Monthly Archives: June 2010

Kahala: The new bluefin?

In the wayback machine, I was an editor for the World Wildlife Fund’s International Secretariat in Gland, Switzerland. I wrote about many conservation topics, and one of the most urgent at the time (well, weren’t they all) was the looming

Kahala: The new bluefin?

In the wayback machine, I was an editor for the World Wildlife Fund’s International Secretariat in Gland, Switzerland. I wrote about many conservation topics, and one of the most urgent at the time (well, weren’t they all) was the looming

Po‘ipu: Kaua‘i’s new clustereat

Roy’s Poipu Bar & Grill has long been holding it down for good eats on Kaua‘i’s South Shore. And the North Shore has been getting all the buzz with Jim Moffat’s Bar Acuda and the St Regis Princeville’s Kaua‘i Grill

Po‘ipu: Kaua‘i’s new clustereat

Roy’s Poipu Bar & Grill has long been holding it down for good eats on Kaua‘i’s South Shore. And the North Shore has been getting all the buzz with Jim Moffat’s Bar Acuda and the St Regis Princeville’s Kaua‘i Grill

Kaua‘i find: Living Foods Market + Cafe

San Francisco transplant (and a 1996 Food+Wine Best New Chef) Jim Moffat is going island wide. With his Bar Acuda in Hanalei getting play in every national food magazine (though not so known in Hawai‘i—why???), in January he expanded to

Kaua‘i find: Living Foods Market + Cafe

San Francisco transplant (and a 1996 Food+Wine Best New Chef) Jim Moffat is going island wide. With his Bar Acuda in Hanalei getting play in every national food magazine (though not so known in Hawai‘i—why???), in January he expanded to

New things: Zaratez Mexicatessen on wheels + more

Fistful of cilantro After delivering burritos by moped for a few months, Paul Zarate has graduated to a lunch wagon (pictured above). The laid-off government worker and DJ (he was Mano Lopez of Fistful of Ganas on KTUH) is now

New things: Zaratez Mexicatessen on wheels + more

Fistful of cilantro After delivering burritos by moped for a few months, Paul Zarate has graduated to a lunch wagon (pictured above). The laid-off government worker and DJ (he was Mano Lopez of Fistful of Ganas on KTUH) is now

An hour with: Georges Mavrothalassitis

In March I was lucky enough to interview Chef Mavro chef-owner Georges Mavrothalassitis for Modern Luxury Hawaii’s summer issue, on stands now. It’s a fun little Q+A. But the one-time engineer genius had a lot more to say than space

An hour with: Georges Mavrothalassitis

In March I was lucky enough to interview Chef Mavro chef-owner Georges Mavrothalassitis for Modern Luxury Hawaii’s summer issue, on stands now. It’s a fun little Q+A. But the one-time engineer genius had a lot more to say than space

And in other news

eChuck I’ve always thought Chuck Furuya, master sommelier (and more) for D.K. Kodama Restaurants, would make a great social media personality—he’s got the gift of gab making wine education fun. His rudimentary email newsletters have always been a breezy yet

And in other news

eChuck I’ve always thought Chuck Furuya, master sommelier (and more) for D.K. Kodama Restaurants, would make a great social media personality—he’s got the gift of gab making wine education fun. His rudimentary email newsletters have always been a breezy yet

Poke evolution

I was born in Honolulu the year JFK visited—and one year after Tamashiro Market opened. My life parallels the development of poke from rustic garage snack to high-end restaurant culinary hat trick. When I was a kid, my ojichan mainlined

Poke evolution

I was born in Honolulu the year JFK visited—and one year after Tamashiro Market opened. My life parallels the development of poke from rustic garage snack to high-end restaurant culinary hat trick. When I was a kid, my ojichan mainlined