Hawaiian food: Way beyond poke

February 8, 2017

In Brooklyn, N.Y., Onomea is dishing out classic Hawaiian dishes such as kalua pig, or slow-cooked pulled pork that it serves with cabbage, and loco moco, a teriyaki burger topped with a sunnyside up egg and brown gravy, served over rice. Another classic item, Spam musubi (think sushi rolls filled with Spam in lieu of seafood) is also on the menu.

Spam musubi. Photo: RocksterWho/iStock/Thinkstock

On the West Coast, at Ma’ono in Seattle, chef Mark Fuller is creating dishes inspired by his Hawaiian heritage and starring ingredients from the Pacific Northwest and the Pacific Rim. Of particular note on the