[food] Shaved Ice in Honolulu

Everyone knows that I have a soft spot in my heart for ice cream. There’s just something about having a cold ice cream on a hot summer day. It’s supported me through many a tough time, and to be honest if someone asked me what food I could never give up – it would be…

[food] Brooklyn the Burger Joint

So my relationship with meat is… complicated. I used to be vegetarian, then I went vegan, then I went raw for a while… it’s not even much of an ethical issue – for me, I just feel better when I go with veggies. I’ve never been a huge fan of meat. But every now and…

[food] Dean and Deluca

One of my favorite places to go when I’m looking for a quick bite to eat is Dean & Deluca, located in the food court of Shinsegae Department Store at the Express Bus Terminal… now, this location isn’t necessarily the best for all you foodies out there. Fast food is the food of choice as…

[recipe] Super (not-so) secret cookie recipe

Someone once told me that unless you have a go-to cookie recipe, that you’re not really a baking afficionado. So to that person, I say – “In your face.” I’ve been using a particular cookie recipe for a while now, and it works for me. I always have the ingredients in my kitchen, or can…