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Friday, April 3, 2009

Food Club

Ka'Ikena Laua'e Restaurant
Kapiolani Community College
Friday, April 3, 2009

For all you techies out there, I was having MAJOR exposure issues...I ended up shooting at 1250-1600 ISO with flash and I was getting ridiculous shutter speeds like 1/15, 1/20, etc at f/2.8!! I was extremely will notice the horrible depth of field in some of these pics....Jalna, where are you when I need you?!?!?! grrrr.....

"China Town" Duck - 2 Ways
China Town Duck Risotto & Duck Pot Stickers
Hoisin Lime Sauce
Some kind of lobster wrap thingy (sorry, it wasn't on the menu that Marvin stole for me!)

Nalo Greens with Teardrop Tomatoes, Cucumber, Red Radish, Big Island Hearts of Palm, Focaccia Croutons & Candied Macadamia Nuts
Champagne Vanilla Vinaigrette

Kalua Pig Springrolls

Roasted Island Grown Corn Soup & Crab
Sweet Potato Haystack

Peppered Ahi Nicoise Salad
Nalo Greens, Fingerling Potatoes, Caper Berries, Island Teardrop Tomatoes, Green & Yellow Wax Beans, Kalamata Olives, Red Onions & Basil
Balsamic Shallot Dressing

New York Strip Loin with Three Mustard Glaze & May Tag Bleu Cheese
Braised Baby Nalo Romaine Lettuce, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes & Crisp Maui Onion Rings. Cabernet Mirin Syrup & Scallion Oil

Some kind of swordfish that wasn't on the menu...

Vegetarian Spring Roll with Hamakua Mushrooms, Asparagus, Big Island Hearts of Palm, & Green Beans with Island Corn Jalapeno Relish
Five Spice Pumpkin Puree
Hoisin Lime Sauce & Chili Oil

Marvin's attempt at being artsy...

Strawberry Souffle (or something like that!)

Dessert Sampler -
Orange Cardamom Panna Cotta
Macadamia Nut Shortbread Cookie
Cinnamon Ginger Infused Poached Pear with Drunken Berries

Marvin's self portrait...

Us trying to be silly...


Betty Townsend said...

Wow, this is major bigtime gourmet food! It all looks fantastic. Trust you all had a great time.

Les said...

We had a great time! Unfortunately the food looked better than it tasted....

Ruth said...

Aww...I miss the YM food club. Looks like you all had a good time! :)

Les said...

there will be a seat waiting for you when you come back!! :P