BEST BARISTA ON MAUI Mary Mahler, Ono Gelato I know what you’re thinking: baristas serve coffee, not gelato. Well, maybe you didn’t know that Ono Gelato also has a full coffee bar menu, including cold press coffee, lattes and 100 percent Hawaiian pour-over coffee. It’s so good. So look for Mary and ask her for […]
Best Local Ice Cream Ono Gelato Our readers love authenticity, so it comes as no surprise that they have consistently voted for Ono Gelato as serving the best local ice cream. Ono Gelato makes their tasty treats right here on Maui, using recipes that came straight from Italy. Not only do their creamy creations hit […]
The gelato storm long ago hit Maui. The gourmet chilled Italian treat is now popping up all over the island. Ono Gelato has has become one of Maui’s best known brands, with stores in Paia, Lahaina and Kihei. The South Maui location is their newest store, set up by Mitch and Tehani Wendorff in Azeka […]
Best Local Ice Cream Ono Gelato We realize that gelato isn’t actually ice cream, but our readers didn’t care about that distinction when deciding on their favorite sweet treats. This year, Ono Gelato claims yet another Best Local Ice Cream title, and we believe it. After all, how many places offer dairy, non-dairy, gluten-free and […]
The Maui Brew Fest returns for another year of suds, song and sunshine to Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Complimenting the collection of craft will be food vendors offering pupu style dishes reflective of the island’s local flavors. Whether your craving carbohydrate finger foods or a glutton free (or gluten free) option, this year’s vendors […]
Gelato has less fat and a creamier texture than ice cream, which apparently makes a big difference to our readers. Ono Gelato has taken the island by storm after their Paia store went in and we became enamored by their handmade, organic and gourmet flavors. My daughter knows their flavors by heart, and will tell […]
LOCAL ICE CREAM Ono Gelato Paia, Kihei, Lahaina http://www.onogelatocompany.com/ono_gelato_company.html Ono Gelato took Maui by storm last year, installing their incredible frozen treats in Kihei and Lahaina. What makes their gelato so good? They make it fresh daily and use local fruits, organic dairy products and recyclable containers.
It’s the end of the year, a time for predictions, reflections and celebration. The food and beverage industry had a promising 2010; despite the recession, statistics showed people are still eating out and spending money on food. That suggests it’s not merely about sustenance, but the social aspect of dining. What does this mean for Maui? It’s not only visitors who patronize restaurants—locals love food, too.New restaurants opened, and though they may struggle, many marked one-year anniversaries with the hope for
…these are my selections of the week that had me feeling as pretty as a princess, as lovely as Juliet…
“The Velvet Kiss” martini, Casanova, Makawao ($10); Lemon Coconut Sconce, Café Marc Aurel, Wailuku ($3); ‘Sugar Babe’ body scrub/’Love Lettuce’ Fresh Face Mask, Lush, Lahaina ($4.95/$7.95); Women’s Haircut with Toni, Soleil Luna, Lahaina ($45); Entertainment Weekly #1068 feat. “Jim & Pam Forever!” ($3.95).
I love fish and chips. I’m not bragging or confessing, just stating a fact. If I go out to eat and see strips of battered seafood and fries with a side of coleslaw on the menu, it takes a Herculean effort for me not to order it up. Of course, not all fish and chips […]