Chef Bret Pafford I’m kind of obsessed with Gannon’s right now. And not just with their new menu, which has quietly rolled out over the last couple of months–it’s the the whole package. The place has become a hotspot for nightlife in Wailea. Chef Bret Pafford shows great passion for fresh fish and all things […]
Photo by Sean Michael Hower. Cover Design by Darris Hurst. Maui is a food mecca. Fresh produce, bounty from the sea and land, farmers markets and some of the best restaurants in the world hold fast on our paradise in the Pacific. There is no better way to share our love and passion for food, […]
ADRIAN SOLORZANO Joe’s Bar and Grill 808-875-7767 bevgannonrestaurants.com What item do you love to prepare from your menu? Shrimp scorpio. This dish is sweet savory and delicious. You also get to see a nice flame when you add the Sambuca to the pan. What dish is the “must order” thing on the menu? […]
Owner and Chef Bev Gannon. Photo Courtesy of Bev Gannon Restaurants. BEV GANNON Hali‘imaile General Store, Joe’s, Gannon’s BevGannonrestaurants.com MY STORY… You have to try our Sashimi Napoleon. Many of our dishes use products from Maui. We source local before we go outside the islands. A dish like our Macadamia Nut Crusted Fresh Catch […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Taste of Wailea was the Who’s Who of Wailea fine dining in this sell out signature event at the Maui Film Festival. The participating restaurants included Ruth Chris, Mala Ocean Tavern, Monkeypod (@petermerriman), Matteo’s, Gannon’s (@bevgannonmaui), Joe’s, Bistro Molokini (@grandwailea), Four Seasons (@FSMaui), Pita Paradise Wailea, Capische?, Spago (@FSMaui), Mulligan’s on the Blue, and Ko (@fairmontkealani). The menu was incredible–seafood, lamb, beef, pork, pasta, salad, Greek, asian, Italian, American and desserts, if its delicious it was here. (to see the menu check this earlier post) These tasting dishes were artfully plated, hearty, refined, and plentiful. I tried to get to every booth but it simply wasn’t possible.
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 […]