A Trip Through Hawaii and Its Food

I recently had the good fortune of living in Hawaii for 3 months, and was so impacted by the island spirit that I’ve returned a different person.  To reflect on a portion of the experience, yes, Oahu is blessed with hourly rainbows, crystal blue beaches, and genuine smiles – but it makes you wonder how anything can[…]


Culinary Industry Solving World Hunger?

Ever since the inspired and awakening speech that Chef Roy Choi gave at the MAD Symposium in 2013, there has been a noticeably growing collective consciousness within the culinary industry towards social impact and contribution. In his simplicity of conviction, he challenged the best chefs of the world that since by definition, a “chef” is someone whose[…]



Autosuggestion is a very interesting concept that has since its inception in the early 1900’s become accepted by the mainstream culture, spawning related schools of thought like positive psychology, self-hypnotherapy, and the science of happiness. I came across it while reading Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill, a classic business and personal development book[…]