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November 2, 2017

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival Kicks Off on Oahu


Hawaii Food & Wine Festival kicked off  Oahu events yesterday with Raw & Wild in the Tank, and a Media Reception at International Market Place.

I was fortunate to have been invited to the Media Reception, where guests had a chance to indulge in delicious eats.

Tahitian-Style Shrimp Poisson Cru (Troy Terorotua - Real a Gastropub)

Spicy Ahi Poke - ogo, uni rouille, taro cone (George Mavrothalassitis, Chef Mavro)

Popo's Red Wine Braised Oxtail - peanut xo, smoked Big Island abalone congee, Wailea Agricultural Group heart of palm, Sumida Farm ginger watercress pesto (Colin Hazama - The Royal Hawaiian)

Brown Butter Blistered Octopus - Kahuku corn succotash, smoked Ho Farm tomatoes, shishito peppers (Roy Yamaguchi - Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi)

Steamed Big Island Abalone Chazuke - Hamakua mushroom, green tea risotto, yuzu-marinated watercress, bubu arare, green tea dashi broth (Lawrence Nakamoto - Neiman Marcus)

The libations were flowing as well, as guests mixed and mingled with many of the chefs, winemakers, mixologists, and other culinary leaders.

Last year, a record $394,000 was raised by Hawaii Food & Wine Festival's events in 2016 that benefit a variety of non-profit organizations.

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival does a fantastic job of not only showcasing the culinary expertise of chefs from Hawaii and around the world, but also in emphasizing how Hawaii is a premier destination for not only its cuisine and its quality, locally-grown products, but also for its culture, people, and spirit.

Limited tickets are still available for a few events.  Click here for more information.

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