Culinary no-no #647


Once again this week we are suspending our usual format to provide important related information about the coronavirus.

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That’s Lee Anne Wong. She’s the executive chef of Pioneer Inn on Maui…

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And the executive chef and co-owner of Koko Head Café on O‘ahu…


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Wong posted this on her Facebook page for Koko Head Cafe…

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The above was posted on March 23. Just a few days later…

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Wong just helped write a piece for Honolulu Magazine that gives a brutally open and honest description of the dilemma facing restaurant owners.

“It’s just a huge, huge rock to get out from under and the craziest part is nobody did anything wrong. Restaurants and bars closed down to do our moral and civic duty, and play our part and do what’s best for our state and our country. And now, what’s left?” she wrote.

Read the entire column here where Wong provides the business-killing stats.


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