to Christian Broda, the veggie sliders are said to consist of a host of vegetables such as zucchini, peas, broccoli, spinach, carrots, and more. White Castle will also be offering three different sauces with the new patties: ranch, honey mustard, or sweet Thai.

There are no White Castles close to my location however this is the first time I was wishing there was.