THE GOCHISO GOURMET: Dining in the past

The annual Obon season has started, when we dance, honor and remember those that have passed before us. The steady beat of the taiko (drum) perched on the yagura (tower) always takes me back to the past. Sometimes it’s back to Waimanalo, having a special roast beef dinner at Ojiichan and Obaachan’s house; that smell […]

THE GOCHISO GOURMET: Dining out yesteryear

Once again, we’re entering the Obon season, where we greet and dance with family and friends who have passed on. Of course, it’s also a time of reflection, remembering not just those who have passed on, but also significant events in our past. Since this column is primarily about food, wine and nutrition, it got […]