To paraphrase the old master, let us sit upon the ground and tell sad stories of the death of small businesses. I’m speaking of Wokstar, born in a small shop in Kihei Kalama Village. It’s dying this week, on Wednesday, Oct. 26 to be precise, at the age of three. I was there at […]
One of my first lines of defense against a booming, booze-induced headache is a steaming bowl of ramen noodles. Ramen Ya at Kaahumanu Center is open New Year’s Day and offers the best menu combos, like set A won ton ramen and curry. Lucky Lahaina dwellers can enjoy Star Noodle for any of their saimin bowls, made with rich pork broth. Upcountry, head to Pukalani’s Weiwei or Cafe 808 in Kula. Wokstar International has you covered in Kihei.
Best Out of Business Business Wokstar Yeah, Wokstar–South Maui’s best noodle house–closed back in October 2011 (there’s a King’s in its place now). But Wokstar was more than a place to get fried rice, noodles, potstickers and the most amazing, delicious jaffel sandwiches around–it was a gathering place where locals, visitors, Maui Roller Girls and […]
WokStar International Noodle Cafe It’s easy to see why MauiTime readers love Wokstar; it’s got a great, convenient location on South Kihei Road and their Asian-fusion dishes are fresh and fast. Nowhere else on the planet (that we know of) can you find peanut butter and jelly jaffel sandwiches, noodle bowls and spring rolls on […]
BEST NEW RESTAURANT Wok Star Yeah, yeah, Wok Star has great noodles. I know you can get them in all sorts of configurations from dry mein to ramen, plus plenty of flavor varieties such as teriyaki or curry. But have you tried the peanut butter and bananas? It’s called a Jaffel. Just a pressed sandwich, […]