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Pau Hana Friday for October 25

NEWS: Lunch on our tour includes dishes such as Kauai Fresh Farms salad with local pork belly and chef’s garden vinaigrette. Daniel Lane photo Tasting Kauai This week, we have a nice round-up of island inspired food events, which include a farmers market cooking demonstration, chances to win free tickets to one of our culinary…

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October 25, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for October 18

Superfood Elixers at The Garden Cafe. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Bill 2491 Tasting Kauai, many island residents, as well as people from around the world, were happy to learn that the Kauai County Council passed Bill 2491 at 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 16. Yesterday, the revised bill was sent to the Mayor’s office. He…

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October 18, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for September 27

Mai Tai at Oasis on the Beach has house-made orgeat. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Restaurant Closures and Openings This week, I have a lot of good news and some bad news. Last Tuesday, there was a fire near Chicken in a Barrel in Kapaa. The Star Advertiser reports, “Damage to the structure and its contents,…

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September 27, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for September 20

Chardonnay and a view of Hanalei Bay from the Kauai Grill. Daniel Lane photo. NEWS: Westin Princeville Jazz and Wine Festival Here’s the menu for this weekend’s event. For tickets or details about the event, see Events Saturday, September 21. The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas Nanea’s Signature Braised Beef Short Ribs: Kauai beef Ginger braised…

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September 20, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for August 16

Pineapple Martini with blackberry drizzle at Oasis on the Beach. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai Besides Amazon, Tasting Kauai: Restaurants is now available in paperback at The Feral Pig, Orchid Alley Kauai and Namahana Cafe. We’ll be adding more locations this month. Yesterday, I sold all the books I had ordered, placed a new order…

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August 16, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for August 9

Pele’s Passion at RumFire. Daniel Lane photo. NEWS: Tasting Kauai I’m happy to announce that our paperback Tasting Kauai: Restaurants, From Food Trucks to Fine Dining, A Guide to Eating Well on the Garden Island, is available on Amazon. They set the price, which was at $17.18 when it went up last week, but today…

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August 9, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for May 31

This pork belly bau is one of the images for a listing in our restaurant guide. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai on Hawaii Public Radio This morning, I was interviewed on Hawaii Public Radio for our new book, Tasting Kauai: Restaurants. I share poolside lunch bargains, little known dining options as well as food trends…

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May 31, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for March 22

NEWS: Four stages of noni growth. Daniel Lane photo Hawaiian Health Ohana If you’ve perused these webpages for awhile, you likely know that I am a huge fan of noni. As a freelance writer, I write. A lot. Awhile back, my right forearm was seriously complaining and I couldn’t type. I had deadlines, so I…

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March 22, 2013

Flavors of Kukuiula

Wednesday, February 6 Kauai Culinary Market at The Shops at Kukuiula in Poipu. Daniel Lane photo The Shops at Kukuiula, 4 to 7 p.m., free The Kauai Culinary Market is a partnership between the Kauai County Farm Bureau and The Shops at Kukuiula. On Wednesday, Feb. 6, they are putting on a special event called…

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February 3, 2013