Ron Kapon

Seattle, Washington

Taste Washington Wines

Taste Washington is the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event. It brings together over 225 wineries, 70 restaurants and 60 culinary exhibitors from across the region for the ultimate four-day experience. It’s the result of a continued partnership between…

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Portland, Maine: More than Lobster

A year ago the Maine Tourist office held a media showcase highlighting the cities and products that made Maine famous. After eating five types of lobster, I spoke to Robert Witkowski, who handles the media for Portland, about visiting his…

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Maine, North America

Nova Star Cruises

I was contacted a few months ago by the PR firm representing Nova Star Cruises, a large car and passenger cruise ferry that was scheduled to begin service between Portland, Maine & Yarmouth, Nova Scotia on June 1st. Was I…

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Nude in Jamaica

In January 2014, I bid on several Caribbean resorts at the NY Times Travel Show. All monies raised benefited the varied culinary students on the islands of the Caribbean. My winning bid of $425 entitled me to a 4-night stay at the…

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New York

Brooklyn Brewery

Steve Hindy, Co-founder of Brooklyn Brewery, was the Middle East Correspondent for the Associated Press where he covered wars in Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt and Sudan. Steve befriended diplomats based in Saudi Arabia, where Islamic law prohibits alcoholic beverages….

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New York

Taste Harlem: Food & Cultural Tour

Since 2007, Jacqueline Orange has been the founder, owner and operator of Taste Harlem, introducing visitors and New Yorkers alike to the culinary delights, lively art scene and rich history and architecture of Harlem. A major bank merger in 2005…

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