Thomas won the Tasting Kauai Coconut Cook Off, where judge Sam Choy scored his Kauai shrimp and coconut grits a perfect 10.
After that, Yelp reviewers voted Nom in their Top 100.
Part of what makes their food so great, is that burgers are made with grass-fed beef raised about five miles away.
The Woody is topped with a crispy tangle of slivered onions, cheddar cheese, fresh jalapeño slices and barbecue sauce.
Chicken and Waffles are topped with pineapple bourbon butter and the Saturday breakfast special is house-made biscuits with sausage gravy.
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