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Pau Hana Friday For July 18

Shoppers at Living Foods Gourmet Market can buy local produce as well as house-made sauces, hot meals or fresh fish and meat. Daniel Lane Photo Tasting Kauai Today, learn about the new owners of Living Foods Gourmet Market and what they have planned for their Poipu grocery store and cafe in “A food lover’s paradise”…

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July 18, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for April 18

Kilauea Bakery’s stromboli specials ($13.95) include a blend of house made meats, Manchego cheese, and marinated vegetables. Daniel Lane photo Tasting Kauai Happy Aloha Friday! We had an exceptional week and hope you did too. We got back from Colorado late in the afternoon on Monday and hit the ground running Tuesday morning. We interviewed…

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April 18, 2014

Last Pau Hana Friday for 2013

  Holiday flower arrangement by Tropical Flowers Express. Marta lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai My husband Dan and I wish you a warm, abundant, healthy and joyful holiday season! We have our last food tour today and then we’re taking time off to celebrate the close of 2013 and prepare for 2014. Since it’s just…

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December 20, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for Nov. 1

Tiki Iniki cocktails (from bottom left) Trader Vic’s 1944 Mai Tai; Hanalei Sling created for Tiki Iniki by Julie Reiner; Pina Colada from Caribe Hilton in Puerto Rico; Lovely Lini with pineapple puree and lemon juice. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Bill 2491 Vetoed Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr. has vetoed Bill 2491, Relating to Pesticides…

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November 1, 2013

An Update From The Garden Cafe

Grilled Opah with Kilauea Lomi Tomato Relish over Tahitian Luau served with turmeric brown rice. Daniel Lane photo Here’s a note I received from Chris Jaeb, owner of Common Ground Kauai where The Garden Cafe is located. The farm-to-table restaurant is a favorite of ours, and we gave it a pink hibiscus in our restaurant guidebook….

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October 22, 2013

Kauai Grill 2013 Fall Menu

Pan Roasted Onaga with Roasted Tomatoes and Summer Vegetables. Daniel Lane photo If you’ve been fans of Tasting Kauai for a while, you know we hold the Kauai Grill in high esteem. We’ve had the privilege of interviewing chef de cuisine Maxime Michaud and executive chef Leanne Kamekona, as well as tasting dishes from world-renowned…

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September 19, 2013

Winemaker Dinner at Roy's Poipu

Beet panna cotta at the Bonny Doon Winemaker Dinner. Daniel Lane photo   Roy’s Poipu Bar and Grill and The Wine Shop Kauai present the Wines of Henri Bourgeois. Thursday, July 25th at 5:30 p.m., $85 per person (tax & gratuity included) Scallop Shu Mai with Aromatic Shrimp Relish ~ “Les Baronnes” Sancerre 2012 Roasted…

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July 6, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for March 8

Monkeypod Jam is made in Mauviel’s classic hand-hammered copper pots. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Monkeypod Jam We’ve been fans of Monkeypod Jam since June 2011, when we did an article about them for Midweek Kauai. It seems we’re not alone. In the March/April edition of Hawaii Magazine, a Reader’s Choice issue celebrating Hawaii’s Best of…

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March 8, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for Feb 15

The Beach House at night. NEWS: The Beach House Travel + Leisure recently announced the top 37 Most Romantic Restaurants in the United States. The Beach House Restaurant not only made the list, but was the only restaurant represented in the Hawaiian Islands. “This is a real honor for the staff, Kauai and the restaurant,”…

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February 15, 2013