Saturday, August 28, 2010

Mix It Up Hawaii! live from Beach House at the Moana

Mix It Up Hawaii Beach House Moana SurfriderThe Mix It Up Hawaii! crew broadcast their weekly shout out on Friday, August 27, 2010, from the Beach House at the Moana Surfrider hotel in Waikiki. Diana from the Moana gave @melissa808 a preview of that Friday's Tree to Table Mango Throwdown.

The Moana capped off their month-long Mangos at the Moana celebration with a throwdown that challenged several of the top chefs in Hawaii to come up with best takes on mango dishes. The evening's event was highlighted by an appearance of Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto.

lamb chop lollipop by chef Rodney Uyehara, Beach House at the Moana

The Moana's Chef Rodney Uyehara's mango throwdown dish, a lambchop lollipop (pictured above), brings together elegant layers of complex flavors and textures with sweet and savory mango flavors.

Chef Rodney Uyehara, Beach House at the Moana

The Mix It Up Hawaii crew also had the pleasure of having on the show the Moana's Chef Rodney Uyehara who was more than happy to give a preview of the kinds of mango dishes ready to benefit the Culinary Institute of the Pacific.

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