Dining

Maui Nō Ka ʻOi offers you an insider’s perspective on food in Maui. Read our stories below to discover the diverse and inspiring stories behind Maui’s thriving culinary scene.

Steak Crudo Recipe

RECIPE: Steak Crudo with Finadene

Hone your culinary skills by recreating a recipe from one of the finest chefs & restaurants on Maui!
Sea Hag cocktail

Attack of the Killer Daqs at Esters Fair Prospect

Get the Sea Hag cocktail recipe from Wailuku's new tiki bar.
kiawe cocktail

Stuck on Kiawe

Our thanks to Sunny Savage for sharing her recipe for this kiawe cooler.
Portugese Sausage

Homemade Portuguese Sausage

Learn how to make homemade Portuguese sausage with this recipe from our dining editor.
Origin Coffee Roasters Maui-3

Bean Buzz: Origin Coffee Roasters

Heather Brisson-Lutz took the leap to follow her coffee passion and start Origin Coffee Roasters.
macadamia nuts

The Nutty Chef

Someone we know has seventy trees creating an out-of-control nut situation. What to do with them all? Becky has some ideas...
Herb and Mustard Crusted Chateaubriand

Holiday Test Kitchen 2020

What are Maui chefs’ favorite holiday dishes?
Turmeric tonic spritzer

Turmeric Tonic Spritzer Recipe

Enjoy this tasty cocktail recipe featuring Hali‘imaile Distilling Company’s Paniolo Blended Whiskey.
jackfruit burger

Jackfruit of all Trades

This huge, ungainly fruit hides a wealth of delicious possibilities under its green, bumpy skin.
maui food trucks

Maui Food Truck Directory

Hungry? Check out these Maui food trucks located around the island.
pork tacos Four Season Wailea Maui

Coffee Challenge + 3 Amazing Recipes!

Get 3 amazing recipes: Black Sesame Doughnuts, Malasadas with MALA Mocha Sauce, and Hawaiian Coffee-rubbed Pork Tacos with Mango-Coffee BBQ Sauce!
roasted tomato recipe

Lahaina Grill’s Roasted Roma Tomatoes

Get a delicious recipe for roasted roma tomatoes.
Tin Roof owners

Chef on a Hot Tin Roof

Top Chef finalist Sheldon Simeon and wife Janice are the mom-n-pop behind this new, family-style restaurant.
Miso Phat Sushi Maui

Dee-lish: 5 Winning Restaurants

Our food editor Becky Speere dishes on the Maui dishes she loves.
Chef Bev Gannon

Leading Ladies

Meet the women behind Maui's winning restaurants.
hot buttered rum

Hot Buttered Yum + RECIPE

Enjoy this recipe for Liliko‘i-Coconut Hot Buttered Rum!
vegan recipes

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Vegan Recipes

Delicious recipes for vegan mac & cheese, lu‘au leaf w/ roasted garlic dip, vegan nut cream, garlic mash potatoes with vegan gravy, and kabocha pie.
Whole Foods Brisket

Thank You for Smoking

The search for the best BBQ joints on Maui. Here are the top five restaurants scored on smoky, sweet, vinegary, fall off the bone, delicious meat.

Squid Lū‘au Recipe

Use this recipe to make up to 50 portions as a side dish.
cocktails

Appealing Cocktails

Get three delicious cocktail recipes featuring orange.
fortified wines

A Toast to Fortified Wine

Wine columnist Charles Freddy explains how fortified wines make a perfect holiday season pairing. It’s also a sweet sip that’s perfect for dessert.
Korean short ribs

Ruth’s Chris Executive Chef

What’s a local boy doing in a Ruth’s Chris kitchen?
Sea House Restaurant Maui

The Sea House

A venerable West Side restaurant turns fifty — with a new menu and new look.
Pohole Pancetta and Roasted Tomato Pasta

The Great Pohole Challenge

Five award-winning chefs share recipes featuring pohole (fiddlehead fern).
Pardee Erdman

ʻAipono Icon 2018

In 1974, Erdman established, of all things, a winery. Read more about this patron of Maui's agriculture and culinary scene.

The Great Chocolate Challenge

Top chefs spill the cacao beans on four scrumptious desserts. Now you can make them, too.
best ahi poke recipe

ʻAhi Poke Tacos Recipe

Follow this recipe from Pineapple Grill

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