restaurants by safeway in kona

Laulima Food Patch in Kona Serves Remarkable Lunches

Laulima Food Patch

Who knew what kind of lunch we could get at Laulima Food Patch in Kona? I’ve walked past this restaurant a dozen times, always choosing Sakura for sushi, always wondering what it was. It’s at a right-angle to Safeway, nestled between Subway and Domino’s Pizza. But wow, what a discovery for all of our favorite foods. It’s like you think of the ingredients you would like to consume, and you can savor it all in a bowl.

There are vegetarian options, vegan options, organic vegetables, homemade dressings, gluten-free foods and many ways to serve it. First, you start with a base. It could be rice noodles, lettuce or brown rice. To that, you add vegetables like edamame, bean sprouts, pickled cabbage, cucumber, tomatoes, cilantro, sweet potatoes, quinoa, avocado — you name it, they make it. On top you choose a protein, like peanuts, hardboiled eggs, chicken, tofu, pork. The dressings are homemade, naturally. read more

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