SFGATE: If you are giving someone a beer, is it rude to put it on the ground and say, ‘Get it yourself because I can’t hand it to you’? I’ve been put in that situation a couple times and it’s super awkward. Grotts: Anytime your hands touch something, germs can spread. So if you’re having people over, you can have them bring their own drinks, or serve unopened bottles. You can also wear gloves when passing out drinks and provide wipes for your guests to wipe down bottles and surfaces. Germs are everywhere and now that we know how easily they can be passed, a simple gesture such as serving a drink at a party could be a problem. … [Read more...] about What are the new rules and etiquette around distanced hangouts with friends?
Job hunting in the quarantine puts me at a disadvantage. I’m always worried about how I come across, and the cover letter you send in becomes everything. When I can get someone talking, I can start a relationship where I can find out what they really want. You can ask the question, will I be doing you a service and will you be helping me? I have gotten to the head of facilities and design for some major hospitals here in town. Each time they said, “I would love to hire you in that position. We don’t have that position right now because we’re digging ourselves out,” or they said, “I’m so glad we got to talk because it wouldn’t have been a good fit.” … [Read more...] about Job hunting is never easy. But finding work amid coronavirus is ‘a whole new world’
There was no doubting the deliciousness of the results, though. Des Jardins’ burger — the same one she served at Jardinere, smeared with avocado and caramelized onions — tasted fancy for a backyard hangout without being too cumbersome to make. An Ethiopian sambusa-inspired dish from Kwame Onwuachi, a James Beard Award-winning chef in Washington, D.C., packed a complex mix of warm spices and creamy-crunchy textures yet easily came together in less than 30 minutes. … [Read more...] about New Impossible Burger cookbook is essentially a corporate ad — but a good one
Developer Touchstone Communities announced today that Shea Homes and Beazer Homes have been selected as the first two homebuilders to build residences in Park Circle—a new master-planned community coming soon to Valley Center, California. When completed, Park Circle will offer homes within eight distinct neighborhoods, plus, an abundance of social gathering spaces and recreational amenities. The 186-acre, 632-home community in North San Diego County has been in the making for seven years and is projected to debut its first model homes later this year. … [Read more...] about Homebuilders Announced for New Valley Center Master Plan
“So, now there was this enterprise, you know, there was always talk about the commission and the meeting that the New York State Police observed in upstate New York many years before. And then, finally, we get one on our own terms in our own city that has all the heads of the family participating. So there were quite a few revelations from the case squad and, of course, management. And clearly that was shared immediately with the prosecutors and, you know, Rudy [Giuliani] specifically. So the enthusiasm only increased as more and more information was being collected.” … [Read more...] about FBI agent Joe Cantamessa, Netflix ‘Fear City’ subject, details undercover infiltration of New York’s mob bosses