food: MAKING ENDS MEET IS MAKING THE ROUNDS - 03/24/14 07:05 AM
I remember years ago when welfare payments met or exceeded the minimum wage. So naturally many did the math and word of mouth quickly spread to get on welfare and quit your meaningless job. Today, that doesn't hold up as welfare is discouraged and is not enough to live on
MINIMUM LIFE
Minimum wage works for those that need some spending money. It doesn't hold well for anyone trying to make a living, get ahead or build wealth. Raising the minimum wage will take some of the subsidy burden off the government, but doesn't do much for the future of anyone that is on it
DAY TO DAY
(0 comments)

food: FRESHEST FRUIT AND VEGETABLES NOTHING LIKE IT - 05/29/13 05:58 AM
Unless you have done this, you do not know what you are missing. Sure, as little kids, we all thought MILK came from the market. Cows...? What do cows have to do with it?  When I mention fruit, oh, that's in the produce section. It is only there if someone took the time to put it there. Fruit tastes different when allowed to ripen until picked
I visiteda friend up in Oregon who owned a few acres here and there. We were sitting in his home and he brings out a huge bowl of fruit. They were all washed and of … (4 comments)

food: EATING IS A DOUBLE EDGED SWORD - 05/23/13 06:03 AM
Very often, you may find yourself standing in front of the refrigerator right after eating....What are you looking for if you just ate? Something is missing and food will not satisfy it. You keep trying to feed it so it will stop pestering you. You find out through trial and error that it doesn't go away......and then you eat again and again
WARNING: I am going to be discussing something that some people may find sensitive. It is not my intent to single anyone out, make fun of them, or judge them. This post......is submitted for our benefit......
When someone is … (6 comments)

food: THREE LEGS OF THE RESTAURANT STOOL - 04/29/13 09:56 AM
You don't need to know much about the restaurant industry to understand the three-legged stool upon which it sits...Wherever you go, the dynamics of Service, Food and Ambiance are at work.... When all three line up, it can be a very pleasant experience. Lining up all three is not necessary to have a pleasant experience either....
FOOD:
There are places that are known for being "best" at their food. It can be a little old oyster shack on a back road, a hamburger dive in an auto parts junkyard or a place known for its fresh, gigantic steak fries..the attraction being … (2 comments)

food: RICHIE'S SNOW CONES HOT DOGS & DRINKS - 04/15/13 03:24 PM
In between times, I used to sell hot dogs, snow cones and drinks from a little cart that I would drive around town. I had my favorite spots and they expected me daily. I also used to do special occasions and the YMCA was a favorite stop. The kids love it and looked forward to having their hot dog with whatever they wanted on it, a snow cone, bag of chips or a drink

NONE BETTER COULD BE HAD ANYWHERE
I prided myself on carrying the best meats, sausages and breads. But I didn't stop there. I had the freshest … (14 comments)

food: SHOPPING FOR FOOD OVER THE DECADES - 01/28/13 03:04 PM
When I was a kid, I had no awareness where food came from nor did I care. A peanut butter sandwich was considered one heck of a reward followed by a bologna and cheese with mustard, hot dogs and any hostess product you could find. To me it was a simple thing to eat. As you get older and as products and information surface, it becomes more work to shop
CANNED FOOD
When I got my first paycheck which was around 16 working for McDonald's, I went out shopping and bought anything in a can that looked good. I was single … (8 comments)

food: SUPERMARKETS ARE WELL RUN BUSINESSES part 2 - 01/08/13 06:57 AM
In part one, we explored the supermarket and great effort is put into the word super as it is a well polished and presented place to shop with lots of dynamics going on. Here you will see how billions of revenue are generated and it is a living business plan that works..
THE MARKETS THEMSELVES WOKE-UP ONE DAY
The markets themselves woke up one day and discovered a gold mine right under their own noses. Billions were being spent by others to promote their products and were successful. Markets decide to copy the coloring, packaging and positioning of the other products … (12 comments)

food: SUPERMARKETS ARE WELL RUN BUSINESSES part 1 - 01/08/13 06:56 AM
Next time you visit the neighborhood market, take a moment to see how it is set-up. It is a business first and there is a reason and a rhyme to all that goes on inside those four walls. First off, everything that one needs called the basics are found on the outside walls themselves. Produce, baked goods, dairy and meats all line the walls. In the center are more the optional items
LIKE OR NEED IS PRESENTED
The place is set-up to either help you find what you want or to the delight of all concerned, cause you to shop. They want … (2 comments)

food: ROAST CHICKEN IS ALWAYS POPULAR - 01/03/13 03:50 PM
Well it is not so good news for any chickens, but roast chicken lovers are satisfied with this tasty reliable dish which has been around since Adam started eating meats and Eve started doing the desserts (apple pie).  It is important to eat a balanced meal when you can. I like a full plate of which I demonstrate very well pictured below...
AHHHH...YES
BELOW: Roasted juicy 1/2 a chicken seasoned, salted and peppered. Those are fresh onion bagels lightly toasted. Brussels sprouts cooked whole with a little crunch to them. The sauce is an exciting little item I found that is quite good. It … (6 comments)

food: IF YOU HAD TO EAT ONE FOOD FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE - 11/13/12 06:34 AM
What would it be? For clarity sake, I am asking the following: If you had to eat just one thing over and over again for the rest of your life, and that item never changed, what would it be? Think carefully here. One food until you die. Would you go for taste, health, convenience, fun, function, pleasure or sustenance..One food...but which one?
HERE WE GO
Rice was given as one answer. In certain parts of the world, they are doing that already. It is not far fetched and rice has benefits as well as making you feel full too. Easy to cook, eat and digest.
Beans … (15 comments)

food: RUNNING A RESTAURANT AND NOT GAINING WEIGHT WHEW! - 07/30/12 06:55 AM
I was in the restaurant business for several years running corporate and private operations. All served good decent food and had talented people in the kitchen. As general manager or owner of an operation, you get to have anything you want whenever you want. Let me tell you that being around fresh, delicious foods that smell good all day long and watching others eat is.....
SLOW PLEASANT TORTURE
In the beginning, I was taken in and went for the perk non-stop. Everyday, all day long, I would get to try the different foods offered and even have them cooked custom if I … (16 comments)

food: BEST FOOD PART OF THE SUMMER - 06/30/12 01:37 PM
Where does one begin to list all the things that summer introduces? There is so much to participate in and enjoy. I will narrow down this most pleasant thought to a specific subject of which everyone who reads this is familiar with but does not do enough of. It is most enjoyable, beneficial, produces well being, is fun, inexpensive and keeps ya coming back
UM-MM YUM..WATERMELON
My friends, please PAUSE here. Summer is peak season for watermelon. Yes, you can eat this all year round, but the summer produces the melon of melon crops so sayeth nature herself. Take her up on … (4 comments)

food: A GOOD STEAK MAY NOT BE A GOOD STEAK - 06/26/12 06:40 AM
I like a good steak. I like the sides that go with it. If you flame broil the meat, there is nothing like it for smell, taste and satisfying the appetite. I say all that to say this. I have been watching some Food documentaries on Netflix lately and from what I have seen, it has turned off my desire for that blessed steak event described above
THE JUNGLE
When I first read Upton Sinclairs "The Jungle", I was enthralled by the descriptions he gave on what goes on in meat packing plants. It literally forces changes in that industry even … (0 comments)

food: WHY OH WHY DELILAH - 05/30/12 10:25 AM
I wasn't thinking of Tom Jones or Samson...I just needed a title for a quick post...Now that you are here, what should we explore? Life is always a good subject and we all have enough of that in common. Love is something we never learn enough about but all have participated in with lotsa stories to go around too
HOW ABOUT THIS
How about what we do for a living? Now there is an interesting subject. They used to ask that question first on all the old game shows. The emcee would ask.."and what do you do for a living' and … (11 comments)

food: FOODS THAT BRING BACK CHILDHOOD MEMORIES - 04/15/12 02:57 PM
When we were growing up, we paid special attention to certain foods that satisfied us not only in the moment, but in the years to come and well into our adulthood. So enjoyable were they they we passed them on to our children too. What were these foods? Why do we enjoy them so much and what is your favorite?
LET US BEGIN WITH THE MAIN COURSE
1. Bologna & cheese sandwiches with or without mustard, mayo or spread. If you used WONDER BREAD, give your self 10 extra points. No finer school lunch ever existed. Add Frito's chips and thank you
(11 comments)

food: WE ARE ALL IN THE SAME BUSINESS - 04/02/12 03:21 PM
You see many businesses all over the globe, country, states, cities and local areas providing many different services. But in reality, they all serve one purpose. They all have that purpose in common and we do well to remind each other of it. I am speaking of the foundation of it all. PEOPLE. So, the next time you are asked what business you are in, you could answer
REAL ESTATE ANSWER
I am in the people business fascilitating Real Estate transactions.
RESTAURANT OR FAST FOOD ANSWER
I am in the people business of serving hot food at value pricing
CLOTHING AND SHOES
I am … (4 comments)

food: DO YOU LIKE TO SPEND MONEY - 03/07/12 09:22 AM
I have reached the point in my life where I have everything I need. There are things that I would want, but do not need. I remember the pleasure of exploring need versus want throughout my life. Once you have sampled all the earthly delights to your satisfaction, then rest from it all is where you will end up
SPENT MONEY TO STAY COMPETITIVE
I found myself updating all my electronic communications and tools recently. this made perfect sense because in order to do business, you must be in business. In today's competitive no prisoners world of getting things done, having … (4 comments)

food: IF YOU COULD WISH ONE THING IN THE WORLD - 12/25/11 10:54 AM
My answer to this came to me without hesitation and a strong degree of passion. It is something that is very doable, can take place right now and should not exist to begin with. The fact that the problem I am going to suggest a solution to does exist is a poor testament to mankind and his lack of progress as a planet
SHAME ON US ON ALL
I am talking about world hunger. Can you even imagine how or why this exists? It boggles the mind and accuses us all at some point. There is no excuse for it and … (5 comments)

food: SIMPLE LITTLE THINGS THEY ARE SUFFICIENT AND HOLD - 12/12/11 04:43 PM
I am relaxing on this day, in this moment deliberately set aside for myself to enjoy and behold. It is raining here all day and is quite pleasant to behold and receive. I complimented it with a nice warm fire (SEE BELOW) and my wife is in the kitchen and all over the house enjoying herself while Christmas music plays...I'LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

This scene has roots that go back, way back in time think: men and women, camp fires and a safe place to spend time...add a little chanting and some food...well its called simply.....LIFE
Happy Holidays
(0 comments)

food: FIVE STAR DINING OFFERS SERVICE FOOD AND AMBIANCE...now to close escrows - 11/17/11 12:23 PM
Every once in a while, I do five star dining. I like to reward my self and or celebrate something special. It then becomes a memorable, enjoyable experience and another notch on my life belt is added in...Every year, I take the family out for a Xmas five star experience too
I INVESTIGATE AND SAMPLE
In order to book my event, I visit with the restaurant and experience it first hand. Below are a couple of dishes that I sampled that I thought was worth sharing. The service was excellent and the ambiance captivating...Now for the food
LET THE EXPERIENCE BEGIN
(3 comments)

 
Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books, on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too! (People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca) Rainmaker large

Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books

on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!

Riverside, CA

More about me…

People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca

Address: 4850 Palo Verde Lane, Riverside, Ca, 92501

Mobile: (951) 201-5951

Email Me



Listings

Links

Archives

RSS 2.0 Feed for this blog