Lennie Omalza

Freelance Writer

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The Courier-Journal

Farm to Fork cafe is a slice of freshness in Louisville's Portland

I walked into an old brick building on Portland Avenue to discover the café side of Farm to Fork, a local catering business owned by Sherry Hurley.

USA TODAY

Louisville coach Chris Mack's home has decked out basement designed for basketball team

When Chris Mack got the gig as Louisville's head basketball coach, it meant one very important thing for his family: Finding a new home.

The Courier-Journal

This Mexican restaurant might have the best guac around Louisville

Situated on East Market Street in New Albany, Israel's Delicias De Mexico Gourmet is in an unlikely location.

Homes

The Courier-Journal

Personalized Perfection

This forever-home in Glenview was custom-built for owners' lifestyle

The Courier-Journal

Welcome to the Sky Pad

This penthouse apartment is part museum, part party venue

The Courier-Journal

Historic House on the Hill

After more than 100 years, this home is still charming as ever

Restaurant Reviews

HONOLULU Magazine

From a Late-Night Taco Stand in Waikīkī to a Hidden Mexican Eatery in Kalihi

Alejandro's Mexican food is serving up authentic dishes in Kalihi Valley.

HONOLULU Magazine

Try Breakfast Faves with a Local Twist

My Café in Kapolei offers breakfast and lunch out on the west side.

HONOLULU Magazine

Hawai'i Kai Thai Restaurant Owner Opens an Italian Restaurant in Ward

Bellini Bistro and Bar offers Italian eats and original cocktails.

Life & Style

The Voice-Tribune

Lady-led, but catering to all

Most people wouldn't consider owning a catering business akin to leading a circus, but Deborah Lowery does.

HONOLULU Magazine

Field Notes: Digging Through Hawai'i's Vinyl Record Scene

Field Notes explores Honolulu's vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Vinyl Record Enthusiasts.

The Voice-Tribune

Little Voices, Big Impacts

Growing up in the United States comes with privileges most American children take for granted.

fashion & beauty

Lei Chic

Picture Perfect

Get ready for your next close-up with Cherbu's new spring line.

Lei Chic

New Moon

A mystical clothing line inspired by folklore of the planets.

Lei Chic

Rebel with a Cause

Kira Hawaii's Rebel Collection showcases jewelry designer's edgy side.