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Food & Dining

Your guide to food, restaurants, wine and dining in Hawaii.

Jo McGarry
Food & Beverage Focus // Mark Milton
President, Beverage Marketing and More Inc. Where were you born and raised? Lakewood City, Calif., and then we moved to Pennsylvania and then New Jersey....

Jo McGarry
Table Talk // Holiday Shopping Is In The Cards
While the turkey carcass has barely been made into soup stock, it’s time to get the cookies and milk out for Santa. Weren’t the holidays...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // Top 10 Wine Experiences Of The Year
Some wine magazines have listed their top 100 wines of the year, but I have my top 10 wine experiences of the year. I have...

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...

Jo McGarry
Food & Beverage Focus // Vikram Garg
Executive Chef Halekulani Where were you born and raised? Port Blair, Andaman Islands (between Myanmar and India). You have such a joy for food, and...

Jo McGarry
Table Talk // The Fruits Of A Chef’s Tasting Vacation
Keith Endo is in the kitchen at Vino Italian Restaurant, opening a package of Iberico ham and marveling at the creaminess of the fat surrounding...

Roberto Viernes
Vino Sense // Knowledge Can Improve A Wine’s Taste
This is a story of the chicken and the egg. Which came first? Which one is more important? I pondered this conundrum after a benefit...

Jo McGarry
Food & Beverage Focus // Paul Ajifu
General Manager, Hoku’s at The Kahala Hotel and Resort Where were you born and raised? I was born in San Diego and came to Kailua...

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...

Jo McGarry
Table Talk // The Secret To The Best Thanksgiving
I’ve found, over the years, that people fall into entirely different culinary camps when it comes to Thanksgiving. There are perfectionists, or those who at...

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