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Archive: Dec 2016

The Local Kauai Kitchen & Bar Open in Kapaa

Owners Erin Keller and Jose Cortez. Daniel Lane photo Note: In 2017, our blog posts will be less frequent. We’ll continue to update the book and app, but I will be writing a cookbook! I submitted a book proposal to Andy Ross, an agent I met at the 2016 Kauai Writers Festival, and he is now…

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December 24, 2016

High Tea Now Served on Kauai

Guests play piano and even bring Champagne to celebrate special occasions. Daniel Lane photo The Tea Room at The Gallery evokes a charming, easy going time when things moved a lot slower. Teas, written by hand with colored chalk, are listed on chalkboards that are hung with white ribbon. There’s botanical tea powder by Naikela,…

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December 16, 2016

Farm to Table Events in Hawaii

Join Chef Sheldon Simeon of Tin Roof Maui at Merriman’s Fish House in Poipu on Dec. 18. This blog post is sponsored by Edible Hawaiian Islands. Two farm-to-table events in Hawaii will go toward a good cause. On Friday, Dec. 9, the Hawaii Island Paina takes place at Merriman’s Waimea with guest chef Mark “Gooch” Noguchi of Oahu….

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December 10, 2016

Trees Lounge Offers Brunch

Any Kind Eggs ($18) with “Add the Works” and “Make it A Meal.” Daniel Lane photo On Sept 24, word spread across social media that Trees Lounge was closing after nine years of business. Kauai’s residents and loyal visitors were distressed to learn the news. After all, they’d became accustomed to the only place in…

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December 9, 2016

The Lanai Restaurant Opens in Poipu

The Lanai, located at the Shops at Kukuiula, is now open and serves Napa inspired food in a contemporary Hawaiian setting. Daniel Lane photo The Lanai opened just before Thanksgiving, on Nov. 20, 2016. Owners Howard Warner and Jeff Sacchini built the outdoor restaurant as an extension of Living Foods Gourmet Market & Cafe. The…

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December 6, 2016