Chef Nathan Santana Brings Soil to Soul with His Infused Menu

Nathan Santana has been a chef for nine years, starting his first kitchen job on the line in his hometown Palmdale, which eventually led him to The Wallace, where he started as a salad chef. Now, Chef Nate is executive sous chef at The Wallace, which he earned from years of hard work on the line. When he isn't in the kitchen cooking, Santana is exploring and smoking his other love - cannabis - with Cultured, the cannabis infused dinner pop-up he created with Botafarm Genetics.

Together, Chef Nate and Botafarm created Soil to Soul, a seven course, cannabis infused meal with some of the best local flower Los Angeles has to offer. Chef Nate really showcased his skills in the kitchen by cooking with different cuisines, flavors, and aromas, which include hamachi crudo, baby broccolini, stone fruit aqua fresca, duck breast, and more delicious foods. All of these dishes are made with the freshest ingredients from some of the best local farmers, which pairs perfectly with the cocktails that compliment every plate. Chef Nate will continue to host infused dinners like Soil to Soul for more nights filled with great conversation, great food, and a great smoke. 

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On Flatbush Avenue, tucked amidst the nexus of four iconic Brooklyn neighborhoods (Park Slope, Boerum Hill, Fort Greene, and Prospect Heights), medical cannabis company Citiva opened up their newest location at the turn of the new year. Walking through the shiny glass door, you’re first struck by the sleek tidiness of the front lobby. Both the dispensary's resident pharmacist and receptionist greet visitors as they clear patients (as does any medical dispensary in the country) before allowing them through to the retail room.

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