Sriracha Popcorn

My wife was the first to notice this product at the Bellevue Uwajimaya—sriracha popcorn. Whoa! My favorite movie snack combined with my favorite hot sauce? Could I resist? One guess. Here was another innovative snack that intruded into my life after stumbling upon furikake potato chips. If you're a chilihead (or more properly, chilehead) and even if... Continue Reading →

International Market Place Farmers Market (Honolulu, HI)—CLOSED

Tourists buy inexpensive souvenirs (and lots of crappy stuff) at the International Market Place, strategically situated in Waikiki on Kalakaua. The most enduring sight here is the giant 100-year-old banyan tree that seems to cover the entire open-air market like an enormous umbrella. Every time we're in Waikiki, we find ourselves walking through here, not because... Continue Reading →

Furikake Chips

One of the extras of Hawaiian Airlines service is the Pau Hana snack bar area at the rear of the airplane. There, you can purchase a variety of beverages and snacks or even pick up a gift or two, including leis. I was curious about the concept, so I went to check it out soon... Continue Reading →

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