Who’s coming: Eat the Street Pig Out!

Friday’s Eat the Street food truck rally is all about piggin’ out, with most of the 28 vendors crafting special pork dishes in honor of this month’s theme. Come try Baja Style Mexican Food’s roast pork taco bar, Tiki Truck’s Porkchos (pork nachos), Hula Shrimp’s Rainbow Pig Shave Rice and newcomer Cooking Fresh For You’s Pig Out Pork Posole.

Along with these and other pork-inspired creations, Nonstop Honolulu will be having a contest to crown the event’s best pork dish. Nonstop food writers Mari Taketa, Melissa Chang and Catherine Toth will be judging dishes based on taste, presentation and creativity, and naming the winner that night. It’s a pork lover’s dream showcase, so come join us for another night of foodie fun.

When: Friday, June 24 from 4-9 p.m.
Where: 555 South St. in Kaka’ako (at Halekauwila, kitty-corner from Restaurant Row)
Admission: Free
Parking: On-site and street parking
Organizer: StreetGrindz.com (Poni Askew), partnering with Kamehameha Schools, Kamehameha Schools Malama Card and Nonstop Honolulu

Here’s the lineup:

Achilles Grill

Contact: 808-387-0554; Achilles Grill on Facebook

On the menu:Pad Thai (chicken, beef and shrimp); Thai fried chicken; spring rolls; yellow, green and red curry

Special pork dish: Larb (minced pork salad)

Malama Card special: Buy one plate lunch, get a $1 off next plate


Aloha Ice Cream Tricycle

Contact: 808-286-4699; @Cafeteaparlor (Twitter); An Oasis at Mission Houses Museum Cafe & Tea Parlor on Facebook

On the menu: RB’s ice cream in a variety of flavors; Ju-Mui Hawaiian Ice Pops; Ju-Mui sundae

Special pork dish: None

Malama Card special: Buy a Ju-Mui 4-pack and get 15 percent off


Alonzo’s Lunchwagon (new to Eat the Street)

Contact: 808-216-7828

On the menu: Hawaiian beef steak; garlic roast pork; pork gisantes

Special pork dishes: Lechon Kawali (Filipino roast pork served mixed with onions, tomatoes and a special soy-vinegar sauce)

Malama Card special: Free can of 12-ounce soda


Baja Style Mexican Food

Contact: 808-291-2096; @bajastylehi (Twitter)

Special pork dishes: Whole roast pig carved at a taco bar; pork belly chicharones; chile verde pork stew burritos; crispy carnitas quesadillas;

Malama Card special: $5 voucher, with every $25 purchase, for the Blaisdell farmers’ market


Bobalicious (new to Eat the Street)

Contact: 808-591-7711; Bobalicious Boba Drinks on Facebook

On the menu: Bubble drinks (honeydew, strawberry and li hing pineapple); regular hot dog waffle dog

Special pork dish: Portuguese sausage waffle dog

Malama Card special: Buy one bubble drink, get the second 50 percent off


Camille’s on Wheels

Contact: 808-282-1740; @Camillesonwheel (Twitter); Camille’s on Wheels on Facebook

On the menu: Thai pork; puerco pibil (Mexican slow-roasted pork)

Special pork dish: Pork meatloaf and shallot mashed potatoes

Malama Card special: One free future taco with purchase


Cooking Fresh For You (new to Eat the Street)

Contact: 808-594-8224; cookingfreshforyou.com

On the menu: Michi’s Thai beef salad sampler, Vietnamese pork chop, pork loin medallion with peach mole

Special pork dish: Pig Out Pork Posole — a leaner version of this traditional Mexican dish, with pork loin, hominy, sweet onion and mild green chiles over Genji-mai brown rice, served with homemade roasted tomatillo-cilantro salsa, chips and a wedge of lime

Malama Card special: Buy two entrees, receive free pork adobo taco


Da Jammin Wagon

Contact: 808-271-7915; @DaJamminWagon (Twitter); Da Jammin Wagon on Facebook

On the menu: Chili; Cuban steak and chili bowl; Cuban steak and bacon sandwich

Special pork dish: Cuban-style roasted pork with black beans and rice, with fried sweet plantains

Malama Card special: Free soda with any $5 purchase


Elena’s Home of Finest Filipino Foods

Contact: Elena’s Restaurant in Waipahu 808-676-8005; www.ElenasRestaurant.com; @ElenasFilipino (Twitter), www.facebook.com/ElenasRestaurant

What’s on the menu: Pork adobo fried rice omelet; lechon special; pork adobo

Special pork dish: Shanghai pork lumpia; Bizarre Food Plate, with fried silet (pork intestines) and dinuguan (pork blood)

Malama Card special: $5 coupon for Elena’s Restaurant in Waipahu


Fairy Cakes Hawaii

Contact: www.fairycakeshawaii.com; @fairycakes808 (Twitter)

On the menu: Monster brownies, manju, red velvet whoopie pie, orange dream whoopie pie, lemon bar

Special pork dish: Pineapple, ham and cheese whoopie pie

Malama Card special: Buy six cupcakes, get one free


Grandma G’s Kitchen

Contact: 808-542-2042; has booth at various farmer’s markets around Oahu; see Melissa Chang’s blog about Grandma G’s

On the menu: Steak plate; supa garlicky shrimp, sweet and sour spare ribs

Special pork dish: Korean-style BBQ pork

Malama Card special: Purchase any two plates at regular price, receive $1 off


Hula Shrimp Co.

Contact: Hulashrimp@yahoo.com

On the menu: Guava chicken; pulehu steak; garlic-seared ahi; Kahuku shrimp; guava ribs; guava chicken salad; garlic-seared ahi salad

Special pork dishes: Rainbow Pig Shave Rice — guava-marinated pork with red fried rice; spicy Korean pork green fried rice; Wok of Asia with yellow pork fried rice with Asian veggies served in a shave ice cup

Malama Card special: Purchase a three-choice combo, receive $1 off


Inferno’s Wood Fire Pizza

Contact: 808-375-1200; infernospizzahawaii.com; @infernopizzahi (Twitter)

On the menu: Cheese, pepperoni, Margherita pizza slices

Special pork dish: Pork sausage pizza by the slice

Malama Card special: Buy three slices, get free drink


Jawaiian Irie Jerk

Contact: 808-388-2916

Special pork dish: Jamaican jerk pork

Malama Card special: Free drink refills


Jus’ Right Kettle Corn Popcorn

Contact: 808-351-8024; @Jusrightpopcorn (Twitter)

On the menu: Kettle corn

Special pork dish: Maple bacon kettle corn

Malama Card special: Buy four, 4-quart bags, get another free


Koi Catering & Takeout

Contact: 808-845-4564; 2028 Dillingham Blvd. (formerly Pu’uwainani’s Plate Lunches)

On the menu: Hamburger steak; fried butterfish collar

Special pork dish: Chipotle pork; Keawe and mango-smoked pork

Malama Card special: Free drink with plate purchase


Le Crepe Cafe

Contact: 808-988-8400; www.lecrepecafe.com; @lecrepecafe (Twitter); Le Crepe Cafe Hawaii on Facebook

On the menu: Crepes that can be filled with any of the following: fresh strawberries, bananas, chocolate, whipped cream, brown sugar, cinnamon, cheese, turkey, spinach, basil, green onions, tomatoes and eggs

Special pork dish: Spicy pork sausage crepe with green and yellow bell peppers, spicy pork sausage, mozzarella and tomatoes

Malama Card special: Buy two crepes, get a third half off


Lickety Split

Contact: 808-227-6499; Lickety Split Oahu on Facebook

On the menu: Brownie sundae; ice cream sandwich

Special pork dish: Bacon sundae

Malama Card special: 50 cents off special


Liquid Pleasure (New to Eat the Street)

Contact: 808-780-9288 or email streetgrindz@gmail.com

On the menu: Smoothies; espresso

Special pork dish: None

Malama Card special: 10 percent off


Local STOP

Contact: @localstop (Twitter); Local Stop on Facebook

On the menu: Malasada Burger (various types); brownie cheesecake; kalua pig nachos

Special pork dishes: King Kamehameha Malasada Burger (with kalua pig)

Malama Card special: $1 off King Kamehameha Burger



Contact: 808-354-2949; www.onopops.com; @OnoPops (Twitter); OnoPops on Facebook

On the menu: Onopops: Ume Thai basil, butter mochi, surinam cherry clove

Special pork dish: Candied local bacon ice cream, peanut butter bacon ice cream

Malama Card special: 50 cents off each Onopop


Shogunai Tacos

Contact: shogunaitacos.com; @Shogunai_Tacos (Twitter); Shogunai Tacos on Facebook

On the menu: Moroccan chicken tagine; Moroccan pomme frites; South of the Border taco

Special pork dish: Triple Crown of Pork Tacos (ham, spicy bacon and Osaka Joe pork tacos) with special sauces

Malama Card special: Free drink with combo purchase


Simply Ono

Contact: 808-728-0441

On the menu: Surf & Turf (Okinawan shoyu pork and seared ahi); haupia/sweet potato empanada; pancetta bacon, mushroom and spinach baked macaroni & cheese

Special pork dish: Chocolate-covered bacon and seafood clubhouse sandwich

Malama Card special: Free unlimited tropical mango blend drink


Soul Patrol

Contact: 808-735-7685; pacificsoulhawaii.com; @pacificsoul (Twitter); Soul Patrol on Facebook

On the menu: Buttermilk fried chicken; Southern Sampler plate; chicken and waffle; seafood jambalaya

Special pork dish: Country sausage biscuits and gravy; sherry-braised pork shank; Southern fried smothered pork chop; Carolina pulled pork adobo sandwich

Malama Card special: $1 dollar off every $14 spent


Tiki Truck

Contact: @tikitruck (Twitter); Tiki Truck on Facebook; see Mari Taketa’s look at Tiki Truck

Special pork dishes: Hella Garlicky Grilled Pork Gyro with tzatziki sauce; Grilled Pork Poppers; Porkchos (pork nachos); pork adobo tacos; chicharon-dusted Stanky Corn

Malama Card special: $1 off any two items



Contact: 808-454-7954

On the menu: Blackened ahi sandwich; crab cake slider

Special pork dish: Paniolo pulled pork slider

Malama Card special: Buy four sliders, get one free


Xtreme Tacos

Contact: 808-954-5477; www.xtremetacos.com; @xtremetacos (Twitter); Xtremetacos on Facebook

On the menu: Taco sampler platter; beef and chicken burritos

Special pork dish: The Oinker — breaded pork, pineapple and chipotle sauce

Malama Card special: 5 percent off food bill


Zsoli’s Chimney Cake Hawaii

Contact: 808-631-8070 (Neighbor Island); www.chimneycakehawaii.com; @chimneycakes (Twitter)

What’s on the menu: Chimney cakes

Special pork dish: None

Malama Card special: $1 off a chimney cake (one per card)


See our past Eat the Street coverage:

Eat the Street May
Eat the Street April
Eat the Street Japan
Eat the Street Kaka’ako
Eat the Street debut