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Chef Jeremiah Tower prepares the kitchen at his home in Mexico after shopping at local markets in 2014. Tower will be in Honolulu in May for the kickoff event of the Hawaii Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival, headlining a six-course dinner that will also feature top Hawaii chefs Alan Wong, Roy Yamaguchi, George Mavrothalassitis, Chris Kajioka and Michelle Karr-Ueoka.
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For fans of the chewy and the gooey, one of the best holiday leftovers is mochi, the freshly pounded type that’s easy to get at New Year’s but scarce at other times of year.