That’s the thing about assumptions; when one assumes, one often is wrong and taking the time to investigate for one’s self is always better than pre-judging. This is as true for restaurants as it is for people, and I am happy to report that our family’s dinner at Carbon Beach was one of the loveliest I have enjoyed in a long time. From the valet’s kindness in helping us with Baby when we pulled up to being greeted by name by the attentive maitre d’ to the unbelievably good children’s menu they offered without request, I was astounded by the warmth and service standards of this restaurant. There wasn’t a whiff of snootiness or pretension in the air at Billionaire’s Beach, just the soft tang of the Pacific and a few gulls flying overhead.
Handmade in California for almost three decades, Fireclay Tile follows one simple philosophy: Make beautiful tile for people, when they want it, the way they want it. With a passion for good design and the belief that handmade products have soul, the factory, based in Aromas, produces beautiful tiles in a variety of incarnations—from […]
Founded in 1999 by Father Peter Banks, Friends of St. Lawrence-Watts Youth Center strives to break the cruel cycle of poverty and improve quality of life in the inner city. Father Banks recognized that education is not only the key to ending poverty, but also to quelling the lure of gangs to our vulnerable youth.