The Royal Hawaiian, the iconic pink hotel in Waikiki with a huge history and a bigger heart, has announced a new menu - The Taste of Azure - care of Executive Chef Jon Matsubara. In the latest food craze to sweep the islands, the Azure Restaurant is now serving a five-course menu featuring unique island dishes prepared with local-caught seafood and locally sourced ingredients. The “Taste of Azure” menu is offered nightly from 5:30 to 9 p.m. for $65 per person or $85 per person with wine pairings.
The “Taste of Azure” menu consists of the following menu items:
Azure Sashimi, Hawaiian Yellow Tail Ahi, Japanese Hamachi, Avocado & Watermelon Radish Salad, Ginger Vinaigrette, Papadum Crisp
Wine Pairing: Crois de Susana Balbo Malbec Rose’
Dungeness Crab & Black Tiger Shrimp
Kona Lobster Tail Risotto
Marinated Tomato, Saffron, Waialua Asparagus
Wine Pairing: BEX Riesling
Braised Veal & Quail Egg
Hamakua Mushroom, Taro & Brandy Puree, Liquid Parmesan
Wine Pairing: Vita Nova Merlot by Jim Clendenen
Kula Strawberries & Fior Di Latte
Balsamic & Cinnamon Fadrizzle
"We are excited to share this amazing menu of locally sourced seafood that’s been carefully prepared with special ingredients unique to the islands,” says Chef Matsubara.
Azure provides the ultimate dining experience in a relaxing and sophisticated setting with spectacular views of Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach. For restaurant reservations or more information, please contact the Starwood dining desk at 921-4600 or e-mail [email protected]. Four-hour complimentary self or valet parking is available.