Hawaiian food has special flavors all its own. Discuss your favorite dishes, like poke and shaved ice, and talk about where to find Hawaiian ingredients and specialties on the island and beyond.

The Hawaiian and Not-So-Hawaiian Histories of the Mai Tai

With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing the summer staycation. All week (and all summer) long, we'll bring you transportive flavors...

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āina: Hawaiian brunch pop-up (Bernal Heights, San Francisco)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 years ago

āina was closed this weekend . . . and our merry band had to gather elsewhere when we found the lights out this morning. Has anyone tried it? āina 903 Cortland Ave. San Francisco, CA (415)...

L&L garlic shrimp

by indelibledotink 10 years ago

i had this today from the liliha l&l for lunch. it was only available in the regular size, $8 and change. i have seen it at other l&ls in a mini. took it home and opened it. three scoops of r...

Fish Face Poke Bar | Downtown - Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

In March 2016, I grabbed a light dinner at Fish Face Poke Bar after a day of meetings in Sacramento. More recently, I recommended it to a friend who found it as excellent as I did. So, I'm putting ...

Sushi Burritos are Amazing! (Arizona)

by thezeta 4 years ago

I am from Phoenix, AZ. I have tried Poke bowls numerous times but I wanted something new. I saw this new place pop up in Yelp and saw the Sushi Burrito! I gave it a try, and at first I had my doubt...

Any Hawaiian-style Poke places in Nassau/W.Suffolk?

by chrisonli 4 years ago

I was down in the Baltimore area a few weeks ago and stumbled on a place that specializes in Poke Bowls. I fell in love! Went there twice in 3 days. It's basically Chipotle with your choice of heal...

Catering in North Shore Kauai

by cchap1739 4 years ago

Aloha, I will be out in Kauai this October for a family event and we are staying on the North Shore. We would like to cater a family meal for about 20 people for one of our meals. Ideally, we wo...

Changes coming to north end of Park Street [Alameda]

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 6 years ago

The two new buildings on the 1600 and 1700 block of Park Street are finally at (or near) completion and several of the tenants are food businesses. At PV Square (1700 Park Street, opposite side ...

San Diego Malasada hunt

by bereccca 15 years ago

Anyone know of a place to get Malasada's in San Diego. I used to eat them in Oahu at a place called Agnes Portuguese Bakery and then of course there are the famouse Leonard's Malasadas there also....

Huli Huli Hawaiian Grill, SF Bayview-Hunters Point - Any reports?

by hhc 7 years ago

Read that Huli Huli Hawaiian Grill is now open in SF Bayview-Hunters Point, hrs seem to be on Yelp M-F 7am-3:30pm Huli Huli Hawaiian Grill 4100 3rd St, SF (Bayview-Hunters Point) M-F 7am-3:30pm

Hawaiian Red Gold Salt

by Libranflight 5 years ago

Try it!!! So good on roast pork, with nothing else even, just this salt. Rub roast with 2 tbsp for a 5# boneless shoulder/butt, after putting little slits all over the roast. Then wrap in two la...

Where can I find purple sweet potatoes near Orlando?

by Hollandaise 5 years ago

By Longwood or Lake Mary? They're also called Okinawan or Hawaiian, they're purple on the inside and whitish on the outside.

Starting Kalua pig on a smoker, and finishing in a pressure cooker

by Shrinkrap 5 years ago

I want to start some Kalua pig in my electric smoker, maybe four hours at 220 to get some smoke on it, then finish in my instantpot, wrapped in banana leaves. I adapted these. The Food Lab:...

Headed to Big Hawaii Island for the first time in July, Need the best cheep eats authentic Hawaii

by AtlantaDJ 5 years ago

Yes, headed to Hawaii for the first time. Staying on the Kona side. Would love to start collecting your recommendations for the best cheep eats, away from the tourist road, for authentic Hawaiian f...

North Poke - new Hawaiian place in Kensington Market

Dr. John
by Dr. John 5 years ago

Noticed a mention about this place on the Toronto Life website and it is close to Klafouti's work, so we decided to try it out tonight. We've been to Hawaii twice and always enjoyed having poke in...

Luau Fundraiser at Iolani Palace Sept 24

by macaraca 5 years ago

Lots of visitors ask about non-commercial touristy luaus...here is one that should be quite a treat for visitors and locals too. Friends of Iolani Palace celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the p...

King's Hawaiian Bread in Toronto?

by mayaishi 11 years ago

I am searching for that sweet chewiness of King's Hawaiian bread and I was wondering if anyone has seen it for sale in Toronto? I know that it's a riff on Portuguese bread and challah, but not quit...

Azeka's Ribs Kihei, Maui. Trial Recipe

by rcspott 13 years ago

A friend of mine (Dave from Orinda, CA) and me have been missing Azeka’s Ribs from Azeka’s Ribs and Snack Shop in Kihei, Maui since they closed sometime ago (2006 maybe?) For those of you that don’...

Pono Hawaiian Grill | Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

This week I tried Pono Hawaiian Grill in Santa Cruz for a quick lunch. A friend had recommended the poke here highly after I had whined about the miserable examples springing up in the Bay Area. ...

6 Vancouver Spots to Do Your Hokey "Poke"

by LotusRapper 5 years ago

..... and that's what it's all about :-) http://vivalifestyleandtravel.com/Vancouver/Food-and-Drink/List/poke-in-vancouver/#.V5xBHfkrLDd

Poki Time | Cow Hollow - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

The new branch of Poki Time opened last week in the Cow Hollow neighborhood, taking over the KFC space on Lombard and Fillmore for the next year or so.