People always ask me what makes a restaurant successful. Is it the food? Is it the service? What's the elusive combination of elements that creates a winning hit for a restaurant? Unfortunately, there's no easy answer. I've been devouring every tasty morsel made on Maui for the last 43 years and writing about it for the last 20, so I know: there's no definitive formula for … [Read more...] about Jen Russo reflects on MauiTime’s 20th anniversary, what makes a successful Maui restaurant
It's time to pause for thanks over a feast fit for kings. If you’re not up for cooking a turkey, you’re in luck because there are plenty of places open and ready to make your Thanksgiving meal for you (and clean up afterwards!). Hard Rock Cafe will feed the homeless on Thanksgiving from 10am to 2pm but will open to regular cafe operations at 2pm. Don’t worry … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving on Maui, where to go and what to eat 2012
Taste of Maui Your 2012 Guide To Maui’s Best Kama‘aina Deals Hard to believe it’s September again. Labor Day has passed, the tourists are largely gone and humpback whales will be splashing in Maui waters in just a few weeks. It’s also the best time of the year to get great deals at some of the island’s tastiest restaurants. To get more ‘okoles into their seats, many … [Read more...] about Maui Discount Dining Guide September 2012
If you're casing Kama'aina deals for your turkey feast, then you have two amazing options. Both Gerard's Lahaina and Spago's Wailea have stood up to the call and will be offering their Maui resident discounts for the holiday. Just be sure to make reservations and bring your ID. Gerard's: Gerard's will be serving a special Thanksgiving Entrée ($38) in addition to our … [Read more...] about Kamaaina on Thanksgiving? That’s right! Get it at Gerard’s in Lahaina and Spago Wailea
Oh my. Chef Gerard Riversade came by and said do what u can with it. Nuts nougat and champagne is fantastic. U dont have to be french to get it. Such understated french elegance here. The bubbly is a perfect finish to the stimulating conversation on food orgasims and aphrodesiacs all evening w frenchman jean pierre lemoine. Sent from my iPhone Posted via email from … [Read more...] about Gerard’s nougat glace w rasberry coulis and cremant de bourgogne louis picamelot is making me drunk on food.