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Pork Honolulu

Town Pig Platter

There are many reasons why I’m such a pork fan, and that I write a weekly pork-fueled column called Dose of Vitamin P. One of them is certainly my father. For his 70th birthday,...
Shrimp Hawaii

Fumi’s Kahuku Shrimp [CLOSED]

Oahu’s North Shore, centered on Kahuku, is studded with shrimp-focused trucks and restaurants, and Fumi’s Kahuku Shrimp is my favorite of the bunch, featuring shrimp raised in adjacent ponds. The sea blue shack with...
Quail Dallas

Dean Fearing Fried Quail

Quail evoke an image of a hunting amidst briar patches with a pack of bird dogs in rolling hills (or so I’m told), so it’s no surprise that Dean Fearing, one of the godfathers...
Hawaiian Food Kauai

Hanalei Taro & Juice Co. Lau Lau

The Haraguchi family has been an agricultural institution on Kauai’s north shore for over 100 years, starting with rice, and later focusing on taro. During my visit to Hanalei, fifth-generation farmer Lyndsey Haraguchi-Nakayama led...
Sandwich Honolulu

The Pig and The Lady Pho French Dip

The Pig and The Lady founders Andrew Le (the pig?) and his mother Loan (the lady) produce Vietnamese comfort food at three Honolulu farmers markets. At the famed Saturday morning KCC Farmers Market, where...
Cocktail Hawaii

Oasis On The Beach Classic Mai Tai

Even though the Mai Tai has roots in California, the cocktail has become synonymous with Hawaii, bringing to mind visions of swaying palm trees and rolling Pacific waves, and bartender Joel Downs created a...