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Eat Me: Bistro
Manila Maui in Kahului

Updated 05:58 AM HST, September 7, 2011
Posted 06:39 PM HST, September 6, 2011

By Kristin Hashimoto

Halo Halo with Ube ice cream, photo by Kristin Hashimoto

On a hot day, there’s a myriad of dessert options open to anyone to ease the heat. You can choose ice creams or shave ice, or how about a combination of the two? At Bistro Manila Maui, a menu item called Halo Halo might be just what you’re looking for.

It’s colorful, extremely textural, and very sweet. The Bistro’s Halo Halo is a Filipino dessert made with savory and sweet things such avocado, sweet potato, tapioca, young coconut, melon, and sugar palm fruit (kaong).

The creamy strips of young coconut, heart of palm, tapioca balls, and melon add chewy texture to the crunch of cold rough shaved ice. It is topped with your choice of mango, coconut (macapuno) or yam (ube) ice cream. Evaporated milk is poured over the entire conglomeration of tastes and textures. A crisp pirouette cookie and little slice of leche flan, tops the entire dessert off.

Bistro Manila Maui interior, photo by Kristin Hashimoto

Enjoy this icy-sweet treat for a very reasonable $5.50. The Bistro offers authentic Filipino appetizers, soups, entrees, and other desserts such as: Banana Lumpia, and Chocolate Cassava Bibingka.

They are open from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Bistro is located at 230 Hana Hwy. Call 871-6934 for more information.

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