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bills Sydney – Featuring Creamy Scrambled Eggs and Fluffy Hotcakes

Bill Granger, owner of bills Sydney, has restaurants in Australia, the U.K., and Japan.  This Australian celebrity chef opened his first restaurant when he was just 22 years of age. He recently opened a new “bills” restaurant on Oahu, which is the first U.S. location. Dubbed as the “egg master of Sydney” by the New York Times, he has brought his take on “barefoot-from-the-beach” dining concept to the tourist mecca of Hawaii known as Waikiki.

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The 12th Annual Waikiki SPAM Jam Festival

Once again, Hawaii residents converged in Waikiki to celebrate all things SPAM. This would be my first SPAM Jam, despite it being the 12th annual SPAM Jam Festival. SPAM was everywhere. I walked out of that festival all SPAMed out.

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Eat The Street: Pork

If you missed Eat The Street Bacon, then Eat The Street Pork would have been the next best thing for your taste buds. The food trucks were once again out and about for the monthly Eat The Street event in Kakaako. By the way, Eat The Street recently got a nice shout-out from Fodor’s, naming them one of seven great food festivals on Oahu. Way to go!

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Eat The Street: Chocolate

Eat The Street! It’s been a while since I’ve battled the crowds at Kakaako’s favorite food rally. However, the theme was chocolate, and well, I just had to be there. The usual suspects were there (Soul Patrol, Paul’s Poppers, and Ono Pops), along with some pleasant new surprises (Wow Wow Waffle, Pt. Suisse, Oko Guys, Pop Pop Donuts).

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Food Spotting at the 2014 Cho Tet Vietnamese New Years Festival

Exploration: Hawaii writer Marvin Chandra has been hitting the Hawaii festival scene very hard over the last couple of months. I decided to join him for the 2014 Vietnamese New Year’s Festival at Kapiolani Park. While Marvin decided to focus on the various performers at the festival, I paid a bit more attention to all of the delicious food for sale. I ended up tasting the avocado bubble drink from one of the food stands. It was so good that it was gone within a few minutes. Too bad the rain came, I would have stayed longer to taste more of the food.