At 11:11 a.m. Saturday morning, the memorial for Mike Hardin, owner of Hodad’s in San Diego, began at Petco’s Park in the Park. It was a public event, open to all, including the many friends he made along the way. Some of them spoke at the memorial, including Guy Fieri, U.S. Navy Chaplain John Owen, and his fellow Messlords, a group of chefs who cook for American troops around the world. A common theme was Mike’s kindness, generosity, and humanity. Continue reading