Mala Ocean Tavern It’s impossible to get tired of the menu at Mala; there are so many different things to try, bolstered by solid, comfort-food favorites. Mala is my muse when it comes to dinner. Its contemporary and international flair keep things interesting, and the wine list is fantastic. Chefs Mark and Judy Ellman have […]
You can’t be a bartender in Hawaii with out knowing the Mai Tai. While some may despise the drink, others are willing to turn it into a creative outlet which I bore witness to at last week’s Mai Tai Mix Off preliminary competition at the Royal Lahaina. Ten bartenders went head to head in five seven minute rounds with their own personal recipes. The top three competitors will get a place at the Second Annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival held on August 14 at the Royal Kona Resort.
So far this culinary adventure is giving back already (to my tastebuds). Chef James McDonald has a taro leaf wrapped roast chicken with a coconut milk sauc e. These folks are picking up Chef Sidney Sheldon’s pohole fern salad. Chef Sheldon from Star Noodle made Noodles, also known a fun in chinese. See and download […]
PUPUS Mala Ocean Tavern This eclectic eatery has a starter menu that satiates on many fronts. Consider the unique twists they give items on their pupu menu: Pomegranate, ginger and chili accompany their chicken wings. Sugar snap peas are garnished with ginger, sambal and sesame. Seared ahi bruschetta comes with edamame puree. They even serve […]
At the north end of Front Street in Lahaina is Mala, a cozy tapas-style restaurant that offers its loyal crowd wonderful flavors and a stunning view to match. Named after the wharf it overlooks, Mala shies away from Lahaina Town’s tourist traffic and has grown to be a solid local favorite. Chef Mark Ellman of […]
BEST PUPUS mala ocean tavern Mala is one of the nicest additions to Lahaina’s Front Street. The food is reasonably affordable and the seafood, meats and vegetables are fresh and delicious. They offer a wide variety of alcoholic beverages including a very tasty key lime martini. The atmosphere is casual enough for a pau hana […]