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Spam Has Officially Arrived on the Mainland, and We’re Into It


Bon Appetit

As Hawaii’s culinary traditions gain traction on the mainland, the 50th state’s favorite mystery meat is getting a chef makeover.

“Growing up in Hawaii, Spam was everywhere—breakfast, lunch, and dinner,” says Ravi Kapur, chef at Liholiho Yacht Club. “If Spam ever went on sale, the store would have to put a limit, 2 per customer, because people would buy up the whole stock.”