Posts tagged with: Sheldon Simeon

Project Kōkua for Hawai‘i Island 2.0

Chefs are nice people. I make this generalization because I think it takes a nice person to want to feed people you don’t even know, much less people who have their finger poised to send out a snarky review of your food because they didn’t like the speed at which... Read More

Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival 2014: “Under a Maui Moon” and “Corks & Forks”

This year, we were invited to attend two of the Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival events—Kā‘anapali Kitchen Stadium: Under A Maui Moon, a cross-over event with Kā‘anapali Fresh, and Corks & Forks at the Convention Center. Of all the HFWF events, the Kā‘anapali dinner is my favorite. In large part,... Read More

“We Ate It” Round-Up (April 2014)

Everyone says, “You’re always going to Maui!” It certainly feels true. We’ve been fortunate enough to keep receiving invitations to come over and even more fortunately, we now have friends there to tell us where to eat! Our early trips to Maui involved multiple meals at Pizza Hut. It was... Read More

Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival 2014 Line-Up

In lieu of a Friday Photo today, here’s a little “public service” announcement. Earlier this week, the chef line-up for the annual Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival for 2014 was announced, and tickets are now on sale. The event runs Friday, August 29 through Sunday, September 7 on three different... Read More

Grown on Maui Dinner & Wailea Dine-Around

This year, the Maui AgFest added a new event: a Grown on Maui Chefs’ Collaboration dinner to benefit the Maui County Farm Bureau’s Grown on Maui program. The dinner was originally planned to be held at the Maui Tropical Plantation, where the AgFest is held, but inclement weather moved the... Read More

Maui AgFest 2014 — Grand Tasting Challenge

The Sugar + Shake Maui AgFest 2014 Experience: More Days, More Food, More Responsibilities. This year, we were honored both of us were asked to judge the Maui AgFest Grand Tasting of 12 chefs’ dishes showcasing local produce. In addition, the weekend started early—Thursday night—with a Grown On Maui dinner... Read More

I’ll Blog It Soon, I Swear…Maui AgFest 2014

Last weekend we had a delightful four days on Maui to enjoy the Maui AgFest and the events leading up to it. This year’s festival added on an extra dining event on Thursday, plus some additional events we were invited to attend to get to know the chefs better. Four... Read More

Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival 2013 — Taste Our Love for the Land (And a Quick Peek at Bevy)

Hawai‘i Food & Wine’s Saturday event placed an emphasis on local, sustainable ingredients. (Actually, all the events used a significant number of local products and the event organizers did a fabulous job of recognizing all the local producers on the signage.) There were 18 chefs participating, plus five mixologists, and... Read More