Food Rush Episodes

Poke at Pono

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Ryan heads to Pono Hawaiian Grill, to meet up with the owner Timmy Hunt, better known as "Braddah Timmy." Pono is located inside the Reef Bar, a popular spot for locals, surfers, and students alike. Chef Ryan makes sure to try their signature drink while listening to a Hawaiian band jam out at the bar.

When Chef Ryan visits Pono Hawaiian Grill, he meets the owner, Timmy Hunt. He explains that Pono means "to be righteous or do things the right way" in Hawaiian. His restaurant centers on creative and healthy Hawaiian food. It is located inside the Reef Bar, which is a popular local hang-out that serves the city's diverse population.

Pono serves over twenty different types of Poke, a raw fish salad generally served as an appetizer. Chef Ryan Scott tries the restaurant's signature drink known as the Braddah Timmy Mai-Tai, along with their signature dish while listening to a Hawaiian band play.

To find out more about Reef Bar, visit ReefBarSantaCruz.com.

To find out more about Pono Hawaiian Grill, visit PonoHawaiianGrill.com.

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