Rising Hearts Bakery – Culver City, CA

If you are what you eat, keep it close to your heart and keep it healthy! The team at Rising Hearts Bakery wants to help you do just that with its delectable selection of baked goods for a healthier you. Edie Erwin always enjoyed baking, but when her son came down with serious food allergies, a new direction was born out of necessity but full of love. coque iphone 7 She began baking with low-gluten grains and her breads caught the attention of Bob Goldberg and his partner Paul Lewin, the owners of Follow Your Heart restaurant. Edie started working with Bob to adapt her bread recipes for use at the restaurant. Bob and Paul were presented with the opportunity to buy The Sensitive Baker, a gluten-and-dairy-free bakery founded by Sandee Heir and located in Culver City, CA. soldes coque iphone 2019 Building on their relationship, they asked Edie and her husband Dan to become partners with them in the bakery. coque iphone 8 From this point on, it was full speed ahead. coque iphone xs max In 2012, they changed the name to “Rising Hearts Bakery” to more closely tie in to Paul and Bob’s restaurant where it all began, Follow Your Heart. Edie is known as the heart of the bakery and uses a skill set honed over a lifetime of baking to develop a vast variety of delicious gluten-free baked goods – -everything from breads to deserts. coque iphone soldes And more good news – they’re growing their selection of Vegan products, too. Rising Hearts Bakery has turned into one of the top gluten-free bakeries, nationwide. And if you’re lucky enough to live in the Los Angeles area, you can stop in the flagship retail store in Culver City and sample these treats hot out of the oven – even better.

Rainbow Grocery – San Francisco

Rainbow Grocery is a vegetarian food store that has been serving San Francisco and the Bay Area since 1975. While they strive to offer the widest selection of organic and locally sourced products at the most affordable price, they also hope to be a resource for our community to exchange information about the health and sustainability of the foods we put on our tables. As a worker-owned cooperative, those who work there are more than simply the labor-force of this business, they are the business. And while they have come to work there for many different reasons, they all share the common desire to work in a non-hierarchical, democratic workplace where everyone’s opinion matters. Not only do they hope to make a difference by providing healthy food and products to everyone who shops with them, they believe that through their successful business model for cooperative work they are also putting the ideals of sustainable living into practice. Since they moved from 15th and Mission to their building at 13th and Folsom, they have more than doubled their workforce from about 85 people to over 220. While they add new worker/owners every year, some of them are celebrating their 20th, 25th, even 30 year anniversaries! Rainbow is more than just a job for its employees. coque iphone x And their hope for you, is that the store is more than just a place to find healthy food! Rainbow Grocery Cooperative is committed to being a positive presence in our community, both economically and ecologically. Each year they give donations to local non-profits, social justice organizations, schools and artists. coque iphone 8 They actively support the development of cooperatives and collectives that bring living wage jobs and democratic workplaces to the Bay Area. They regularly donate their time to local fairs and community events. In an effort to minimize their footprint on the planet, they recycle and compost as much of their waste as possible, while drawing on the sun’s rays for energy. New Café Rainbow Grocery is proud to announce the addition of a cafe attached to our Native Plant Garden. They have worked with Stumptown Coffee Roasters to learn how to brew their highest quality (and most ethically grown) beans with the most delicious results possible. They offer brewed coffee as well as a variety of espresso drinks off our beautiful La Marzocco espresso machine. An unparalleled selection of teas from their large Bulk Tea selection are available. coque iphone 6 They use Strauss organic whole milk in all steamed drinks and offer Califia cold-pressed almond milk as a non-dairy alternative. coque iphone 2019 The menu includes fresh baked pastries from Starter Bakery. coque iphone New additions will be added to the menu in the future! Cafe hours: Monday – Saturday 8am – 6pm. Sunday 9am – 6 pm.

Crossroads Kitchen with Chef Tal Ronnen

“Crossroads offers diners Mediterranean-themed small dishes, salads, farm-to-glass cocktails, and desserts in a fine-dining dinner style that encourages exploration. With its stylish atmosphere and refreshing sensibility, Crossroads isn’t just a leap forward in refined plant-based cuisine — it’s one of the most innovative culinary destinations in Los Angeles. It’s a decadent and indulgent dining experience approached in a conscious and cohesive manner.

Designed by Los Angeles-based interiors firm Studio Collective, Crossroads combines the elegance of fine dining with the playfulness of a beloved neighborhood spot. The restaurant features a central dining room that is a visual feast of wood crown molding and wing-backed chairs, lit by handcrafted chandeliers. The stylish 11-seat bar is situated adjacent to the Wine Room, which opens to the artisanal cheese shop. The Wine Room, which is available for private functions, lends itself well to exclusive wine, dinner, and tasting events. Its notable features include a retractable roof for open-air dining and a herringbone-patterned wine wall. On the opposing side of the space a Private Dining Room for Ten features an antique glass wall and original Toulouse-Lautrec print. The overall effect is that of a neighborhood gathering place infused with understated luxury.

Tal Ronnen, one of the world’s most celebrated chefs and author of The Conscious Cook, a New York Times bestselling cookbook, has a growing legion of fans including Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, and Steve Wynn. Ronnen, Steve Bing, founder of the Shangri-La business group and hospitality guru Parnell F. Delcham, CEO of United Culinary Artists, are the driving force behind the new concept.The restaurant features a number of Jim Marshall’s iconic rock and roll photos. More of his work can be found at www.jimmarshallphotographyllc.com


Cafe Gratitude

cafegratCafe Gratitude does business through a practice we call “Sacred Commerce.” We view our restaurants as environments to not only serve healthy food, but also training grounds to practice seeing our lives from a perspective of gratitude. We believe that we are the source of our experience in life, not the circumstances. We train our staff to practice putting their attention on the outcome they wish to create for themselves, whether it is work related or personal. We believe in honest and direct communication with our co-workers, and encourage our staff to support one another, make strong and clear requests, and always take 100% responsibility. Above all, we celebrate life and invite our community of guests to join us in creating a world that is sustainable, compassionate and abundant for all.