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Good Eats: Stillwell’s Bakery & Cafe

Noted as one of the best bakeries on Maui, Stillwell’s in Wailuku is a must-stop for kama’aina and malihini. Let me tell you, their Cream Horns are to die for and the other pastries, cakes and homestyle prepared dishes are made with love and care, just like mom makes. Nestled in the historic town of Wailuku, this unassuming cafe serves …

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Experience the Ohana Table at the Sheraton Maui

“Could you please pass the potatoes?” Sounds like home doesn’t it? Thinking back, those moments when you can share a meal, share a moment and share memories together are the ones that mean the most. “My favorite food is the food my mom makes,” Executive Sous Chef Chris Lederer of the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa said. “Passing food to …

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Regal Maui Mall Megaplex Launches All New Hot Food Menu

The Regal Maui Mall Megaplex is proud to announce their new expanded food menu. The new expanded food menu officially starts this Thursday March 2 just in time for the Marvel movie premiere of “Logan”. You can expect new and exciting menu options from burgers and waffle fries to fiesta poppers and chicken tenders. What really makes this menu impressive …

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Malasadas Day On Fat Tuesday In Hawaii

A malasada (or malassada, from Portuguese “mal-assada” is made of egg-sized balls of yeast dough that are deep-fried in oil and coated with granulated sugar. They were first made by inhabitants of the Madeira Islands. Traditional malasadas contain neither holes nor fillings, but some varieties of malasadas are filled with flavored cream or other fillings. Malasadas are eaten especially on …

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Maui-resident Sheldon Simeon cooks his way to the Top Chef top 3

For the second time since competing in Top Chef Season 10 and now Top Chef Season 14 Maui-resident Sheldon Simeon has cooked his way to the top 3, finale and won the hearts of fans around the globe. Thursday night viewers were shocked to find the Hilo-native eliminated in Part 1 of the show’s finale. “It’s bittersweet, it was tough …

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Kolea Restaurant opens it’s doors in Kahana Maui

Everyday Restaurant Group, the people who brought you Slappy Cakes, announces the opening of Kolea in the Kahana Gateway Center. Kolea is a South East Asian inspired Pacific Rim restaurant featuring family- style small plates, craft cocktails, and a relaxed contemporary setting. The 200-seat, 8,000 square-foot restaurant features an open kitchen, full service bar, lounge area and dining room. The …

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Good Eats: Java Cafe

No doubt, there are lots of places to grab a bite and a beverage in South Maui. I stumbled upon this little gem while seeking out a fast, cheap and hearty breakfast spot that wasn’t coming from a drive-thru or convenience store. Upon entering Java Cafe the rich aroma of coffee fills the air and lively patrons and friendly staff …

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Wine tasting in Ulupalakua

I would venture to say that it’s practically common knowledge that upcountry Maui is home to pristine wine vineyards. And what better place than the rolling hills of Ulupalakua to grow, nurture and discover the art that is winemaking. As a couple of young ladies with no plans on a Friday afternoon, an adventure along Piilani Highway led us to Maui …

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Last Denny’s restaurant in Maui County closes

Well, you can scratch another Maui restaurant off the list. The Kahului Denny’s closed it’s doors for good the 2nd of January (date to be confirmed). Speculation as to the reason of the closure were surrounded by high rent prices and downturn in business since the likes of Zippy’s and Max’s entered the market. Denny’s Kahului was the last of …

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My very first whiskey dinner

I know, I know whiskey is all the rage right now… But I gotta admit, I am more of a wine and vodka drinker, in moderation of course. When I was invited to take part in a Jack Daniel’s Barrel Pairing Menu I cringed a little. Firstly, I am not a huge fan of Jack Daniel’s or any other brown liquor. …

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