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Our Divine Miss B!

December 28, 2012 / 1 Comment

Long-time friend and Huggo’s regular Brenda LeClair (aka Miss B by our Huggo’s ohana) celebrated her 65th  birthday with friends during a super special happy hour at Huggo’s lounge. Her very favorite dish is sashimi, so our chefs surprised Brenda and friends with an entire fish plated and delivered to the bar — lol!

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Chef’s Special Pizza and More on Tap Tonight!

August 15, 2012 / Comments Off on Chef’s Special Pizza and More on Tap Tonight!

Happy hump day from Huggo’s everyone! But why wait for the weekend to enjoy Chef Ken’s cooking — especially with these specials on offer this evening. If you haven’t tried Chef’s house-made fennel sausage yet, run don’t walk!

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Chef Ken’s Saturday Night Special!

May 27, 2012 / Comments Off on Chef Ken’s Saturday Night Special!

It’s Memorial Day Weekend so why not treat yourself to one of Chef Ken’s delectable specials! Tonight he’s preparing these tempting dishes in addition to Huggo’s innovative menu: Coconut Thai Curry Lemongrass, Calamari, Lobster, Shrimp and Mongchong with Jasmine Rice   Pizza Kalua Pork and Arugula with Tomatoes, Parmesan and Fontina Cheeses Kau kau & enjoy!

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A Taste of India at Huggo’s Tonight

May 8, 2012 / Comments Off on A Taste of India at Huggo’s Tonight

Chef Ken is busy preparing one of his favorite recipes from one of his favorite countries — India — for dinner this evening. Before joining the team at Huggo’s, Chef Ken traveled extensively throughout India and Thailand, tasting and developing his own take on some classic dishes. Tonight’s special is one of many: Shutome (swordfish) Sautéed […]

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Tonight’s Dinner Special…Simply Delish!

April 12, 2012 / Comments Off on Tonight’s Dinner Special…Simply Delish!

Tonight’s one night you really want to let Chef Ken do the cooking! His morning caught Monchong with celery puree, crispy fried leeks and haricot verts (French green beans) is an extra special treat. Marinated in fine herbs, this delicious meaty white fish is grilled to perfection. Save room for dessert…we’ll let the pictures below […]

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Talking Story with Shirley!

March 1, 2012 / 2 Comments

It’s no surprise that Shirley von Platen Luder, Hawaii Island kama’aina (long-time resident), is a regular at Huggo’s and Huggo’s on the Rocks just next door. Shirley founded Huggo’s with husband Hugo in 1969 with the motto “good food and good fun”.  Shirley says, “It’s always been a great gathering spot and back in the day […]

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Love is in the Air Tonight at Huggo’s!

February 15, 2012 / Comments Off on Love is in the Air Tonight at Huggo’s!

Your table is waiting and what better place to celebrate with your sweetheart? Chef Ken has a number of special delicious dishes and decadent chocolate desserts planned for this special evening dedicated to love. Forgot the flowers? Not to worry, our chic lei wahine will be making the rounds throughout the evening to make you a hero/heroine […]

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Diner Confidential: Huggo’s “Secret” Spots

January 15, 2012 / Comments Off on Diner Confidential: Huggo’s “Secret” Spots

Suspended just feet above gently breaking waves under a canopy brilliant stars, nothing beats dinner on Huggo’s hidden and intimate Nalu Lanai. With just about 20 seats available in this area, don’t take your chances — be sure to reserve in advance. And with winter temperatures dipping into the low 70s, be sure to bring a wrap. Chef […]

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Hurry Tonight’s Chef Special is Super Special!

January 6, 2012 / 2 Comments

Tonight’s fresh catch special, Mong Chong, is often compared to lobster for it’s texture and delicate, distinct flavor. Chef Ken is preparing it in a delicious Thai-style — sautéed in penang curry and coconut milk. It’s served up with avocado forbidden black rice, wilted Asian greens and mango-cabbage slaw. Mong Chong is not always available, so don’t miss out — make […]

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Styling in Tori Richard at Huggo’s!

September 27, 2011 / Comments Off on Styling in Tori Richard at Huggo’s!

Justin, a member of our front of house ohana, rocks the new look! Aloha, e komo mai! Our new uniforms are the work of Hawaii’s renowned fashion designer Tori Richard. This surfboard design is right at home at Huggo’s waterfront restaurant in the heart of Kailua-Kona Village. When the south swell is up, the break […]

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