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Good eats: Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse

After a recent renovation and grand reopening, Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse BBQ in Kihei, offers tender, delicious BBQ served hot and fresh in this newly rejuvenated location. The dining room is open and inviting with many wooden accents. This new refined barnyard feel is complete with casual dining inside and an extended area on the mauka side of the restaurant. It’s perfect for …

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Migrant Maui to close in May

The restaurant known for it’s “modern local cuisine” will close its Wailea doors on May 15, 2016. The main objective of the award-winning restaurant’s chef, management and staff is to find a new Maui location, but details have not yet been finalized. Located at the Wailea Beach Marriott, Migrant launched at the end of 2013 and has since taken its …

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Golden Coin expands to Maui with first neighbor island location

Construction on Lower Main Street in Wailuku looks like the site of a new Golden Coin restaurant coming soon. 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 will offer almost all the variety of food that you can find back …

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Behind the Scenes at Sheldon Simeon’s New Eatery

Congratulations @tinroofmaui's first official day of business today! They OPEN. #MAUIWatch #maui #tinroofmaui #kahului #eat #food A video posted by MAUIWatch [OFFICIAL] (@mauiwatch808) on Apr 4, 2016 at 3:06pm PDT Originally published on January 25, 2016 The common life goal of a chef is to own their own restaurant. For Sheldon Simeon and his wife Janice the days can’t come …

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New Eats: The Preserve Kitchen + Bar

Hawaii Island native, Chef Jay Johnson now calls Hana home. This is his first time on the island and now he is in the midst of getting his feet dirty, making friends and improving the menu offerings at Travaasa Hana, one bite at a time. “It’s been a wonderful experience, I really enjoy coming to Hana… First time in my life actually …

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Phat vs Food Season Finale: Tiki Tiki Thai

Thai cuisine has always been a favorite of mine and my favorite restaurant on Maui for Thai used to be Bangkok Cuisine in Kahului. Bangkok Cuisine was an authentic family run small business. The food dishes were stellar and it’s owner was an absolute delight and he always remembered who we were and what we ordered, so it came as …

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Phat vs Food: Oritsu Ramen

Maui Mall is not necessarily a place you go for quality cuisine. You go for the convenience of location. There are times when visiting a venue such as this you can be pleasantly surprised how good and how much care goes into a family owned food establishment. This is NOT one of those times. Oritsu Ramen is an overhaul of …

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Cold Turkey For Thanksgiving?

Don’t be late in thawing your turkey, here are some tips for you to be on time this year. There are methods for safely thawing a frozen turkey, but the safest and most foolproof is in the refrigerator. To thaw in the refrigerator, you need to allow approximately 24 hours for every four to five pounds of bird weight. Place …

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Hana Ranch Opens Hana Ranch Provisions Restaurant

Hāna Ranch has opened Hāna Ranch Provisions, its first restaurant on the island of Maui in Pā‘ia, Hawaii. The restaurant features cooking from scratch inspired by and primarily sourced from Hāna Ranch’s 12-acre certified organic farm and ranch located in Hāna, East Maui, as well as a to-go counter where patrons can purchase breakfast, pastries and fresh produce from the …

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Good Eats: Nalu’s South Shore Grill

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I have fond memories of my mom making me breakfast for dinner and I have to admit breakfast is my favorite meal. There’s a fairly new eatery that popped up in Kihei that serves delicious, well composed, fresh island eats in the Azeka Makai Shopping Center. Nalu means waves …

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