We are still waking up California time and cannot seem to sleep in even if we have been out late the night before. We are waking up with the sun – maybe because it is so bright shining in the window.
We ate a sausage and egg breakfast here at the condo and then found a church in Lahaina to worship at. There were about 50-75 people altogether, but I think there were a lot of visitors like us so we didn’t meet very many people. We came back to the condo and took a nap because we were so tired from staying out the night before. We also wanted to be wide awake for the evening.
We had dinner reservations at Mama’s Fish House provided by some very special people to us. 🙂 I knew we were in for a special meal when we were not allowed to park our own car and had to let a vallet do it. I had never been to a place like that before. The Fish House looks like this:
It is right on the shore line in a beautiful setting:
Since we had reservations we got in pretty quickly. We walked through the entire building to the far end. It was an open-air building so we could feel the breeze throughout our dinner time.
Our waiter, Henry, was very laid back and gently persuasive. And before we knew it he had talked us into having a drink before eating.
I had the Pau Hana and Stan had the Coconut Mint Refresher. They were excellent. We will try to duplicate them at home, but know it will not quite be the same.
Next was the appetizer or soup or salad. We both chose soup. I decided to try something I’d never tried – Cold Cucumber soup that was incredible. The waiter talked with the cook and I found out it isn’t really that hard to make since there is no cooking involved.
For our entrees it was so hard to choose because we knew that everything would be great. Henry told us that they make new menus every day depending on what fresh fish are brought in that day and what vegetables are available. The menu also gives credit to the fisherman who caught the fish and where it was caught!
Stan got the” A’u Ku Hawaiian Swordfish caught by Vajry Hogye offshore from Hilo, grilled in a ti leaf with papaya, chili pepper, and coconut rice”.
This was “the best swordfish Stan has ever eaten”.
I got “Monchong, Mahimahi and Ahi tuna sauteed in Panang Curry and coconut milk with pea pods, hearts of palm, taro, tropical condiments and Mama’s mango chutney”.
Wonderful curry with tender pea pods and other vegetables. Yum!
Before we went to the restaurant we looked on line at the menu and looked at pictures that people had posted on line. There were many pictures of a dessert called “Polynesian Black Pearl”. We had to try it and add another picture to the collection.
This is a chocolate mousse inside a crepe thin cookie in the form of a clam shell. So rich, but without being extra sweet. Wonderful.
This was definitely the most memorable meal ever. What a great way to relax!