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Lotus Free Thanksgiving Dinner

For over a decade the Lotus Family of Restaurants (lead by Lotus Cuisine of India in San Rafael) has had an annual tradition of opening their doors and providing free meals for up to a thousand people on the night before Thanksgiving.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 from 5-9 PM

WHERE: Lotus Cuisine of India in San Rafael and Cafe Lotus in Fairfax.The Lotus Family of Restaurants gives back to the community by hosting our annual FREE Thanksgiving Dinner on the night before Thanksgiving.

Both San Rafael’s Lotus Cuisine of India and Fairfax’s Cafe Lotus will serve a free Indian buffet on Thursday, November 25 from 5 – 9 PM. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. No reservations.

Lotus invites anyone in our community who needs a good free meal! Please come enjoy our healthy and delicious Indian food for FREE.

They will again be collecting donations for our local Marin Community Food Bank. 

Anyone – not only those who are homeless, needy, poor, or hungry – is welcome to join us for a wonderful Thanksgiving meal.

The addresses are:

Lotus Cuisine of India
704 4th St San Rafael
Tel 415 456 5808

Cafe Lotus
1912 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Fairfax
Tel 415 457 7836

 Kahl Consultants provides web services such as webmaster and online promotion for all Lotus restaurants.


Aroma Cuisine of India, an Indian Fine Cuisine Restaurant located in Castro Valley

Aroma Cuisine of India restaurant, Castro ValleyAroma Cuisine of India is one of the new Kahl Consultants client, another Indian restaurant this time in Castro Valley. Lotus chain of restaurants owner Surinder who is a friend of Aroma's owner referred to KC. Surinder hired Kahl Consultant for online marketing and promotion and website maintenance for 3 restaurants. 

Aroma is the premier Indian fine cuisine restaurant that has quickly become a favorite amongst the food lovers of San Francisco Bay Area and voted as Best Indian Restaurants in the Bay Area A-List Best of 2015 Poll.

Aroma is a beautiful, charming, cozy restaurant with a great family feel to it. Each guest receives individual attention and feels at home. They even have an outdoor patio dining area. What makes Aroma stand out is the wide varieties of authentic cuisine from Goa in west to Punjab, Kashmir to Mumbai.


Invite Aroma to your next event! Aroma offers on-site and off-site catering for private events and gathering.

Special Occasion

Bring your event to Aroma! Ask about the beautiful banquet hall just a few feet away from our kitchen.

Free Delivery

Nothing is better than hot, delicious food brought to your door step. Aroma even offers free Delivery within Castro Valley and some neighboring cities!

About Aroma Cuisine of India

Aroma is the premier Indian fine cuisine restaurant that has quickly become a favorite amongst the food lovers of the San Francisco Bay Area. This family-run restaurant that takes pride in its intimate scale and attention to detail. You may even catch us hand picking produce at the Castro Valley farmer’s market!

Every guest that walks into Aroma is served the same quality of food that we ourselves would like to eat: delicious and uncompromised in authenticity. Aroma offers classic Indian favorites from various parts of India. We will bring to you aromas ranging from Goa’s Vindaloo to Punjab’s Traditional Curry, Kashmir’s Nan to Mumbai’s Kulcha.

For catering or special occasion inquiry and reservation call Aroma Cuisine of India at (510) 888-9555. Visit www.aromacuisineofindia.com.

Website Editor Software Recommendations


Content Management SoftwareOur clients value the fact that Kahl Consultants has been building and maintaining websites since 1996. So we regularly get asked to recommend web editing software.

For a small business or nonprofit a Content Management System (CMS) is ideal to develop and maintain an effective website. A CMS can be used to build a new website. There are other CMS tools that can even edit an existing HTML website.

You can learn more and test drive popular CMS tools such as Wordpress or Joomla here:

Some folks prefer the DIY approach (Do It Yourself). Or they don't have the marketing budget to hire a professional web developer. Not a problem. You can take the first steps on your own.

Every good hosting company offers a simple web builder tool these days. Unfortunately these tools are usually quite limited in their features. Rather that limit yourself to a "cookie-cutter" website why not try learning to use a website editor?

Here is a short review of some of the popular website editors you can use. This can help you decide which editor is right for your.


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Comparative HTML Editor Reviews - Dreamweaver:


- Free and easy to learn!

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Review of Kompozer:

California Cuisine at Leila by the Bay Restaurant in Hercules, CA for Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Leila by the Bay

Leila by the Bay, a recently acquired restaurant by Lotus owner Surinder has a new mobile friendly website built by Kahl Consultants. For many years now, Surinder trusted Kahl Consultants for online marketing and promotion for all of his restaurants in Marin.

Leila by the Bay is a local neighborhood restaurant that serves of fresh homemade from scratch California cuisine for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.

Now under new management they also launched a menu for lunch that features the finest California Cuisine all fresh made from scratch. The new owner has a strong commitment to quality not only for food but also in customer service being in the food industry for several years.

Leila by the Bay is located in a historic building in Hercules with spectacular view of San Pablo Bay. The waterfront restaurant is well appointed with great décor and a homey ambiance to welcome you.

They have a full bar with Happy Hours, open daily from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm seven days a week and bottomless Mimosas on Saturday & Sunday.  Outdoor seating will give the romantic touch of the place with its spectacular Bay view.

The menu encompasses Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. From Appetizers to entrée, desserts to pasta and drinks. Enjoy the soup of the day and desserts that change daily to keep you coming back.


Leila by the Bay was named after Leila, a mother who inspired the belief that good food unites families and communities. Passion for food and serving others is what they believe the central to success.

Leila by the Bay is located in the Civic Center Historical Building in Hercules CA with spectacular view of San Francisco.

With the Love on spirit of the community and the serenity of the surrounding landscape right by the bay Leila’s is the perfect dinning spot to bring people together through fresh food and drinks in the East Bay

Leila by the Bay is located at 1991 Railroad Ave. Hercules, CA 94547.  Open Monday to Friday 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM (Lunch), 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM (Happy Hour), 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM (Dinner); Saturday & Sunday 9 AM – 3:30 PM (Brunch), 3:30 – 6:30 PM (Happy Hour), 5:30 – 9:00 PM (Dinner).


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