Menbere Aklilu delivers speech at Holy Names University

Richmond Salute  restaurant owner Menbere Aklilu delivered a buoyant commencement speech to grads at Holy Names University in Oakland today. Read full report:


When Menbere Aklilu sees the guests at her Thanksgiving dinner enjoying the warmth of the fireplace, or the stunning views of San Francisco from the expansive windows of her restaurant, Salute e Vite Ristorante, on the Richmond Marina waterfront, she thinks, “Today I am more blessed.”