What is Mark Ellman’s favorite dish at Frida’s?

There are so many great items on Frida’s menu and it’s hard to pick out one specific favorite. One dish that Frida’s owner Mark Ellman is proud of, is their Ahi Aguachile.

Yesterday (July 15th), I was invited to photograph this delicious dish for the Hawaii Business magazine.  They are doing a story on Frida’s Mexican Beach House restaurant, specifically on the Ahi Aguachile.  Read more

Who was Frida Kahlo?

Mark Ellman’s new restaurant is named Frida’s Mexican Beach House inspired by the historic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo born July 6, 1907 as Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderó. I think keeping it short to Frida Kahlo worked in her favor 🙂 She was best known for her self portraits and her blue house in Mexico City.Mark Ellman History of Frida Kahlo The Mexican people take great pride in her work. Frida’s approach to Mexico’s national and indigenous tradition and more so by her firm of the female experience and form. Read more

Frida’s Tequila Facts

Few beverages hold as much mystique as tequila!

The prized Mexican pick-me-up drink bring to mind imaginations of oversized sombreros, mariachi bands, and salt-rimmed margaritas. Tequila is the most misinterpreted liquor, surrounded by years of folk tale and fables.

Blue Agave Plant

Weber Blue Agave Plant (Agave Tequilana)

The weber blue agave, is the origins of how Tequila is made. The core of the plant contains aguamiel (honey water), is the sap of the Mexican maguey plant which is believed to have therapeutic qualities.

All tequila must be produced using blue agave. So in essence, Tequila is Plant-Based. In fact, Tequila is a Mezcal but mezcal is not Tequila! Confused?

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Frida’s New Website!

Interior of Frida's Mexican Beach House at Mala, MauiWe hired Sascha Bauml owner of  MauiPro Media to take our photos and build our website for Frida’s Mexican Beach House Restaurant here on the beautiful Island of Maui. Its still a work in progress and as we grow so will our website. Check in on the latest happenings, events here at Frida’s. Remember, you can book your reservations with us through our website.

We’ll see you at Frida’s here at Mala on Maui.