Who’s coming: Eat the Street Tomato

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This month’s themed ingredient is the oft-used, yet sometimes overlooked tomato. Some 43 vendors will be creating fun tomato dishes ranging from Aloha Ice Cream Tricycle’s Bloody Mary popsicle to Leonard’s tomato cupcake to Guava Smoked’s lomi salmon burger.

So come on down for another social eating fest in the heart of Kaka’ako.

When: Friday, May 25 from 4-9 p.m.
Where: 555 South St. in Kaka’ako (at Halekauwila, kitty-corner from Restaurant Row)
Admission: Free
Parking: On-site and street parking

Here’s the lineup:


Aloha Ice Cream Tricycle

Contact: 808-286-4699; @AlohaTricycle (Twitter); alohatricycle.com

On the menu: Bloody Mary popsicle

Malama Card discount: Buy two Aloha Pops, get a $1 off the third


Baja Style Mexican Food

Contact: 808-291-2096; @bajastylehi (Twitter)

On the menu: Campenchana (chilled, Mexican-style roasted tomato mixed seafood cocktail); Burritos Grande (fresh handmade flour tortillas stuffed with pinto beans, Mexican rice, choice of meats, spicy or mild salsa, cilantro and onions, shredded cheese and salsa fresca); chicken enchiladas

Malama Card discount: Free beverage with purchase over $10


Beyond Burgers

Contact: beyondburgers@gmail.com; Beyond Burgers Honolulu on Facebook

On the menu: Bacon-wrapped hot dog topped with grilled onions and bell peppers, and our homemade garlic aioli sauce; Chicago-Style hot dog topped with Kamuela tomatoes, chopped onions, dill pickle spear, mustard, relish and our homemade garlic aioli sauce; home-brewed iced tea; fruit-infused lemonade (choice of strawberry or watermelon)

Malama Card discount: $1 off drinks. Limit two per card



Contact: 808-591-7711; Bobalicious Boba Drinks on Facebook

On the menu: Boba drinks (li hing pineapple, honeydew, strawberry and taro); Boba Baked Ins (hot dog & mozzarella original or with marinara sauce)

Malama Card discount: TBD


Camille’s on Wheels

Contact: 808-282-1740; @Camillesonwheel (Twitter); Camille’s on Wheels on Facebook

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


Cheeseburger in Paradise

Contact: cheeseburgerland.com

On the menu: Bangin BLT; Mexi-Burger; deep-fried Snickers with bacon bits

Malama Card discount: $1 off any purchase


Cooking Fresh For You

Contact: 808-594-8224; cookingfreshforyou.com

On the menu: Chilled gazpacho drizzled with fresh basil oil and topped with baby shrimp and your choice of bacon or blue cheese crumbles; trio of tomato sliders (BLT, Caprese, roasted veggies with sundried tomato and cheese); linguini with jumbo shrimp in a fresh, uncooked tomato sauce (served with a side salad)

Malama Card discount: Free drink with purchase of a plate


Crawfish R Us

Contact: Crawfish R Us Hawaii on Facebook

On the menu: Louisiana crawfish (Cajun sauce, garlic butter, cajun butter or spicy tomato sauce); headless shrimp; Crab Rangoon; Spicy Curry Fish Ball; Cajun fries; french fries

Malama Card discount: Buy a pound of crawfish, get four curry fish balls


Doner Shack

Contact: @donershack (Twitter)

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


EAT Honolulu

Contact: Eatery at Gentry Pacific Design Center 560 N. Nimitz Highway; 808-538-0597; eathonolulu.com; @EATHonolulu (Twitter); EAT Honolulu on Facebook

On the menu: Shinsato farm pork sausage slider with picalilly (green tomato relish)

Malama Card discount: TBD


Elena’s Home of Finest Filipino Foods

Contact: Elena’s Restaurant in Waipahu 808-676-8005; www.ElenasRestaurant.com; @ElenasFilipino (Twitter), www.facebook.com/ElenasRestaurant

What’s on the menu: Lechon Special; Fried Rice Omelet with tomato and onions (offering tomato and onions as an accompaniment to all plates); Pork Adobo Fried Rice Omelet; Chicken Adobo; Pork Adobo; Shanghai Lumpia; Banana Lumpia

Malama Card discount: Free soda


Guava Smoked

Contact: 808-228-9188; www.FiveORibs.com; Five-O Hawaiian Style Smoked Ribs on Facebook

On the menu: Lomi salmon burger; smoked pork burger; smoked meat fried rice

Malama Card discount: Free drink with any plate


Hawaii’s Fried Musubi

Contact: 808-391-3835; @friedmusubiHI (Twitter), Hawaii’s Fried Musubi on Facebook; see Catherine Toth’s blog about Hawaii’s Fried Musubi

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


Hula Shrimp Co.

Contact: Hulashrimp@yahoo.com

On the menu: Fried green tomatoes

Malama Card discount: TBD


Il Gelato

Contact: 501 Sumner St.; 808-542-9276; Il Gelato Hawaii on Facebook

On the menu: Tomato – White Truffles Gelato; Gianduia (chocolate hazelnut); Kona Coffee; Tahitian Vanilla; Raspberry Sorbetto;
Mango Sorbetto

Malama Card discount: Buy two scoops of gelato, get the waffle cone for free


Inferno’s Wood Fire Pizza

Contact: 808-375-1200; infernospizzahawaii.com; @infernopizzahi (Twitter)

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


Island Sandwich Creations

Contact: 808-636-0667

On the menu: Tomato soup with ricotta cream cheese

Malama Card discount: Free water with purchase of food


Isle Creations

Contact: 808-258-9304; Isle Creations on Facebook

On the menu: Deep-fried avocado; bacon and oyster kebob; Portuguese bean soup; Yakitori/Miso Chicken; Jalapeño Popper Chicken; Kalbi Stir Fry; Misoyaki Salmon; Baked Stuffed Tomato

Malama Card discount: $1 off with purchase of $10 or more


Jawaiian Irie Jerk

Contact: 808-388-2916

On the menu:Stuffed tomato with jerk chicken salad, topped with melted cheddar and a tangy tomato salsa and served on a bed of Rice ‘n’ Peas

Malama Card discount: 10 percent off with $10 or more purchase



Contact: 808-256-KAVA; kavaboy.com

On the menu: Kava plain drink; flavored kava drinks (white chocolate, vanilla, coconut, caramel, etc.); kava brownies; kava spicy chai mix; kava chocolate peanut butter mochi crunch; bloody mary kava

Malama Card discount: Buy two kava drinks, get a third free (limited to one person)


Kettle Corn Hawaii

Contact: 808-306-2444; kettlecornhawaii.com; Kettle Corn Hawaii on Facebook

On the menu: Tomato kettle corn

Malama Card discount: Buy two large bags, get a small one for free


Koi Catering & Takeout

Contact: 808-845-4564; 2028 Dillingham Blvd. (formerly Pu’uwainani’s Plate Lunches)

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: Buy three entrees, get a free dessert


Korean Fresh Grill

Contact: 310-849-9311; @KFreshGrill (Twitter); Korean Fresh Grill on Facebook

On the menu: Korean BBQ tacos; burritos, cilantro-lime rice plates; sliders (all with choice of Korean BBQ steak, BBQ chicken or grilled fish); bacon quesadilla

Malama Card discount: TBD


Le Crepe Cafe

Contact: 808-988-8400; www.lecrepecafe.com; @lecrepecafe (Twitter); Le Crepe Cafe Hawaii on Facebook

On the menu: Feta Garden Fresh (mozzarella, spinach, sundried tomato, basil and feta cheese); Bacon Lovers (mozzarella, bacon, grape tomatoes and mushrooms); Honey Lovers (melted butter, diced bananas drizzled with organic honey, strawberries)

Malama Card discount: Buy two crepes, get the third at half off


Leonard’s Malasadas

Contact: 808-737-5591; leonardshawaii.com; Leonard’s Bakery on Facebook

On the menu: Malasdas; malasada puffs; tomato cupcake

Malama Card discount: $1 off purchase of a dozen malasadas or more of any type. Maximum one offer per customer/transaction


Liquid Pleasure

Contact: 808-780-9288 or email streetgrindz@gmail.com

On the menu: Beef tomato; garlic chicken, pastele; pastele stew; smoothies; frappes; shakes

Malama Card discount: 50 cents off any drink on menu


Local STOP

Contact: @localstop (Twitter); Local Stop on Facebook

On the menu: Chicken guisado; red velvet desserts; King Kamehameha Malasada Burger; other burgers

Malama Card discount: $1 off these items


Momo Burger

Contact: 808-772-1074; momoburgerhi.com; Momo Burger on Facebook

On the menu: Bacon burger; teri burger; tomato soup and sandwich; curried Hau’ula tomato soup and patty melt; sweet potato fries

Malama Card discount: Buy a special burger and fries, get a free drink


Na ‘Ono

Contact: 808-690-2705; Na Ono on Facebook

On the menu: Fresh-roasted corn with our signature seasonings and butters; Blue Crab And Shrimp Stew with Cheese Polenta Cake; tomato bruschetta on Sourdough crostini

Malama Card discount: Buy three roasted corn for $10



Contact: 808-354-2949; www.onopops.com; @OnoPops (Twitter); OnoPops on Facebook

On the menu: Onopops in various flavors, including Virgin Bloody Mary, Mango Strawberry Li Hing and Salted Watermelon Cream

Malama Card discount:$2.50 for Onopop


Paul’s Poppers

Contact: 808-351-7583; Paul’s Poppers on Facebook; paulspoppers.com

On the menu: Lomi Tomato Popper; Caprese Popper (tomato, basil, mozzarella); Spinach and Artichoke Popper

Malama Card discount: Spend $10, get $2 off purchase


Pomai Kulolo

Contact: Pomai Kulolo on Facebook

On the menu: Kulolo; haupia; haulolo (layered haupia and kulolo); lomi lomi salmon with Hawaiian plates

Malama Card discount: Buy four dessert items, get a free drink


Ronnie’s Express

Contact: 808-384-2295

On the menu: Scallops; stuffed oysters; Seafood Tomato Roll

Malama Card special: Free beverage with $10 purchase


Shogunai Tacos

Contact: shogunaitacos.com; @Shogunai_Tacos (Twitter); Shogunai Tacos on Facebook

On the menu: TBD

Malama Card discount: TBD


Simply Ono

Contact: 808-728-0441

On the menu: Gourmet mac and cheese with sundried tomatoes, artichokes and prosciutto; deep-fried ice cream with Grand Marnier sauce

Malama Card discount: TBD


SL2 Delectables

Contact: 808-371-3359; @sl2delectables (Twitter); SL2 Delectables on Facebook

On the menu: Chinese taco (chicken tikka masala topped with sweet basil); SL2 Bruschetta (tomato and onion mixture topped with fresh avocado on fried won ton skin); Sesame Gochujang Kalbi and Cabbage Spring Roll; Crispy Gau Gee; Chinese Style Scallop Soup

Malama Card discount: Spend $20 and get a free order of Crispy Gau Gee (3 pieces)


Soul Patrol

Contact: 808-735-7685; pacificsoulhawaii.com; @pacificsoul (Twitter); Soul Patrol on Facebook

On the menu: BBQ Braised Pork Shank; Shrimp Diablo (spicy mac ‘n’ cheese and shrimp in a roasted tomato sauce); fried green tomatoes

Malama Card discount: $1 0ff 11; $2 off 22; $3 off 33


Street Frites

Contact: TBD

On the menu: Pizza Frites (fries with pepperoni chips, drizzled with a house-made marinara sauce made with North Shore heirloom tomatoes and topped with a generous sprinkling of mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses); adding two tomato-based sauces to our list of regular 14 sauces: a tomato-basil sauce and Ketchasco, a simple, yet addictive, blend of ketchup, tobasco and black pepper that goes perfectly with French fries

Malama Card discount: $1 off any fry cone


Sweet Revenge

Contact: 808.282.0234; sweetrevengehonolulu.com; Sweet Revenge Honolulu on Facebook

On the menu: Chicken pot pie; tomato, mozzarella, basil quiche; S’more pie

Eat Local dish: Buy two pies, get a free drink


Tats Shaved Ice

Contact: 808-221-7525; @TatsShavedIce (Twitter); whereistats@gmail.com

On the menu: Various flavors of shave ice

Eat Local dish: TBD



Contact: 808-454-7954

On the menu: Crab-Stuffed Half Maine Lobster; Dinosaur Bones; steak plate; Sampler Plate of shrimp scampi, sliced steak, Dinosaur Bone); Crab-Stuffed Half Maine Lobster (plates to have tomato relish on side)

Malama Card discount: Purchase $10 or more, receive a free beverage


Xtreme Tacos

Contact: 808-954-5477; www.xtremetacos.com; @xtremetacos (Twitter); Xtremetacos on Facebook

On the menu: Chili Tomato Burrito; nachos; Sampler

Malama Card discount: 5 percent off with purchase


Zaratez Mexicatessen

Contact: @zaratex (Twitter); Zaratez Mexicatessen on Facebook

On the menu: Three-taco sampler (carnitas, pollo asado, chorizo) with roasted local tomato and habanero salsa; Enchiladas Verde de pollo (chicken enchiladas with tomatillo sauce); Burrito (choice of meat, frijoles, arroz, cilantro, onion, salsa)

Malama Card discount: $1 off burrito


See our past Eat the Street coverage:

Eat the Street Kapolei
Eat the Street Mililani
Eat the Street It’s a Luau
Eat the Street Winterfest
Eat the Street Black Saturday
Eat the Street Dia de los Muertos
Eat the Street Eat Local
Eat the Street Mililani
Eat the Street Spicy
Eat the Street Garlic
Eat the Street Pig Out!
Eat the Street May
Eat the Street April
Eat the Street Japan
Eat the Street Kaka’ako
Eat the Street debut