Quick Bites: Miso & Ale, HRA Hall of Fame, more
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Meats & Sweets: Pop-up restaurant Miso & Ale is pairing up with Coffee Talk to present “Meats & Sweets” in Kaimuki this evening.
The menu includes an appetizer of roasted beet salad with Thai basil and “The Great Pumpkin Salad” garnished with a yuzu creme fraiche. Entree choices include an open-faced B.L.A.T. featuring an Asian-inspired take on the classic sandwich, Chinese style beef stew, a baked rice dish special filled with pork belly, kim chee and house-made seafood sausage.
Desserts include an assortment of house-made doughnuts (pumpkin crunch, chocolate soda, Frutti Pebbles), a PB & J Parfait and Black & Tan Parfait.
The dinner takes place from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. today at Coffee Talk, 301 Waialae Ave. Customers are seated on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit misoandale.com/upcoming-events.
Hall of Fame: The Hawaii Restaurant Association inducts a new group to the 2012 Hall of Fame on Monday at the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki.
Among those to be inducted are Floyd and Doris Christenson of Mama’s Fish House; the Hayashi family, Pagoda Hotel & Floating Restaurant; Tom Jones of Gyotaku; Russell Siu of 3660 on the Rise; and the Teruya Family of Armstrong Produce.
Inductees being honored posthumously include John Heckathorn, food critic for Honolulu Magazine, Bat Moi Kam Mau of Char Hung Sut, Nancy Manago of Manago and Mary Tom of Wailana Coffee House.
A dine-around begins at 6 p.m. followed by the Hall of Fame program.
Seven distinguished island chefs — Fred DeAngelo, Ed Kenney, Bob McGee, John Memering, Eddie Mizumo, Ronnie Nasuti and Lindsey Ozawa — will host the food stations.
Tickets are $200 per person, with tables of 10 for $1,500, $3,000 and $5,000. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the HRA’s Scholarship Program.
Call HRA at 944-9105 or visit www.restauranthi.com.
Pumpkin pancakes: IHOP offering a fall lineup of signature pancakes.
The Carrot Cake pancake is back for the first time in four years.
The trio of fall pancakes start at $4.99 and will be available through January.
The Pumpkin Pancakes are made with real pumpkin with a whipped cream topping, while the New York Cheesecake Pancakes have real cheesecake pieces inside, topped with strawberries and whipped cream. The Carrot Cake Pancakes come with a mix of diced apples, shredded carrots, coconuts, raisins and walnuts topped with a cream cheese icing.
IHOP has locations at the Aqua Palms, 1850 Ala Moana Blvd.; the Ohana Waikiki Malia in Waikiki; Waimalu Shopping Plaza; and Windward Mall. Visit www.IHOP.com.
Eggs ‘n Things times three: The popular Eggs ‘n Things now has a third Oahu location at 451 Piikoi St.
Best known for its eggs, omelets, pancakes and crepes, Eggs ‘n Things has become a popular go-to place at its two other locations on Saratoga Road and at the Aston Waikiki Circle Hotel.
Hours at Eggs ‘n Things Ala Moana will be from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 6 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
Call 538-3447 or visit www.eggsnthings.com.
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