Mango Mania

| August 31, 2011 | Parties

THE PARTY Mango lovers converged in one of the island’s most scenic settings for this annual celebration of Hawaii’s beloved summer fruit. THE PLAYERS Eleven of Oahu’s best chefs created special dishes for the marquee event, the mango “throwdown.” Top Chef contestant Lee Anne Wong presided as judge, naming the stuffed dried mango with Shinsato pork belly, prepared by 12th Avenue Grill’s Kevin Hanney, the Best Mango Dish. THE SCENE Guests gobbled up dishes like smoked mango with mango mustard and a divine mango citrus beverage. Photos by Melissa Chang



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