#046 – David Pisarra: Come Together, Right Now, Over Food

  • January 23, 2018
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David Pisarra

Today we toast to all of the intrepid restaurateurs who are willing to work long hours and have a lifestyle like nobody else! Although our guest, David Pisarra, doesn’t run a restaurant, he does have a unique lifestyle… and he wears a LOT of hats: he is a columnist, author, speaker, filmmaker, podcaster, mentor, dog lover, and father’s rights lawyer.

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“Food is the great equalizer.” –David Pisarra Click To Tweet

I adore David’s column in the Santa Monica Daily Press. His articles are not always about food – it fluctuates between politics, local life, and an ongoing search for the most comfortable comfort food – but food is always important in these pieces because David sees it as the great equalizer. Everybody comes together over food.

We also discuss:

  • David’s approach to writing about restaurants & food
  • How loving dogs influences every other part of your life (like, say, writing a book that combines your family law practice with pet ownership issues during breakups and divorces)
  • The Santa Monica vibe
  • Why pie is better than cake
  • The power of podcasting as a tool to educate & empower
  • David’s upcoming project: Podcasting for Professionals
  • How you can get more comfortable with public speaking (hint: join Toastmasters)
  • Giving speeches about food – pie and chocolate, specifically
  • Changing the conversation with The Good Men Project


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