Summer is the season of barbecue, although on Maui we get to cook with fire all year round. This weekend, the Grand Wailea celebrates cooking outdoors in two live-fired, grilled and smoked, opulent foodie feasts called Fire It Up! First, Sea to Fire on Friday night honors Hawai‘i’s connection to ocean delicacies. The Saturday counterpart, BBQ of the Pacific, is an … [Read more...] about Summertime BBQ Just Got Grand -A Gathering of Pitmasters at Fire It Up! in Wailea Maui
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Beachside barbecues are what summer's all about. Most places in the nation are just getting warmed up, but here on Maui–where the barbecue goes 24/7–there's something special about summer and the grill. Grand Wailea seems to get this, because they're creating a new food festival around American barbecue traditions. They've invited the nation’s best BBQ chefs to join their own … [Read more...] about These Boys Wanna BBQ: Grand Wailea’s Fire It Up! – Maui Beachside Barbecue Reimagined by Renown Celebrity Chefs
Chef Chris Schobel kind of always knew he was going to open a barbecue joint, he just didn't get to it until later in life. So when he got the opportunity to buy Fat Daddy's Smokehouse restaurant in Kihei a while back, he jumped at it and has slow-rolled major changes here and there, creating a completely new space and new menu right under our noses at this popular Kihei Kalama … [Read more...] about Fat Daddy’s gets a new menu and makeover with Owner Chef Chris Schobel at the helm
1. On Feb. 27, a special state House Committee tasked with investigating a residency challenge against Speaker Emeritus Calvin Say found that Say is indeed “qualified to represent Kaimuku, St. Louis Heights, Palolo and the rest of District 20. Who was the Maui-based attorney who represented the plaintiffs challenging Say’s residency? A. David Sereno B. Richard Rost C. Phil … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know Cary & Eddie’s Hideaway?