Part II: Poets Cove to Telegraph Harbour (Continued from Captain’s Blog – Part I) The next morning on the boat and the second without a shower. I toss around debating if the coffee will be worth the cold morning air, when the door creaks open. “Wake up. Come outside!” I put on a jacket and rush to find an otter… Read More
Part I: Montageu to Winter Cove After a full day on the water we awake in the Gulf Islands. Montageu Harbour, one of many in the chain between BC and Vancouver Island. It’s cold. Really cold. Not exactly what I pictured when we decided to charter a boat for a week long sailing lesson.
In 2007 Mari’s Gardens began operation on what used to be a farm owned by Watanabe Floral. What started as an extension of the owner’s landscaping business has now grown to become the largest aquaponic farm in the state.
Farm to Chopstix is a series of collaborative dinners running from Jun to Oct 2016. The events take place on local farms using meats and produce sourced direct from the farm. Each menu is prepared by Drunken Master Chef, Lan Thai and paired with locally made craft beers.
Act I If you’ve ever been married, you know it’s not easy planning for the big day. One visit to a wedding expo will have you seriously considering that 24hr drive through in Vegas. But if you thought planning your Waikiki wedding was tough, try doing it on Moloka’i.
Vancouver is a popular destination for many local people. An easily accessible city, surrounded by the Pacific Northwest’s signature mountains and coastline. In addition to its natural beauty, the city is also known for its food and the biggest night market in North America.
Poke has been in the greater culinary consciousness for decades, but in 2016 it’s become a bonafide trend. Restaurants are opening across the country serving raw fish, heavily sauced on kale and zucchini noodles, along with phonetic instruction on how to pronounce the latest fad. Articles are everywhere with titles like “What Is Poke & Where Should You Get It?” Another… Read More
My in-laws are always sending us home with their latest harvest–sometimes papaya or mango, other times lilikoi and fresh herbs. This time, we received one quart of guava juice, fresh squeezed, straight from their Mililani backyard.
Moloka’i Part II (Continued from Part I) Back in the car, we drive north. I take a quick nap and try to shake the feeling of being a tourist at home. I’m awakened by the smell of fresh pine and mountain air.
Moloka’i Part I If you’re from Hawaii you know, Moloka’i has a reputation for being the unfriendly Friendly Isle. There are threads on travel sites dedicated to tourists inquiring if Moloka’i is safe or about getting stinkeye. Even local people in Hawaii talk about spoiled fishing and hunting trips. During Anthony Bourdain’s visit with Parts Unknown, he notes Moloka’i is “supposedly… Read More