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Surfin' Taco Chronicles: Your Gateway to Hawaii's Culinary and Cultural Gems

Explore the top food spots, recipes, and local culture of North Shore, Hawaii. Your ultimate guide to savoring the Hawaiian spirit and cuisine.

Taste the Authentic Flavors of Hawaii

Insider's Guide to North Shore's Vibrant Community & Traditions

Discover Hawaii's Signature Dishes

Local Events & Festivities: What's Happening on the North Shore

Culinary Tips: Cooking Hawaiian Delicacies at Home

Hawaii's Best Eats & Local Insights - Surfin' Taco Chronicles

hawaii pineapple tiki drink

Pineapple is one of Hawai’i’s main novelty items and is grown on the North Shore of Oahu at the Dole Plantation. It is also many people’s favorite tropical fruit because of its tangy flavor that goes well with many dishes and beverages.

dukes ocean fest

Duke’s OceanFest is one of the many events that is held every summer in Waikiki throughout the year. But make no mistake, it is certainly worth not missing. OceanFest is host to various events such as the Menehune surfing competitions, the AccesSurf competitions, amateur longboarding, beach volleyball, and more.

north shore hawaii community

Remember your favorite candy or dessert shop growing up as a kid? Maybe it was a homemade ice cream shop, or a local general store that sold your favorite strawberry belts, or just come good ol’ shave ice. That’s because small businesses are a very integral, important part of our community.

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The North Shore of Oahu is incredibly famous for its prominent surf culture. Every year from November through March, the North Shore is graced by countless large swells. These swells produce some of the best surfing conditions in the world, attracting surfers from around the globe.

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Eating healthy is an essential part of our daily routines. Without a healthy body, we cannot function and all other aspects of our lives suffer as a result. While many strive to eat a healthy, balanced diet on a daily basis, nutrition can be very confusing at times.

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Plant based diets and gluten free products have recently been the forefront of healthy eating, overtaking the many popular fad diets that are neither practical nor self-sustaining. Diets that make it easy to maintain a healthy, balanced lifestyle are essential for longevity and overall effectiveness.

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As Jon Favreau’s character, Carl Casper, says in the movie Chef, “there are chefs that cook food that they believe in and people will try it because they’re open to a new experience and they’ll end up liking it.” While the movie Chef is a charming story of a cook that starts a food truck business to reignite his passion for making great food, this quote best sums up why food trucks are the best.

baja fresh mexican grill hawaii

Baja California is the 29th state of Mexico and is a huge tourist destination for many Americans. Baja California is located directly under California in the United States and is the third largest peninsula in the world.