Coming to town: the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival features big ticket food (and wine) events featuring bigwig chefs, but on Friday, panels will focus on the business of food outside of restaurants: “Fast Pitch, Food Entrepreneurs Wanted,” will offer food startups the opportunity to pitch VC Dave McClure and an “Ideas, Innovations and Inspirations” session will highlight innovative businesses like rooftop farms.
Nancy Silverton: James Beard award winner, co-owner of Osteria Mozza and founder of La Brea Bakery, will be signing The Mozza Cookbook at the Ala Moana Farmers’ Market on Saturday, Oct. 1, 9am–1pm.
Happy five years, P.F.!: celebrate with a special anniversary menu from P.F. Chang’s available Friday, Oct. 7–Sunday, Oct. 9. Philip Chiang, co-founder, will be at the restaurant on October 8.