Waterfront Maalaea Announces on FB: Closed for Business

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I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

Miso Phat Sushi in Kahana New Maui Restaurant – Fare Analysis

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

Hawaii Department of Health Institutes New Restaurant Inspection System For Maui

Public hearings are expected around December for the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH)’s new placard program. The DOH is also instituting an online electronic inspection system that the public will be able to access. Starting soon, DOH inspectors will take an electronic tablet with them on inspections, which will allow them to update restaurant inspection […]

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

Have you tried Molokai Shrimp yet?

Molokai Shrimp is the best, and whenever I visit Kaunakakai I pick up a bag from John Austin, proprietor of Keawa Nui Farm. My mom hates cleaning them, so I do the work of de-shelling, but it is so worth the feast we have after. I take the shells and make a shrimp broth, it […]

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

Fresh squeezed Maui citrus, amazing start to breaking dawn early morning

I think this could be my New Years Resolution. Make and drink fresh squeezed local citrus daily. It was quick and simple on this old fashioned plastic manual juicer I got second hand. Push citrus over top, pour into glass, enjoy! Incredible flavors, nothing like pre made.

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

Hell yeah! Introducing the octo burger, bacon, onion, beer, worchestershire, pepper jack, crispy onions and avo ranch #burgerofthemonth @ cool cat lahaina

Killer sandwhich. Not for pussies. My friend Jo had the nuts to order it. She says its the bomb.

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

Dewatsuru hishinomai daiginjo akita seishu at the joy of sake sheraton #waikiki

A mindboggling amount of sake here. I am overwhelmed and over joyed at the same time.

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

Tedorigawa “lady luck” Daiginjo on #yogasushi night @ sansei kihei

This sake was fantastic. I could say more about but im not. Except i am going to buy a bottle for home. Hows that?

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

The last bite of panko ahi @alohakathy @sansei kihei

Kathy inspired this “end of the dish” photo. Sansei’ panko crusted roll has an amazing sauce. Buttery wasabi soy flavors.

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

At Mala Wailea w a Charlie Seibert’s Hendrick’s creation, perfect post yoga libation

Muddled cucumber, lemon and mint Hendricks gin, ocean vodka, lychee juice, st germain Strain over crushed ice, garnish w cucumber Eat w pupus! Malas wailea just bust out a watermelon pea shoot and tomato salad

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.