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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, August 13, 2008

QUICK BITES
Indulge in Louisiana-style food, wine and music at Showcase 2008

 •  All the goodness of 'ohana

Advertiser Staff

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Chef Elmer Guzman

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Showcase 2008, the Honolulu Academy of Arts' annual food-and-wine fundraising event, heads south for an evening in old Louisiana at 6 p.m. Sunday. Top Honolulu chefs (Chai Chaowasaree, Ronnie Nasuti and Kevin Hanney) will prepare interpretations of Creole and Cajun cooking; Kevin Leong Quartet and DJ G-Spot will bring on the sounds of jazz and zydeco. Enjoy fare from Buzz's Original Steak House; Chai's Island Bistro; Country Comfort Catering: 'Elua Restaurant & Wine Bar; E&O Trading Co.; Formaggio; Kevin's Two Boots; Lucy's Grill 'n Bar; Mariposa; Pavilion Cafe; Roy's Restaurant and 12th Avenue Grill. Tickets: $85; 532-6099 or www.showcase08.com.

LEARN FROM A PRO

PREPARE A SUPERB DINNER

Want to learn to cook like a foodie? Every second Thursday of the month, chef Elmer Guzman will teach 16 participants how to whip up a meal to remember. An appetizer of chicken summer roll with lemongrass dipping sauce, entree of miso crab-glazed Island fish with choi sum and caper sauce and dessert of sundried blueberry and banana bread pudding are on the menu for the dinner class, at 6 p.m. tomorrow, at Servco Home & Appliance Showroom, in Mapunapuna. Cost is $125. Reservations: 735-7788.

Advertiser Staff