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Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Refreshing, Wine-laced Fruit For Dessert
It takes a lot of willpower to pass the delectable display of mouthwatering cakes and pastries at Café Laufer in Kaimuki without ordering at least...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Going Mediterranean With Mizithra
The basis of Kahi Kai’s environmental programming is bolstered by the natural curiosity of our youths. Marine biologist Anuschka Faucci and her team of volunteers...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Sweet Way To Use Up Overripe Bananas
I love it when I meet responsible, hard-working young people. The other evening I was in Zippy’s Kailua restaurant and was enjoying one of its...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Cozy Comfort Food For Cooler Weather
Hawaii Kai residents Susan and Reed Young moved to Hawaii in 1999, when Susan assumed the position of director of nursing at Kapiolani Medical Center...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Sesame-laced Marinade For Sprouts
Sometimes it takes the viewpoint of someone not living in Hawaii to bring home to us how lucky we are! Jerry Pursley writes that when...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // The Iron Chef Gets Creative With Cabbage
Masaharu Morimoto, known around the world as the star of Iron Chef and Iron Chef America, has just opened his newest restaurant at the Andaz...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Tossing In The Goodness Of Grapes
Sarah Daigle came to Hawaii almost five years ago from Maine, following her heart and embracing the aloha spirit. She is creative director for the...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Quinoa Adds Protein To Meat-free Salad
Can you imagine sailing halfway around the world for six years with your spouse? Well, that’s just what Sharon Reed-Hendricks and husband Steve did in...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Snacks For New Year’s Noshing
Jasmine Nardo’s background is as interesting as it is varied. She completed her military service after serving a total of seven years in the Air...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Staying Fit While Having A (Meat) Ball
While we’re still in the midst of the busy holiday season, it’s not too early to start thinking about trying to eat healthy and stay...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Schull’s Biscotti Takes Center Stage
Hawaii’s own Amanda Schull returns home this holiday season for a small but mesmerizing role in Ballet Hawaii’s Nutcracker. She says when she had the...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Exploring Some New Vegas Eateries
Classic American pub fare kicked up to another level is Chef Michael Mina’s new offering, Pub 1842, at the MGM Grand Hotel. This casual tavern...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Taste Of What’s New In Vegas
Vegas – what can you say except excess and plenty of it! This week and next, I am sharing some fabulous new restaurants in Las...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // ‘Tis The Season For Leah’s Latkes
For Honolulu’s Leah Bernstein, this is one of her favorite times of the year. As president of the record label Mountain Apple Company, it’s also...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Forget The Golf Clubs — Grab A Fork
It’s worth a trip to Kapolei Golf Course just to eat at the restaurant! It is a feast for the eyes as well as the...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Producing A Nutrition Powerhouse
David Farmer’s professional career combines the law and the arts. He’s been an actor, director and producer for the past 40 years, and appeared in...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Turkey Trims Down Traditional Meatloaf
Aiea residents Fred and Arlene Domondon find time to do it all! Fred works for Pacific Environmental Services in the linen department at Tripler Army...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Iggy Jang’s Symphony Of Flavors
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra is in its second season and has a particularly good lineup with top artists including violinist Sarah Chang, pianist Joyce Yang, banjo...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Chef’s Salad Will Add Spice To Your Life
Sous chef Joseph Almoguera joined Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki and Golf Club early this year, and oversees the evening kitchen operations for Prince Court and...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Veggie Way To Start The Day — Sweet
Volcano Village Lodge, one of Hawaii’s most unique getaways on Hawaii Island just a mile from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, recently enlisted health and wellness...

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