Friday, August 13, 2010

peace cafe

Deb of Kahakai Kitchen and I had planned to meet up and try a Taco Truck that I had seen on Twitter.

But it seems that in the time we had planned this, they went out of business, so Deb suggested we try the Peace Cafe instead.

I had read about them on Jalna's blog and was interested in trying this place also.

Deb ordered the Moroccan Stew, this came with a salad, pickles and a flavorful chickpea stew (and some brown rice).

I chose the Cilantro Hummus sandwich. This came on a soft ciabatta with lots of alfalfa, cucumber & tomato. Definitely not something to eat while driving.

We intended to share the stew but they don't have "plates" (and we didn't want to waste another take-out box) so we ended up eating dipping our spoons in every so often.

Deb also tried their Iced Kinako Latte, this was really nutty, almost like peanut butter.

I tried their Hot Grain Mocha Latte, which was chocolatey but not sweet.

Of course we also tried their desserts...The Cocoa Berry mochi cake wasn't sweet and there was a LOT of berries and walnuts.

We also tried their Kinako cookies which we've read about here and there.

When I think of kinako, I envision something with a chalky texture but these were good and nutty flavor from the soy beans.

I was full from all those different veggies and desserts. It was nice seeing Deb again and we had a nice catch-up. Thanks for a great day Deb!

Peace Cafe
2239 S. King
Honolulu, Hawaii
Phone: 808.951.7555
Open Monday-Friday 11:00-19:00
Saturday-Sunday 12:00-16:00

10 comments:

Debinhawaii said...

You are so prompt at posting! ;-) It was so nice to see you, catch up and try some new things. Here's to another taco truck attempt soon!

K and S said...

I made a mistake on the date and it posted it as soon as I hit "enter" Debinhawaii :p I had a nice time too, hopefully this next taco truck attempt will be a success :)

Take care and thank you!
Kat

Hawaii Tourist Attraction said...

I missed Hawaii...i love their spam menus there.

dining table said...

I wish I can join you in all of your plan but I can't. I am just going to stick to your blog and wait for an update about your adventure. Hope that you will have a great experience.

Jude said...

Oh, too bad about the taco truck! But I've been curious about Peace Cafe, it sounds great! The mochi berry cake and moroccan stew, in particular :)

Rowena... said...

Now why did I never think of adding cilantro to hummus? That sounds especially yummy...you both ate a fab meal!

K said...

Mmm, the kinako cookies sound good!

K and S said...

Hope you get a chance to visit again HTA!

Thanks Dining table!

Both were very delicious Jude! I hope you get a chance to check them out the next time you are home.

I was so good, I should try adding cilantro to hummus too Rowena!

They were K!

Take care everyone.
Kat

jalna said...

I don't know if it's because I've been eating a lot of vegan food lately or not, but your sandwich sure looks good to me.

K and S said...

If you get a chance to try this sandwich Jalna, tell me what you think :)

Take care.
Kat