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Chef’s Table


I think I turning Portuguese

I had to laugh to myself as I recalled Greg Gomes telling one of his favorite jokes: “There are two kinds of people, there are those that are Portuguese, and then there are those that want to be Portuguese.” Read more

Molokai venison

I’ve known for a while about all the axis deer on Maui and Molokai multiplying like crazy. Farmers lose some of their crops because they get eaten by the deer. Read more

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January is a time for reflections. I look back on all the great food I ate in 2023. Read more

Taste of Jeju

On a recent cruise to the southern islands of Japan, one of the highlights was my day spent on Jeju Island in South Korea. Read more

Pounding poi

Finally, this weekend at the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival event on the Big Island, I pounded my first paiai. Read more

Poi vinaigrette, anyone?

I didn’t grow up eating taro or poi; it wasn’t on the dinner table. My mom is from Japan, so she had no idea what it was. Read more

Mango season

August usually still means hot summer weather and mango season should be in full swing. Read more

Back to hilo for ‘adopt a beehive’

The “Adopt a Beehive with Alan Wong” program is a partnership between our restaurant and University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Agricultural Farm Laboratory in Panaewa. Read more

Happy chinese new year!

It’s a little belated, but I wish everyone a wonderful, healthy, prosperous new year ahead, and hope the lunar new year celebrations were great for you! Read more

The porridge that keeps giving

For the holidays, a lot of people roast a turkey. Not everyone does, but it’s common in Hawaii to find it on the table on Thanksgiving Read more

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