Restaurant Review: A Saigon Cafe in Wailuku

TweetFrom a previous post, separated out for ease of finding information. A Saigon Cafe. It’s known around here as “The Restaurant Without a Sign” or simply Saigon Cafe. If you like Vietnamese food, or other south Asian fare this is the place for you. A Saigon Cafe is located Wailuku, and there are stars on the roof. Nope, I’m not kidding, there are electric light stars on the roof. It’s a little tricky to get to, but if you take the first right in Wailuku, past the overpass, and then Read More …

Market Fresh Bistro in Makawao

TweetSummer is almost right on top of us here on Maui, and I am looking forward to its bountiful supply of fresh foods. I’m sure the folks at Market Fresh Bistro are excited by this too as they use mainly locally grown ingredients in their fare. While they do offer extremely fresh ingredients, beautifully plated food, and healthy yet generous portions they are lacking in things for us on a gluten-free diet to eat. According to Maui Time the restaurant uses 80-90% local ingredients. I’ve also read about delicious offerings Read More …

Restaurant Review: Penne Pasta Café

Tweet  3 Penne Pastas at Penne Pasta Cafe   Last night I had an event to attend in Lahaina with some friends, so Devin, his sister, and I had dinner there on the west side of the island. I had been wanting to try the pasta at a restaurant I read about. Penne Pasta Cafe offers gluten-free brown rice pasta, penne shape only, for $2 extra. They also have dairy-free mozzarella cheese available for another $2 extra. We all decided to get the brown rice pasta, but Devin was confused Read More …

Restaurant Review: Maui Tacos & Lentil Spinach Tacorritos (a recipe)

Tweet    Tacorritos! Hola! There is a restaurant here in Hawaii(and apparently elsewhere across the US) called Maui Tacos, and I will share some information on them with you, but tonight I made tacos for dinner. Well, a cross between tacos and burritos. Typically burritos are made with the big flour tortillas, but being gluten-free I don’t eat the flour tortillas. I eat corn, and I actually now have a preference for corn tortillas. My dad told me that there is a taco stand down the road from his house Read More …