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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 30

  Margaritas at Tortilla Republic. Daniel Lane photo. NEWS: New Soup Cookbook Helen Lacono, owner of the former Hanapepe Cafe, just released a cookbook. It’s based on the soups she makes and sells every Wednesday at the Kauai Culinary Market at The Shops at Kukuiula. Kauai Farmers Market Soups is available on Wednesdays at her…

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August 30, 2013

Book Signing at Blue House Booksellers

Cover: Macadamia nut crusted Monchong at Makana Terrace. Daniel Lane photo “Where should I eat on Kaua’i?” is a common question. The answer is in our new guidebook, Tasting Kauai: Restaurants, From Food Trucks to Fine Dining, A Guide to Eating Well on the Garden Island. Now available in digital and print versions, the exclusive…

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August 24, 2013