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Chef’s Table


Emme touched many

The first time I met Emme Tomimbang Burns, she wanted to look into my refrigerator. 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


Aguachile is a Mexican dish from Sinaloa and it’s usually made with shrimp, marinated in a liquid seasoned with chile peppers Read more

‘Cuisines of the sun’

This was a food and wine event held annually at the Mauna Lani (Big Island) Canoe-House Restaurant. Last year, the event was revived by the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival for the first time at its birthplace, where it all began for the event. Read more

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