While on vacation in Honolulu, HI, I decided to stop by Kona Coffee Purveyors at the International Market Place. Anyone who knows me, knows that I am not very big on coffee, but over the past year, I have acquired a taste for different blends and types of coffee thanks to the amazing blogging of #esspressotrips and #sweetsations. I contacted Lady Dalton and requested to be a guest blogger due to my trip and wanted to share my experience.
Let me begin by saying, that upon walking into Kona Coffee the selections were too many to choose from, so I chose the basic Croissant and for my drink I decided to try something new. I purchased the Kona Nitro, a carbonated cold coffee brew. I was skeptical at first and nervous about the first sip. OMG, it was so smooth going down even before I decided to add a little cream. I am not a fan of black coffee but THIS I would drink BLACK and be HAPPY (and pumped from the caffeine).
Now, I do not want to forget about the croissant, it was so soft, fluffy, light and buttery. Better than any other croissant I have ever had!! I had the pleasure of joining a friend for this trip to Kona and she introduced me to what is called the Black Sesame Kouign Amannn. The Kouign Amann was sweet and perfectly textured. My pallet was pleased and I began to dance while enjoying just a small portion of the perfectly flavored pastry. Trying new things, is not me, but this trip to Kona was worth every part of my new tasting adventure. The pastries were made by b. Patisserie, a company that has partnered with Kona Coffee Purveyors. Good job in developing this partnership!
If you visit Hawaii, please be sure to stop by Kona Coffee Purveyors! I promise that you will not be disappointed regardless of what you order!!
Sharon J. Lawrence
Selah Wellness & Therapeutic Services, LLC
Wife| Mother| Author| Healthcare Executive| Counsultant|
Alicia Dalton has over 20 years of experience in the Behavioral Health field. She is a former substance abuse counselor and a Master Level Healthcare Administrator who promotes quality healthcare services. Her passion is to support, assist, and empower agencies to utilize Best Practices while serving others and to ensure excellence while doing so. She believes in providing quality care to
"under-served" patients and emphasizes an Holistic Continuum of Care approach. Mrs. Dalton realizes the importance of bridging the gap between treatment and discharge. For this reason, she aids in connecting agencies to adjunctive services and other community resources to help clients live their best lives. Her leadership of doctors, nurses, social workers, therapists, and administrators has produced seamless workflows and service delivery in various health settings.
Alicia enjoys cooking and baking for her friends and family. Over the years she has created many recipes and blogs about her international travel and love for coffee on various social media platforms. She is also featured in a documentary: Woman of Faith-Coping with Trauma, where she along with four other women speak out about their trauma experiences and how they used faith to overcome. Alicia is also the Co-Author
of: The Let Go: Elevate Your Destiny and Forgive. This inspiring book explores the path of two women and their journey to forgiveness and how it ultimately helped them realize their destiny.
Mrs. Dalton earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Siena Heights University.
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