Honolulu small bites_ 8 happenings worth buzzing about – biting commentary – july 2016 – honolulu, hi

The all-white secret dinner is back next month, Eat the Street returns to ‘Ewa Beach, new Mainland eateries open in Honolulu and Il Gelato can now be delivered to your home. Chicken strips marinade recipe Here is some of the buzziest food news this week:

For the third year, Honolulu will host Le Dîner en Blanc, an elegant pop-up picnic dinner that takes places in cities around the world, on Aug. Chicken tenders recipe nz 27 at an undisclosed public location. 4 fingers chicken wings recipe (That’s part of the fun.)

Tickets will be sold in phases: Phase 1 for members who have attended the previous year (July 26), Phase 2 for new members who are referred by Phase 1 attendees (Aug. Baked chicken strips calories 2) and Phase 3 for people who have signed up on the waiting list on the official website.


Juicy baked chicken tenders Cost is $45, including transportation to the secret location.

Last summer, more than 1,000 people attended the secret dinner at Ko Olina. Baked chicken tenders panko buttermilk The year before that, guests were shuttled to ‘Iolani Palace for the dinner.

Le Dîner en Blanc (“Dinner in White”) started more than 25 years ago in—where else?—Paris, when hosts at a picnic in the Bois de Boulogne asked their guests to wear white so they could be easily spotted and assembled. Baked chicken tenders temperature It has since turned into a global foodie phenomenon, with locales including Milan, Barcelona, New York City, Singapore, Jamaica, Brazil, the Ivory Coast and, of course, Honolulu hosting their own private picnics. Baked chicken tenders time More than 70 cities have participated in Dîner en Blanc in more than 25 countries.

Here’s how it works: Guests are expected to wear all white and bring a table, two white chairs and a white tablecloth. Homemade chicken fingers with flour They must also provide their own picnic basket of food—or pre-order one in advance, this time a three-course dinner designed by consulting chef Zach Sato of Hotel Wailea, that can be picked up on-site. Homemade chicken fingers with panko Guests can only bring wine or champagne; beer or hard liquor is not allowed.

The monthly event, which is free and open to the public, will feature more than 40 food vendors, family-friendly activities including face-painting and a waterslide, and live entertainment by Maunalua, Paul Izak, Tavana and Ponchoman.

Food vendors include Beyond Burgers, Flour and Scones, Hawaiian Fresh Farms, Milk Tea Hawai‘i, OnoPops, Shaka Shrimp, Deustchland808, Il Gelato, The Girls Who Bake, Waimānalo Country Farms, Hawaiian Twisted Tater and Wow Wow Lemonade.

New to Pierre Marcolini at Ala Moana Center, these mini macarons are flown in from Belgium and come in 10 different flavors. Homemade chicken tenders batter Photo: Catherine Toth Fox

For the first time, Pierre Marcolini, the luxury Belgian chocolatier in the ‘Ewa Wing at Ala Moana Center, is bringing in decadent traditional macarons straight from Belgium.

This delicate French confectionery come in shimmering colors and 10 intense flavors including white chocolate ganache flavored with liliko‘i, caramel ganache with dark chocolate infused with Tahitian vanilla, butter cream with a hint with rose water from Morocco and a milk-and-bitter chocolate ganache infused with Bergamot oil and lemon zest. Homemade chicken strips with bread crumbs These mini meringue-based sweets are flown in from Belgium and sold as single pieces ($3.80 each) or in boxes of four ($17) or eight ($32).

Also new to the chocolatier’s offerings are financiers, mini butter-and-almond cakes in three flavors ($27 for six pieces); heart-shaped les coeurs in six flavors ($17 for four pieces, $28 for eight), and the Saveurs du Monde ($26), a box of chocolate tablettes sourced from single varietal cacao from around the world.

Aloha 2 Go is now delivering pints of Italian-style gelato from Il Gelato Hawai‘i, crafted by owner Dirk Koeppenkastrop. How to make chicken fingers with flour Photo: Aaron Yoshino

Hawai‘i-based food-delivery service Aloha 2 Go has partnered with Il Gelato Hawai‘i to deliver Italian-style ice cream to homes and offices across the Islands as part of its network of more than 100 different restaurants including 3660 on the Rise, Highway Inn, Square Barrels, Sansei Seafood & Sushi, Himalayan Kitchen and Big City Diner.

You can find Il Gelato’s offerings under the heading, “Alcohol and Beverages,” for now. How to make chicken strips without eggs Available are pints of Tahitian vanilla, dark chocolate, Kona coffee and mango sorbetto for $8.99 each. How to make chicken strips for salad The gelato is kept in a very cold freezer and put in a cold bag for delivery.

Il Gelato has two retail locations—one in Kāhala Mall and the other in the North Shore Market Place in Hale‘iwa. Chicken finger sub calories Earlier this year, the owner, Dirk Koeppenkastrop, headed Team USA in the prestigious Gelato World Cup in Italy.

The Boiling Crab, a casual California-based seafood restaurant, will be opening its first Hawai‘i location in Salt at Our Kaka‘ako as early as this year.

In a press release, the company announced the opening of four new locations, including one in Honolulu and four more in California starting this fall through early 2017.

The restaurant, which specializes in Louisiana-style Cajun seafood, will join the ranks of other crab-themed restaurants—Raging Crab, Karai Crab—in Honolulu.

Its California menus feature various seafood including blue crab, oysters, lobster, shrimp, clams and crawfish, either steamed or boiled in a Cajun-style blend of spices, then tossed with one of its signature seasonings and served in a bag. Calories in two chicken tenders You can also get fried catfish, shrimp, chicken tenders, calamari and oysters, each hand-tossed in a house-made batter and fried. 4 chicken tenders calories The restaurant also serves gumbo, Cajun chowder and Cajun fries.

Other food tenants signed at Salt include Moku, a new restaurant concept by chef Peter Merriman; Mr. 4 fingers crispy chicken calories Tea Café; Hank’s Haute Dogs; Juic’d Life; 9Bar HNL; and J’s Grill. Baked chicken tenders recipe easy They will join Cocina, Highway Inn, Lanikai Juice, Bevy, Insomnia, Paiko + Brue Bar and Starbucks.

Pressed Juicery opened its first location in Hawai‘i at Ala Moana Center this summer with its popular cold-pressed juices. Chicken fingers recipe Photo: Courtesy of Pressed Juicery

The popular cold-pressed juice chain Pressed Juicery, with locations in California, New York, Nevada and New Jersey, opened its first store in Hawai‘i in the ‘Ewa Wing at Ala Moana Center in June.

Its popular soft-serve Freeze is also on the menu here. Baked chicken fingers This is the chain’s popular vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free frozen soft-serve treat made from the ingredients found in its juices. Homemade chicken fingers Freezes can be topped with almond butter, chia seeds, fruits and cacao drizzle.

The Hawai‘i location also launched two seasonal juices—one with dandelion greens, spinach, basil, cucumber, pineapple, pear and lemon ($6.50), and another with lemon, pineapple, ginger, aloe vera and water ($6.50)—refreshing on these humid summer days.

Pressed Juicery was started in 2010 in West Los Angeles by childhood friends Hayden Slater, Hedi Gores and Carly de Castro and has expanded to more than 35 retail locations.

The restaurants were judged in three categories; the Award of Excellence, the Best of Award of Excellence, and—the highest and most coveted title—the Grand Award. Grilled chicken tenders recipe No Hawai‘i restaurant earned the top distinction this year, but a slew got the Best of Award of Excellence nod, including La Mer, Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, Longhi’s Lahaina and Merriman’s Kapalua.

These chewy French confections are rolled in sanding sugar to give them a summery shimmer. How to make chicken fingers A box of 16 is $38 and available at the Plumeria Beach House, Hōkū’s and The Veranda through Aug. Baked chicken strips recipe 20.