Bill Tobin grew up in a small farming community in Nebraska. After a stint in the U.S. Army, he moved to Hawaii to attain a business administration degree. After founding his own restaurant company, he went on to be the managing partner and CEO of Tiki’s Grill and Bar LLC as well as chairman of the Hawaii Restaurant Association. He also served as technical advisor for the book Running a Bar for Dummies. He lives on Honolulu.
Brian Berusch is a nationally awarded journalist and editorial director. He has shared intriguing stories of extraordinary people and great cuisine in dozens of recognizable magazines, including Town & Country, Departures, Wine Enthusiast, and on The Today Show. A bit of a nomad, he has tried rooting his toes in Hawaiian sand since 2003, with stints in Sonoma County, New York’s Hudson Valley and the Ticino region of Switzerland. His wife, daughter and son continue to eat very, very well.