A little city, a lot of surf, here’s my guide for how to do a long weekend (or leisurely week) trip to Honolulu.
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Hello, Hawaii! This week I’m bringing the Keys To The Kitchen book tour your way. Join me at one of the events at The Moana Surfrider or Williams-Sonoma Ala Moana.
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A round up and video of my trip to Hawaii for two birthdays and a wedding.
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Having spent the last few weeks in Hawaii, it only seemed appropriate to spotlight a Hawaii-based food person as this month’s TasteMaker. Dave Caldiero immediately came to mind not only because he’s a friend, but also because he’s at the front lines of the local, organic, sustainable food movement in Hawaii.
Dave is a native New Yorker and his cooking reflects both where he’s from and where he’s been. As the chef de cuisine at Town, a restaurant started by chef-owner Ed Kenney, Dave has embraced the flavors and ingredients of Hawaii while paying homage to his Italian-American upbringing. The crew at Town has been so successful in creating seasonal, local food that they have become synonymous (along with sister restaurant, Downtown) with Hawaii’s local food movement. As the next generation of chefs bring a new voice to food in Hawaii, Dave and Ed continue to lead with their mantra: “Local first, organic whenever possible, with Aloha always.”
Here’s a bit about Dave and what makes him tick; and be sure to check back tomorrow, when Dave shares his top ten essential kitchen tools.
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Like a tippling honing bird, I instinctively seek out quality drinks the minute I set foot somewhere new. It’s probably pretty easy to visit Hawaii and leave thinking bars only stock beer and umbrella-clad tiki drinks, but, after some research, I found thirtyninehotel. From a spot-on spin on a Negroni with the addition of Domaine…
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