Food News

New Foods The folks at The Veranda have debuted a new menu just in time for the holiday season. Options include Ho Farms tomato and tofu “caprese,” south pacific shrimp, grilled flatbreads, burgers with truffled tater tots, updated desserts and more.

The Veranda at the Kahala Hotel & Resort, 5000 Kahala Ave., open daily for tea 2pm–5:30pm, cocktails and pupus 2pm–midnight, 739-8760

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 be around 55-60 pounds of meat, along with small amounts of ground beef, roasts and steaks. Contact by email.

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.)

First Step Local brewery, Aloha Beer Company, will now sell in various markets around the island starting December 20. Bottles will be available at Costco, Whole Foods Market, Safeway, 7-11 and Don Quijote.

Aloha Beer Company, 580 N. Nimitz Hwy., 545-5959

Snaps The weekly Wednesday Honolulu Farmers’ Market will accept SNAP/EBT (“food stamps”) cards for purchase of produce and foods, starting Wednesday, Dec. 19.

Honolulu Farmer’s Market, 777 Ward Ave., every Wednesday, 4–7pm, free parking

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