Side Dish

Side Dish published by Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

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Side Dish by Gossip Gourmet

Comings and goings in the restaurant world.

Side Dish: Plantation Cuisine

On Maui, a new Plantation era cuisine trend is really catching fire.
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Side Dish: Truffle Mania

Gourmet buffets on Maui spice up island holidays.
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Side Dish by Gossip Gourmet

If she were queen, the winners would be...

Side Dish: Bikini Blonde or Devout Stout?

Miz G grants her own restaurant awards from Trendiest Washroom to Tastiest Split Personality.

Side Dish: Lap of Luxury

Sometimes life on Maui is simply that luxurious.
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Side Dish: Second Coming

Zippy's opens on Maui. Can a second coming be far behind?

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

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

Side Dish: Tweeps

Miz G joins Twitter and discovers some culinary wags amid the tweeting foodies.
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Side Dish: My Little Cabbage

Miz G's sage advice for wooing your gourmet valentine.
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Side Dish: Poi Poundin’

Gossip Gourmet pounds some poi at the Maui Ag Fest.
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Side Dish: Onion Festival Judge

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

Side Dish: Extreme Chef

Miz G swoons over French macaroons and Extreme TV.
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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: Decade of the Celebrity Farm Boy

New categories for the 2012 Aipono Awards—Diva spills the beans.

Side Dish: Lunch Truck Round-Up

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

Side Dish: Good Korma

Indian fare finds Maui at last.

Side Dish: Dim Sum

Gossip Gourmet investigates holiday buffets on Maui and mourns the lack of Far Eastern cuisine.
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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: Ohno Grinds

Miz G reflects on the 'Aipono Awards, Apolo Ohno, and Chef James' bun in the oven.
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Side Dish: Hell’s Kitchen

From Hell's Kitchen to the Four Seasons Resorts Lana'i, Miz G hikes high and low to find you the best gourmet gossip.

Side Dish: Juicy Rumors

Who won Best Hawaii food blog and Worst Export? Let Gossip tell all...
Aloha Mixed Plate dessert

ʻAipono Awards Run-down

Gossip Gourmet dishes about the 2006 'Aipono Awards, and doles out prizes of her own.

Island Recipes

Maui Dining & Food Stories

Maui Restaurants

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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.