Philippe and Pierre Padovani are two of Hawaii’s best chefs, involved with the Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement. In recent years, they’ve been devoting their attention to chocolate truffles. Their edible gems come in delightful flavors such as a calamansi (a small Filipino lime) and pirie mango ganache, flavored with fragrant, local mangoes picked at the height of the season. Other favorites incorporate ginger, Manoa honey, and lilikoi (passion fruit). You could pick up some of these to bring home, but I’m guessing they’ll never make it. 650 Iwilei Rd., #280. [tel] 808/536-4567.
650 Iwilei Rd., #280
Our Rating Neighborhood Honolulu & Waikiki Phone 808/536-4567