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Director: Per Norberg Cameraman: Gene Nagata Editing: Jose Pascual Color grading: Richard Martos
Share A Meal is a concept based on the idea of donating nutritional, vegan meals to homeless people. The project is financed from meals sold during lunch service around the LA area and volunteers then help prepare and distribute the food to people in need during evenings. Share A Meal is a daily expression of the compassion and humility in our spirit. The people that are served are the forgotten lot in our society. Each one of them have a story behind how they got where they are. It is not our job to judge them. Our role is to help nourish their body and spirit at that critical phase of their life’s journey. The volunteers not only serve the hot meals they helped
First Food Truck Business Expo a Success in South Los Angeles
By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief
LOS ANGELES—On last Saturday, July 20 a group of collaborative partners came together in the parking lot of Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist showcase a new idea in starting a small business. It was the first Food Truck Business Expo. This event was attended by hundred from the neighborhood and from those outside who had heard about the special opportunity to start a business with a truck and the drive to work for yourself. The collaborative partnership between the Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation (VSEDC), Union Bank, The 9th Council District, The City of Los Angeles Business Source Center, and Kareem Carts Commissary and Manufacturing came together to assist those whose desire is to start a food truck business. Kareem spoke to the anticipated crowd under the tent and told them about how he started [...]
[one_half]When Antonio Medina opened The Gastrobus with just $5,000 in 2009, he found a way to launch an independent cooking career without the costs of opening his own restaurant. Part of the first generation of food truck chefs in Los Angeles, Medina, along with his wife Lana, has harnessed the power of social media to alert customers to their location and devised an attention-grabbing menu, including pulled pork sandwich served with aioli, and homey sweet potato hash.