Side Dish

Side Dish published by Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

George Clooney dreams

Side Dish: Extra Scoop of George Clooney

Gossip Gourmet praises charitable chefs and gets ready for a summer full of foodie festivals on Maui.
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Side Dish: Lambs to the Slaughter

Miz G yaks it up with farmers at the Maui Ag Fest and dishes about the 2009 'Aipono Awards.

Side Dish: Musical Chairs

Buckle up for a head-spinning game of restaurant musical chairs.
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Side Dish: Ohno Grinds

Miz G reflects on the 'Aipono Awards, Apolo Ohno, and Chef James' bun in the oven.
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Side Dish: Sniffing out Truffles

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good bite!
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Side Dish: My Little Cabbage

Miz G's sage advice for wooing your gourmet valentine.

Side Dish: Plantation Cuisine

On Maui, a new Plantation era cuisine trend is really catching fire.
Maui onion festival

Side Dish: Onion Festival Judge

Miz Gossip judges the Maui Onion Festival and finds it appealing.

Side Dish: Bikini Blonde or Devout Stout?

Miz G grants her own restaurant awards from Trendiest Washroom to Tastiest Split Personality.
Kinaole Maui Food Truck

Side Dish: Carb Rampage

On a carb rampage at some of Maui's hottest new restaurants.

Side Dish: Juicy Rumors

Who won Best Hawaii food blog and Worst Export? Let Gossip tell all...
poi pounding

Side Dish: Poi Poundin’

Gossip Gourmet pounds some poi at the Maui Ag Fest.

Side Dish: Lap of Luxury

Sometimes life on Maui is simply that luxurious.
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Side Dish: Truffle Mania

Gourmet buffets on Maui spice up island holidays.

Side Dish: Tweeps

Miz G joins Twitter and discovers some culinary wags amid the tweeting foodies.

Side Dish: Lunch Truck Round-Up

Gossip gets the goods on Haiku eateries and the Hyatt Kaanapali new sushi restaurant, Japengo.

Side Dish: Extreme Chef

Miz G swoons over French macaroons and Extreme TV.
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Side Dish: Susan B. Anthotini

Gossip gets political over bikini martinis.

Side Dish

Gossip Gourmet’s successor gives the rundown on foodie events just past and yet to come.
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Side Dish: Pirates of the Cuisine

Miz G gets gourmet booty at the Maui Chefs Present affair...Butternut curry nage and Filipino rice congee served with parrots.
Abalone Hamachi Shooter

Side Dish: Decade of the Celebrity Farm Boy

New categories for the 2012 Aipono Awards—Diva spills the beans.
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Side Dish: Second Coming

Zippy's opens on Maui. Can a second coming be far behind?
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Side Dish by Gossip Gourmet

Comings and goings in the restaurant world.
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Side Dish: Go Green

When you get to the fork in the road, don't throw it away.

Side Dish: Gourmet Marathon

Follow Gossip Gourmet on a race around Maui for the most delicious grinds.

Let the Good Times Roll

Miz G gets her Mardis Gras fix at the Saint Anthony Bazaar on Maui.

Island Recipes

Maui Dining & Food Stories

Maui Restaurants

lilikoi passionfruit

A Passion for Liliko‘i

Lilikoʻi is the Hawaiian word for passion fruit. While lilikoʻi can be eaten raw, its naturally high acidity makes it perfect for blending into baked goods, frozen custards, and drinks.