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Another Winning Special from Our Chefs!

August 22, 2013 / Comments Off on Another Winning Special from Our Chefs!

Huggo’s outstanding Sous Chef Carlos Nava shares one of his favorite new ono preparations with dining guests: An herb-crusted ono with tomatillo cream sauce and roasted tomatoes, red onions , salsa fresca, cilantro and lime juice all served over forbidden black rice.

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“Edible” Huggo’s!

July 24, 2013 / Comments Off on “Edible” Huggo’s!

The summer 2013 issue of Edible Hawaiian Islands magazine has just hit the news stands and Corporate Chef Ken Schloss talks Kona kampachi — one of his favorite fishes that’s served up frequently in a variety of preparations at Huggo’s. The four-page feature includes these comments from our stellar chef: “Hawaiian Kampachi is a uniquely […]

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Looks Great…Tastes Even Better!

July 17, 2013 / Comments Off on Looks Great…Tastes Even Better!

  Sous Chef Carlos Nava snapped this picture perfect dish just as it came out of the kitchen at Huggo’s.  This dish — one of many nightly specials showcased at the restaurant — features Herb-Panko Crusted Opah with Asparagus and Black Forbidden Rice in a Ginger Guava Sauce, topped with Island Fresh Pineapple-Mango relish. And, yes, it really does […]

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Father’s Day “King” Special at Huggo’s!

June 13, 2013 / Comments Off on Father’s Day “King” Special at Huggo’s!

Sunday, June 16 is Dad’s day to shine, his day to be treated like a king and Huggo’s Corporate Chef Ken Schloss has created a super special entrée in honor of “his majesty”– Grilled King Salmon “Hong Kong” Style! The fish — the largest of the Alaska salmons — is grilled to perfection with ginger, chili […]

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Congrats to Our Graduate!

June 6, 2013 / Comments Off on Congrats to Our Graduate!

Mercedeez Brandt is a food runner at our sister restaurant,  On the Rocks. She’s pictured here, all dressed up and ready to head out to her high school graduation party. We’re very lucky to have this dedicated, hard-working and talented young woman with us at On the Rocks. Wishing Mercedeez and all of our Hawaii Island graduates all […]

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Hawaii Island’s Host with the Most Aloha, Our General Manager Greg!

May 28, 2013 / 1 Comment

Huggo’s General Manager Greg Peterson was born to entertain guests — his easy-going personality, quick smile and warm hospitality welcomes everyone to the restaurant as if they’re long lost friends. And his friendship is an instant fit, as comfortable as your go-to jeans or those molded-perfectly-to-your- feet pair of slippers. Best of all, he’s inspired […]

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Gone Fishing!

May 27, 2013 / Comments Off on Gone Fishing!

Happy Memorial Day to all our friends. We’re remembering all of those who served with warm aloha. Cruising through Kailua-Kona on this picture-postcard  beautiful day, we couldn’t resist snapping this picture — another Huggo’s fisherman in training!

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Chef Ken Promises a Forbidden Pleasure Tonight!

May 15, 2013 / Comments Off on Chef Ken Promises a Forbidden Pleasure Tonight!

Huggo’s Corporate Chef Ken Schloss is always dreaming up new, creative and delicious specials for diners, and tonight’s no exception! He’s offering up his ono (mouth-watering sensational!) Macadamia Crusted Ono (the fish not the descriptor!) with Mango Salsa, Yuzu Butter Sauce, Baby Bok Choy and — yes, wait for it — Black Forbidden Rice!

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Something Really, Really Big is on Tap at Huggo’s Tonight!

April 24, 2013 / Comments Off on Something Really, Really Big is on Tap at Huggo’s Tonight!

Big Eye Tuna is making a run off the Kona-Kohala Coast and Huggo’s Corporate Chef Ken Schloss has a truckload of this ultra fresh, much cherished fish to “play” with! Fisherman arrived with this dreamy catch earlier today and we can’t wait to see all of the super delicious pupus and entrees Chef Ken dishes up for […]

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Fresh Fish Specials at Huggo’s Tonight!

April 23, 2013 / Comments Off on Fresh Fish Specials at Huggo’s Tonight!

Huggo’s Corporate Chef Ken Schloss is at the stoves this evening and he’s offering up two super special fish dishes this evening. First up is his Ginger Crusted Mahi Mahi served with wilted greens and Kalua Pork Bamboo Rice in a Yuzu Butter Sauce and topped with Arugula-Mac Nut Pesto.

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