Just think: Hundreds of years ago, this fertile land grew kalo, niu, kukui, and mai‘a, brought over on canoes by Polynesian voyagers as they settled the Pacific. Even domesticated animals were brought along for the voyage. The Polynesians were isolated on these far-flung islands, but they brought the elements for societal success with them and […]
You’ll get a chance to taste some of the best of what Upcountry growers provide this weekend at Montessori School of Maui. On Saturday, the school will hold its second annual Taste of Upcountry, which will feature chefs from nearly a dozen Maui restaurants and catering companies. “Taste of Upcountry is designed to showcase the […]
Dine under the stars during Outstanding in the Field’s Maui leg of their Hawaii Tour. The outdoor dining event will set up shop at farms across the country, creating a one-of-a-kind dining experience with ingredients unique to our location. Outstanding in the Field aims to re-connect diners to the land and the origins of their […]
This was the year the word “gastropub” was finally added to the Merriam Websters dictionary. Defined as upscale pub grub, this genre of food had more of a stronghold on the mainland where it has dominated for the last decade, but its popularity has not go unnoticed on Maui. Menus have swelled with gourmet […]
Chef Jim Denevan was still at his Outstanding in the Field dinner on the Lake Meadow Naturals chicken farm, held on a lake under the full moon, when I got him on the phone. You would think that after 10 years of doing these dinners around the world, with around 400 now under his belt, […]
Maui Coffee Farmers, Gerry Ross and Janet Simpson, win Best Coffee on Maui for the second year in a row at the Hawaii Coffee Association’s 2nd Annual Statewide Cupping Competition held this past weekend on The Big Island at the Sheraton Keauhou Beach Resort.