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...

Boats Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Food Worth Seeking

Santa Barbara is an idyllic coastal city just 90 miles north of Los Angeles known as the “American Riviera.” The city has roots with local Native people called the Chumash. Spanish Missionaries arrived in...

Bikes Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Drinks Worth Seeking

Santa Barbara is an idyllic coastal city that resides just 90 miles north of Los Angeles, near one of the world’s great wine, vegetable and fruit growing regions. The city has roots with Native...