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This dinner sounds like my idea of heaven. Or, at the very least, the really, really great waiting room to it.
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Fresh Bytes: Lee Anne Wong’s Winner Winner Chicken Dinner
You're an inspiration, Ed. Keep on keeping on (and keep posting about it, too)!
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Course Correction
I have a kind of fear/love thing with the stinky bean. I'll just enjoy the pictures from a safe distance this time. :)
5 months, 1 week ago on Did this: Hard-core natto dinner
@joyyamazaki Thank you for all that info, Joy. It's important for people with celiac disease to know these details. I'm really impressed that they have a dedicated, separate gluten free facility in Japan. Fantastic!
1 year, 5 months ago on New eats: Godmother Pasta
@Melissa808 @Annoddah_Dave I'm, like, all over this blog, Melissa. Totally all over it. ;)
@Melissa808 @Annoddah_Dave Do they have angel hair gf brown rice pasta??? I'm in shock.
@turkfontaine No, MEEEEEEEEE!!! Here I am, commenting on Melissa's blog AGAIN!!! ;)
Beautiful, beautiful photos of...well...masterpieces! Thank you for documenting the meal so the rest of us can vicariously enjoy these chefs' art.
1 year, 5 months ago on Sheldon Simeon at Vintage Cave
Did you happen to notice if they boil and make their gluten free noodles in separate equipment than their wheat noodles? Sounds really picky, but some folks have really, really bad gluten intolerance (celiac disease) and this makes all the difference for them.
Melissa, I am SO THERE. Almost. Soon, though, and more than once while I'm back home, definitely. THANK YOU for this gluten-free friendly PSA!!! For once, freshly made gluten free pasta, and mentaiko pasta that doesn't come from an instant packet! :) Drooling already in anticipation!
@nonstopmari I DO! Fried with garlic and a guy-shoulder hug. :)
1 year, 8 months ago on Pig and the Lady’s “Spirited Away” popup
Babette's Feast? Howaboutit?
Ma would be so proud of you for remembering all these kind people who helped us at Kapi'olani.
1 year, 9 months ago on Why I’m going to Fatboy’s
This, THIS, sounds like heaven.
1 year, 9 months ago on Naked Cow bringing back cheese dinners
@nonstopmari Um, I'm not sure that would be legal. I can get some the next time I'm home, maybe. But THANKS!
1 year, 10 months ago on VIDEO taste: Natto again!
OOOOOOHHHHHH!!! So THAT'S what I smelled in the southwest wind... :)))
oooh, wish i could be there. stink it up for me!
1 year, 10 months ago on NATTO AGAIN! The un-Valentine dinner
@nonstopmari @Melissa808 Yeah...so sad, yeah? It's just not the same with rice noodles.
1 year, 11 months ago on M&M eats: Monkeypod Kitchen
@Melissa808 I wish, I wish. I think wheat flour gluten is what makes saimin noodles so nice and chewy. :(
Now I want a gluten-free Merriman's samin... :(
AAAAAAAHHHHHHH!!!! Bucket List dining, now available in HONOLULU!!! WOW!!!
2 years ago on VIDEO first look: Vintage Cave
AAAAAARRRRRGGGGHHHHH! I. Miss. Ramen. :(
2 years ago on Would you wait in line 38 minutes for ramen?
@nonstopmari methinks you already ARE one... :)
2 years ago on My two seconds of (almost) fame
So, that makes AZ "my big sister's BFF." Somehow, not the same ring to it... ;)
@nonstopmari @EurekaGal I think I saw some pictures of the hukilau and of one of us holding a big fish. Dad said that was in Kihei, when Kihei was a LOT of kiawe and some houses by the road. My memories of that day were of Dad jumping out of the car and running down to the water to help. I'd never seen him do that before. I wonder if people still do hukilau?
2 years, 2 months ago on The luau stew from Heeia Pier
I wonder if that hukilau was in Kihei on a trip to Maui to visit Aunty and Uncle?
OK. I know what's on my itinerary for the next trip home. :)
2 years, 3 months ago on Beyond falafel and hummus: Go
Can you get all this stuff at lunchtime, too?
Sigh...wish there were pop-ups over here... :(
2 years, 4 months ago on Eat here ... or here ... or here
Wow. Looks like it was EPIC. The stink, the slime, the swell company. You guys make this look so GOOD and fun, too.
2 years, 5 months ago on Midsummer Natto’s Dream
Eat the fromage for moi! (And take the Lactaid, aussi!) Waiting for the full report. :)
2 years, 5 months ago on Naked Cow to host cheese dinners
This one, I'm not sure I'm super sad to miss. ;) But have a grand old time anyway and revel in the stinky sliminess!
2 years, 5 months ago on Next Tuesday is Natto Day — let’s celebrate!
Fried garlic, hot nights, bon dances... AWW, MAN!!!! I came back here too early. :(
2 years, 5 months ago on Eat the Street: Garlic Fest
@Melissa808 the katsuobushi over rice with a poached egg on top was to die for. I'm craving it and wish I could go back for another bowl. The rice was so good, too, and I NEVER rave about rice. YUUUUUUUMMMMMMM!!!
2 years, 5 months ago on Ikemen ramen: Do the dip
And the barnyard animal for the not-so-much snacks, too, for that matter.
2 years, 6 months ago on M&M eats: Weird Japanese snacks
WHERE did you find the cute children to do the yummy snack cheer??? LOVED it!
You know, I can't remember the last time I saw you dancing at a bon dance...
2 years, 6 months ago on Foodscene: June
Hey Spicy Tomato! NICE photo galleries! :) Feels like I was there. Almost. Well, except for not getting all that good food to eat. And not being able to stand outside in the rain in shorts. And...well. You know the deal. :)
2 years, 6 months ago on Eat the Street Tomatofest
OOOOOOHHHHHH. Hope the combo plate was yum!
2 years, 6 months ago on Eat the Street debut: SL2 Delectables
@turkfontaine @nonstopmari Who is this "Scrunch"?
2 years, 7 months ago on Eating Kalihi: Hidden sweets
@sakeshop No WORRY about how it looks. Just pass the bottle...over HERE! :)
2 years, 7 months ago on M&M eats: Kickin Kajun
I want to eat it all. *sigh*
2 years, 7 months ago on Pig and the Lady: Not just a personal addiction
Beautiful! Wish I could've witnessed this spectacular performance!
2 years, 7 months ago on IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre: ‘La Madonna’
@nonstopmari @Melissa808 @konaish O WAAAAHHHHH!!! That's my signature sound. KAWHAM!
2 years, 7 months ago on LOL: Holiday spice Spam OnoPop
@Melissa808 Hmm...It'd need to be a stylish grunt though. Something with flair...
2 years, 8 months ago on LOL: Holiday spice Spam OnoPop
2 years, 8 months ago on Whose tonkatsu reigns supreme?
@nonstopmari Kulolo? Let's see...when are saver award seats available...
@Melissa808 It's good to have a signature sound, though, yeah? Hey, Melissa, what's yours going to be? ;)
@Melissa808 @nonstopmari @konaish Uh oh. That means I gotta get back home sooner rather than later. Time to check Kayak again...