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Poke Paradise: Hawaii’s Favorite Food Goes National

Poke Paradise Ko’a Kea Resort

Poke Paradise   Hawaii’s favorite food—poke—has been around for centuries. One thing all poke has in common is cubed, raw fish. From there, the variations are endless. It’s a healthy staple, and poke bowls are now gaining popularity across the United States. “It is a Hawaiian traditional dish, and nowadays can be done many ways… Read more »

5 Questions With Red Salt’s Executive Chef Noelani Planas

Executive Chef Noelani Planas

5 Questions With Red Salt’s Executive Chef Red Salt, Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort’s signature restaurant, is the four-time recipient of Honolulu Magazine’s Hale ‘Aina awards for best Kauai restaurant. At Red Salt, you’ll find modern plates of fresh Hawaiian seafood creatively paired with flavorful, local produce. At the helm is Kauai native Executive Chef… Read more »

Discover What’s New to See and Do in Napa Valley in 2017

Discover What’s New in Napa Valley 2016 was an exciting year for Napa Valley with many new additions to the scene. If you haven’t been to Napa lately, here are a few of the new things to see and do for your next itinerary.   Blue Note Napa: Offering live music seven days a week… Read more »

Cooking With Fire: Tanner’s Restaurant at Paséa in Huntington Beach


Cooking With Fire: Tanner’s Huntington Beach                   Cooking with fire is an ancient art form—one that Tanner’s restaurant at Paséa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach is perfecting. Their aim: Capture the essence and soul of Southern California food cooked over a live fire. Pacific Hospitality Group’s… Read more »

A Taste Sensation for the Season: Waterline’s New Fall Menu


A Taste Sensation: Waterline’s New Fall Menu The Balboa Bay Resort’s refined waterfront restaurant Waterline features “water-to-table” cuisine—with fresh, locally sourced inspiration. Each season Executive Chef Rachel Haggstrom refreshes the menu with appetizers, entrees and desserts that capture the best of the season. “For me fall is all about warmth and comfort—heavier foods that will… Read more »

Weddings Napa Style: A Blend of Dramatic Spaces, Romance & Indulgence


Weddings Napa Style   With 50,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting space and the largest ballroom in Napa Valley, it’s no wonder people book their weddings more than a year in advance at The Meritage Resort and Spa. In addition to the two huge ballrooms, The Meritage offers two of the most… Read more »

For a Great Starter, or for a Meal, Share a Small-Bite Dish

Meritages Grilled Spanish Octopus

Share a Small-Bite Dish Whether you’re sharing with family or friends, small-bite dishes can make the perfect appetizer or meal. Here, we’ve rounded up some favorite small bites from each of the Meritage Collection properties. The Meritage Resort and Spa Siena restaurant at The Meritage Resort and Spa recently rolled out a new menu. “One… Read more »

Sample Trinitas Wine Pairings at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

Sample Trinitas Wine Pairings at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa’s Trinitas Cellars Wine Bar brings wine country to you with the only Southern California tasting room for the Napa Valley winemaker. Here, you can sample Trinitas wines by the glass, try a tasting flight or order a carefully… Read more »

Discover the New Menu at Balboa Bay Resort’s Waterline

Discover the New Menu at Balboa Bay Resort’s Waterline You’ve heard of farm-to-table, now meet water-to-table: the essence of fresh seafood paired with the best ingredients of each season. Waterline, the signature restaurant at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, makes changes to their menu seasonally so that they’re always highlighting the best of… Read more »

Food and Wine Share the Stage at the Newport Beach Wine Festival

Food and Wine Share a Starring Role at the Newport Beach Wine Festival With an emphasis on the quality of wines served and carefully thought-out food pairings, the 13th Annual Newport Beach Wine Festival takes place this Memorial Day weekend, May 27–29, at the waterfront Balboa Bay Resort. As always, the event and the resort… Read more »