Saturday, September 28, 2013
HAVE YOU EVER HAD A $100 JAPANESE FUSION BREAKFAST?
Four years ago I enjoyed a $60 breakfast at the Four Seasons Hualalai:
This morning, while, perhaps, a bit exaggerated, I had a $100 Japanese breakfast at this same hotel:
This was more a Pacific-Japanese fusion breakfast, for the fruit salad included passion fruit, rambutan, mangoes, boysenberries, blueberries and a raspberry that was a large as a medium size strawberry. If you add the bottle of Stanford Alumni Paraiso Vineyards Chardonnay, Kirin beer and the amenity hiding behind the wine of banana cake, strawberries and pineapple lychee green tea, surely the worth must have approached $100.
Typhoon Wutip at 80 MPH, formed south of Hainan, will strengthen into a Category 2, and head for a point in Vietnam just north of Hue: