Winemaker Fred Scherrer — and his wines — will be part of a special dinner at d.k Steak House in Waikiki on June 6
- 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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Hawaii might be more than 7,600 miles away. But this month the distance won’t seem so loin. The Honolulu Academy of Arts is hosting Cinémathèque Française, a film festival of sorts featuring premieres of French films paired with French food and music
The posh Halekulani is undergoing a multimillion-dollar makeover to its guest rooms, suites and restaurants.
The historic Moana Surfrider in Waikiki launched a nightly wine service back in 2007, but it didn’t last too long. Still, the concept — a nightly wine event with food pairings in the lobby of Waikiki’s oldest hotel — was a good one. So in December 2011, Chef Will Chen relaunched the event — but with a twist.
Julia Child said it best: “Life itself is the proper binge.” So in honor of the award-winning chef’s 100th birthday anniversary, The Kahala Hotel & Resort is hosting a month-long series of culinary events, dinners and a la carte menu items made from the recipes in Child’s famous cookbook, “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” in August.