Hawaii Food Adventure: Day 7

Hawaii Food Adventure
Day 7

With the Inaugural Hawai'i Food and Wine Festival now over, it was time to head over to Maui. But before I left Oahu, I told Wedge Lee that I'd stop by to have lunch.

Ono To Go

South King Street and Sheridan

Met up with some Twitter folks there too...

Pulehu Salt Rub Short Rib Bowl

The meat was flavorful and cooked just right,
I opted for the mac salad and white rice

I'll be back for this again!
I did try some of the other meats,
well seasoned and great flavor too.

Thanks Wedge!

920 Sheridan Street
(Sheridan Street and King Street)
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 673-3933

Tell Wedge that Chef Jay says Hi...

But today's plan was to head to Valley Isle, Maui... Wheels up!

Maui Bound

Once I arrived, was met by @DaniaEdibleHI and headed over to Star Noodle in Lahaina. I've read lots of good things about Star Noodle and have wanted to go for sometime now. Met up with some of Maui's elite food people, like @lifeinparadise, and ordered the 'must haves' on the menu.

A Salad Trio

Spicy Namasu - Cucumber, Daikon, Carrot
Star Kim Chee - Won Bok Cabbage, Ginger, Garlic
Pohole Salad - Hana Fiddle Head Fern, Maui, Onion, Shrimp, Konbu

Very Good...

Garlic Noodles

Fresh & Fried Garlic, Garlic Oil, Dashi, Scallions

One of their specialties, right Dania?
AND Very Good...


Served with butterscotch caramel sauce, peanuts, and chocolate sauce

I've heard so much about the malasadas,
I just had to try.

Loved it with the dipping sauces

Star Made Ice Creams
Ginger, Pineapple Li Hing Mui, and Green Apple

All Very Good!
And a Great Noodle Place too...

Mahalo Chef Shelton Simeon!
Really nice to meet you Chef...

286 Kupuohi
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 667-5400

Restaurant 1 was now completed and on to David Paul's Island Grill.

Thanks Chef David Paul!

Pommes Frites with Truffle Salt
Fried in Duck Fat...Yum!

Big Eye Tuna Carpaccio

Thin sliced Big Eye tuna fillet, wasabi aioli, capers, shaved Parmesan,
cilantro, and sea salt

Pan Seared Island Snapper
1/2 Order

Line-caught island snapper pan seared and roasted in olive oil,
served with Maui onion-scented soft polenta,
Maui onion jus, and pickled Maui onions.

1st place winner at the 2009 Maui Onion Festival

With Chef David Paul

(From Left) @MauiFreshChef, @chocolatehawaii, @Chef_Jay,
@DavidPaulIG, @DaniaEdibleHI, @frankiemaui, @lifeinparadise

900 Front Street, Suite A101
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 662-3000

Mahalo Chef David Paul!
Glad that I was finally able to meet you...

Restaurant 2 is now in the books and heading to Chef James McDonald's Pacific O.

Won Ton

Prawn and basil wontons served with a spicy sweet and
sour sauce and Hawaiian salsa.

Award winning dish, Taste of Lahaina

Yuzu Divers

Crispy coconut rice roll with seared Diver scallop, arugula pesto,
and zesty yuzu lime sauce

Best of Show, Taste of Lahaina, 2001

Molokai Shrimp Pasta

Great combo, shrimp seasoned just right
and went well with the pasta

Special Fish Dish

A Tropical Delight...

Salad looked Great too

Flourless Chocolate Cake
with Star Fruit and Pineapple

Sharing an Unbelievable Evening!

505 Front Street
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 667-4341

Sorry We Missed You
Chef James McDonald!

Mahalo for a Great Evening!

Closing the books on Day 1 in Maui...It's been an evening with what we all enjoy, good food and conversation, both high-tech and in person. Mahalo for a great evening!

Photos by Jay Terauchi
©Jay Terauchi
Jay Eats


Unknown said…
A lot of photos, thanks... a lot.

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