Taste Hawaii Tour


Dawn Sakamoto 
Watermark Publishing 


Wednesday November 2, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM PDT

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Hukilau Restaurant 
230 Jackson Street
San Jose, CA 95112

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Chef Alan's Birthday Bash 

Join Chef Alan Wong and food historian Arnold Hiura as they celebrate Chef Alan's birthday at Hukilau 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.

ALSO: It's HIS birthday, but Chef Alan might give YOU a present! Attend Chef's Birthday Bash and enter our drawing to WIN A TRIP FOR TWO TO HAWAII to dine at an Alan Wong's restaurant! Entry form must be filled out in person at the event.

Each 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
  • Hosted bar (selection of  alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages)
  • 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:

  • Da Big Kahuna Sausage
  • Edamame
  • Fried Saimin
  • Yaki Onigiri
  • Hukilau Fried Pork Chops
  • Kalua Cabbage
  • Aloha Chicken Adobo
  • 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.