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Pau Hana Friday for August 30

  Margaritas at Tortilla Republic. Daniel Lane photo. NEWS: New Soup Cookbook Helen Lacono, owner of the former Hanapepe Cafe, just released a cookbook. It’s based on the soups she makes and sells every Wednesday at the Kauai Culinary Market at The Shops at Kukuiula. Kauai Farmers Market Soups is available on Wednesdays at her…

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August 30, 2013

Winesday With The Wine Shop – Domaine Henri Bourgeois

Dan and Ellen O’Connell at The Wine Shop in Koloa. Photo courtesy of The Wine Shop. Tasting Kauai is happy to partner with the O’Connells for Winesday with The Wine Shop. Owners Dan and Ellen O’Connell are a delightful couple whose passion for wine is infectious, their knowledge is vast, and the service is friendly….

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August 28, 2013

Book Signing at Blue House Booksellers

Cover: Macadamia nut crusted Monchong at Makana Terrace. Daniel Lane photo “Where should I eat on Kaua’i?” is a common question. The answer is in our new guidebook, Tasting Kauai: Restaurants, From Food Trucks to Fine Dining, A Guide to Eating Well on the Garden Island. Now available in digital and print versions, the exclusive…

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August 24, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for August 23

Lili-Kai Cosmo (front) and Superfruit Lychee-tini at RumFire.Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Hole in the Mountain Farm‘s juicy, low-acid, sweet and tender Kauai Sugarloaf Pineapple won’t be available from now until mid-September. After that, they’ll have pineapple year-round. The white pineapple are  rare, and I enjoy being able to send a unique gift from Hawaii. So…

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August 23, 2013

Winesday with The Wine Shop – Nine Hats Riesling

Dan and Ellen O’Connell at The Wine Shop in Koloa. Photo courtesy of The Wine Shop. Tasting Kauai is happy to partner with the O’Connells for Winesday with The Wine Shop. Owners Dan and Ellen O’Connell are a delightful couple whose passion for wine is infectious, their knowledge is vast, and the service is friendly….

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August 21, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for August 16

Pineapple Martini with blackberry drizzle at Oasis on the Beach. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai Besides Amazon, Tasting Kauai: Restaurants is now available in paperback at The Feral Pig, Orchid Alley Kauai and Namahana Cafe. We’ll be adding more locations this month. Yesterday, I sold all the books I had ordered, placed a new order…

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August 16, 2013

Introducing Winesday with The Wine Shop

Dan and Ellen O’Connell at The Wine Shop in Koloa. Photo courtesy of The Wine Shop. Tasting Kauai is happy to partner with the O’Connells for Winesday with The Wine Shop. Owners Dan and Ellen O’Connell are a delightful couple whose passion for wine is infectious, their knowledge is vast, and the service is friendly….

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August 14, 2013

Gardening in Hawaii: 5 Reasons Why You Need an Organic Garden

Linda Bailey’s veggie garden in Texas. Linda Bailey photo. This post is contributed by Linda Bailey from housekeeping.org. She is a Texas-based writer who specializes in housekeeping, green living, home décor, and more. She welcomes your comments which can be sent to b.lindahousekeeping @ gmail.com. Many people have considered growing more food on their own, though…

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August 13, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for August 9

Pele’s Passion at RumFire. Daniel Lane photo. NEWS: Tasting Kauai I’m happy to announce that our paperback Tasting Kauai: Restaurants, From Food Trucks to Fine Dining, A Guide to Eating Well on the Garden Island, is available on Amazon. They set the price, which was at $17.18 when it went up last week, but today…

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August 9, 2013

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