Southern comfort food

  • Photo courtesy of Matt Feeser

    Nom Kauai’s friendly staff includes (from left) Michelle De Jesus, Bryanna Halligan, Alicia Crawford-Fuquay, Amanda Hartly and Denise Robinson.

  • Photo courtesy of Matt Feester

    Chef and owner of Kapaa’s Nom Kauai, Thomas Fuquay, serves his signature dish, The Notorious P.I.G.

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    Christie Tracy receives a breakfast of biscuits and gravy with a fruit bowl from Nom Kauai server, Denise Robinson, on Wednesday.

Southern-style cooking is not common on Kauai, but one kitchen in Kapaa is cooking up a storm with savory recipes from the South.