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Healthy Holiday Tips from Life Foods

A locally sourced salad with Noni Ranch and Gomasio. Daniel Lane photo The holidays can be both so fun and lovely, but if you are worried about maintaining a wholesome diet during the parties, dinners and events it can also seem daunting. But you don’t have to sacrifice your love of good foods to enjoy…

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November 24, 2014

Kauai Guidebook Launch – Cocktail Parties Set for Holiday Season

The new edition of our restaurant guidebook is now available and Viviane Gilbert Stein, the book’s editor, wrote the following article. During this season of thanks, Dan, Michelle and I would like to express our gratitude for your support. We have enjoyed sharing food with you during our food tours and cultivating new friendships and…

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November 14, 2014

Kauai Food Events Nov. 13 through Nov. 18

  Grgich Hills Estate Wine Dinner Tuesday, November 18, 2014 The Wine Shop in Koloa, in partnership with the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa is hosting a wine makers dinner featuring Grgich Hills Estate wines poured by Co-proprietor and Vice President Violet Grgich, as well as delicacies created by Chef de Cuisine Alexis Gutierrez….

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November 10, 2014

Breadfruit Patties

Breadfruit Patties with sauteed kale and poached eggs. Life’s lessons are usually a delightful surprise for me. Take breadfruit for example. Even though I’ve covered it for Wootens Produce of Kauai and last year’s Breadfruit Festival, I have learned even more about one of my favorite staple items. While researching today’s article in The Garden

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October 12, 2014

New Tasting Menu at Hukilau Lanai

Hukilau Lanai has made some changes to their dynamite tasting menu. It’s also a great deal. From 5 to 5:45 p.m., five courses of fine dining for only $32. If you add wine, it’s $50.00. A gluten-free menu is also available, so ask the server when you order. Reservations are required, to make them visit…

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September 20, 2014

2014 Jazz & Wine Festival

Westin Princeville serves herb-crusted lamb chops with a roasted garlic and tomato chutney, Hamakua mushroom risotto enriched with truffle oil, and a lamb demi-glace. Daniel Lane photo On September 27, The Westin Princeville will host the 5th Annual Jazz & Wine Festival. Tickets are $95 and can purchased through the concierge at 808-827-8808. “In addition…

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August 28, 2014

Kauai Beer Company 8/29 Finally Friday Menu

Customers line up for Kauai Beer Company’s craft beer and delicious food. Daniel Lane photo Every week, the Kauai Beer Company serves their hand crafted beer with food. I usually see chef Joe Fox every Wednesday at the Kapaa farmers market selecting produce for the meal that is only offered during “Finally Friday.” The menu…

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August 27, 2014

No More Romp and Taste

Kai explains the nuances of Kauai-grown pineapple. Daniel Lane photo Over the past two years our food tours have enabled us to meet some amazing people from all over the world. We have watched our guests’ eyes light up as they taste just-picked pineapples, noting that they tasted nothing like the store-bought kind — which…

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August 22, 2014

Pau Hana for Friday, August 15

Tasting Kauai Tri-tip sandwich with caramelized onions, fresh salsa, green salad, chili con carne and rice. Daniel Lane Photo In “Original Santa Maria Style BBQ on Kauai,” in The Garden Island, catch up with the owners of Recessions Original Santa Maria Style BBQ, featuring a name that “is a nod toward the economic downturn and…

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August 15, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for August 8

Tasting Kauai Scott Kessinger, Dave Power and Adam Watten in front of the bar at The Feral Pig. Daniel Lane Photo The Feral Pig celebrates their three year anniversary with a special farm-to-table dinner after their Hawaiian-style pub food gets a fine dining touch in “Freshening up the The Feral Pig,” in The Garden Island….

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August 8, 2014

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