Is it the extra detail topped on the cake or its dense flavorful bite? the airy sponge? the light whipped cream? Or would you bring a pie filled with hand-picked organic fruit from your backyard? with a crispy pastry crust? or a pressed crust of ground walnuts, brown sugar, and dairy organic butter?
I remember having little patience waiting for my mom to open the pink box to find the rich dark chocolate dobash cake or the german chocolate cake with coconut frosting…And then there were the days she brought home banana cream pies from Kapiolani Bakery. Key Lime Pies.. and of course Darlene’s homemade custard pies.
Defend your dessert! Cake or Pie?
Defend your Dessert...is it the Decor or the Flavor
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I love Kakaako. I love watching it grow, bulge, shrink, hiccup and metamorph. You can see its wings forming. You can find jazz and rock musicians behind closed doors hidden from the street. You can smell the ocean air. You … Continue reading
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I kick myself each time leaving and remind myself to come again with more people so I can order noodles… After popping in an Eddie Flores (creator of the L&L Drive-Inn franchise, real estate trainer, businessman) “Getting a Small Business … Continue reading
Tagged ambiance, Chinatown, chinese food, Eddie Flores, good chinese food, green onion pancakes, Hawaii, Hawaii National Bank, Honolulu, lettuce wraps, Little Village, noodles, peking duck, where to eat
Someone just shared they were starting to walk off the goo so they could be and look healthy in their next decade. So I decided to meet them at GRYLT in Manoa (next to First Hawaiian Bank) and shared an adequate sized Fresh green salad topped with tender grilled steak. The light Asian dressing drizzled over the steak was perfect for a midday fare….
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I know there’s auditions for the Nutcracker this weekend — it takes weeks to rehearse for a stellar show. But, Christmas Cupcakes and Glass Ornaments before Thanksgiving? I guess this means this year’s holiday list will require more thought….
Where do you think I found this today?
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Fragrant Sri Lanka dishes on Friday! I found my Friday lunch date quickly turned into a feast as Genga kept bringing treat after treat. Fried vegetable rolls, curry, eggplant, fragrant rice with corn and cashews, warm cinnamon tapioca and pineapple … Continue reading
Helloooo…is any one there?
“Hawaii is an island in the middle of the Pacific!”
Do you remember what famous person was echoed on radio for this quip?