We have been asking local chefs how they spent a bit of their down time this summer, and chef Lisa Garza was gracious enough to share details of her wonderful belated honeymoon. Lisa is owner of Sissy’s Southern Kitchen in Dallas.
My husband, Travis, and I just got back from our honeymoon in Lanai, Hawaii. We waited a year to take our honeymoon due to the opening of Sissy’s. Opening a restaurant is an intense and demanding process for everyone, including your loved ones. So, both of us really wanted time alone to rest and relax, and our main priority was to get away to an island that wasn’t thronged with tourists.
We went with Lanai because of its seclusion and amazing beachfront accommodations. Every morning, we awoke to enjoy breakfast alfresco at the while watching the sunrise over the beach. Since Lanai is one of the smaller, less inhabited Islands, most of the restaurants we dined in were at The Four Seasons at Manele Bay and The Four Seasons Lodge at Koele. There’s also an adorable little town square with a few cafes, grocery store, and tiny boutiques. Continue reading