Our 1st night we had dinner with the Nihei's at Gyu-Kaku, 1221 Kapiolani Blvd...a wonderful Japanese BBQ place where the food is grilled over coals, not gas. For starters, we had a wrap your own spicy ahi rolls...delish!
|Here's Gavin wrapping a roll for me|
|Grilling rice musubi, zucchini & eggplant|
Another night we had dinner at Alan Wong's Pineapple Room, located at Macy's, Ala Moana Shopping mall, 3rd floor. Gil & both opted for the Loco Moco prixe-fixe menu and I had the wine pairing, which was fun & good!!!
|1st course: Poke/Sashimi|
Local style with chili & sesame oil, Kahuku Sea asparagus, Shiso
Wine: Pinot Blanc/Pinot Gris
|The "Loco Moco"|
Kiawe-Grilled Kuahiwi Ranch Hamburger Patty on rice with
2 Petersons' farm eggs & veal jus
Wine: Merlot, Vita Nova
|Dessert: House made Chocolate Brownies with|
vanilla ice cream, macadamia nuts & chocolate ganache sauce
Wine: Justin Obtuse
How about eating in a bowling alley? One of our best meal was at "The Alley" at Aiea Bowl, 99-115 Aiea Heights Dr. After our disappointment in the morning at Boots & Kimo's, this place was a pleasant delightful find & surprise!!!
|Alley Mix Plate: Fried Saimin,Sesame Salmon|
|Loco Moco & Garlic shrimp|
|Another Alley Mix: Spicy Shrimp, Sesame Ahi|
|The Desserts: Tiramisu, Momma Mia Chocolate Cake & Lemon Crunch Cake|
|Meat Juhn, Spicy Wings|
Yours truly, Karen!