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Fun Gourmet Food Truck on Maui

Fun Gourmet Food Truck on Maui March 29, 2012 | Food | Read More
Would you like to eat somewhere outside the box on Maui?  I’ve got the perfect option for you. “My Office”, a gourmet food truck, is situated off the beaten path from all the more famous Kihei restaurant establishments.  It is located in the Hi Technology Park’s back-area parking lot on the...

Best Dessert Spots on Maui

Best Dessert Spots on Maui December 29, 2011 | Food | Read More
There are plenty of amazing places to eat dinner on Maui, but I definitely encourage readers to branch out when it comes to dessert.  Opt to refuse the dessert menu and relocate to one of these after-dinner venues to satisfy your sweet tooth. Great Dessert Options on Maui: Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave...

Best Sushi or Japanese Food on the Island

Best Sushi or Japanese Food on the Island October 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
Eating Sushi or Japanese food on Maui is a treat because there are many places to choose from.  Most people that live on Maui have grown up eating sushi or spam musubi (Hawaii’s take on sushi), so you can trust me when I recommend these five dining options!  Sensei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi...

Where to Take Out-of-Towners to Dinner on Maui

Where to Take Out-of-Towners to Dinner on Maui October 16, 2011 | Food | Read More
This month’s assignment for Nileguide Local Experts tests our knowledge of the dinner table.  Luckily, I am very experienced in taking visitors out to dinner at localMauirestaurants, as I average at least three visiting out-of-towners each year.  Here are my top recommendations: Aloha Mixed Plate: My...

Best Seafood on Maui

Best Seafood on Maui August 26, 2011 | Food | Read More
You ask any local or visitor what is the best fish restaurant on Maui and you will get the same answer over and over again – Mama’s Fish House, Mama’s Fish House, Mama’s Fish House. (Heck, I bet if you ask any food critic on the mainland to list their top 10 fish restaurants in the US,...

Best Chinese Dining on Maui

Best Chinese Dining on Maui August 23, 2011 | Food | Read More
For an island infused with a grab bag of Asian cultures, you would think Chinese restaurants would be a dime a dozen, but surprisingly there are very few quality options that I can think of.  To find my top Chinese dining recommendation on Maui, you may be surprised to learn you have to drive to...

New Flavors Released by Maui Brewing Company

New Flavors Released by Maui Brewing Company April 24, 2011 | Food | Read More
Part of island lifestyle is supporting our local products.  What better way to prove Maui No Ka Oi  (Maui is the best) than to sip a locally produced beer?  The Maui Brewing Company is a craft brewery with a number of well-known flavors. In addition to retail favorites like Bikini Blonde Lager, Big...

Incredible Elk Burger on Maui

Incredible Elk Burger on Maui April 9, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Having gone to college in the Bay Area, California, I am quite familiar with the song “I left My Heart in San Francisco.”  Well, I left my heart in upcountry Maui! Having grown up in Kula, I learned about all the fun shops, cool parks, and great meals all within a 10 to 15-minute drive from my house. ...

Let University of Hawaii Student Chefs Cook for You

Let University of Hawaii Student Chefs Cook for You April 8, 2011 | Food | Read More
Do you enjoy gourmet food?  Do you like being more local than tourist?  I have the perfect place where you can meet many locals and get a delicious lunch at the same time.  Sound intriguing? Of course it does! Every Wednesday and Friday from 11 am to 12:30 pm during the college school year, students...

Fantastic Maui BBQ Joint with Non-stop Happy Hour

Fantastic Maui BBQ Joint with Non-stop Happy Hour March 30, 2011 | Food | Read More
If your taste buds are yearning for some good BBQ, I suggest Famous Dave’s on Front Street in Lahaina.  The restaurant is new to Maui, and the decorations and attitude make it a fun spot for dining even with kids.  There are tables indoors and out (but why would you sit inside when visiting Maui?)...
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