Oh, Say Can You See?—Adventures in Dining

Disclaimer – all food photos are taken blind-folded Blind-folded Selfie It’s said that vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others. If that is true then dining blind-folded is a curious wonder. Brave participants recently lined up at the Kona Hotel on Hawaii Island to experience culinary art through visual sensory deprivation.…

Food and Friends at Tropics Tap House Kona

Hibachi Shrimp Skewers Tropics Tap House in Keauhou Shopping Center is a popular watering hole for Kona locals and visitors. Offering tasty comfort food with a gourmet twist and a healthy assortment of beers on tap, it’s easy to see why their parking lot is full at pau hana time. Executive Chef Ryan Ashihara is…

Smart Chef Hawaii: Buy Time and Eat Well

There’s much to be said about free time. In fact, Americans are so over-scheduled, the National Academy of Sciences recently published a study suggesting free time is a scarce resource and spending money on time-saving services, rather than material goods, may just be the key to happiness. From house cleaning, to lawn care, to personal…