The Local newsletter is your free, daily guide to life in Colorado. For locals, by locals. Sign up today!
Last week, New York Times writer Jennifer Steinhauer forecasted the rise of the paper plate lunch, a traditional Hawaiian meal that usually includes white rice and mayo-loaded macaroni salad. Steinhauer credits president-elect Barack Obama, who publicly craved the combo, with bringing national–and possibly international–recognition to the carb-heavy lunch.
Locally, check out 8 Island Hawaiian BBQ in Boulder for chef-owner Michael Iuchi’s take on the meal. Your best bet: The fried-to-perfection chicken katsu with island dipping sauce, macaroni, and a green salad.
3050 28th St., Boulder, 303-440-7427