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Last Pau Hana Friday for 2013

  Holiday flower arrangement by Tropical Flowers Express. Marta lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai My husband Dan and I wish you a warm, abundant, healthy and joyful holiday season! We have our last food tour today and then we’re taking time off to celebrate the close of 2013 and prepare for 2014. Since it’s just…

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December 20, 2013

Winesday with The Wine Shop – Holiday Gift Guide

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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December 18, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for December 13

  Photo courtesy of Koloa Rum Company. Daniel Lane photographer NEWS: Kauai Coffee and Koloa Rum Challenge Koloa Rum Company and Kauai Coffee are excited to come together to hold the first ever “Kauai Coffee Koloa Rum Challenge” charity event. The main criteria is that you use Kauai Coffee or Koloa Rum (or both) as…

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December 13, 2013

Durga Farms' Banana Love Loaf

Bananas at Durga Farm. Durga Farm photo This week, I feature Durga Farms in my Farmers Markets column for Kauai Midweek. It was the first time Dan and I had been to their farm in Anahola and I was surprised to learn that they also offer yoga retreats and Ayurveda healing. The owner, Myra Lewin, wrote two…

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December 12, 2013

Winesday with The Wine Shop – Anniversary Discount

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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December 11, 2013

Jean Marie Josselin and Marta Lane Cooking Demo

Deconstructed Ahi Roll at Josselin’s. Daniel Lane photo Today at 5 p.m., you have a change to meet local legend Jean Marie Josselin, chef of Josselin’s Tapas Bar & Grill. I (Marta Lane) will be joining him for a cooking demonstration and book signing of my book, Tasting Kauai: Restaurants – From Food Trucks to…

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December 11, 2013

Holiday Art Walk at Kukuiula

Kauai Culinary Market at The Shops at Kukuiula in Poipu. Daniel Lane photo Art Walk at Kukuiula, December 14, 6 to 9 p.m. Join The Shops at Kukuiula for an enchanting evening of fine art, fine dining and live music under the stars on the second Saturday of each month. December highlights include: RED KOI…

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December 10, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for December 6

NEWS: Lotus Fudge holiday Truffle Gift Pack. Katie Ranke photo Lotus Fudge Katie Ranke, owner and fudge maker at Lotus Fudge, says she made an amazing local PB&J. “I used whole wheat bread, from any of the awesome bakeries here, with our Original Mac Butter and Mango Chipotle Jam from Monkeypod Jam. It’s so good!”…

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December 6, 2013

Tasting Kauai Presents A Taste of Kilohana

Pineapple fields at Kilohana Plantation. Marta Lane photo     We are proud to announce our new culinary tour, A Taste of Kilohana. Designed by a foodie for foodies, this exclusive, guided tour offers a seasonal slice of Kilohana Plantation. Our tour includes an off-the-menu, three-course, locally-sourced meal that’s served in the Private Dining Room of Wilcox…

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December 5, 2013

Truck Stop Thursdays

Kauai Beer Company brewers (from left) Eric Burda, Jim Guerber, Justin Guerber and Nate Yahnke. Daniel Lane photo On Dec. 12, Kauai Beer Company will inaugurate Truck Stop Thursday. Beginning at 5 p.m., three food trucks will parked in front of the brewery at 4265 Rice Street. Trucks rotate each Thursday. This week, expect to…

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December 5, 2013

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