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North Shore: Teaching Food as Medicine

North Shore Kauai: Food As Medicine Tour Hawaiian greens Turmeric in Hawaii is called Olena. Tea tasting and fresh macadamia nuts Getting the inside scoop from Aurora at Sushi Girl Kauai Juice Company + SUshi Girl tasting = heaven! Kauai Farmacy   Traditional Diet Traditional Hawaiian diets are considered to be some of the healthiest in the world. Living on a protein, vitamin and mineral rich diet that consisted mainly of poi (pounded taro root), fresh fish along with fruits and vegetables such as banana, coconut, breadfruit and sweet potato made for a clean and nourishing foundation. Even Hawaiian sea salt that was harvested in large amounts held minerals and rich health benefits. We aim to teach you about a variety of the beautiful canoe crops that the Polynesians brought to the Hawaiian islands over 1,000 years ago and how…

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February 18, 2019

Will Drive for Pastry – Midnight Bear Breads Perfects Artisan Baking

Hanapepe Town Walking down the quiet, dusty main street of Hanapepe town can take you back in time. You could just as easily be sauntering through 1926 as 2018, simply ignore the few modern cars that dot the lane. Visitors and island locals alike often fall in love with the town for the feelings of…

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October 26, 2018

Hanapepe Walking Tour Launching In October!

The Tour We here at Tasting Kauai are excited to share with you that our newest tour of Hanapepe town will be launching officially Friday, October 19th.  Come join us for an afternoon strolling the quiet streets of historic Hanapepe to learn about the town’s past, present and future through its food. We have curated…

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September 21, 2018

Tasting Kauai – The Vision

Aloha Tasting Kauai Family! I’m Dr. Addison Bulosan, the new owner of Tasting Kauai. It’s been quite a journey with Tasting Kauai the last 4 years since meeting Marta and Dan. I moved back home to Kauai in 2014 and I’ve been following @TastingKauai since 2013 on Instagram in awe of all the amazing food and collaboration happening. I made it a point to go out of my way to try and meet the person behind it all as I wanted to eat tasty food and learn more about how our food is made here on Kauai. My dear cousin, Wes Perreira is good friends with Marta and setup a lunch with us so we could meet. Since day one I have been in awe of all the things Marta and Dan does for our island, Kauai.  As the Tasting…

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July 17, 2018

Chef Todd Mohr Takes Kauai Food Tour

Earlier this year, chef Todd Mohr joined Dan and I on our North Shore Kauai Food Tour. Chef Todd travels  the world, looking for great food, and teaches online cooking classes. We thought we’d share his experience with you, even though some of the stops are no longer on our tour.

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May 31, 2017

Touring Sustainable Farms on Hawaii Island

(From left) Noah Hester, Nate Hayward and Leo Woods. Daniel Lane photo Nate Hayward navigates a 15 passenger van along a rutted farm road in North Kohala. A steady drizzle of warm rain splats across the windshield. Eight foodies huddle in the van’s bucket seats, wrapped in plastic parkas, bouncing in unison. Thick dreadlocks are…

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May 21, 2016

New Partnership for Kauai Food Tour

Seared scallops with heart of palm and avocado mousse at Kauai Grill. Daniel Lane photo. We are pleased to announce a new partnership with The St. Regis Princeville. Beginning Aug. 25, the luxury resort will be one of six stops on our intimate North Shore Kauai Food Tour. It’s pretty amazing because while enjoying a private tasting,…

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August 14, 2015

No More Romp and Taste

Kai explains the nuances of Kauai-grown pineapple. Daniel Lane photo Over the past two years our food tours have enabled us to meet some amazing people from all over the world. We have watched our guests’ eyes light up as they taste just-picked pineapples, noting that they tasted nothing like the store-bought kind — which…

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August 22, 2014

Tasting Kauai Presents A Taste of Kilohana

Pineapple fields at Kilohana Plantation. Marta Lane photo     We are proud to announce our new culinary tour, A Taste of Kilohana. Designed by a foodie for foodies, this exclusive, guided tour offers a seasonal slice of Kilohana Plantation. Our tour includes an off-the-menu, three-course, locally-sourced meal that’s served in the Private Dining Room of Wilcox…

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December 5, 2013