I wish I were Irish

Dress in green to support local greens this St. Patrick’s Day at Anaina Hou’s Porter Pavilion in Kilauea on Saturday from 5:30 p.m.

Big breakfast Sunday

Advance tickets, $20, save you $4 that you can use to shop at some of the unique offerings like the student ceramic work from instructor Wayne Miyata, or jewelry from Susan Okada that come with the American Culinary Federation Kauai Chapter breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Kauai Community College.

Mardi Gras on Kauai

Pre-registration is not only saving money but allows more time to enjoy the Mardi Gras festivities, said Ally Kirk of the Kauai Animal Welfare Society.

Monico’s serves up good times, good food

The first impression of Monico’s Taqueria Kauai might not be the best. Parking. Because the spaces in the parking lot are for more than one business and are more for compact cars than larger vehicles, it can be a tight squeeze, and some SUV drivers find that annoying. They might even give up and leave.

Homecoming

It’s good to be back. That was my thought when my wife and I wandered into Tahiti Nui in Hanalei last Sunday.

The Spot has a new spot

Just shy of two years after opening The Spot in Kapaa, Nani Lane and Ellie Marcus have opened the doors on their second location in the Princeville Shopping Center.

Fresh bread, healthy sandwiches

Smells of savory soups and fresh bread dominate the corner of Kukui Grove Center next to Macy’s, where more often than not you’ll find loaves just out of the oven and a line out the door.

A table with a view

Sea breezes and eggs Benedict draw patrons to Sam’s Ocean View on Kuhio Highway in Kapaa, but it’s not just the drinks that are flowing through the second-story dining room.