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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

Pau Hana Friday for July 19

Tim O’Connor of Olana Organic Farm with yellow ginger. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: “White ‘sugarloaf’ pineapple is happening at Olana Organic Farm!” Says owner and farmer Tim O’Connor. “We should have a good supply into August. “Our other farm-fresh produce currently available are, Green onion, Tomatoes (cherry red, yellow pear, mixed), Avocado, large thin skin,…

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July 19, 2013

First Annual RumFest at RumFire Poipu Beach

Crab-crusted fresh fish at RumFire. Daniel Lane photo Sheraton Kauai Resort presents its First Annual RumFest at RumFire Poipu Beach to celebrate National Rum Day. On Friday, August 16 at 5:30 p.m., guests will enjoy the resort’s open-air Ocean Courtyard, which will feature Hawaii-made rums, island music and heavy pupu (appetizers) from the resort’s signature…

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July 18, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for July 5

During our tour, Dave Power of the Feral Pig passes out the Corn ‘n Oil made with Koloa Rum. Daniel Lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai On July 1, we were thrilled to be mentioned in a USA Today special report, along with many excellent Kauai-based businesses. In it, reporter Dawna Robertson said, “If you’re craving…

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July 5, 2013

The Beach House Earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Beach House Restaurant in Poipu. Daniel Lane photo Honored as a top performing restaurant as reviewed by travelers on the world’s largest travel site, the Beach House restaurant announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is only given to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding…

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June 27, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for June 21

Lychee were in season on last Friday’s farm tour. Mom went crazy over them! Marta Lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai Mom and dad left last Friday, after they went on our day-long culinary tour. It was a long day for my 83-year-old parents, but they enjoyed themselves! Dan and I got back to work on…

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June 21, 2013

Menu for the 2013 Taste of Hawaii

Sunday, June 2 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Smith’s Tropical Paradise, $100 The annual Taste of Hawaii at Smith’s Tropical Paradise in Wailua is a fundraiser for Kapaa Rotary Club. This year, they celebrate 25-years with statewide chefs beverage vendors and music. There are 35 food participants, and 40 food booths. Many have more than one dish to offer and five offer dishes for vegetarians, three vegan booths, two breakfast booths, 14 will offer seafood, five will serve pork, seven chicken dishes, nine sweets, three baked goods that are not sweet, three salads and there will be a couple of gluten-free options. There are five stages with live entertainment eight beverage booths: three water, one juice, one hot coffee, two tea, one lemonade, one soda, six beer booths and four wine booths. Here is a list of who’s coming and…

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May 27, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for May 24

NEWS: Tasting Kauai: Restaurants Our new book, Tasting Kauai: Restaurants, includes 69 options for great tasting food and features chefs who make fresh food from scratch, using local ingredients whenever possible. The book will be a FREE Kindle download beginning Saturday, May 25 until Wednesday, May 29. You don’t need to own a Kindle device to enjoy…

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May 24, 2013

Pau Hana Friday for April 26

Saturday, April 27 Next generation farmer, Sky Roversi-Deal. Daniel Lane photo North Country Farms Garden Workshop, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., $40 per person “Want to get serious about growing food and eating off the land?” Asks Sky Roversi-Deal, of North Country Farms. “Of course you do, and so do we! But in order for our…

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April 26, 2013