Food News

6-15-2011

Opened: Shor American Seafood Grill on the third floor of the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa features sustainable seafood and shellfish approved by the Seafood Watch Program.

2424 Kalakaua Ave., 923-1234

Opened: Uncle Clay’s House of Aloha in the Aina Haina Shopping Center. Featuring housemade syrups, like mango, lilikoi, lychee, Waialua chocolate and even kale.

Aina Haina Shopping Center, 373-5111, [HouseofPureAloha.com]

Pete Licata of Honolulu Coffee Co. won second place at the World Barista Championship in Bogota, Colombia, using an espresso with Big Island coffee beans that he harvested, processed and roasted himself.

The Soul Patrol food truck will be on Alakea and Beretania consistently during the week of June 15th.

Chinatown is bursting with summer fruit. Right now look for luscious lychee, mango (yes, some mangoes did survive spring’s tropical downpours), mangosteen, dragon fruit, longan and more.

Chef Ed Kenney is taking an innovative approach for finding local product beyond the reaches of farmers and wholesalers. He’s looking for foragers who will locate and secure island-grown foods like limu, catus paddles, dandelion greens, pepeiao mushrooms, purslane, bamboo shoots, guavas and the like. On the Mainland, foraging is an honorable profession that provides good income to mushroom hunters and others.

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