What would you do if you had to make a backyard barbecue-themed donut with beer in it? What if 10 grand was on the line to make a good donut? There's only one person on Maui qualified to answer those questions: Madame Donut of Donut Dynamite in Wailuku. Last year, a brick and mortar shop had been on her to-do list, after operating out of a pop-up trailer and rotating … [Read more...] about Madame Donut and Donut Dynamite in Wailuku
I would drive an hour out of my way to eat the furikake fries and wasabi mayo that Nuka serves at lunch. Even if you aren't as crazy about furikake fries, there is plenty to love on this lunch menu. The first thing to know is lunch hour runs from 10am to 1:30pm. I recommend an early lunch because sitting in their dining room during the daytime is exquisite. They have … [Read more...] about Nuka adds Friday to their Lunch Schedule
When the Treats & Sweets on Lono closed, it seemed like the end of an era for Kahului dining. Locals all over the island wondered where will they go for saimin and soft serve. Months later, the renovations in the building are done and the new Plantation Grindz is offering a local plate menu that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The building's renovation leaves it … [Read more...] about Plantation Grindz Opens In Kahului Maui on Lono Ave.
The true beauty of the food truck is that you can get a great meal nearly anywhere. But in Maui County, some of our laws may limit this, as was the case with the Three's Bar and Grill Food Truck. They initially started their truck business with the idea of taking their signature style of food truck cuisine to the surf scene. With a lot of big surf appetites on the island, that … [Read more...] about Three’s Bar and Grill Food Truck: New Maui Restaurant Review
When Jamie and Olga Betham bought the Paia restaurant Picnics in 2003, they probably didn't realize they were picking up a piece of Paia culture. They soon learned that, and wholeheartedly embraced the idea, spending the next few years perfecting Cafe Mambo into their little corner of North Shore culinary heaven. This month, Cafe Mambo celebrates its 10th birthday by offering … [Read more...] about Cafe Mambo Celebrates 10 Years of Serving Paia