Food News

12-12-2012

Molokai Beef Slow Food Oahu is placing an order for grass-fed, hormone- and antibiotic-free Molokai beef. Shipments are expected to arrive in January. Beef cuts are sold as “portions,” which will contain around 55–60 pounds of meat, along with small amounts of ground beef, roasts and steaks.

Slow Food Oahu, $345/members, $395/non-members, [email: laurie] (Disclaimer: Honolulu Weekly publisher Laurie Carlson receives the beef orders for Slow Food Oahu, but HW is not affiliated with the organization.)

Give & Grab Until New Year’s Eve, shoppers at any Whole Foods Market can donate money at any register that will then be used to purchase holiday meals for a family in need. Items will go to Next Step Shelter, YMCA-Windward, and Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Center.

Whole Foods Market Kailua, 629 Kailua Rd. Ste. 100, 263-6800; Kahala, 4211 Waialae Ave. Ste. 2000, 738-0820

Team USA Chef Alan Wong has been selected to be an advisor to the USA team for the upcoming Bocuse d’Or cooking competition in January, likened to the Olympics of culinary abilities.

Christmas Treats, One: Brasserie Du Vin will sell Christmas desserts to go, all of which serve about 7–9. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance and are available for pick up between 12/14–12/24. Choices include chocolate-amaretto cheesecake ($45), lilikoi cream cheese tart ($30) and mixed berry lemon custard tart ($30).

Brasserie Du Vin, 1115 Bethel St., [brasserieduvin.com], 545-1115

Christmas Treats, Two: The Kahala Hotel and Resort will bake their yearly Christmas Stollen, a German pastry traditionally made with dried fruit, nuts and spices. Their version includes raisins, lemon peel, slivered almonds, rum, marzipan and spices. Orders can be wrapped and packaged. Order by email or phone, and pick up until 12/31.

The Kahala Hotel and Resort, 5000 Kahala Ave., [email: restaurants], 739-8760

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