Pau Hana: South Shore Tiki Lounge evokes the old polynesian tiki drink culture with new cocktail menu


Location: The Triangle, this is a term of endearment, and I think its short for a euphemism for Bermuda Triangle, because you may feel as though you were dropped into this mysterious zone after a few rounds in this area that is tightly packed with fun drinking and eating establishments. (AKA Kihei Kalama Village).

Road to India A Search for Authentic Indian Food on Maui

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Is it just me or is Indian food as rare on this island as a hot, 30-something bachelor with a job? As a native born Indian, who recently moved to Maui, I was determined to find the best spots for authentic Indian cuisine. I was surprised to discover that in a place like Maui, where […]

Its Farm to Table Week at Humu at Grand Wailea @grandwailea, come celebrate locally grown food on Maui

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  The Humuhumunukunukuapua’a Restaurant at the lovely Grand Wailea Resort has got to have one of the longest names ever, so we call it Humu for short. Starting next week Sunday March 13 they are launching Localvore week where they feature an amazing pre fixe menu that exemplifies the glorious bounty we can create on […]

Joe’s Bar and Grill in Wailea is Chef Bev Gannon’s Comfort Food Jewel


Comfort food is trendy right now, but Bev Gannon was way ahead of the curve, opening her Wailea comfort food joint, Joe’s Bar and Grill in 1995. Comfort food is an aptly named genre of cooking, food that fills the tummy, eases anxiety with familiarity, but it is often associated with dives and diners. It […]

Its a gorgeous night at Joe’s in Wailea, some of the islands greatest comfort food done @bevgannonmaui style

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Makena Resort Maui Launches Raku Japanese Restaurant in former Hakone space


Makena Resort is deconstructing their old Hakone space and repurposing it to Raku Japanese Restaurant. You can check it all out at their grand opening this Friday December 10 at 5:00 PM. They will feature a chance to try their sushi at half price and offer some great prizes to the resort. Check out the […]

Pita Paradise launches the Arabatzis Grecian Cuisine to the Wailea Scene


With the opening of Pita Paradise Wailea, the Arabatzis family has more than a few generations of Mediterranean cuisine experience to share with us, the culture of food runs deep in Greece. Did you know people have been eating feta cheese since the Byzantine? It was good then and it rocks now.

Dirty Blues, Minty Absinthe and Red Carpet cocktails all new at Ambrosia


                    Ambrosia Weekly Updates and Specials Estee Graham is Back!!! Ambrosia is thrilled to announce the official return of Estee Graham!  You don’t want to miss out on seeing this renowned singer perform her unique brand of funky jazz and dirty blues with keyboardist, Toby.  Estee […]

It’s Taco Mondays at Diamonds, in the Azeka Shopping Center in Kihei

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Better yet, it should be said, it’s Gomega Mondays at Diamonds.Gomega’s set kicks off at 10pm — with the bar filling steadidly in the minutes before hand — and takes you through to the closing hour. When I greeted Kanoa (that’s “K-A-N-O-A, from Upountry Maui,” who I’ve oft heard hailed as “Maui’s most versitile/talented musician”) […]

lipoa street farmers market @kanuhawaii @ingredientsfilm and @wfmkahului all-get-in-the-eat-local-action


Everyone in the restaurant industry is talking about locavore dining but how can we move this initiative into our own kitchens? Finding fresh Maui grown fruits and vegetables can get tricky since not all places you buy these products from label their origins.

I had to learn the hard way that not all farmers markets are created equal. Just because they have the word “farmers” in the title doesn’t mean the farms in question are on-island or even in the state. If you’re not sure, and it’s not labeled, you can always ask. Another way to tell