Chef Vikram Garg of the Halekulani dressed a lobster dish with a pirie mango butter.
COURTESY ED MORITA TACOS FOR ALL: "What the taco did was it brought a little aloha to Los Angeles and it brought the city closer together." A taco did all that??What food truck godfather Roy Choi (Kogi BBQ)?was saying at the "Streets of Fire" event was that the following generated by his kalbi tacos and their fusion of Korean-Mexican flavors (kochujang meets Mexican chilies) created a sense of community.
COURTESY ED MORITA Photos courtesy Ed Morita / hawaii food & wine festival
chef DJ: Hubert Keller of San Francisco's Fleur de Lys is the image of the classic French chef. A chef's chef. This made his appearance as DJ at Friday night's "Streets of Fire" afterparty just a bit incongruous. Not to mention his "Nudity is Art" T-shirt. Watching him spin at the M at Waterfront nightclub were Boston chefs Ken Oringer and Ming Tsai