My friend celebrated a birthday at the Four Seasons Hualalai. This positive, energetic, fun-loving friend is beautiful inside and out. My pal and I surprised the birthday girl (and escaped rainy Hilo that weekend) and joined her for dinner at Ulu Ocean Grill + Sushi Lounge. We ate very well that night!Charred Local Octopus: “takoyaki” style, pickled ginger, Japanese BBQ Sauce.Crunchy Shrimp Roll:Hamachi SashimiMiso Glazed shutome: crispy bok choy, lime dashiLobster & Shrimp Pad Thai: rice noodles, local tofu, tamarind, peanutsBig Island Tomahawk Steak For Two that fed more than two.Mushroom Friend RiceGrilled AsparagusLocal Sweet Corn-citrus cream, crispy quinoa
Oh, and some dessert too.
Oh, did I mention we stayed at our dinner table for seven-and-a-half hours? We had dinner again after dessert!Good friends, good food, good drinks, big laughs!