Dining Highlights

Dining Highlights published in Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine.

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Tops of the Morning

Here are a few of our favorite taste-bud-pleasing eateries on Maui’s south and north shores, plus one Upcountry.
Pohole Pancetta and Roasted Tomato Pasta

The Great Pohole Challenge

Five award-winning chefs share recipes featuring pohole (fiddlehead fern).
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Award-Winning Food: What Makes a Winner?

These four ‘Aipono awardees prove that there’s more than one path to success.
Pizza Paradiso

Family-friendly Restaurants

Here are some of our favorite family-friendly Maui restaurants...
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Barstool Gourmet at Lahaina Grill, Roy’s, Duke’s & Merriman’s

When eating out, the setting need not be fancy to be delicious. Need proof? Pull up a chair and go gourmet at these four great Maui restaurants.
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Go Nuts!

Chocolate-covered is just the beginning. Macadamia nuts have a shell of a lot more to offer.
Cuatro

Cuatro

Chef/owner Eric Arbogast, a veteran of several popular Maui kitchens, brought the best recipes from each under one roof.
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.
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Locals Know Where to Eat on Maui!

You’ve got a local guide in your corner, with answers to the question, “Where should I eat today?” (Our advice: Try them all!)
Aina Gourmet

Grab ‘n Go

These 5 Maui markets make it easy and delicious to take a great meal on the road.

Romantic Maui Restaurants

When it comes to romantic dining on Maui, these restaurants are playing your song.

When Dining = ADVENTURE

Fine dining” and “dining adventure” once meant two different things. How times have changed!
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Maui Restaurants with a View

5 venues to improve your dining outlook

Umalu

Chef Kevin Boyle says the Korean BBQ beef bulgogi sandwich he created for Umalu is among his top five favorite sandwiches of all time.
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Catering to Your Appetites

Whatever your taste, whatever the event, these Maui catering companies really deliver.

Chefs on a Roll: Gourmet Food Trucks

What do great chefs drive? Food trucks, of course!
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Move over, Sugar Plums: Maui Desserts

Satisfy your sweet tooth this holiday season with some of the most decadent and delicious desserts on Maui. Here are our favorite places to indulge.
Plantation House Restaurant

A Taste for Luxury

These five dining experiences are right on the money.

Maui Dinner Cruises + VIDEO

These Maui boat tours with catering chefs offer signature plated and buffet fare. Add the occasional sighting of a whale’s tail or two during whale season, and you’ve got an unforgettable dinner show.
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Mama’s Fish House

Few dining destinations rival the luxury of Mama’s Fish House. Chef Bateman's seared beef Polynesian appetizer is uncomplicated perfection.
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Holiday in Hawai‘i: Family & Food Traditions

Hawai‘i is a place populated by people from all over the world, and sharing cultural foods plays an important part in our celebrations. When we asked friends, recently, about their favorite throwback indulgences, this is what they said...

Broke da Mouth! Best of Maui Dining 2017

Here are a few of our readers’ favorite ‘Aipono-winning restaurants on Maui.
Cafe Kapalua

Cafe Kapalua

Kapalua Resort's new cafe offers inspired daily specials, organic veggies, pasture-raised eggs, biodynamic wines and local beers.

The Great Chocolate Challenge

Top chefs spill the cacao beans on four scrumptious desserts. Now you can make them, too.
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Stalking The Delectable Vegetable

Becky Speere finds dishes with delicious vegetables at Maui restaurants.
LuLu' Lahaina

LuLu’s Lahaina Surf Club & Grill

Lulus Lahaina Surf Club serves local favorites and surf-themed cocktails.
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Great Maui Food: Off the Beaten Track

One of the perks of exploring Maui’s less familiar places is discovering great little dining spots you didn’t expect to find. Need a map? Start here.

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