Perfection in pizza

Pizzetta Italian Kitchen and Bar. That just sounds like a place you would want to visit. And to that, we say, go for it.

Matcha and whimsy

Mimi Ishii has a magical twist on lemonade at Kapaa’s newest teahouse. The drink comes across the counter an iridescent blue and changes to a bright pink right before your eyes.

Dim ‘N’ Den Sum voted da bes’

Ed Kawamura Sr. of Veterans Helping Veterans liked the ribs during the Battle of the Food Trucks presented Sunday evening by Parking Lot Paina at the Kauai Veterans Center parking lot in Lihue. “The ribs are really good,” Kawamura said. “I don’t know about anything else.”

Kauai’s first gastropub opens in Kapaa

Scotch eggs, pub steak and a smattering of beer-battered bites line the menu at one of Kauai’s newest restaurants, and the island’s first gastropub. Avalon Gastropub in Kapaa also boasts burgers and fried brussel sprouts, fried mac ‘n’ cheese and a quinoa salad with roasted Okinawan sweet potato, piquillo peppers, red onion, kale and roasted butternut squash.

The best of beers & more

Established in downtown Port Allen, the nation’s westernmost brewery features 10 handcrafted beers, six pinball machines, five large high-definition televisions and 80 seats.

Plantations in Waimea more than good grinds

Joe Kali drove his family from Lihue to the Plantations BBQ & Bar Sunday in Waimea. “We had friends visiting from California, and they had breakfast here,” said Lisa Kali. “We didn’t even know this place was open, so we’re just checking it out because our friends said it was pretty good.” The Plantations BBQ & Bar is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the building adjacent to Waimea Plantation Cottages.

Donut taste so good

What’s better than enjoying a donut fresh from a local bakery or retailer? Why, it’s enjoying a free donut on National Donut Day in support of The Salvation Army in Hawaii, today.

A place for pizza

From the traditional pies at Bobby V’s to the smoked ono and Gorgonzola rosemary sauce pizza at Kilauea Bakery and Pizza, Kauai’s a place to get a slice any way you like it.