There’s a really good restaurant, Sky Garden, at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo. We went on a Friday night and the restaurant was hopping, even though ‘Imiloa was long closed for the night.
There were seven of us; four adults and three kids. Everybody was happy.
J: “I’m impressed with this restaurant. The view! In daylight you can see the town and the bay. It’s an interesting place.”
M: “Mu Shu is one of my favorite things, and it didn’t disappoint.”
M, age 8 “I liked the food a lot.”
K, age 12: “I liked the Mu Shu Chicken.” She gave it a thumbs up. (It was actually pork.)
E, age 5, liked to spin the Lazy Susan a little more than was comfortable for her parents, and then try to grab at food as it went by. “I liked the meat and the peanuts,” she said about the Cashew Chicken.
L: “The eggplant in garlic sauce could not be more garlicky. It’s great! This restaurant is owned by the people who used to own Ting Hao, where we used to go all the time and I remember this dish. I am so glad to find it again.”
A: “I liked the garlic eggplant. The egg fried rice was kind of boring; bland. The restaurant is nice, elegant, and has a classy but casual vibe. It’s like the best of Hilo is here.”
K, age 12, liked the Hilo Homemade Ice Cream’s coffee ice cream, which had little pieces of ground-up coffee beans.
Everybody liked the Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Pie, which has broken pieces of Reese’s peanut butter cups on top.
Everyone in our group said they would eat at this restaurant again. PAU