Cooking Channel to Feature the Flavors of the Big Island and Oahu Beginning Next Week

Hawaii is truly paradise… from picture postcard rainbows to the best surf and beaches and astounding volcanoes! And be prepared to be amazed by the food.  The Cooking Channel discovers the best the Big Island and Oahu have to offer, as well as the stories and passion behind the dishes during the Month of October.

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Christian Self mixes up a $10,000 winning mai tai at the 2010 Don the Beachcombers Mai Tai Mix Off

Kick it off with a Mai Tai from star bar chef Christian Self at Honolulu’s Waikiki EDITION hotel. Then head over to legendary 4 star chef Alan Wong’s restaurant and then the small gem Town, with up and coming chef Ed Kenney.

Follow that up with the best farm-raised Wagyu beef at Merriman’s Waimea, and a seafood odyssey at the Manta & Pavilion Wine Bar, and we’ve got the main courses covered! And of course there’s plate lunch at Helena’s and some sweet Hawaiian treats, mochi and Kona coffee. Plus, a Kanack Attack and a major Luau… Aloha!

The show will air at least five times before the end of October (times listed are Eastern):

  • October 11, 2011 9:00 PM
  • October 11, 2011 1:00 AM
  • October 16, 2011 11:00 PM
  • October 16, 2011 3:00 AM
  • October 23, 2011 8:00 AM

The production visited a number of locations on both islands, which ones made the cut and which got left on the editing room floor remains to be seen.  Here’s where they shot at:

OAHU

HAWAII ISLAND

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