Devouring it doesn't require a trip to Oahu; chefs across the U.S. are realizing the power of its bright, refreshing appeal. Whether in the form of a fiery taco or served over a mound of brown rice, this dish is definitely trending.
The sheer variety of food in New York makes this city what it is. It's noticeable, then, when a certain cuisine is missing. As of yet, Hawaiian food hasn't hit big in New York City. But is it the city's next big cuisine?
The next day we noticed little signs posted on sandwich boards and makeshift billboards on the road touting lunch spots and casual dining experiences you won't find in the guidebooks. Many are off the beaten path and offer a wider range of choices than what you see at touristy restaurants.