My Best Bites on Kauai

As one of the only places in the United States where raw fish is considered a completely normal breakfast, Hawaii is one of my favorite places to eat in the country. So obviously, when the Kauai Visitors Bureau invited me down to find the best bites on Kauai, I wasn't about to say no to a free trip to the land of Spam musubi (don't even try to challenge me on the tastiness of canned lunch meat wrapped in seaweed, over rice) and tropical fruits. As the rain starts to fall and drizzle and pour here in Seattle, there is no better time to start dreaming of island cuisine. Best Bites on … [Read more...]

The 7 Best Foods I Ate in Hawaii

Like so many of our trips, our Hawaii vacation quickly spiraled into 'research.' As in, I carted us all over creation looking for the best bites the islands have to offer. If you've been watching my columns on Serious Eats, you might have seen me talk about some of the things I ate. But right here, right now, I'm going to tell you about the seven best bites I had in the seven days we spent in Hawaii. **Note: The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau helped out with my transportation and lodging costs for this trip, though I chose all meal locations and paid for all meals, except where … [Read more...]