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Best Pork Hash - Final Results and Rankings

Click on a Judge to see their profile. Hover over each Judge's score to see their comment explaining that score and a score breakdown. A complete list of judge's comments is located below the results table. We did weighted scoring again with Taste=50%, Texture=30% and Presentation=20%.


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Average Score Out of 10 Normalized Score
#1 Aiea Manapua and Snacks
6.5Taste 7...Texture 6...Presentation 6. Lots of filling. 10 Taste 10...Texture 10...Presentation 10. Chunks of ginger and green onions-yum. A lot of ingredients make up this pork hash. 6.7Taste 7...Texture 6...Presentation 7. Peppery taste, a little rubbery. 8.5Taste 8...Texture 9...Presentation 9. I like the veggies! Most colorful of them all. Noodle too thin. 8.6Taste 9...Texture 9...Presentation 7. Meat taste is superb! Flavorful. Wrapper pairs well with filling. However I wish there was a little more wrapper to the overall product. Presentation creepy. 8.9Taste 10...Texture 7...Presentation 9. Nice presentation. Meat is a little tough. Too much grissle. Wrapper was a little too thin. Ingredients were good. Detected scallion, green onion, water chestnut. Complex taste. 8.20 100%
#2
Island Manapua
6.8Taste 7...Texture 7...Presentation 6. 6.8Taste 8...Texture 4...Presentation 8. A lot of meat chunks and the wrapping is a nice yellow color. The taste is very good but it's oily which comes from the "fat" chunks. 7.2Taste 7...Texture 7...Presentation 8. Good taste. Chunky bits of pork and stuff. 7.8Taste 8...Texture 8...Presentation 7. Good taste! Not real salty like the others. Too bad noodle is thin. 9.0Taste 9...Texture 9...Presentation 9. Nice balance of wrapper and meat. Meat is very tasty! Great overall pork hash. 5.3Taste 6...Texture 5...Presentation 4. Juicy, lumpy, meat look. Undercooked. Didn't like long look. I like it round. This was rectangular. 7.15 87.2
#3
Libby Manapua Shop
5.9Taste 5...Texture 6...Presentation 8. 3.7Taste 3...Texture 6...Presentation 2. Look scary because it's shaped like an hour glass and the wrapper doesn't stick to it. Texture okay but the meat is sweet. 7.8Taste 8...Texture 8...Presentation 7. Different but good taste. Good meat and wrap. 8.5Taste 8...Texture 9...Presentation 9. Pretty! Look like flowers. Liked the thick noodle. Good coloring. 7.5Taste 7...Texture 8...Presentation 8. Meat has a flavorful slightly sweet quality. A little on the oily side. Wrapper accompanies meat well. 4.8Taste 5...Texture 5...Presentation 4. Kind of bland, sweet. Nothing special. Kind of dry. 6.37 77.6%
#4 Chun Wah Kam Noodle Factory
6.5Taste 7...Texture 6...Presentation 6. Pretty sure this is from Chun Wah Kam. 5.4Taste 5...Texture 5...Presentation 7. Average taste and texture but I like the way the wrapper sticks to the meat. 6.8Taste 7...Texture 7...Presentation 6. Typical pork hash. 5.0Taste 5...Texture 5...Presentation 5. Looks yellowy in color. Meat is pinkish. 5.9Taste 5...Texture 6...Presentation 8. Meat overwhelms wrapper. Meat looks like it comes from a can. Yellow wrapper looks attractive but has no body or flavor. 4.7Taste 5...Texture 4...Presentation 5. Wrapper came off easily. Meat is lean, sweet and a little dry. Yellow color is a little off putting. 5.72
69.7%
#5 Royal Kitchen
7.0Taste 7...Texture 7...Presentation 7. 4.2Taste 4...Texture 4...Presentation 5. Okay, but not outstanding. Looks mushy and may have chunks of fat. 6.0Taste 6...Texture 6...Presentation 6. A bit bland. 4.0Taste 4...Texture 4...Presentation 4. Noodle too thin. Little salty! 4.5Taste 4...Texture 5...Presentation 5. Not too much flavor. Nothing special. Looks too round. I thought I could start bouncing it on the ground like a rubber ball. 5.2Taste 5...Texture 5...Presentation 6. Wrapper came off. Kind of plain taste. Nothing special. Slightly salty. I liked that wrapper completely covers the meatball. 5.15
62.8%
#6 7-Eleven Convenience Store
2.2Taste 2...Texture 2...Presentation 3. 2.2Taste 2...Texture 2...Presentation 3. Spam mushi meat. Also very sweet. 5.7Taste 6...Texture 5...Presentation 6. Mushy. Weird taste. 2.8Taste 3...Texture 3...Presentation 2. Meat looked kinda whitish in color. Didn't like the crunchiness in the meat. Noodle too thin. 4.7Taste 6...Texture 1...Presentation 7. Tastes like it contains some form of seafood in it. Weird. Overall pork hash on the mushy side. Meat quality looks unappealing and pale. 8.0Taste 8...Texture 8...Presentation 8. Wrapper was just right in thickness and softness compared to the meatball. Meat was cooked just right. Wrap was fancy. 4.27
52.0%
#7 Char Hung Sut
2.4Taste 2...Texture 2...Presentation 4. Wrap had a weird taste. 1.4Taste 1...Texture 1...Presentation 3. Very scary looking. Needs shoyu and mustard. 3.3Taste 3...Texture 4...Presentation 3. Weird looking. Almost spam like. 1.8Taste 2...Texture 2...Presentation 1. Tasted almost fishy. 3.1Taste 3...Texture 2...Presentation 5. Meat taste and looks like it's from the can. Wrapper a little tough. Filling has a strange unidentifiable taste to it. 3.8Taste 4...Texture 4...Presentation 3. Wrapper is kind of hard. Taste of meat is too sweet. Different shape of pork. Tall! Just packed meat. Looks processed. 2.63
32.1%

Judge's Comments


#1 Aiea Manapua and Snacks

Judge 1 - Taste 7...Texture 6...Presentation 6. Lots of filling.

Judge 2 - Taste 10...Texture 10...Presentation 10. Chunks of ginger and green onions-yum. A lot of ingredients make up this pork hash.

Judge 3 - Taste 7...Texture 6...Presentation 7. Peppery taste, a little rubbery.

Judge 4 - Taste 8...Texture 9...Presentation 9. I like the veggies! Most colorful of them all. Noodle too thin.

Judge 5 - Taste 9...Texture 9...Presentation 7. Meat taste is superb! Flavorful. Wrapper pairs well with filling. However I wish there was a little more wrapper to the overall product. Presentation creepy.

Judge 6 - Taste 10...Texture 7...Presentation 9. Nice presentation. Meat is a little tough. Too much grissle. Wrapper was a little too thin. Ingredients were good. Detected scallion, green onion, water chestnut. Complex taste.


#2 Island Manapua

Judge 1 - Taste 7...Texture 7...Presentation 6.

Judge 2 - Taste 8...Texture 4...Presentation 8. A lot of meat chunks and the wrapping is a nice yellow color. The taste is very good but it's oily which comes from the "fat" chunks.

Judge 3 - Taste 7...Texture 7...Presentation 8. Good taste. Chunky bits of pork and stuff.

Judge 4 - Taste 8...Texture 8...Presentation 7. Good taste! Not real salty like the others. Too bad noodle is thin.

Judge 5 - Taste 9...Texture 9...Presentation 9. Nice balance of wrapper and meat. Meat is very tasty! Great overall pork hash.

Judge 6 - Taste 6...Texture 5...Presentation 4. Juicy, lumpy, meat look. Undercooked. Didn't like long look. I like it round. This was rectangular.


#3 Libby Manapua Shop

Judge 1 - Taste 5...Texture 6...Presentation 8.

Judge 2 - Taste 3...Texture 6...Presentation 2. Look scary because it's shaped like an hour glass and the wrapper doesn't stick to it. Texture okay but the meat is sweet.

Judge 3 - Taste 8...Texture 8...Presentation 7. Different but good taste. Good meat and wrap.

Judge 4 - Taste 8...Texture 9...Presentation 9. Pretty! Look like flowers. Liked the thick noodle. Good coloring.

Judge 5 - Taste 7...Texture 8...Presentation 8. Meat has a flavorful slightly sweet quality. A little on the oily side. Wrapper accompanies meat well.

Judge 6 - Taste 5...Texture 5...Presentation 4. Kind of bland, sweet. Nothing special. Kind of dry.


#4 Chun Wah Kam Noodle Factory

Judge 1 - Taste 7...Texture 6...Presentation 6. Pretty sure this is from Chun Wah Kam.

Judge 2 - Taste 5...Texture 5...Presentation 7. Average taste and texture but I like the way the wrapper sticks to the meat.

Judge 3 - Taste 7...Texture 7...Presentation 6. Typical pork hash.

Judge 4 - Taste 5...Texture 5...Presentation 5. Looks yellowy in color. Meat is pinkish.

Judge 5 - Taste 5...Texture 6...Presentation 8. Meat overwhelms wrapper. Meat looks like it comes from a can. Yellow wrapper looks attractive but has no body or flavor.

Judge 6 - Taste 5...Texture 4...Presentation 5. Wrapper came off easily. Meat is lean, sweet and a little dry. Yellow color is a little off putting.


#5 Royal Kitchen

Judge 1 - Taste 7...Texture 7...Presentation 7.

Judge 2 - Taste 4...Texture 4...Presentation 5. Okay, but not outstanding. Looks mushy and may have chunks of fat.

Judge 3 - Taste 6...Texture 6...Presentation 6. A bit bland.

Judge 4 - Taste 4...Texture 4...Presentation 4. Noodle too thin. Little salty!

Judge 5 - Taste 4...Texture 5...Presentation 5. Not too much flavor. Nothing special. Looks too round. I thought I could start bouncing it on the ground like a rubber ball.

Judge 6 - Taste 5...Texture 5...Presentation 6. Wrapper came off. Kind of plain taste. Nothing special. Slightly salty. I liked that wrapper completely covers the meatball.


#6 7-Eleven Convinience Store

Judge 1 - Taste 2...Texture 2...Presentation 3.

Judge 2 - Taste 2...Texture 2...Presentation 3. Spam mushi meat. Also very sweet.

Judge 3 - Taste 6...Texture 5...Presentation 6. Mushy. Weird taste.

Judge 4 - Taste 3...Texture 3...Presentation 2. Meat looked kinda whitish in color. Didn't like the crunchiness in the meat. Noodle too thin.

Judge 5 - Taste 6...Texture 1...Presentation 7. Tastes like it contains some form of seafood in it. Weird. Overall pork hash on the mushy side. Meat quality looks unappealing and pale.

Judge 6 - Taste 8...Texture 8...Presentation 8. Wrapper was just right in thickness and softness compared to the meatball. Meat was cooked just right. Wrap was fancy.


#7 Char Hung Sut

Judge 1 - Taste 2...Texture 2...Presentation 4. Wrap had a weird taste.

Judge 2 - Taste 1...Texture 1...Presentation 3. Very scary looking. Needs shoyu and mustard.

Judge 3 - Taste 3...Texture 4...Presentation 3. Weird looking. Almost spam like.

Judge 4 - Taste 2...Texture 2...Presentation 1. Tasted almost fishy.

Judge 5 - Taste 3...Texture 2...Presentation 5. Meat taste and looks like it's from the can. Wrapper a little tough. Filling has a strange unidentifiable taste to it.

Judge 6 - Taste 4...Texture 4...Presentation 3. Wrapper is kind of hard. Taste of meat is too sweet. Different shape of pork. Tall! Just packed meat. Looks processed.