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Makana Terrace Fall Menu

Last week, Dan and I got to experience the new fall tasting menu at Makana Terrace, which is located in the St. Regis Princeville Resort. Here’s a stunning visual journey of the new menu items. October sunset at Makana Terrace. Wai Pa Roll with ahi, salmon, wonton chips, cucumber, avocado and lettuce with nori and…

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October 18, 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

Feeding the Tropic Care Troops

Fire in the Sky. Daniel Lane photo From June 16 through June 26, approximately 280 reservists will provide free health care services, and at the same time, help them in their mission of being ready for rapid deployment. Tasting Kauai has teamed up with Rachelle Bachran, a health educator with the Hawaii State Department of…

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June 14, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for June 13

Pork Belly Steam Bun slider piles tender slices of pork belly on a steamed bun drizzled with a soy and Lihue Lager glaze. Daniel Lane photo Tasting Kauai Happy Aloha Friday! We had an exceptional week and hope you did too. Sunday is Father’s Day and I miss my father who is more than 3,000…

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June 13, 2014

Tasting Kauai is Growing

Tasting Kauai is happy to introduce Melissa Gregory, the newest member of our team. Daniel Lane photo Tasting Kauai is thrilled to introduce Melissa Gregory, a kindred spirit who is handling sales for our food tours and restaurant guidebook. Since Tasting Kauai likes to celebrate food through family, friends and kinship, we offer edible experiences…

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May 8, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for March 13

Organic steamed taro root topped with steamed taro leaves and drizzled with coconut sauce. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai Happy Aloha Friday! We hope you had an exceptional week. Last Sunday, our article “Safely preserving the harvest” ran in The Garden Island newspaper. If you are a Tasting Kauai Facebook fan, you saw all…

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March 14, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for November 15

EVENTS:  Saturday, November 16 Kauai Beach Resort Enjoy a benefit concert featuring Sean Na’auao. Craft Fair begins at 4 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. Concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets sold at the door. Seafood Buffet at Naupaka Terrace from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit the Kauai Beach Resort Facebook…

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November 15, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for November 8

Kauai Coffee grows five varietals of Arabica coffee, this is Yellow Catuai. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Kauai Coffee Koloa Rum Challenge Koloa Rum Co. and Kauai Coffee have partnered to bring a friendly competition to the public. Professional mixologists and home bartenders are invited to submit their original recipe for a drink made with Koloa…

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November 8, 2013