Born and raised on Oahu, Catherine E. Toth has worked as a newspaper reporter in Hawaii for 10 years and continues to freelance — in between teaching journalism full time at Kapiolani Community College, hitting the surf, hiking with her two dogs and eating everything in sight — for national and local print and online publications. She writes a food and adventure blog, The Cat Dish (www.thecatdish.com).
Blog Entries By Catherine Toth
Back in 2008 flavor tripping parties in New York City featured what’s known as the miracle berry. This small red berry rewires your palate and, when eaten, causes sour or tart foods to sudden taste sweet. And now it’s made its way to the Islands, with a flavor-tripping event on March 7 at The Standard.Read More
It’s not every day you get to learn how to surf in Waikiki from not only a professional but former world champ. The 12-time contest winner and professional longboarder — in his last season ranked No. 2 in the world — Kai Sallas opened a new surf school this month at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & SpaRead More
Honolulu boasts a range of Italian eateries, from swanky restaurants to a mobile pizzeria that operates at farmer’s markets. So narrowing this list down to five was harder than making homemade gnocchi every night. Here’s our attempt at picking the Top 5 Italian restaurants in HonoluluRead More
Pizza might not be the first thing that pops into your mind when you think about Hawaiian cuisine. But you’d be surprised how good the pies are on this island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Here are our Top 5 places to eat pizza in HonoluluRead More
Don’t want to be stuck at home watching the Super Bowl? See the rematch between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants in an environment where high-fiving a stranger wouldn’t feel so awkward. (And the drinks specials help, too.) Here are our Top 5 picks for places to watch the Super Bowl in HonoluluRead More