Elegant Private Dinner for Two

Chef R provided a special Valentine’s Day service for a lucky couple in Kona last month. The menu included some very authentic specialties like Stewed Pork with Chinese Cabbage, Fried Kaui Shrimp in Tamarind Sauce and Spicy Southern Style Curry Short Ribs.

You can see the 5-Star customer review on our Facebook page. Below is a look at the menu.


Summer Rolls
Fresh summer rolls in steamed rice paper wrap with local mango (seasonal availability), organic vegetables and herbs. Served with homemade dipping sauce and garnished with crushed peanuts.



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Roasted Bacon Chestnut Poppers
Water chestnuts wrapped in bacon and roasted with a glaze of our
house sweet chili sauce.


Stewed Pork and Chinese Cabbage Pork leg roasted and then slow-braised to perfection in a rich stew served with stewed cabbage, pickled vegetables, and chili vinaigrette.


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Fried Shrimp in Tamarind Sauce
Fresh Kaui Shrimp fried to perfection and then
tossed in a sweet and sour house-made tamarind reduction.


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Spicy Southern-style Thai Short-rib Curry
Hand-made-from-scratch southern-style spicy curry paste
simmered with short-ribs.


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Som Tum Green Papaya Salad

This well-known streetfood classic has distinct varieties across different regions of Thailand. Here it is prepared by Chef R in classic Bangkok style with a little twist of island color for a private dinner on the Kohala Coast. Crunchy fresh green papaya, carrots, long beans, cherry tomatoes, peanuts, green and red chili, and a touch of purple radish with a rich, salty-sweet-tangy dressing.