Tag: Becky Speere

Browse stories written by Becky Speere.

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Hook, Line & Supper (VIDEO + RECIPES)

Our private chef turns an invasive species into a yummy meal. This story includes recipes for Macadamia Nut Caper Sauce and Green Chermoula!
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The Great Beer Cocktail

Beer cocktails as luxury drinks? You bet your tankard! The refreshing, ice-cold bubbly from Maui’s craft breweries can stand up to some of the continent’s best craft beers.
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Treetop Dining at Hotel Wailea

The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea takes fine fare to new heights . . . and our dining editor goes ape.
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Taverna’s Passion for Pasta

Taverna's pasta-passionate "Chefette" considers making fresh pasta her core responsibility.

Toro! Toro! Toro!

Get the recipe for Morimoto’s Toro Tartare with Dashi Soy.
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Sharing Tradition

"The food I ate, growing up, is different from anyone else’s food. The connection to these flavors sets my ideas apart from others," says MiJin Kang, the new chef de cuisine at Andaz Maui’s Ka‘ana Kitchen.
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The Nutty Chef

Someone we know has seventy trees creating an out-of-control nut situation. What to do with them all? Becky has some ideas...
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Go Nuts!

Chocolate-covered is just the beginning. Macadamia nuts have a shell of a lot more to offer.
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Chef on a Hot Tin Roof

Top Chef finalist Sheldon Simeon and wife Janice are the mom-n-pop behind this new, family-style restaurant.
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Fire and Ice

Locally grown Hawaiian chili pepper spikes up these icy, spicy drinks.
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What Makes a Winner?

These four ‘Aipono awardees prove that there’s more than one path to success.
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Chefs Gone Wild

Sunny Savage's knowledge of wild, edible plants, and their oftentimes off-the-beaten-path locations, turns island foraging into an adventure.
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2016 Chef of the Year: Mike Lofaro

Discover why Humuhumunukunukuāpua‘a's chef Mike Lofaro was voted as Maui's 2016 Chef of the Year by his peers.
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Winning Performance

Tasting the delights of The Banyan Tree at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua.

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.
Island Gourmet

The Chef behind the Gourmet

Lloyd Aoki’s ABCs are compassion, knowledge and hard work.
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Holiday Test Kitchen

The respect and camaraderie these Maui chefs share inspired us to ask them to help us create a holiday test kitchen — the first time we've had multiple cooks in the kitchen.
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Knockout Punches

Need a holiday punch recipe? We’ve got you covered with a one-two punch.
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Around the World in a Food Truck

These five moveable feasts take diners on a delicious journey.
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“Shave Ice” for Seafood Fans

The secret to winning Best of the Fest at the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival? Just chill.
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Eat, Drink & Be Merriman

A founder of Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine adds a branch to the family tree.
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The Edible Landscape

Turn your yard into a garden of eatin’.
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Restaurants with a View

5 venues to improve your dining outlook
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Smokey & the Bean

Homestyle recipes make this Kihei restaurant smokin' hot.
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Something’s Brewing

It’s been a decade since Garrett Marrero and Melanie Oxley first put Maui on the craft brewery map. See what they're up to now.
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Care and Feeding

How Maui chefs nurture community.
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Waiter, There’s a Jalapeno in My Drink!

Adventurous bartenders have discarded bottled mai tai mixes to build their own flavor profiles with fresh local fruit and locally crafted distillates.

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