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Dinner with Anuhea

Posted by Cheryl Andaya on September 22, 2016

Food and music are two worlds I love. When I heard about Anuhea (award winning, top charting artist from Hawaii) singing at The Cork & Craft while being served savory dishes from Chef Phillip Esteban (The Cork & Craft) and dessert from Chef Kristianna Zabala (Nomad Donuts), I was quick to buy a ticket.  I…

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I Love Poke San Diego 2016 Results – SOAR to the Top

Posted by Neens on May 25, 2016

Late night (early morning) rant from a tired (but happy) event curator… I Love Poke San Diego 2016 was magical.  Don’t think of a food festival.  Think of a family gathering, where near 35 families all chipped in and brought food for everyone to share.  Korean BBQ cheese melts, sliders, ube toffee!!!!, ice cream macarons,…

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Farm to Turntable 2016

Posted by Neens on January 14, 2016

The concept of Farm-to-table is about keeping it local.  The closer your food sources are, the fresher your food will be, all while supporting local business.  This keeps the local economy in good shape!   Our twist on that concept is “Farm to Turntable”.  The Filipino culture is known for family gatherings by the hundreds,…

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Seattle Sounds Off With Poke

Posted by Trout on October 14, 2015

Images by Vincent Carabeo Poke. It gets a lot of attention. It gets created, served, appreciated, eaten and appreciated again. It’s a dish with origins, lineage and story – lots of story. From the simplest and sometimes crude preparations in the beginning to the most elaborate, technical presentations today, poke has brought people together. And…

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I Love Poke OC Recap

Posted by Trout on July 9, 2015

Rich. Poor. Coastal. Land-locked. Glamorous. Industrial. Contemporary. Historical. Orange County packs the full spectrum of California living and we all view it in our own personal way. But any way you look at this stretch from San Clemente to Long Beach, you’ve got to admit one thing…

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I Love Poke SD Recap

Posted by Trout on June 9, 2015

What’s important in your life? Is it money? Is it family? Is it religion? Is it riding in the barrel of a big, blue wave or catching a giant Ahi? Or, maybe cranking up your favorite song on the open road? There’s no right or wrong answer because life is…

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North Eats 2015 Event Recap

Posted by Trout on April 27, 2015

After 32 servings with friends, family, legendary surf/skate heroes, a mountain of executive chefs and a cracker of a sunset, I was left… well… happy. A bland description, but oh so accurate and fitting. Happy is good food. Happy is a gathering of all the surrounding neighborhoods. Happy is clinking glasses with Steve Caballero, Mike McGill…

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Island Vibe Music Festival in San Diego

Posted by Neens on July 25, 2014

Our friends are throwing the Island Vibe Music Festival in San Diego! Come through to this celebration of Pacific Islander culture featuring music, food, art, merch, and cultural dances! Check out more details about the festival and buy your tickets on their website.

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San Diego’s I Love Poke Festival Recap 2014

Posted by Neens on June 29, 2014

The I Love Poke Festivals have become an annual tradition amongst fish-eating, Hawaii-loving enthusiasts in Southern California.  Not only do we have some of the most notable chefs in town making poke, but we also have a wide variety of Island styled fare to ensure that you get a good dose of all the plate…

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FIRST ANNUAL MUSUBI MAP POKE FESTIVAL APRIL 20TH!!!

Posted by Neens on March 22, 2010

GENERAL INFORMATION: 1st Annual Musubi Map Poke Festival & Competition Bali Hai Restaurant April 20th, 2010 at 6pm 2230 Shelter Island Drive  San Diego, CA 92106 Food, Music, Art and the best Restaurants Competing for “Best Poke” TICKET INFO: General Admission $35/Presale, $40/Door $5 of this ticket price will be donated to Beacon of Hope…

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