Saturday, September 19, 2015
Clam Bisque, Lobster Ravioli, Scampi della Casa—there’s something about seafood that makes many diners want to try them all in and lounge more often in their favorite seafood restaurant. Perhaps it’s the fancy name, the scrumptious cooking, or the ambience of the venue itself, but did you know that by relishing Newport Beach’s bountiful seafood, you are also doing your body a whole lot of favors other than delighting those taste buds? Here we’ll reveal five ways those regular trips to seafood restaurants help keep you healthy: Better vision. Macular degeneration, the gradual loss of one’s vision due to a failing retina, is one the common conditions associated with aging. However, according to a study published in the Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science Journal, people who consume seafood rich in omega-3 fatty acids are less likely to develop macular degeneration.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Taking a prospective client or partner out to dine in a restaurant is great way to do business. Known for centuries as “breaking bread”, sharing meals together nurtures relationships, promotes trust, and requires the setting aside of weapons, figurative or otherwise. Since the environment is less formal, business lunch and dinners in restaurants on Balboa Island are an excellent way to know them better and establish rapport. However, how you carry yourself in these meetings will make a significant impression on the people you’re with. Here are a few tips and etiquette reminders when conducting business meetings in restaurants: 1. Pick the right restaurant. Many luncheons are held at national chains because they’re conveniently located and are pocket-friendly. The issue is that these tend to use pre-packaged and processed foods laden with fat, sugar, and salt.