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Genki Sushi premiers exclusive rail technology ordering system at the renovated Maui Mall location

Genki Sushi USA, Inc. announces the grand opening of Genki Sushi and the unveiling of its revolutionary double rail sushi delivery system at the Maui Mall on December 2. The grand opening will feature the premiere of a new double rail sushi delivery technology complete with a touch panel ordering system. This Genki Sushi restaurant is the company’s largest at …

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What Maui Chefs crave for Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! While we sit down, enjoy a meal together with our ohana and take a moment to be thankful… I wondered what are Maui’s hottest chefs eating right now? I set out to find the answer. Here’s a look of some of the Valley Isle’s most notable chefs and what they’re craving this, and every, Thanksgiving. Pumpkin Crunch “Growing up I loved …

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Good Eats: Miso Phat Sushi

Regarded as one of the best sushi spots in Hawaii, I had to give Miso Phat Sushi a try. With two locations, one in Kahana – West Maui and the other located in Kihei’s Azeka Shopping Center, this artfully crafted, fresh fish, sushi restaurant has received critical acclaim by the likes of the Food Network and holds a nearly perfect 5-star …

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Killer Happy Hour at Maui Thai Bistro

Typically Happy Hour can range from 1 hour to perhaps 3 hours, depending on where you go. Visit the bar at Maui Thai Bistro and you’ll notice their Happy Hour spans a whopping 6 hours! Lovingly dubbed “The Brasserie” their casual, hip, lounge and bar (located makai from the restaurant’s main dining room) showcases contemporary interior designs, highlighted by craft cocktails and bistro-style authentic …

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Good Eats: Cane & Canoe Sunday Brunch

Sunday morning and nothing sounds better than a Bloody Mary Bar! Yup, the drive to pristine Kapalua was well worth it after I enjoyed a relaxing brunch at Cane & Canoe located on the grounds of Montage Kapalua Bay. Served every Sunday from 10am-1pm you are joyfully greeted by live jazz music and panoramic views of the ocean. Chef David Viviano …

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Phat vs. Food: Ichiban

Ichiban in Kahului seems like an institution here on Maui. Nestled in the Kahului Shopping Center, Ichiban shares a similar cuisine with a restaurant in the same shopping center. An Asian Fusion style restaurant, Ichiban’s variety of Japanese, sushi, and local favorites has an enticing allure. Phat vs Food is ready to put Ichiban to the test. My partner, as …

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Preview: Hawaii Food & Wine Festival returns to Maui

Hawaii’s sixth annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival kicks-off in a few weeks on the Valley Isle. Some of the world’s most celebrated chefs, mixologists and wine & spirit producers, will converge on Maui, Oahu and Hawaii Island October 14-30. Here’s a look at some of the featured Maui events: Grown on Maui (Farmer’s Market) Saturday, October 15 7:30am-12pm Whaler’s …

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Good Eats: Grand Wailea’s new breakfast menu

It’s been said time and time again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I love breakfast! In fact, I love it so much sometimes I eat breakfast for dinner. One of my favorite spots for breakfast also features amazing views. The Grand Wailea boasts a stunning oceanfront backdrop… And here’s a secret, order ala carte ($7-$24) instead …

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Tin Roof’s underground menu

Located in Kahului, sandwiched between an art gallery and a payday loan office, you’ll find local-style comfort food with a twist at Tin Roof. The highly anticipated venture by Top Chef alumnus Sheldon Simeon and his wife Janice opened it’s doors in April. Conveniently located near the airport, visitors and kama’aina are discovering Sheldon’s nostalgic-Hawaii-inspired eats.   You might be surprised …

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Maui welcomes its first Golden Coin restaurant in Wailuku

Lower Main Street in Wailuku is the site of the newly opened Golden Coin restaurant. Established in 1987, they are Hawaii’s one-stop location for Filipino fast food and bake shop, offering a wide range of breads, pastries, desserts, and popular Filipino delicacies. They offer almost all the variety of food that you can find back in the Philippines. They can …

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