BEST MEDITERRANEAN FOOD PITA PARADISE Pita Paradise is the winner for MauiTime’s best Mediterranean Food on Maui. The owners have undoubtedly created a menu that’s not only impressive, but fresh and deserving of this annual award. Enjoy Greek cuisine fused with both Italian and Hawaiian influences. Everything is made to order, and they’re more than […]
With football season now upon us, The Dirty Monkey in Lahaina decided to have some fun. On the night of Monday, Sept. 4, the bar hosted seven female bartenders from around Maui for its first ever Girls Gameday Cocktail Throwdown. The rules were relatively simple: Each bartender had six minutes to prepare two cocktails–one using […]
BEST MEDITERRANEAN FOOD PITA PARADISE When you need a break from your standard island fare, Pita Paradise offers a healthful and exotic oasis as your Best Mediterranean Food winner. Culinary wayfarers enjoy the Ziziki Bread and hummus, lamb gnocchi and gyro, and the unique Baklava Ice Cream Cake. Pita Paradise also infuses their Greek, Italian […]
Today the Associated Press dropped a bombshell of a report on Hawaii’s fishing industry: much of the fish we eat in Hawaii is caught by foreign crews working under deplorable conditions that pretty much match the definition of indentured servitude. Here’s an excerpt of the AP’s findings: Hundreds of undocumented men are employed in this […]
BEST MEDITERRANEAN FOOD Pita Paradise Pita Paradise offers a massive selection of Mediterranean food that would satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Believe me I was one of them before I came here. I did not know what to expect and was pleasantly surprised with how great the food tasted. Their food is a perfect […]
“Dine Out For Hospice Maui” returns for the fourth year this Tuesday with a participating restaurants island-wide. Designed to be convenient for participants with locations in each region and during each meal-time, last year’s event drew more than 5,000 residents island-wide. Each participating restaurant will donate a portion of the day’s meal proceeds to Hospice […]
Best Lunch Cafe O’Lei Whether you’re in Kihei, Kahului or Upcountry, youre sure to find a bustling crowd at Cafe O’Lei. Voted Best Lunch spot for the second time in a row by our readers, Cafe O’Lei has hard to beat lunch specials that will give your tastebuds a bang for your buck. They offer […]
DESCRIPTION: The Wailea outpost of Pita Paradise is a grown-up version of its Kihei Kalama Village predecessor. There’s an outdoor alfresco dining on a sophisticated lanai, or behind closed doors you can enjoy the climate controlled interior. High seats at the fully-equipped-to-give-you-a-buzz bar are good vantage points to embrace your inner Dionysus, the Greek god […]
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.
Its amazing the taste is so fresh. Their spanikopita is a table favorite too.
Valentines Day on Maui – Your Guide to Maui Restaurant Events With so many great dining events in the name of love this week, don’t be the guy left holding the dozen red roses, make dinner reservations! Unlucky with love? Consider yourself liberated from the drama of relationships and celebrate with food. Start the V-Day […]
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
With the opening of Pita Paradise Wailea, the Arabatzis family has more than a few generations of Mediterranean cuisine experience to share with us, the culture of food runs deep in Greece. Did you know people have been eating feta cheese since the Byzantine? It was good then and it rocks now.
New Restaurants run down by region of Maui South Side: Pita Paradise, Wailea Gateway Center, 34 wailea gateway place, Wailea, 879-7177; 7 days a week 7am to 10pm The Mediterranean food paradise of the Kihei triangle now has an upscale sister in Wailea and she is beautiful. They have a bar and on the second […]