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We’ve been to Vessel Restaurant at the Kona Kai Resort a couple of times for media dinners, and it was so enjoyable that we returned a couple of times when our families visited San Diego. We first brought my dad here for his 60th birthday dinner (he flew all the way from China to celebrate his birthday here! Well, he said it’s because he wanted to avoid the big fuss that our family would make over it in China).
This apple salad is definitely one of my favorite items on the menu. The crispy, crunchy apples contrast perfectly with the tender butter lettuce, and the homemade granola and Humboldt Fog cheese add the perfect flavors.
My dad chose the seared scallops, which were plump and juicy and cooked perfectly. The accompanying sweet corn succotash and grilled asparagus were enjoyable, and the grain mustard butter accentuated the natural sweetness of the scallops very nicely.
The pork chop here is one of the Chef’s specialties, and after one bite it’s pretty obvious why – it was cooked perfectly and was just so flavorful and tender. …