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Did this: Eat the Street Bacon

Crowds packed Kakaako Friday night for tastes of smoky, meaty goodness

Posted April 26, 2013 by Mari Taketa

Does Honolulu love bacon or what? The air wafted with the scent of smoky pork goodness Friday night in Kakaako, with dozens of trucks and food booths dishing up savory and sweet bacon dishes to one of the biggest crowds of the year. Here, our gallery of the bacon-y and the beautiful. But first, all you need to know about next month’s Eat the Street.

What: Eat the Street Garlic, a street food fest celebrating our favorite bulb
Where: 555 South St. between Halekauwila and Pohukaina, kitty-corner from Restaurant Row
When: Friday, May 31 from 4 to 9 p.m.
Parking: On-site and surrounding streets
Admission: FREE

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Eat the Street Bacon

All things bacon rule in Kakaako tonight, with the promise of porky bliss drawing thousands of eaters. Here, Pacific Soul's creamy banana-bacon dessert. Our friend waits all year for this


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About Mari Taketa

Mari Taketa is a dedicated eater who's as opinionated as she is hungry. She covered everything from neighborhood mom-and-pop places to ethnic eateries to fine dining restaurants on Honolulu's dining scene for Metromix Honolulu and The Honolulu Advertiser's TGIF. Before that, she ate her way through Vietnam, Scotland and Japan, where she lived, traveled or worked, after recovering from a journalism career that included stints as editor-in-chief of Hawaii Business magazine and reporter and editor at The Associated Press. Her goals are to always be hungry for more, and to always want to know what's around the next corner.

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