Maui County Ag Fest happens this Saturday

Talk story with local farmers, ranchers and agriculture enthusiasts at Maui County Farm Bureau’s Maui County Ag Festival this Saturday at the Maui Tropical Plantation. The public is invited to touch, smell, taste and take home local treats. Festival highlights include the Grand Taste event in partnership with Slow Food Maui, Grown on Maui farmers, compositing, […]

Maui Chefs’ Collaboration Dinner this Thursday

Treat your taste buds to the flavors of the islands at the Maui Chefs’ Collaboration Dinner. Guests will be served pupu by Kyle Kawakami of Maui Fresh Streatery, Jojo Vasquez of Plantation House Restaurant and Lyndon Honda of Laulima Catering. Dinner will be crafted by Marc McDowell of Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation, Riko Bartolome […]

MauiTime Food Issue: Ohana Edition, Best Maui Restaurants

Isaac Bancaco Food Issue Ohana Edition

On Maui, our food scene is tight-knit. You start life with a giant food festival in your honor celebrating your first year, where all your family’s cooks throw down. All the uncles hunt and harvest, aunties bring their specialties. As we grow, meals are social events, but they’re also personal–your heart goes into what you […]

Kihei’s Signature Coconut Shrimp truck – Kinaole Grill

The Kinaole Food Truck has a nice, feel-good story. When owner Becca Thomas, who’d visited her condo for years, decided she wanted to make the move to Maui full-time, she decided changing her small catering operation into a food truck operation was the way to go. It took about 11 months from food truck purchase […]

Have you had a nutella latte? Maui Coffee Attic has one waiting for you

Maui Coffee Attic, John and Gwen Henry, Wailuku Coffeeshop

Coffee With Some History I ran into Maui Coffee Attic by accident while taking a walk in Wailuku. I had noticed some painting going on at the old Hokama’s building as I drove by but I didn’t really pay attention. Then one day I was walking down to Ba Le and saw the new Coffee […]

Yeah Bangkok Cuisine closed but now theres Tiki Tiki Thai

When Bangkok Cuisine closed, my email blew up with people wanting to know what happened. Signs on the door said they were going to reopen soon, but it all seemed ominous. Luckily things panned out, and now Tiki Tiki Thai has opened there. The dining room has a new look and style. The tables and […]

Are you craving pizza? Bam’s in Kihei has a Jersey style of Pizza to try

Sauce On Top After eating at Bam’s Pizza, a friend told me, “I thought it was really saucey. Where’s the cheese?” Since I had already talked to Bam’s pizza creator, Brandon Leonetti, I knew what was up. Leonetti had been in the New Jersey pizza business for years, and wanted to bring the flavor he […]

Enjoy a six-course dinner paired with Banfi vino at @MakenaBeach this Saturday

Makena Beach & Golf Resort’s wine and dinner series welcomes back Banfi Vintner, hailing from the Tuscan vineyards. Guests are invited to a six-course dinner paired with the Italian vino. The menu highlights the flavorful pairings of Alaskan King Crab and Roasted New Zealand Red Deer with Banfi’s Pinot Gris and Chianti. $130+. 6:30pm. Molokini Bar […]

Pau Wednesdays with Jimmy Shoemaker

013_dazoo-restaurant-paia_by-sean-hower

Pau Wednesdays at Dazoo   It’s getting so that I can’t wait for the third Wednesday of the month to see what professional bar man Jimmy Shoemaker is going to come up with for Pau Night at Dazoo. This week’s installation falls on the day after St. Patrick’s Day, so pull up your green hose […]

Want to get wine smarts? Sign up for Da Vine Art Wine Class

Da Vine Art Wine Class Rodney Rodrigues

Wineducation I’ve always want to learn more about wine, and its ever-expanding universe of grapes, terroir and climates. But like most people, my reason is simple: I just want to make a better choice at the store or restaurant. And for that, the new wine class at Da Vine Art is ideal. Maui boy Rodney Rodrigues is the teacher, […]