This year’s Hawaii Food & Wine Festival includes an event showcasing the ladies of the culinary and agricultural worlds, including pastry chef Joanne Chang, owner of the wildly popular Flour Bakery + Café and Meyers + Chang in Boston.
- NAME Catherine Toth
- BIO Born and raised on Oahu, Catherine E. Toth has worked as a newspaper reporter in Hawaii for 10 years and continues to freelance — in between teaching journalism full time at Kapiolani Community College, hitting the surf, hiking with her two dogs and eating everything in sight — for national and local print and online publications. She writes a food and adventure blog, The Cat Dish (www.thecatdish.com).
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With hundreds of sakes to taste, the annual Joy of Sake was already a draw. Now with its change in venue — the event will be held in the spacious Pier 2 Cruise Terminal by the Aloha Tower Marketplace — it makes this the biggest sake tasting held outside of Japan. Imagine that.
It took more than $50 million and four years to finish a comprehensive renewal of the Halekulani — and finally, this week, the massive facelift was done.