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Hawaii

Ramen Kauai

Ama Char Siu Mazemen (Dose of Vitamin P)

The Hanalei Center patio provided amazing views of cloud-capped mountains lined with multiple waterfalls. Ama could have served me a pail of gruel, and I still would have been pretty content. Char siu mazemen...
Dessert Kauai

Village Snack & Bakery Chocolate Haupia Slice (Food of the Week)

Village Snack & Bakery is a humble Hanalei restaurant from Narcisa Concepcion located in the back row of Ching Young Village with worn blue benches inside, old black and white photos of the area,...
Juice Kauai

Hanalei Bread Company Monkey Juice (Drink of the Week)

If Hanalei has a community hub, it’s probably Hanalei Bread Company, a bustling bakery, breakfast, and coffee destination for locals and tourists in a brown and green complex called The Hanalei Center. Chef Jim...
Seafood Oahu

Oahu Top Restaurants Guide

Discover seven places where you should eat and drink on the fringes of Oahu, Hawaii’s third largest island and home to the capital of Honolulu. You should also check out my guides to essential...
Hawaiian Food Maui

Maui Top Restaurants Guide

Hawaii’s second largest island strikes a good balance between Oahu’s commercialism and the Big Island’s agrarianism. They have world-class hiking and mountain biking, plenty of culinary rewards circling the resorts of Wailea and Lahaina,...
Fried Chicken And Waffle Maui

Leoda’s Fried Chicken and Waffle (Food of the Week)

On my 2012 trip to Maui, Sheldon Simeon was in the kitchen. He later advanced to the “Top Chef” finals and is now cooking at Migrant Maui in Wailea. Three years later, I wasn’t...