We have been blown away by how good the whole lot we ate on this journey was! Hawaiian cooks are completely killing it. The subsequent time we return to Hawaii I’d strongly think about returning to Oahu simply to revisit a few of these spots!
I actually tried to restrict my image taking and this submit shall be one million pages lengthy if I record out each single factor we ate so this may simply be the highlights of the highlights…
** Kona Coffee Purveyors.
Nitro Kona espresso with a black sesame kougan amann (not proven). Affogato.
** Leonard’s Bakery.
This malasada (Portuguese doughnut) full of guava cream was my favourite chew of the complete journey.
** Matsumoto Shave Ice.
This was my favourite shave ice of the journey; the flavors have been spot on and the ice cream was splendidly chewy and an excellent foil to the ice. Guava, ardour fruit, and strawberry on prime of vanilla ice cream and topped with condensed milk.
Dumplings full of king oyster mushroom, button ear wooden, yellow squash, zucchini, and truffle paste, topped shoyu jelly and pickled dikon.
Korean fried rooster with gochujang, housemade gnocchi, brussel sprouts, purple rice, and kimchi.
** The Pig and the Lady.
Midday Run – mezcal, ardour fruit, vanilla, habanero, and lemon (not proven). Le Swoon – Kohana rum agricole, Okinawan candy potato, pandan, coconut milk, cinnamon, lime, and aphrodite bitters.
Chocolate banana tart with Valrhona darkish chocolate cremeux, chocolate cookie crust, contemporary banana and banana marmalade, toasted hazelnuts, and tamarind caramel.
** Piggy Smalls.
This was arms down our greatest meal of the journey! We ordered all of the issues. Brussel sprouts with makrut lime, peanut, fried shallots, cabbage slaw, and pickled purple onions.
Stir-fried ramen noodles with aged garlic shoyu, Chinese chives, pickled fresno chile, and shrimp.
Lychee infused milk cake with blueberry compote, lychee chantilly cream, and lemon citrus streusel.
Hanoi egg espresso, Kona darkish roast poured on whipped egg yolk and vanilla bean.
** The Surfing Pig.
Best cocktails of the journey. I drank approach an excessive amount of previous to our 10 hour red-eye flight. The bartender was loopy gifted and likewise perhaps my new favourite particular person – she hugged us on our approach out. Smoked rosemary mezcal margarita. I additionally had a spicy paloma with mezcal (not proven).
** Waiola Shave Ice.
Guava and fervour fruit with vanilla ice cream, condensed milk, and housemade mochi.