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Chef Paris Nabavi’s Sangrita Grill and Cantina reinvents Mexican on Maui

There was a collective sigh of dismay when Cilantro closed its doors in Lahaina but Chef/owner Paris Nabavi was just off to bigger and better things–that would be Sangrita Grill and Cantina in Ka'anapali. The cantina was years in the making, and Cilantro was a stepping stone to this beautiful upscale Mexican eatery. Fans of Cilantro will recognize some of their favorite preparations–like the roasted mother clucker chicken–but the familiarity … [Read More...]

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Maui Time Annual Food Issue 2013

Photo by Sean Michael Hower. Cover Design by Darris Hurst. Maui is a food mecca. Fresh produce, bounty from the sea and land, farmers markets and some of the best restaurants in the world hold fast on our paradise in the Pacific. There is no better way to share our love and passion for food, then sharing what we like to eat, and how we make it. MauiTime asked our island chefs to let us in on the secrets that oil their kitchen machines, and to … [Read More...]

Connoisseur Craft Session Explores Rare Whiskey, Maui Craft Brew, and Select Cigars at the Sheraton Maui this Saturday

If you like fine tobacco, craft brew and rare whiskey, you should stop by the Sheraton Maui's Craft Session this Saturday. Whiskey and beer? Together? Absolutely–in fact, whiskey has its roots in the same stuff beer is made of, and their notes are naturally complementary. "Beer and whiskey have gone hand in hand for thousands of years and for good reason, they are produced from some of the very same raw materials," says Bill Carl, a … [Read More...]

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Chef Paris Nabavi’s Sangrita Grill and Cantina reinvents Mexican on Maui

There was a collective sigh of dismay when Cilantro closed its doors in Lahaina but Chef/owner Paris Nabavi was just off to bigger and better things–that would be Sangrita Grill and Cantina in Ka’anapali. The cantina was years in the making, and Cilantro was a stepping stone to this beautiful upscale Mexican eatery. Fans of Cilantro […]

Marina Satoafaiga

This Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1-2: St. Anthony’s Benefit at Vineyard Food Company

Dine out at Vineyard Food Company on Friday, Aug. 1 or Saturday, Aug. 2 and a portion of your dinner’s proceeds will benefit St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School in Wailuku. The funds will go towards student field trips. Enjoy a special menu, bring your favorite wine (or beer) and enjoy music while giving back to a great local cause. […]

Makani Kai Offers Fresh Seafood Options at the Wharf

The Makani Kai opened up as a dream for Stewart and Jamie Bahl. His story, as he says, is typical: He brought his wife Jamie to Maui on a vacation from San Diego and she said she wanted to move here. When they found the waterfall-surrounded bar and restaurant at the Wharf Cinema Center, they saw […]

Hea and Lou’s Cafe in Kahului plies worldly paletes for under Ten Bucks

I’ve been following the progress of Michael Smythe and Chef Kalani Joseph with great anticipation. Recently Smythe opened a new spot in Kahului on Alamaha Street. It’s called Hea and Lou’s Cafe and Joseph does the menu. The whole concept was to be fresh and unique, something island diners haven’t tasted before. “I’m very excited about […]

Marina Satoafaiga

This Sunday and Monday, July 27-28: Benefit Nights at Casanova

Help the Maui Humane Society when you eat at Casanova in Makawao on Sunday and at Bistro Casanova in Kahului on Monday. Grab dinner, drinks or dessert and 20 percent of the evening’s sales will benefit Maui Humane Society’s furry friends. The open door shelter conducts adoptions, vaccine clinics and offers spaying and neutering procedures. 5pm-9pm. Casanovamaui.com -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) […]

Blow Out Closing Specials At Sports Page Start Now

  The bad news is Sports Page Grill and Bar is closing at the end of the month. The good news is they will be offering off the chain deals at the restaurant and bar starting immediately. Then don’t despair the owners are working hard to try to find a new location. As for the […]

Best of Maui Food and Drink

Food & Drink Best Ramen Restaurant Photo credit to Sean M. Hower Ramen Ya When you love noodles, just one noodle shop will do. Ramen Ya has incredible noodles, a rich broth and our readers decided that it’s the best. Their gyoza Happy Hour had nothing to do with it. Their set menu deals are […]

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This Sunday, July 20: Chili Championship Cook Off

  This Sunday, the Ulupalakua Ranch Store & Grill and Shaka Pops are presenting the second annual CASI Hawaii State Chili Championship Cook Off. Contestants will be competing in three categories including  “People’s Choice” and “Best Restaurant.” The top three Hawaii resident cooks will get to compete at the Terlingua International Chili Championship in Texas. Tasting kits are […]

Marina Satoafaiga

This Saturday, July 19: Summer Fest Farm-Raiser

This Saturday you can reconnect with mother nature at Kupu Maui’s Summer Fest Farm-raiser. Tour Ka Hale Olinda where asparagus and protea grow in abundance and learn of the land’s significance with history professor Dorothy Pyle. Soak in the summer solstice with music by Marty Dread and a farm-to-table meal highlighting asparagus. Chilled Asparagus Soup, Balsamic Broiled […]

Connoisseur Craft Session Explores Rare Whiskey, Maui Craft Brew, and Select Cigars at the Sheraton Maui this Saturday

If you like fine tobacco, craft brew and rare whiskey, you should stop by the Sheraton Maui’s Craft Session this Saturday. Whiskey and beer? Together? Absolutely–in fact, whiskey has its roots in the same stuff beer is made of, and their notes are naturally complementary. “Beer and whiskey have gone hand in hand for thousands […]

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UHMC Food Innovation Courses Offered Online

UHMC's Office of Continuing Education will offer its Food Industry Fundamentals classes in an online series starting in July. The EdVenture food industry … [Read More...]

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