Category Archives: Kauai Restaurants

Our Kauai Dining Guide has been updated

Gaylord's at Kilohana

Though we originally wrote our Kauai dining guide back in 2008, we regularly update it after our Kauai vacations and as needed when restaurants open and close, etc. We’ve just updated this guide with more great Kauai restaurants to try. Do check out our dining guide, but in the meantime, we hope you’ll enjoy a few tasty photos from our recent ... Read More »

Hawaii Five-0 has great taste in bakeries

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If you were watching Hawaii Five-0 last night, you may have noticed the pastry spread at the breakfast Kona, Adam and his brother had. Adam’s brother took a bite of a pastry and commented about how delicious they were. Kono quickly confessed that she didn’t make it and that they came from Leonard’s Bakery. Another great bakery that’s been featured ... Read More »

Hawaii’s Tastiest Sweet Treats

WARNING: You may want to have a napkin nearby as we review these mouthwatering sweets. If you like sweets, you’ll find some onolicious ones in Hawaii! From easy to find to off the beaten path, here’s my list of Hawaii’s tastiest sweet treats: 1. Coco Puffs from Liliha Bakery in Honolulu, Oahu When I took my first bite of a ... Read More »

Honolulu Magazine’s 2011 Best Hawaii Restaurant Award Winners

Each year, HONOLULU Magazine recognizes Hawaii’s top restaurants through their prestigious Hale Aina Awards. The 2011 award winners have just been announced and will be featured in their January issue. In the meantime, here’s a snippet of the award winners by island. Best Oahu Restaurant Gold – Alan Wong’s Honolulu Silver – Le Bistro Bronze – Azure Top 5 – ... Read More »

Impressions from Our Trip to Kauai – Dining

In the past, we felt like Kauai restaurants weren’t really on par with what we’ve found on Oahu and Maui. We had a few great dining experiences in Kauai, but overall, we felt like the Garden Isle was lacking just a bit. This time around, Kauai restaurants definitely impressed us. We were particularly pleased with our dining experiences in Poipu. ... Read More »

Kauai Luau Information Updated

If you are looking for a luau for your Kauai vacation, be sure and check out the listing of Kauai luaus with schedules, prices, and links to reviews. I’ve just updated that article with all the current information. It’s a great, unbiased resource to help you choose the best luau that suits your schedule and budget. To access the updated ... Read More »

Review: Hawaiian-Style Hot Dogs at Puka Dog Restaurants

After a recent trip to Kauai,  Shane Eubanks of Insider Travel Group generously agreed to write a guest review of his visit to one of the quirkiest hot dog places you’ll ever find, Puka Dog. Thanks, Shane! If you’re planning a visit to Kauai or Oahu and are looking for a unique place to eat, then be sure to check ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News Roundup: August 12, 2009

Here’s a look at at the Hawaii vacation news that’s recently caught my eye: * Waikoloa Beach Marriott on Hawaii’s Big Island is offering a super deal of 50% off ocean view rooms. This $169 nightly rate is good for stays between now and December 24th, but you must book by August 21st.  This resort has been recently renovated and ... Read More »

Best Kauai Cheap Eats

From writing this blog and being on twitter, I have met some great folks who live in the Aloha State. I’ve recently connected with Brian Rubadue who is a real estate expert and resident on Kauai. You can find him and his wife, Alicia, at their website, Kauai Real Estate Professionals. We all know that dining in Kauai can be ... Read More »

Kauai Restaurant Review – Hukilau Lanai

When many upscale Hawaii restaurants charge $35 just for a main course, you can have a six-course dinner for $28 at the Hukilau Lanai in Kapaa. Each Tuesday through Saturday evening from 5:00pm to 6:00pm, Hukilau Lanai offers a six-course Food and Wine Tasting Menu that’s $28 without wine and $40 with five wine pairings. On our last trip to ... Read More »

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