I attended the dineLA 2011 Kickoff in downtown Los Angeles on September 28, 2011. I was able to briefly speak with Chef Wolfgang Puck and Sister Alice Marie Quinn about the festival and St. Vincents Meals on Wheels Program.
dineLA Restaurant Week is a two-week dining event established to introduce diners to the vast array of restaurants in neighborhoods throughout LA County. Local foodies and visitors to LA will have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of specially priced three-course meals from some of LA’s best restaurants during this dining event. These dineLA Restaurant Week menus will be viewable online at www.dineLARestaurantWeek.com
LA Food and Wine arrives October 13-16 with more than 70 unique city-wide events, 300 acclaimed wineries, and more than 100 celebrated chefs including Wolfgang Puck, Tom Colicchio, Tyler Florence and more! Don’t miss epic events including, Bubbles and Beats, Pigs, Pints, & Pinot, a California Clambake, Decadence: A Dessert Affair, and amazing live entertainment http://www.lafw.com/
Since 1977, St Vincent Meals on Wheels has delivered life-saving meals and warm greetings to homebound and hungry seniors and disabled or seriously ill adults across Los Angeles. From Skid Row to West Hollywood, the Hollywood Hills to South LA, they deliver to over 3000 clients a day, serving anyone in need regardless of age, race, illness, disability, religion or ability to pay. As the largest privately funded Meals on Wheels program in the country, St Vincent depends on the generosity of angels—compassionate friends and neighbors whose donations make the work possible— and volunteers, who deliver the thousands of nutritious meals each day. The need for these services is greater than ever with meal programs closing down or cutting back due to lack of funding, more seniors and ill or disabled adults are turning to us for the food they need to survive. St Vincent believes no one should have to choose between food, shelter or medical care. And no one should be left malnourished and alone. www.stvincentmow.org