Taste Hawaii Tour


Dawn Sakamoto 
Watermark Publishing 


Wednesday November 2, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM PDT

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Akiyama Wellness Center 
110 Jackson Street
San Jose, CA 95112

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Taste Hawaii in San Jose 

Join Chef Alan Wong and food historian Arnold Hiura to "Taste Hawaii" at the Akiyama Wellness Center in San Jose!

This talk-story and food tasting event will feature action stations by Chef Alan and his culinary team, plus a buffet by Hukilau Restaurant offering favorite Hawaii dishes. Come hear about Hawaii's food history and how our unique culinary environment has influenced Chef Alan.

Each $60 ticket includes:

  • A copy of Chef Alan's The Blue Tomato: The Inspirations Behind the Cuisine of Alan Wong OR Arnold Hiura's Kau Kau: Cuisine & Culture in the Hawaiian Islands
  • Beverage service (soft drinks or tea)
  • Open access to food stations and buffet

Menu (subject to change without notice)

From Chef Alan Wong and The Blue Tomato:

  • Chopped Ahi Sashimi and Avocado Salsa Stack with Crispy Won Ton Strips, Wasabi Soy
  • Twice Cooked “Kalbi” Short Ribs, Gingered Shrimp, Ko Choo Jang Sauce

From Hukilau Restaurant:

  • Edamame
  • Fried Saimin
  • Kalua Cabbage
  • Aloha Chicken Adobo
  • Yaki Onigiri
  • Fried Rice

Additional copies of The Blue Tomato and Kau Kau will be available for purchase at the event—plan now for your holiday shopping!

Refund/Cancellation Policy: No refunds without prior notice of cancellation by purchaser (24 hour minimum). If you do not attend, we will contact you regarding receiving your book(s). If the tour event is canceled, you will receive a full refund.