Jun 05 - Jun 11, 2013
The Weekly Appetite
Free Donuts To celebrate The Salvation Army’s National Donut Day, Regal Bakery will give away free donuts (one per customer, while supplies last) at its three Oahu locations, including its new store. A percentage of all sales from the day will be donated to The Salvation Army.Regal Bakery, 100 N. Beretania St.; 3040 Ualena St.; 1960 Kapiolani Blvd.
Fri., 6/7. [regalfoodsusa.com], 834-4423
Barbecues From Around The Globe Taste kiawe-grilled menu items throughout June at Halekulani’s House Without A Key. Executive Chef Vikram Garg will showcase his international culinary background, featuring dishes such as sarson ka chaap lamb chops, inspired by India; cornish hen bin zattar, a nod to Dubai; soe galbi Korean-style beef short ribs with kim chee, a tribute to his first visit in Hawaii; and others. Reservations are not accepted.House Without A Key, Halekulani Hotel, 2199 Kalia Rd.
Through Sun., 6/30, (5--9pm). 923-2311
Beach BBQ Every Friday and Saturday, Barefoot Beach Cafe holds a barbecue (fish of the day, steak or ribs) with live music and fireworks.Barefoot Beach Cafe, 2699 Kalakaua Ave.
Fri. and Sat., 6/7 and 6/8, (5:30--8:30pm) $15.95. 924-2233
Breakfast with Dad In honor of Dad, Giovanni Pastrami will serve breakfast all day Sunday, offering standard brunch fare including loco moco and eggs benedict.Giovanni Pastrami, Waikiki Beach Walk, 227 Lewers St.
Sun., 6/16, (8am--midnight). [giovannipastrami.com], 923-1200
Brunch at Du Vin This Saturday, Du Vin’s French-inspired menu will include a selection of brunch items such as eggs benedict, quiche, french toast and French style loco moco.Brasserie Du Vin, 1115 Bethel St.
Sat., 6/8, (11:30am--4pm). 545-1115
Chocolate Tasting Tour Participants will learn about the origins of chocolate, how it is made bean-to-bar and will taste it in 14 forms. A brief lesson will cover single-origin chocolates, different cacao percentages and flavorings. Registration is required.Madre Chocolate, 20 Kainehe St., Ste. A, Kailua
Thu., 6/13, (7:30--8:15pm) $20. [madrechocolate.com]
Dinner With Dad Avoid the Father’s Day brunch crowd and take Dad a few days earlier. In addition to the regular menu, Du Vin will serve crispy pork belly with herb risotto cake, pan-seared scallops and lobster claw with grapefruit beurre blanc and grilled lamb chops with bordelaise. Reservations are suggested.Brasserie Du Vin, 1115 Bethel St.
Fri. 6/14 and Sat., 6/15, (11:30am--midnight). 545-1115
Father’s Day at 12th Ave Just in time for Father’s Day, 12th Ave Grill will receive an order of fresh, local, hormone-free rabbits from Shinsato Farms. Chef J. Schoonover will prepare the rabbits two days, paired with side dishes made of other local ingredients.12th Ave Grill, 1145 12th Ave., Ste. C
Sun., 6/16, (5:30pm). [12thavegrill.com], 732-9469
Father’s Day at Tiki’s Invite Dad to dinner at Tiki’s, where diners will choose from spice-rubbed, bone-in N.Y. steak, half rack of Tiki’s guava barbecue ribs, half-pound of snow crab legs and more. Reservations are encouraged and can be made online.Tiki’s Grill & Bar, The Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel, 2570 Kalakaua Ave.
Sun., 6/16, (4--10:30pm) $39. [tikisgrill.com], 923-8454
Homemade Pasta Night Chef Keith Endo will dedicate a night to try out new pasta creations. Endo will offer his hand-made pastas in addition to the regular Vino menu. First come, first served.Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar, Waterfront Plaza, 500 Ala Moana Blvd.
Thu., 6/6, (5:30--9:30pm). 524-8466
Ka Wai Alii o Ke Kini Translated as “royal drink of the King,” this wine tasting event is also a benefit for ‘Iolani Palace. The Friends of Iolani Palace and Chuck Furuya will host two winemakers to guide guests.Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar, Waterfront Plaza, 500 Ala Moana Blvd.
Wed., 6/5, (6--9pm) $175. 522-0827
Southern French Standouts Familiarize your palate with classic wine at this week’s tasting. There will be four choices to explore: Domaine La Tour Vieille Collioure, 2010 Collioure “La Pinede,” 2009 Collioure “Puig Ambeille” and 2009 Domaine Leon Barral Faugeres. Reservations are required.Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar, Waterfront Plaza, 500 Ala Moana Blvd.
Thu., 6/13, (6pm) $39. 524-8466
Taste of Summer Visitors to the Haleiwa Farmers’ Market will experience the Taste of Summer Film Series presented by Kokua Hawaii Foundation and Waimea Valley. Local food vendors will serve snacks, beverages and meals prepared with Hawaii-grown ingredients. Also, visit the related farmers’ markets set up at Ala Moana, Hawaii Kai and Kailua Town.Haleiwa Farmers’ Market, 59-864 Kamehameha Hwy.
Wade Ueoka at Taste Chef Wade Ueoka, an Alan Wong’s veteran will begin his once-a-week stint at Taste, serving Asian fusion dishes every Thursday.Taste, 667 Auahi St.
Thu., 6/6, (10am--2:30pm). [tastetable.com]