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North Shore: Teaching Food as Medicine

North Shore Kauai: Food As Medicine Tour Hawaiian greens Turmeric in Hawaii is called Olena. Tea tasting and fresh…

Tropical Dreaming on Kauai

Author: Tour Guide Sabrina Petrov Tropical Dreams on Kauai Welcome to Tropical Dreams, an establishment with a name that lives up to the experience! As soon as you enter you’re greeted by friendly faces and an expansive, colorful array of ice cream flavors. Good vibes only in here, and of course everyone gets extra feels…

Hale Puna Farm fresh Market

The home & Farm Passionflower The Market Our foodie staff at Tasting Kauai loves to check out new restaurants and…

Hualani’s at Timbers Kauai – A Multi Sensory Experience

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The Spot We here at Tasting Kauai are always delighted when a new spot opens up for us to explore and taste test. This is especially true when it is a breathtaking oceanfront dining location with fabulous food. I have been hearing from friends all over the island for weeks, that we must go and…

Will Drive for Pastry – Midnight Bear Breads Perfects Artisan Baking

Hanapepe Town Walking down the quiet, dusty main street of Hanapepe town can take you back in time. You could just as easily be sauntering through 1926 as 2018, simply ignore the few modern cars that dot the lane. Visitors and island locals alike often fall in love with the town for the feelings of…

Hanapepe Walking Tour Launching In October!

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The Tour We here at Tasting Kauai are excited to share with you that our newest tour of Hanapepe town will be launching officially Friday, October 19th.  Come join us for an afternoon strolling the quiet streets of historic Hanapepe to learn about the town’s past, present and future through its food. We have curated…

Tropical fruits not to miss at Kauai's markets

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Fruit Knowledge: Kauai Style The history of fruit in Hawaii takes us all over the globe, beginning with the canoe crops of the Polynesian voyagers  brought here around 450 A.D. Today, you will find fruits that hail from the Americas, SE Asia, Africa, India and China. This year has proven to not be a bumper…

Kiawe Roots – The Sunny South Shore's New Favorite Eatery

Clearly, this is a restaurant we at Tasting Kauai are very excited about. We had already ramped you up for the opening, see earlier post for some information about Chef Mark Ruiz and wife Tricia, founders of Kiawe Roots here. This  new local’s favorite hangout is located in the Shops at Kukui’ula above Tortilla Republic. This…

5 Travel Tips From Frequent Flyers to Help You With Your Trip to Kauai

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Tourists nowadays have access to scores of diverse resources, with each one—at least in theory— making travel just a bit easier and more convenient. Despite this embarrassing abundance of resources, however, the best recourse for travelers is still to do some serious research to find the right kind of information that will help them in their trips, especially to places like Hawaii. 
Here at Tasting Kauai, though, we always want to help out travelers like you, and that is why we are giving you a list of 5 travel tips for your trip to The Garden Isle. The best thing about these pointers is that they come from frequent flyers, which means each is tried and tested. So, let’s begin: