How to wear a lei

It’s perhaps one of the most iconic images of Hawai’i tourism – stepping off the plane at the airport and being greeted by a sea of lei worn by greeters before being immediately adorned with one yourself. Virtually every celebrity that visited Hawai’i in the post-war era has at least one photograph of themselves on the…

Win a trip to Norway with Jarlsberg 

Jarlsberg, the Norwegian cheesemaker, is celebrating 60 years in 2016, and they’re celebrating by giving away a ton of stuff. I’ve been a big fan of Jarlsberg for years – it’s a mild cheese that’s great on a sandwich, and it’s really meltable so great for topping and sliding under a broiler. Through September 12,…

The Raw Rainbow Salad from Snap Kitchen. Photo Courtesy of Snap Kitchen.

Snap Kitchen rolls big on innovation

What happens when you hire a bunch of Research & Development chefs and set them loose to wreak havoc on your menu? Snap Kitchen CEO David Kirchhoff found out the fun way earlier this year when they went from one development chef to three, and they’ve been on a tear. For the unfamiliar, Snap Kitchen…

Photo Courtesy of DoubleTree by Hilton

Free DoubleTree Cookies. For Real.

When I smell DoubleTree cookies, I go to a happy place. I’ve snarfed a good number of the habit-forming baked goods over the years, and each time I’m transported by the taste and smell back to the very first time I had one. As Sophia from The Golden Girls used to say: “Picture it. Palm…