• How Restaurants are Using Social Media

    My smartphone is a constant companion when dining out. I check in on Foursquare or Yelp, sometimes both. I am thrilled when I get a special offer just for checking in – I’ve had free appetizers, drinks and discounts. When my food comes, I take photographs, post them on Instagram and Twitter, sometimes Facebook. (Yeah, I’m one of those.) So you can see how social media is well intertwined with the 21st century dining experience. Now that's a rainbow! Delicious lunch at #hbpitagrill #mediterranean #lunch #kabob #hummus #tabouleh A post shared by Marcie Taylor (@marcietaylor) on Oct 25, 2013 at 11:44am PDT @matthewkenneySM makes me want to be #vegan #makemenu…

  • Kimera Red Carpet Oscars Viewing Party on Sunday

    As some of you readers may already know, I ‘m all about giving back. For example, I work for a company that has a whole department devoted to finding ways of giving back! But that’s a topic for another post. I do like to support philanthropic projects and events that not only give back but are also fun. Two projects I am currently working on involve food and charity. I am participating in these projects by providing social media consulting and coaching, pr, and my cheerful disposition (and believe me, when dealing with huge projects as a volunteer, a cheerful disposition goes a long way!) George Clooney and Brad Pitt,…