Royal Hawaiian’s Royal Take-Out Treatment

Royal Hawaiian’s Royal Take-Out Treatment

If you’ve been reading my columns this summer, you know that I’ve begun to lean somewhat heavily on our great restaurants in town whenever I have a small dinner party to pull off. A couple weeks ago, it was a special birthday dinner party for a neighbor. I...
Harley Shifts to Summertime Casual Fare

Harley Shifts to Summertime Casual Fare

On Wednesday this week, I unchained myself from my desk and joined a friend (Ali, the lead concierge at Surf & Sand Resort) at Harley Laguna Beach to try Chef Greg Daniel’s outdoor dining. Several weeks ago, it was a happy relief to all of us when Chef Greg...
Rumari Offering $37.50 Family Meals

Rumari Offering $37.50 Family Meals

I was so busy last week that I can’t even think of a metaphor to describe it. The weekend prior, I had invited four of my COVID-quarantined neighbors (meaning they’re being as cautious as I am) to my roomy patio table for a Thursday night dinner. As I tore...
Vegetarian Options Abound in Summer Menus

Vegetarian Options Abound in Summer Menus

One of my followers the other day commented that I was “focusing on too much meat,” and by golly, I can fix that! As it turns out, I haven’t pieced together a vegetarian-styled column since the end of April, when I mentioned many of my favorite...
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