Over the weekend, I was doing some shopping in the 96815 and needed to recharge with a bite to eat. There are endless edible options, but first, I'll need to identify my craving and my mood. If I'm going healthy, it's Heavenly on Seaside for al fresco dining and their Heavenly Morning Veggie. My choice of one of their locally grown, organic green salads paired with the daily fresh pressed juice, mini acai bowl and taro english muffins will happily fill my needs.
Am I tired and sluggish? On to Honolulu Coffee Company for a caffeine fueled pick me up. My favorite is the Nutty Hawaiian, a blend of mac nut and coconut flavors topped with whipped cream. I'll enjoy it from the front porch rocking chairs of the Moana Hotel while watching the day pass by.
My rare, but occasionally existent, sweet tooth leads me straight to Island Vintage Shave Ice on Kalakaua Avenue. The Heavenly Lilikoi, a combo of fresh Hawaiian Lilikoi, Strawberry, Boba and Mochi over perfectly shaven fine ice with an organic frozen yogurt center, is sweet, refreshing and all natural to boot!
If I'm in between meals and just need a quick delicious snack to tie me over, it's a musubi from Musubi Iyasume. I'm a simple kind of girl - spam, avocado, rice while I walk home, the returning island autumn trade winds blowing through my hair and the palms above. So many wonderful treats just off the Waikiki streets!