In this week’s episode of Dining on a Dime, host Lucas Peterson visits the Kalihi neighborhood of Honolulu in search of some of Oahu’s best poke. He finds it at Alicia’s Market, a mom-and-pop store and prepared foods counter that opened on Mokauea Street in 1949.
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Hawaiian poke, and the poke bowl, is one of my favorite meals. Get details about Kahuku Superette here: http://migrationology.com/2012/04/hawaiian-poke-bowl-kahuku-superette/
There are lots of reasons to visit Hawaii, but the best reason in my opinion is to take advantage of the delicious food. You’ll find all sorts of, especially Asian food, and a lot of local Hawaiian food as well. One of the ultimate things I love to eat in Hawaii is known as poke. Hawaiian poke is basically cubes of raw fish marinated in a variety of seasonings that usually includes soy sauce and sesame oil, among many different other ingredients depending on what you order.
Normally as soon as possible, after landing in Honolulu, I go straight to the nearest restaurant to grab some fresh poke. It’s like candy for me, and I could eat it every single day of my life – it really is one of my favorite foods in the world. There are all sorts of different types of poke, including spicy ahi poke, shoyu poke, salmon poke, and even poke made with different kinds of seafood. One of the most common and beloved types of Hawaiian poke is made from freshly caught ahi, which is tuna.
Often times poke is bought by the pound, in small plastic containers, and then eaten along with a full Hawaiian style meal, or picnic. Poke goes great with fried chicken, SPAM musubi, fried noodles, or it actually just goes great by itself, or with only a hot fresh bowl of rice. Something that is very popular these days is called a poke bowl. You basically order as much rice as you want, and then they put the raw fish right on top of the hot rice in a bowl. You can get poke bowls all over Hawaii and Honolulu, but one of the best places on the island, is a little convenience store known as Kahuku Superette.
Kahuku Superette is a very average looking shop in the small town of Kahuku, on the island of Oahu. It really doesn’t look like much from the outside, and when you walk in you’ll immediately see mostly beer and drinks that they are selling, and canned goods. But keep walking towards the back of the shop, and that’s when you’ll see the glass cabinet fridge, showcasing a beautiful display of fresh poke. There are only a few choices to choose from at Kahuku Superette, and probably the most popular is their sweet onion shoyu poke. You can order it with no rice, but I think the best way to get it is with hot white rice at the bottom, and at least a half a pound of the poke right on top.
They only have takeaway, so after you order, you can either eat some right there in your car, or you can drive to the nearest beach like we did. Whatever you decide, your mouth is going to be watering as soon as you get your poke bowl. Along with poke at Kahuku Superette, they also have things like kimchi, which also goes great with rice and raw fish.
So we headed to go to the nearest beach, and I was incredibly excited to start digging in. The cubes of fish were literally like butter, extremely tender and just melted in my mouth. The pieces of fish were also extremely flavorful, coated in a wonderful sauce made from lots of sesame oil, soy sauce, and those wonderful sweet onions, and also a hint of chili pepper. The poke bowl, including cold fish along with hot fresh steamed rice, is one of the world’s great combinations, and it never gets old for me.
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Eating one of my favorite kind of food ever! Its my food sin for sure. Made the mac salad myself and brown rice so I dont feel so bad.HA, but I still got seconds 😛 .
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For linner, I am having Hawaiian style bbq. I ordered the chicken katsu plate which comes with two scoops of white rice, a scoop of mac salad, and steamed .
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Eating one of my favorite kind of food ever! It’s my food sin for sure. Made the mac salad myself and brown rice so I don’t feel so bad…HA, but I still got seconds 😛 Please enjoy!
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ASMR Hawaiian Food Breakfast [Soft Eating Sounds] *No Talking*
A very common breakfast in Hawaii consists of rice, eggs, spam and/or Portuguese sausage. My drink was Aloha Maid’s Guava juice.
*EATING SOUNDS…VIEW AT YOUR DISCRETION*
For a better ASMR experience, use earphones.
What is ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response)?
Tingles/chills on the scalp/body or relaxation caused by triggers such as repetitive, steady, low volume sounds. For many people, triggers include eating sounds. This phenomenon has been found to help with insomnia, depression, anxiety, and even eating disorders.
Why is your face not shown?
To focus on the sounds. And the food.
Is that how you really chew?
No. At times, eating sounds are methodical for the purpose of ASMR effects.
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