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Fresh corn tacos at Chichen Itza

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on March 19, 2014

The first time I’ve had fresh corn tacos was at a restaurant at the Hacienda Chichen Resort, walking distance from Chichen Itza. We had stopped at…

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Churros in Valladolid

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on March 17, 2014

We found the tastiest churros from a street cart in a quaint little colonial town, Valladolid in Mexico. The town was home to early Spanish settlers in the 16th century…

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Fresh coconut water by the Mermaid Sculpture

If you love shopping like I do, you’ll love Playa Del Carmen’s famous 5th avenue shopping district in Mexico. The entire street is closed off from…

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Spam Musubi Overload

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on December 20, 2013

There’s a special place in my heart for spam. While I was an intern in the publishing industry, spam was the main ingredient in too many of my…

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Dole Whip at the Dole Plantation

Dole Plantation

64-1550 Kamehameha Hwy, Wahiawa, Hawaii

I was stuffed full from shrimp, ice cream and shave ice when we stopped by the Dole Plantation on…

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Leonard’s: that Heavenly Pouf called the Malasada

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on November 22, 2013

Leonard’s

933 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu, HI

Leonard’s makes these impossibly fluffy poufs of heaven called malasadas. Malasadas are Portuguese doughnuts, deep fried and covered…

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Honolulu Night Market: A Street Party in Paradise

Honolulu Night Market

683 Auahi St., Honolulu, Hawaii

The Honolulu Night Market happens once a month, every third Saturday in the funky neighbourhood of Kaka’ako….

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Giovanni’s: Shrimps that could be lobsters

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on November 1, 2013

Giovanni’s

66-427 Kamehameha Hwy, Laie, Hawaii

Parked amongst a mini pod of food trucks on the side of Kamehameha Highway is Giovanni’s shrimp truck. It’s the white…

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M. Matsumoto Grocery Store: Best Shave Ice on Oahu

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on October 31, 2013

M. Matsumoto Grocery Store

66-087 Kamehameha Hwy., Haleiwa, HI

There’s only one place to get shave ice on Oahu: M. Matsumoto…

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Bubbies: Homemade Mochi Ice Cream Balls, bite-sized and addictive

Bubbies

1010 University Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii

There’s a huge Japanese community in Hawaii. That explains why you can get mochi just about anywhere from the local farmer’s…

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