SOLD OUT NO TICKETS AT DOOR – I LOVE POKE SD 2012
I LOVE POKE, ALL SOLD OUT. NO TICKETS AT THE DOOR. THANK YOU TO ALL FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND FOR THOSE THAT WILL MISS OUT, PLEASE BUY YOUR TIX EARLIER NEXT YEAR SO WE CAN EAT POKE TOGETHER!
This is the third annual “I LOVE POKE” Food Festival and Competition and the name says it all. If you love poke, than you don’t want to miss out as San Diego’s most popular chefs and cooks compete for the bragging rights of “BEST POKE” in two categories. With your price of admission you get a taste of each chefs creation in both the “Traditional” category (use of tuna is required) and the “Any Kine” category (anything goes).
In addition to all the onolicious poke that you can sample, 15 other restaurants and food brands will be giving you a taste of their Asian/Hawaiian infused menu items and food products. All together that’s 30 different restaurants bringing you the best in San Diego’s Island styled grinds including plenty shave ice, musubi, cupcakes, li hing mui w/ fresh fruit and the most popular sweet roll on the planet, King’s Hawaiian Bread!
This event benefits the Kona-California Scholarship.
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A LIST OF THIS YEAR’S PARTICIPANTS
POKE LAND (competing for “best poke”)
Hapa J’s, Food Farm, Saltbox, Peohe’s, Humphrey’s Restaurant, Blue Wave Bar and Grill, Gaijin Noodle + Sake House, Top of the Market, Whole Foods, Arterra Restaurant, Restaurant at the Pearl
FOOD LAND (non-poke food to grind on)
Isabel’s Cantina, Da Kine’s Catering, Quality Time Catering, Bad Ass Coffee Company, King’s Hawaiian Bread, Pop Chips, Honest Tea, Gabardine, Casanova Fish Tacos , Chris’s Onolicious Grinds, L&L Hawaiian BBQ, CUPS Culinary, Island Style Cafe, Chamorro Grill, Guajan Grill, Hawaiian Springs Water, Hapi Fish
JUDGES (12 judges conduct a blind tasting monitored by Dining Out Magazine)
Anuhea (Hawaiian Musician), Michelle Lerach (owner CUPS Organic), Slash (Radio Show Producer of LaDona Live), Uncle Wayne (Hawaiian Fisherman), Chris Cote (Editor n Chief, Transworld Surf Magazine), Mana Thome (Founder, Polynesian Underground Entertainment), Brian Malarkey (Top Chef fame, Owner Burlap-Gabardine-Searsucker), Michael Antoronsi (Owner/Chef, Chuao Chocolate), Uncle Nelson Ishii (Da Kine’s Catering), Uncle Rome (Owner, Motu Hawaii), Susan Russo (food writer/blogger)