General Vallejo sandwich – Sonoma Market

General Vallejo sandwich - Sonoma Market
Mesquite turkey, gruyere cheese, tomato, lettuce, mayonnaise, and mustard on wheat bread. Picnic box $17.99
Sonoma Market, Sonoma CA

This sandwich was pretty large and hearty. There was plenty of turkey and cheese stuffed in there, and the bread somehow stayed perfectly fluffy.

Artisanal charcuterie and cheese platter – Sonoma Market

Artisanal charcuterie and cheese platter - Sonoma Market
Salami, prosciutto, cheeses, fig jam spread, olive assortment, grapes, strawberries, crackers, chocolate. $19.99
Sonoma Market, Sonoma CA

Wine tasting in Sonoma is great and and perfect with a charcuterie and cheese plate. A perfect pairing! This plate was pretty decent and I especially liked the fig jam spread.

Mehana Mauna Kea pale ale – Walmart

Mehana Mauna Kea pale ale - Costco
An American pale ale by Hawaii Nui Brewing (Mehana Brewing Company).
Walmart, Kailua-Kona HI

When in Rome you gotta drink the local brews! This beer is brewed in Hilo on the Big Island, and it tasted really good. Nice and light which fits my taste, with lots of flavor.

Mehana Brewing Company bottle caps
Mehana Brewing Company bottle caps.

Green gecko
With some patience, I was able to snap a pic of this green gecko.

5 color sushi bowl – Island Gourmet Markets

5 color sushi bowl - Island Gourmet Markets
Ahi, salmon, yellowtail?, imitation crab, spicy tuna, avocado, shiso, pickled ginger, wasabi. $6.85
Island Gourmet Markets, Waikoloa HI

I’m amazed at how much better the grocery store sushi is in Hawaii than in California. And it’s cheaper! We’re getting robbed on the mainland!

Makalawena Beach
Taking in some sun at Makalawena Beach, Kekaha Kai State Park.