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Island Filipino Kitchen

Monday, July 25th, 2005

Today, my co-worker and I went to Island Filipino Kitchen, one of the few Filipino restaurants in Hilo. Hilo is full of Filipinos, yet there are hardly any Filipino restaurants. What’s up with that? The restaurant is a bit hard to find since it’s on the side of a warehouse, but there are big signs [...]

Blane’s Drive Inn: Loco Moco & Onion Rings

Friday, July 1st, 2005

What better way to start this food log off with one of Hawaii’s most famous comfort foods? The loco moco! Origins of the loco moco are still debated, but most agree that it began right here in Hilo. What is a loco moco? It’s white rice, a hamburger patty, an egg, and gravy “all ova”. [...]