Making Sushi at Home is Not So Far Out of Reach

Several developments have accelerated initiatives like home delivery of quality fish: the ongoing refinement of the global supply chain and the black swan of Covid. Many of us have ... Continue Reading →

Real Oyster Cult – Is There a Better Name or a Better Way to Get Fresh Oysters Delivered?

I was looking for something unique for a holiday meal, and the folks at Real Oyster Cult had just the answer. They sent along a sampler box of fresh oysters, along with a pair of shucking ... Continue Reading →

Santa’s Annual Wish List

Santa spends most of the year scanning the horizon for the coolest items. He is known for suggesting some great gifts.  Here are the gifts Santa is hoping HE will get this year. HYPERJUICE   Even ... Continue Reading →

Rodney Foster Combines His Taste for Elegance and His Entrepreneurial Flair to Launch a Line of Fine Wines

Warm wine has not exactly set the US wine market on fire (despite that poor metaphor), but Rodney Foster aims to change that. He was in St Moritz in the winter of 2011 on vacation, ... Continue Reading →

Thermapen Mark 4 – Step Up Your Grilling Strategy

  Father’s Day was the unofficial start of grilling season, but for most folks, especially in Southern California, grilling season starts January 1st and ends in late December. One ... Continue Reading →

Croatia Adds More Michelin Restaurants

When I was doing the seemingly obligatory post college backpack semi-grand tour of Europe, Croatia was still behind the Iron Curtain and seemingly inaccessible. That wall has long since ... Continue Reading →

Kachina Cantina – Vibrant Dining in Downtown Denver’s Dairy Block

We did not expect such delicious Mexican fare, which is a blatant bias when this San Diegan family spent a weekend in Denver. But there we were at Kachina, fully enjoying a modern spin ... Continue Reading →

Maika’i Lani Malasadas – Sweet Goodness on Maui

Looking for an authentic taste when on Maui? This is the place. Ben started cooking on a Najavo reservation in New Mexico at six years of age, because his older siblings took the sandwiches ... Continue Reading →