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Archive: Jan 2016

Kauai Macs for Healthy Snack Attacks

Kauai Macs are raw, vegan, GMO-free and gluten-free macaroon cookies. Daniel Lane photo Nobu and Melanie Muranaka make tasty and healthy snacks. Despite the name, Kauai Macs are not made with macadamia nuts. “Macs” is short for macaroons. These aren’t your traditional macaroons—filled with coconut, sugar and egg whites then baked. Kauai Macs are raw,…

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January 29, 2016

Tasting Kauai’s Main Ingredient

Connecting Maris Manzano (in black), owner of Verde restaurant in Kapaa with North Shore avocado farmer, Linda Yoshii (in magenta). Guests meet Maris during our Short Order Kauai Food Tour. Daniel Lane photo When people learn what I do for a living, their first response is something like, “Wow! That sounds amazing! You are so…

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January 20, 2016

Nom Breakfast and Burgers Kauai

Mark and Terri Brown, and chef Thomas Fuquay of Nom Breakfast and Burgers. Daniel Lane photo Thomas Fuquay met Mark and Terri Brown on Craig’s List. Thomas was a chef at The Bistro in Kilauea who wanted to do his own thing. The Browns were foodies who lived on the mainland and wanted to move…

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January 15, 2016

Tapas at Kukuiula Under New Ownership

Our Kauai Food Tour -South Shore concludes at Kauai’s premiere gourmet farmers market at the Shops at Kukuiula. Daniel Lane photo The grand opening of the new Tapas at Kukuiula restaurant, featuring a traditional Hawaiian blessing by Kapu Kelvin Ho, will be held at the Shops at Kukuiula on Thursday, January 14, 2016 starting at…

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January 14, 2016