Food Truck Rally in Kakaako

Eat the Street Food Truck Rally | Burt LumNonstop Honolulu‘s Diane Seo today unveiled more details about the second “Eat the Street” Food Truck Rally, tacking place Friday, Feb. 25, from 5 to 9 p.m., at 555 South St. in Kakaako.

The first event in January, which drew a dozen trucks and an estimated 1,000 people, was a huge success. So much so, the space was overflowing with people. Now, “Eat the Street” founder Poni Askew of StreetGrindz.com has partnered with Nonstop Honolulu and Kamehameha Schools to go even bigger. There will be at least 19 vendors on a huge lot near Restaurant Row.

The trucks signed up to date are:

  • Aloha Ice Cream Tricycles
  • The Cafe Truck
  • Camilles on Wheels
  • Chimney Cakes
  • Dixie Grill
  • Elena’s Home of Finest Filipino Foods
  • Fairy Cakes
  • Gogi Korean Tacos
  • Jawaiian Irie Jerk
  • Kakaako Kool
  • Let Them Eat Cupcakes
  • Lickety Split
  • Malia’s Pasteles and Poke
  • Melt Honolulu
  • Soul Patrol
  • Stacy’s LauLau and Grindz
  • T.A.S.T.E.
  • Xtreme Tacos

There’s also a Twtvite set up for Twitter users to RSVP.

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Loco Moto

Morimoto Loco Moco | Photo by Burt Lum

Hawaii tech guru Burt Lum visited Morimoto Restaurant in Waikiki this morning, and ordered the “Loco Moto” — Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s version of the classic local dish. Burt tweeted us the above photo, later commenting: “It wasn’t like ground beef but instead slices of wagyu steak in the brown gravy and Maui onions. It was delicious.”

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La Tour Cafe

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Sheridan Street

Honolulu Magazine columnist John Heckathorn (a long-time local food writer now blogging at Biting Commentary) recently checked out several new Honolulu food trucks. It was a “two lunch” day as he visited OnoToGo and Yajima-ya, both on Sheridan Street.

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