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Delicate Blossom: Did the GMO stuff come up in conversation?
1 week, 1 day ago on Hawaii: In Real Life ~ Chefs Action Network
Delicate Blossom: speaking of Chinee, is the Secret Dinner Society on hiatus?
1 week, 3 days ago on Chinee like me: Moon Festival 2014
@Chuggy_Bear @Annoddah_Dave CB: I agree with K's but you gotta love rice cause there is plenty of it. I did eat at Sugoi's a couple of months ago and was completely turned off. They were better before becoming uber popular. Yup, the chicken was dry as an old nag!
1 week, 3 days ago on Our Top 5: Bento
CB: I don't know how Zippy's made the list or even Sugoi's. Get real bento from Kokoro Tei. Even some of the bento offered at Shirokiya is better than Zips and Sugoi.
Delicate Blossom: Fuud Reminds One Life Is Cool. Great pix and video. Wish I could afford all the HFWF events. Back to my instant ramen....
1 week, 4 days ago on HFWF 14: Finale at Ko Olina
Delicate Blossom & Chef Ed: You guys really make it hard for me to eat my instant ramen while looking at these fuud pix!
2 weeks, 3 days ago on HFWF 2014: Under a Maui Moon
Delicate Blossom: Very nice pix of fuud. Too bad you weren't able to get "Mars" with the "Milky Way"!
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Kicking off Kaanapali Fresh 2014
Delicate Blossom: Are they open at night (when it is not so warm)?
3 weeks ago on Something New: VJ’s Waikiki Dogs & Burgers
Wine Gurl: Yes, do have the valet park your car. Went there when it was Zen and the parking is very tight. Do not recommend bringing your Escalade or Dodge Ram. I can't remember where we parked when Frank DeLima was packing them in at the Red Noodle???
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Hidden gem: Il Buco
Delicate Blossom: Went there shortly after they opened. Fuud was guud but very few peeps for lunch. They don't advertise much and rely on word of mouth. It's kind of a hidden gem but for that neighborhood, prices may be a bit high. Not too many students can afford some of their stuff as it is near the UH. You're right, parking is pretty generous until your followers "slam" the place after reading this post! LOL
1 month ago on Good eats at Holoholo Bar & Grill
MC: Right on! Much of the social media stuff is about the individual. Dale Carnegie said that the 2 main drivers that humans have in doing anything is: 1. The need for sex; 2. The need to feel important. I guess the ice bucket is all about #2, because I know that a bucket of ice water dumped on you inhibits #1!
1 month ago on Enough with the ice bucket challenge, or at least do it right
@Melissa808 @Annoddah_Dave Delicate Blossom...thanks, I don't recall that post. I must have been too spiked at the time!
1 month ago on Low tea at Stage
Delicate Blossom: Neat stuff and looks like it is filling...I wonder what a "Middle Tea" service would be like? Perhaps "spiked" hot tea or ice tea.
Delicate Blossom: as advertised...went during an off hour so it was not crowded. Can imagine if this place gets really busy. Attentive staff.
1 month ago on Brunching at The Nook
@Melissa808 @Annoddah_Dave Delicate Blossom: I don't care what others may say....you deliver!! Tenks!
1 month ago on New chefs, new flavors at the Top of Waikiki
MC: It takes talent to write and act to make a film successful. It seems a lot of US films are so formulaic just to punch out some dough for the company. Even the actors are really no more than merely prostituting themselves...slam bam thank you ma'am! They need the dough just like the rest of us and lower their standards and price accordingly just to make it through the day.
1 month ago on ‘Let’s Be Cops’ gets points for trying
Delicate Blossom: You are usually quite good at including prices of dishes...is there a reason for not including them here? Maybe the LASIK wasn't good enough to see the small print of a price on the menu. LOL. I'm with turkfontaine, some things are better deconstructed in our stomachs than before we put it in our mouths.
1 month, 1 week ago on New chefs, new flavors at the Top of Waikiki
@Melissa808 @Annoddah_Dave Delicate Blossom: I guess even with LASIK the 2:00AM hour makes the eyes bleary!
1 month, 1 week ago on Hy’s Steak House new happy hour menu
Delicate Blossom: I think pix #15 should be captioned as "rack of lamb" vice "lamb chops" which is a different cut. The next pix is really not how true rack lovers would want it done. Agree that it should have more pink...but fuud does luuk guud. Fuud Reminds One Life Is Cool.
MC: Spot on! It seems like many of the comic geniuses have such huge chains...some are self inflicted others of a more mental nature. Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, Chris Farley, John Belushi, Rap Reiplinger, Flip Wilson, Jonathan Winters, etc. all were on the edge of a more bedeviled world it seems. But I do disagree on including Sandler, Carrey, and Ferrell in such august company, these guys are not even in the same league as Williams!
1 month, 1 week ago on RIP Robin Williams
Delicate Blossom: Wow...I had a friend who actually went to Colombia way back when to get his eyes done. Now it seems like minor surgery. Say, the eyes on the shelf behind you didn't qualify for Lasik??
1 month, 1 week ago on My LASIK adventure
Chef Ed: Ok guy, switch from the "Popeye Doyle" hat to a toque! Guud luck and make guud fuud!
1 month, 1 week ago on Course Correction – part two
MC: I guess I save my popcorn money...thanks!
1 month, 1 week ago on ‘Into the Storm’ won’t blow you away
Chef Ed: Sorry, I did not realize how debilitating your injury was, as I wondered why you were in the photo profession. There is a saying that "Those who can, do, and those who can't, teach". You your case it seems like you "can't" due to physical limitation more than anything but your passion and desire is still there. I know you do work for Highway Inn trying to get back in the groove. In more ways than one I guess, you still "knead the dough", so I say go for it. I think with your experience, you will attract more than enough interns who can do the physical stuff for you and actualize your creativity. Let us know what is happening and will come out to support you!
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Course Correction – part one
MC: Sounds like an XXL Bag of Popcorn! Will check it out.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ rocks!
MC: Whoa! a political diatribe from our film critic...I don't know about getting rid of the World's oldest profession. However, your point is well taken as I too try to focus on the road. But it is like an accident on the side of the road, everyone has to rubber neck and thus slow traffic. Can you imagine sign waving at the rail stations!? Wait! maybe everyone will be using rail and there will be no car traffic and our roads will be empty, ergo, no need for sign waving. Nah, only in the movies, some guys will attach their signs to helium filled balloons and raise them next to the elevated rail routes.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Wave bye to sign waving
Delicate Blossom: Pix #15 is that of Monchong, I believe. Monchong = Chinee man in Jamaica..LOL!
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Sharing ‘Family Ingredients’ with Ed Kenney
Delicate Blossom: This marketing and PR gig is one of the "toughest" sales jobs around. There are so many intangibles and many do not affect the bottom line of organizations. The metrics are what one would call "squisshy" at best. This is like selling air...one never really knows how much is enough. Maybe that's why the award is an Anvil, cause you get so beat up trying and your head gets hard!
1 month, 3 weeks ago on The PRSA Hawaii Koa Anvil Awards 2014
@Melissa808 @Myong Delicate Blossom, you would be surprised how many daddys are out there looking for some sugar!
1 month, 3 weeks ago on My little auto adventure
OH: I heard that vinegar treatment is the best but did not know about the warm water. Thanks...great into!
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Myths vs. Truths of treating jellyfish stings
Delicate Blossom: Aaahhh! Opulence is guud! Say...who washes clothes on a trip unless you bring only one change of underwear!!
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Exploring the new Montage Kapalua
CAT: Mo Fuud Pix! Tenks! Now all I need is a big pot of hot tea to go along with these pastries!
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Our Top 5: Bakeries I’m obsessed with
OH: All we need is to have her find a way for the jelly fish to end up on sushi and the proliferation will end...then, we may have to consider it endangered! LOL
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Battling the Jellyfish influx
Delicate Blossom: "service one of my clients" sounds risque, but if you have a chance to eat like this it is worth it!
2 months ago on New(ish) Maui eats: Sangrita Grill + Cantina
MC: Sounds like a small soda and no popcorn for this one. I see you were the big "MC" at the Magic Island fete recently.
2 months ago on ‘Sex Tape’ fails to stimulate
Delicate Blossom: You are right most of these look too pretty to eat. I cannot imagine lavender infused beef, though.
2 months ago on New bites for Arancino Kahala’s first anniversary
CB: Is sake tasting like wine tasting where spit containers are available?
2 months ago on Joy of Sake: The how-to guide
Delicate Blossom: I wonder how many people actually go to all events. If they do then they must truly be gourmets...wotta life!
2 months ago on Hawaii Food & Wine Festival: A look at the visiting chefs
EO: Them's a lot of beans!
2 months, 1 week ago on Did this: Hard-core natto dinner
DS: Thanks for a thought provoking post. As far as the rise of social media, Dale Carnegie said, the main things that drive us is the need to feel important and the need for sex. Technology and social media helps to accomplish both with massive coverage! I no longer need both so just use this site to find out what's happening outside my cave.
2 months, 1 week ago on Let’s talk about social media
CAT: People who use cells while driving. People who have to talk loud/shout while on the phone so others around can hear them. People who have to answer their phone during coitus. LOL
2 months, 1 week ago on My cell phone pet peeves
EO: Shimazu needs a flavor called "Easy Parking" cause that's a rarity for the store.
2 months, 1 week ago on Something new: Signature flavors at Shimazu Shave Ice
MC: Sounds like an XL Bag of popcorn. Better than District 9?
2 months, 2 weeks ago on ‘Snowpiercer’ is one hell of a ride
Delicate Blossom: nice review and pix. Ok, if you were to guess the cost of the meal...how much? Did you get a chance to see the regular menu?
2 months, 2 weeks ago on San Francisco: Dinner at Aveline
MC: So even Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates couldn't save this small bag of popcorn.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on ‘Tammy’ falls flat
Fuud Reminds One Life Is Cool: I agree, I agree...Ice Cream of any kind is my weakness. I am not very adventurous so plain old vanilla or chocolate works any time. If I feel like something different I go with Mint Chocolate Chip or anything with coconut.
MC: Ice Cream is not guud for someone on a diet. Take it from me that is why I am overweight, poor, and old.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Our favorite ice cream
Delicate Blossom: Score one for Minnie by not cooking bacon on rabbi day! LOL
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Joy of Sake preview: Memphis Minnie’s
@Myong You see what happens when you become famous!? Better you be a hard working and diligent engineer like your folks wanted you to become since you are not a doctor, or lawyer, or golfer.....LOL
2 months, 3 weeks ago on 5 questions with Ming Tsai
MC: Don't worry about losing the battle, main thing you don't lose the war!
2 months, 3 weeks ago on My War Against Weight – Episode 5: The Final Outcome
CAT: Sometimes quitting is the best option to save your sanity. I did it and it was fine, I like being retired.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Being a quitter isn’t so bad