Top 5 favorite Hawaii plate lunch foodsby: Derek Paiva
posted: Wed Jan 15, 2014 at 09:49 AM
Loco moco isn’t so much a single Hawaii plate lunch menu item than a full-on Hawaii plate lunch on its own. How else to classify the classic version of the loco moco—a grilled beef patty on a bed of rice, topped with a fried over easy egg, then slathered with brown gravy? Some will look at the photo above and think, "Ew. Repulsive." Others? They'll ask, "Where the heck do I get one just like it?" So many in our Facebook ohana voted loco moco as their favorite Hawaii plate lunch menu item, we felt our lives might be threatened had we not included the dish here. Plus, we absolutely adore this uniquely Hawaii comfort food classic and its abundant permutations crafted by Island chefs happy to give the loco moco its culinary due.
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