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Sam Choy's Travel Tips

Sam Choy in his home kitchen with a bowl of poke and grape tomatoes. Photo courtesy of Sam Choy. When I interviewed Sam Choy over the phone for an article in the San Francisco Chronicle, he graciously answered a few questions for Tasting Kauai’s readers. As a regional legend, it’s simpler to link to Sam Choy’s bio, than list his lengthy accomplishments. We discussed food and travel, then Sam shared tips on finding the tastiest bite of culture.  The first time food and travel intersected for Sam, he was representing America and seafood at the World and Food Show in Anuga, Germany then Sial, France. “You get to see and taste food from other cultures, and each country puts their best foot forward,” says Choy. “You get to taste it, smell it, hold it. It’s a good learning experience.” Sam…

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October 27, 2017

Sam Choy Cooking Demo at Koloa Landing Resort

Sam Choy, internationally renowned television personality and restaurateur, will share his culinary secrets, while preparing family-style signature cuisine and hosting a talk story event. Photo courtesy of Sam Choy. Koloa Landing Resort announces the first annual “Choy of Cooking” with Sam Choy on Friday, October 20 at the Holoholo Grill. The internationally renowned television personality and restaurateur will be sharing his culinary secrets, while preparing family-style signature cuisine and hosting a talk story event. Guests will be treated to an evening of entertainment, education and endless memories with a legendary local personality. At the end of the night, guests can take home personalized recipe cards of Chef Choy’s favorites to continue the culinary adventure at home. To kick off this ongoing event series, Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr. is announcing a proclamation honoring Sam Choy Day. At the “Choy of…

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October 18, 2017

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