Haute Author

  • 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).

Artcles By Catherine Toth

Moana Surfrider’s Nightly Wine Event Gets Upgraded

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.

The Kahala Hotel Pays Tribute to Julia Child

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.