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Pau Hana Friday for November 29

  Roasted “Hawaiian Mutt” pumpkin. Seeds drying for the garden. Marta Lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai We hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving! Not much happened at the Lane household. While I slept, Dan got up at 4:30 a.m. to take pictures of the sunrise and then took shots of  the Kapaa Turkey Trot for Kauai…

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November 29, 2013

Winesday with The Wine Shop – Thanksgiving

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 their service is…

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November 27, 2013

Thanksgiving in Kauai 2013

Tasting Kauai wishes you a happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy these holiday menus and be sure to make reservations! South Side Roy’s Poipu Three course prix fixe, $44 Roasted Hamakua Alii Mushroom Bisque and Lemon Goat Cheese Mousse Poipu Roast Turkey, Turkey Demi-Glace, Mashed Potatoes, Kulana Wild Boar and Cornbread Stuffing, Haricot Verts Almondine, Cranberry Poha Relish…

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November 26, 2013

Typhoon Haiyan Benefit Dinner

Hukilau Lanai presents a Philippines Fundraiser for Typhoon Haiyan Relief Saturday, November, 23, 6 p.m., $40 adults, $10 The buffet dinner features Filipino food Hukilau style with communal seating and live entertainment. Call 808-822-0600 for prepaid reservations. All profits will go toward the American Red Cross Relief Effort in Visaya, Philippines. You can also donate additional money be making a check to Hukilau Lanai or the American Red Cross and Hukilau Lanai will send it with their donation. Philippines Fundraiser Buffet Menu Pupus Mini Empanada with sweet potatoes and shrimp Steamed Ribs with camias BBQ Grilled Chicken Summer Rolls Smoked Beef Tongue with caramelized onion Warabi Salad with Ginger Beef and Tomato Salad Entrees Pork Adobo with potatoes, carrots and peppers Scallops and Fresh Fish with coconut milk, ginger, and vegetables Pancit ~ Stir fried vegetables and noodles White Rice…

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November 21, 2013

Winesday with The Wine Shop – FAQs

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 their service is friendly….

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November 20, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for November 15

EVENTS:  Saturday, November 16 Kauai Beach Resort Enjoy a benefit concert featuring Sean Na’auao. Craft Fair begins at 4 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. Concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets sold at the door. Seafood Buffet at Naupaka Terrace from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit the Kauai Beach Resort Facebook…

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November 15, 2013

Winesday with The Wineshop – Paso Robles

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 their service is friendly….

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November 13, 2013

How We Choose Restaurants

Full page color images are throughout Tasting Kauai: Restaurants. Daniel Lane photo Readers wonder how we choose restaurants, so I thought I’d share our process with you. I’d also like to take this opportunity to clear up a huge misconception. Many residents tell me that “Kauai doesn’t have good food” or some form of that….

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November 10, 2013

Breakfast at The Green Pig

Breakfast at The Green Pig is an excellent option after a sunrise walk, run, surf or bike ride along Kealia Beach. Located on Kauai’s east side, it’s right across the highway from the ocean. If you’re lucky enough to live here, it’s a quick stop for a grab-and-go breakfast on your way to work. And you can…

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November 9, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for November 8

Kauai Coffee grows five varietals of Arabica coffee, this is Yellow Catuai. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Kauai Coffee Koloa Rum Challenge Koloa Rum Co. and Kauai Coffee have partnered to bring a friendly competition to the public. Professional mixologists and home bartenders are invited to submit their original recipe for a drink made with Koloa…

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November 8, 2013

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