Archives for June 2012

Ko Plantation at the Kea Lani, Maui

Hubby and I decided to eat at Ko Plantation at the Kea Lani our last night on Maui. Ko Plantation had just completed a $5.1 million renovation and I wanted to taste the plantation inspired food. I called the hotel and made reservations and found out that there is a 50% kamaaina discount on food … Continue »

Breakfast at the Five Palms Beach Grill in Kihei, Maui

Visitors to Maui can eat breakfast and lunch all day at the Five Palms Beach Grill which is great for visitors on different time zones. Hubby and I decided to try the Five Palms Grill for breakfast because we received a 15% coupon from our hotel concierge. We ordered the big breakfast ($16) with bacon … Continue »

On the Road… Julian Serrano at the Aria Resort & Casino

Since it was our last night in Las Vegas, I wanted to eat at a nice place that was near our hotel. Hubby & I finally decided on Julian Serrano at the Aria Resort and Casino. We didn’t make a reservation but just walked over to the restaurant. For those that are interested, Julian Serrano … Continue »

On the Road… Marie Callender’s in Vegas

I miss Marie Callender’s. Hubby and I used to drive to the Windward side of Oahu just to eat a piece of pie at Marie Callender’s. Marie Callender’s closed all their locations in Hawaii and also three corporate locations in Las Vegas. However, the E. Sahara location which is independently owned is still open and … Continue »

On the Road… Wicked Spoon at the Cosmopolitan Hotel

I love buffets but hubby doesn’t. Buffets have too many choices and we usually end up eating more than we need or want. However, we were in Las Vegas where buffets are everywhere. Wicked Spoon was just voted the best buffet in Vegas so I just HAD to try it. The dinner buffet is $35/person. … Continue »

On the Road… Corky’s at the Memphis Shelby Airport

I love barbecue. While I am on the mainland, I try to get as much as I can. Hubby and I had a layover in Memphis and stopped at Corky’s. We ordered the pulled pork plate platter ($13.95) with two sides (french fries and baked beans). The platter was enough for two of us to … Continue »

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