Wine

Greg Brewer Sits with B on Hawaii for a Talk on Terroir

At the 2008 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, as "B on Hawaii" publisher, I was asked to host a wine dinner that spotlighted wine-producing regions around the globe. I noted the parallels between the terroir of typical wines from places like Tuscany and Northern Spain, while speaking on the fare that usually accompanied these varietals.

Pride Mountain Vineyards on Lana'i for Holiday Dinner, You're Invited

The opportunity to sip some of the finest Viognier from Sonoma doesn't present itself every day. Nor does soaking in the ambiance that is Lana'i's Lodge at Koele. Experience the winning combination of these, plus the exquisite fare of Chef Fabrice Huet on Sunday, December 21, while you mingle with the Pride Mountain family of winemakers in the highland climes of The Pineapple Isle.

New "Pink Party", Every Friday, To Benefit Cancer

One of Waikiki's longtime favorite watering holes (albeit with stellar ocean views, hearty fare and a hopping scene, day and night) has initiated a weekly club night. Tiki's Grill & Bar, perched oceanfront on Kalakaua Avenue, will host a "Pink Tiki" party in the Ocean Room, starting at 10:00 p.m., every Friday evening. 

Winemaker Weekend at Hotel Hana Maui: A First

This weekend (beginning November 22nd), the bucolic retreat known as the Hotel Hana Maui will host a pair of back-to-back events celebrating the arrival of Dr. Jerry Seps of Storybook Mountain Winery from Napa, California. One of the most storied Zinfandel producers in California's history, Dr.

Fine French Fare and the King of All Cognacs at La Mer

It's that time of the year again... when the islands' top chefs have the sense to realize that elsewhere on this big blue planet there are seasons a-changing and colder winds a-blowing.

Ocean-To-Plate Dinner This Wednesday, Last in 2008 Series

This Wednesday, November 12, 2008, marks the last Alan Wong's Restaurant "Farmer Series Dinner" at the aforementioned King Street location. Let it be said that this groundbreaking concept orchestrated by one of Hawaii's most celebrated chefs is perhaps the best way to really taste what is happening in and around Hawaii.

The Year of Bev Gannon: A Celebration, a New Book, TV Appearances, The White House and more

This year, renown chef (and Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement founder) Beverly Gannon is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Hali'imaile General Store with a benefit event worthy of the trek upcountry, Maui. But that's not all she's up to: Gannon just might be the busiest Maui chef at press time.

Roy Yamaguchi Organizes Feast on the Slopes of Diamond Head

To Celebrate a Milestone, Benefit Culinary Education

Fine food enthusiasts unite! This Sunday, October 5th, 2008, Hawaii's own "local boy who made it big" is throwing himself a party, all in the name of culinary education.

Cottages at Mama's Fish House: An Upcountry Gem

For Those With A Fine Palate

While the grand resorts that skirt the Maui coastlines of Kaanapali and Wailea have their respective offerings and lavish amenities, they’re not always what a visitor is looking for.

Kalae'kilohana Inn: One Writer's Experience at the Edge of the World

And Why It's All Going To Be O.K. An Editorial by Publisher Brian Berusch

I am not a pessimist by nature. Yet our nation’s global position—paired with a certain book I recently read—has led me to continuously contemplate the tailspin our country might encounter in the coming years.

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