Grappling with accusations about inequalities, the people behind the list decided to change things up for 2021. Not only did they bring "balance" to their "Voting Academy," but they also implemented some new rules that I think are questionable. That's why I don't get the World's 50 Best Restaurants List 2021. … [Read more...] about I Don’t Get the World’s 50 Best Restaurants List
Review: Sage at Aria Las Vegas
As I said in my Las Vegas 2018 Introductory post, I wanted to try something new this time. And that new restaurant ended up being Sage at Aria Las Vegas. … [Read more...] about Review: Sage at Aria Las Vegas
Localicious 2017 is Kicking Off Soon!
For the fourth year in a row, Hawaii restaurants are participating in a Hawaii Agriculture Foundation campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to promote the the expansion of agricultural education programs. And with February coming to the end, that means Localicious 2017 is kicking off soon! … [Read more...] about Localicious 2017 is Kicking Off Soon!
Oahu Dining Hidden Gems
Hawaii, like many tourist destinations, has a lot of great places to eat, but also a lot of bad ones. Knowing where to go, however, is only half the battle. With Hawaii's isolation, price also plays a major factor. So when you find somewhere that's great, it's awesome. But when you find a great place and doesn't cost a lot... Score! Of course the best resource for finding … [Read more...] about Oahu Dining Hidden Gems
Do You Explore Through Food?
At last week's Hawaii Tourism Conference, food was a big topic of discussion. In this case it was how do we use food to lure more tourist to Hawaii? Food based tourism is already big in other parts of the world, so why not here too? If you think about it, it makes sense. Hawaii is famous for its coffee, pineapples, and fresh seafood. Increasingly, though, Hawaii has become … [Read more...] about Do You Explore Through Food?
Cinnamon’s at the Ilikai
Hawaii has an obsession with breakfast and brunch. Why? I don't really know. What I do know is that some of our favorite dishes are primarily breakfast foods. Think local style (Japanese-based) fried rice, loco moco, and corned beef hash. And one of the very first restaurants dedicated to brunch was Cinnamon's in Kailua. Nearly two years ago Cinnamon's opened a second … [Read more...] about Cinnamon’s at the Ilikai