Quick Bites | TGIF Food, frothy fun on tap Sept. 16, 2015 Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! Jamba Juice started serving coffee items Monday Read more Mahalo for reading the Honolulu Star-Advertiser! You're reading a premium story. Read the full story with our Print & Digital Subscription. Subscribe Now Read this story for free: Watch an ad or complete a survey Log In Already a subscriber? Log in now to continue reading this story. Activate Digital Account Print subscriber but without online access? Activate your Digital Account now. Oktoberfest: It’s that time again — for beer, sauerbraten and the "Chicken Dance." A couple of places celebrating the German festival: >> Gordon Biersch: The Oktoberfest Brewer’s Dinner will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m Tuesday and begin with sauerbraten sliders before moving on to a main course of grilled sausage trio with sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, braised red cabbage and spaetzel. To end the meal, enjoy a double chocolate German cake with stout-infused creme anglaise paired with Dunkles. Cost is $40. Passport members and military with ID: $29.95. Reservations required. Call 387-5674. Gordon Biersch is in the Aloha Tower Marketplace. >> Hale Koa: Enjoy German food and beverages, a beer hoisting contest and live Oktoberfest band, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30 through Oct. 3 in the Banyan Tree Brauhaus Showroom, 2055 Kalia Road. Tickets available at 955-9676. Freebie: Jamba Juice started serving coffee items Monday. Now guests can order 100 percent cold- or hot-brewed Kona coffee, or the Java Dream Machine Smoothie made with 100 percent Kona cold-brewed coffee. Want a taste? The eatery will be giving away one 12-ounce cup of hot coffee per person at all its locations Friday until 9 a.m. or while supplies last. On the Big Island: If you’re planning a trip to the Big Island this month, check out Mauna Lani Resort’s sixth annual Taste of Mauna Lani. Several restaurants at the resort offer discounted menus, and $2 from each dinner ordered goes to the Hawaii Island Food Basket. The event runs until Sept. 27. >> Ruth’s Chris Steak House is offering a $50 meal that includes an appetizer, entree of petite filet or lobster tail, side dish and dessert. >>The Blue Room Brasserie & Bar has a roast beet salad, choice of an entree and dessert for $40. A list of participating eateries can be found at 808ne.ws/tasteofmaunalani. Maui special: If you’re around the Fairway Shops in Kaanapali, stop by Sangrita Grill + Cantina. The eatery is offering half off its main food items this month for kamaaina who dine at the bar. Must have valid Hawaii ID. For information, call 662-6000. Send restaurant news at least two weeks in advance to email@example.com. Previous Story The evolution of Wiz Khalifa Next Story Do it! Reel Rock Film Tour, 'The Butterfly'