So far, nearly 300 people across 18 states have fallen ill over the last few months due to Salmonella contaminated chicken, as this Oct. 8 Hawaii News Now story makes clear. While most of those who've fallen ill were in California, one became sick here in Hawaii. According to an Oct. 7, 2013 public health alert from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the chicken came … [Read more...] about Why Is The New Maui Lani Safeway Selling Possible Salmonella-Tainted Chicken At Low, Low Prices?
HOME SWEET HOME “With its neatly cut lawns and luscious tropical vegetation,” wrote a BBC News reporter in July, Miracle Village, Fla., is an “idyllic rural community” of 200 residents–about half of whom are registered sex offenders, attracted to the settlement near Lake Okeechobee because laws and ordinances elsewhere in Florida harshly restrict where they can live (e.g., not … [Read more...] about Epic Campaign Fail and Chinese Chicken and Mayonnaise Enemas
Gyro Bus At the same spot on Kahului Beach Road, I've sometimes caught the Greek Gyro's Bus. I love Greek food, so when these guys show up it's a treat. Their menu is simple–grilled meats plus salad and steamed rice. The proteins range from the Kronos traditional beef and lamb to other impressive converted bus options like rib eye, short rib and pork chop. The platters cost … [Read more...] about Taking a Ride on Gyro’s Food Bus (Truck) at Kahului Beach Road
There are some places on Maui that you won’t find by using Yelp or a Maui dining guide. That’s because the food isn’t fancy and there aren’t any sunset views, bells and whistles or poolside beverages. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go. At Diamond’s Icebar in Kihei, your cold pint of beer is served with a cute smile and not much else, unless you order lunch. During the … [Read more...] about Diamonds Icebar and Grill Maui Restaurant Review
The Hard Rock Cafe Maui is at it again, adding new re-imagined American food to their menu. Complacency is not their style, says General Manager Brent Rumph, who has been a mover and a shaker at their new location since arriving last year. While last year’s menu changes were decidely healthy, this year’s dishes offer more sumptuous comfort. “We are a big global company,” says … [Read more...] about Hard Rock Cafe Maui New Menu Review