Taste Hawai‘i Tour Photo Galleries

View photo slideshows from the Taste Hawai‘i Tour. For larger images, click on the photo to go to the main gallery for the event. (See yourself or someone you know in a photo? Visit the photo galleries on Facebook at the Blue Tomato page or the Kau Kau page and tag them!) Have photos you’d … Continue reading

Pineapple Fields Forever

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Sustainability is: Making decisions today so our grandchildren’s children can enjoy what we have, tomorrow.  ~ Chef Alan Wong Sustainability is a topic of crucial importance at Alan Wong’s Restaurants. In the video below, Chef Alan Wong discusses the need to increase Hawai‘i’s consumption of local produce and the positive effect it will have on … Continue reading

VIDEO: Watch The Blue Tomato “Biting Commentary” Episode (Part 2)

In case you missed Chef Alan Wong’s appearance on HONOLULU Magazine’s “Biting Commentary with John Heckathorn” (presented by Hawaiian Airlines), here’s Part Two of the two-part episode. (See our original post for behind-the-scenes photos.) This episode aired Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 2:30PM on KGMB9. Part One (click the link to watch the earlier episode) … Continue reading

Get Buzzed with Chef Alan

At his July Farmer Series Dinner last year Chef Alan introduced Dr. Lorna Tsutsumi who teaches a beekeeping class at UH-Hilo. It may seem like an unusual course to be taught in Hawai‘i, but honey bees are vital to our survival here on Planet Earth.  It takes diligent efforts to identify and control the mites … Continue reading

VIDEO: Watch The Blue Tomato “Biting Commentary” Episode (Part 1)

In case you missed Chef Alan Wong’s appearance on HONOLULU Magazine’s “Biting Commentary with John Heckathorn” (presented by Hawaiian Airlines), here’s Part One of the two-part episode. (See our original post for behind-the-scenes photos.) Part Two airs Sunday, June 3, 2011 at 2:30PM on KGMB9. Don’t forget to enter to win a copy of The … Continue reading

The Blue Tomato on “Biting Commentary” – Part 2

Part Two of  the HONOLULU Magazine’s “Biting Commentary with John Heckathorn” episode featuring Chef Alan Wong and his cookbook, The Blue Tomato airs on KGMB9 on Sunday, July 3, 2:30 pm. The series premiered June 19, 2011. Part One of the Chef Alan/Blue Tomato episode aired on June 26. Read our original behind-the-scenes post here.  The … Continue reading

Macy’s Demonstration Photo Gallery

Photos from Chef Alan, Chef Lance and Chef Wade’s presentation/demonstration at Macy’s, Ala Moana. For a larger version of the slideshow, click here.

The Blue Tomato “Biting Commentary” Giveaway

**UPDATE:  We’ve just learned that the Chef Alan and The Blue Tomato episode of Biting Commentary with John Heckathorn has been made into a two-part episode! Watch Part One (which will feature the Goat Cheese Mousse recipe) on June 26, and watch Part Two (learn to make the Crab- and Shrimp-Stuffed Avocado) the following weekend, … Continue reading

Chef Alan in New York

At the beginning of March 2011, Chef Alan Wong and Chef George Mavrothalassitis, both James Beard Award-winning chefs, traveled to New York to present a Chefs of Aloha dinner at the James Beard House (March 9, 2011). While in New York, Chef Alan taped a segment with Epicurious.com’s Tanya Steele for ABC News’ Chef’s Table … Continue reading

Oyster Shaved Ice with Red Onion-Jalapeño Granité

Fuel the flames of love with this vivid red, spicy-yet-cool oyster dish. The original presentation of this simple dish from The Blue Tomato is bound to win you serious sweetheart points. Oyster Shaved Ice with Red Onion-Jalapeño Granité Makes 5 tasting portions The Granité 1 cup (227 grams) fish stock (use store-bought or homemade; Chef … Continue reading

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