Some ancients, like the Sardinians, prepared their delicacies by putting a wheel of cheese outside and inviting maggots to climb in, calling the resulting treat Casu Marzu. Other predecessors of the 21st century decided that maybe fly larvae and stinky cheese would not make for a palatable experience. Early Hawaiians instead created Poke, the English […]
A new series of videos and publications to help Hawaii’s growers, consumers and chefs become more familiar with breadfruit has been released by the Ho’oulu ka ‘Ulu project. The videos and publications were deigned to assist growers in supplying grocery stores, restaurants and farmers’ markets with high quality fruit; they were also designed to help […]
Top Chef will crown its season 11 champion in a grand finale that was filmed on Maui last October. The two-part finale, set to air Jan. 29 and Feb. 5, will highlight the island’s rich bounty of celebrity chef’s, resorts, restaurants and agricultural offerings – all presented with the essence of Hawaiian culture. Top Chef […]
If rum’s history is a sordid tale of sugar and slaves, then the Mai Tai is its steamy love child, complete with a questionable blood line. Every spirit has one. In August, Mai Tai-philes gather at the Royal Kona Resort for the annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival honoring the drink’s colorful contribution to cocktail lore by celebrating the many creative incarnations it will become during the accompanying competition.