Jessica Ellis is an award-winning screenwriter with degrees from UCLA and AFI. Her debut feature, WHAT LIES WEST, a coming-of-age adventure, is available on DVD on 5/11/21. She lives in LA And can be found giving away free pie on Twitter at @baddestmamajama.
More about the Rainforest Cafe at the Atlas Obscura
Native Candle Company, as mentioned in the show: https://nativecandleco.com/