Rainbow Honolulu

Honolulu Coffee Worth Seeking

Hawaii is a hub for Asian cuisines, seafood, and seasonal ingredients. The island chain is also the only place in the U.S. where coffee grows on a consistent basis with convincing results. Learn about...

Boats Kailua

Kailua Food + Drink Worth Seeking

Plenty of people are drawn to the high-rise hotels and shopping options in Waikiki, but on Oahu’s northeast shore, Kailua is a welcome alternative. The small town that spans two bays offers pristine beaches,...

Mountains Oahu

Oahu Food Worth Seeking

Discover eight places where you should eat good Oahu food on the fringes of Hawaii’s third largest island. You should also check out my guides to essential food and drink stops in the state...

Falcon Phoenix

Phoenix Coffee Worth Seeking

Over the past 15 years, the coffee scene in the Valley of the Sun has shown exponential improvement. Passionate coffee pros have started roasting, opened stylish cafes and demonstrated a commitment to craft and...

Tourist Attraction Phoenix

Phoenix Food Worth Seeking

Learn about 14 places to eat good food in Phoenix, Arizona’s largest city, along with neighboring Scottsdale, based on my visits to the Valley of the Sun in 2023, 2016 and 2015. On Page...

Restaurant Vancouver

Botanist x Lazy Bear Collaboration Delights Diners in Vancouver

I was invited to attend a memorable collaborative dinner on August 30 at Botanist, a renowned restaurant located on Fairmont Pacific Rim‘s second floor. Botanist Executive Chef Hector Laguna collaborated with Lazy Bear Chef/Partner...