HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Throughout the month of February, 12th Avenue Grill is offering a variety of savory and sweet bee-inspired specials and cocktails with honey simple syrup.
"Derived from the Hive" is a month-long benefit to raise money for the protection of bees in Hawaii's food production. One dollar from every culinary or cocktail special will support UH-Manoa's Bee Project for research and education and UH-Hilo's Adopt-a-Hive program.
The benefit culminates in a honey tasting and beer dinner on Monday, February 27. The prix fixe meal costs $55 with pairings by British brewer Samuel Smith. Two-hour seatings start promptly at 6 p.m.
Honey Tasting 101 with master beekeeper Dr. Kliks of Manoa Honey Co.
paired with Organic Apple Cider
Samuel Smith's Organic Lager battered Kauai shrimp & local avocado with toasted almonds, baby arugula, house creme fraiche, ohia lehua honey drizzle
paired with Organic Lager
Woodland Farms duck trio - pan-roasted, Macadamia Blossom Honey-glazed duck breast, crispy terrine of confit leg w/ honey apricot mustard, shower of cracklings, frisee-green apple-celery root salad
paired with Nut Brown Ale
Warm honey and local pineapple upside-down cake w/ honey oatmeal stout-pecan sauce
paired with Oatmeal Stout
For reservations, call 12th Avenue Grill at (808) 744-7567.