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Archive for January, 2011

January 30 - February 5, 2011

Getting a Jump on the New Year at Golden Palace

Kung Hee Fat Choy! The Year of the Rabbit starts on Thursday, ushering in the promise of tranquility and good fortune, two things much-needed after the tumultuous Year of the Tiger.

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January 30 - February 5, 2011

Chicken Satay with Thai Peanut Sauce and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 1 pound chicken, cut into bite-size pieces 1/4 tablespoon curry powder 1/4 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon condensed milk 1 tablespoon fish sauce or low-sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup coconut milk 16 wooden skewers Preparation: Cut chicken into bite-size pieces (3/4-inch cube) and marinate with coconut milk, curry powder, garlic powder, condensed milk and…

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January 30 - February 5, 2011

Loving the Leafy Veggie Basket

Most Korean food lovers would agree that the best way to enjoy this spicy, flavorful cuisine is family style. That way you can have fun sharing, comparing and tasting a variety of palate-pleasing dishes. Orine Sarang Chae is a cute and welcoming little Korean eatery quaintly tucked in the back of a parking lot on…

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January 30 - February 5, 2011

Camellia Opens Up with Fresh Oysters

The buffet menu over at Camellia Buffet is getting an upgrade, and what better way to introduce new items than with fresh raw oysters straight from Korea. “When you have the same thing, it gets tiring. We needed something fresh,” says Kenji Ha, brother of restaurant owner June Ha. Like everything else in the buffet…

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January 30 - February 5, 2011

Fukuya’s Faves

Jihei and Tsuya Takayama founded Fukuya in 1939 and since then it’s continually proven to be a favorite among many when it comes to local Japanese cuisine. “We’re a delicatessen and we also do a lot of catering for family parties, office parties and funerals,” says Arrison Iwahira, Fukuya president and great-grandson of the original…

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January 30 - February 5, 2011

A Bit of ‘Seoul’

Sikdorak offers the finest in Korean cuisine to both expatriates and kamaaina. Koreamoku is neither an anime character nor a new game show on cable TV. In Honolulu, it’s the affectionate nickname for lower Keeaumoku Street, often called “Koreamoku” by those who love the Honolulu neighborhood for its intriguing little Seoul-flavored eateries. And the buzz…

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January 30 - February 5, 2011

Fendu Launches New Pot Pie Dish

There’s no need to venture off to Europe to feast on European breads and pastries when you can have it all right here at home — at Fendu Boulangerie, to be exact. Owner and chef Niel Koep opened this bakery in Manoa Marketplace in March 2009, and since then has been greeting customers with a…

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January 30 - February 5, 2011

Falling in Love with Hy’s Menu

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner and the smell of love in the air, we’ve found the perfect place for a romantic dinner — and it’s right in the heart of Waikiki. Known for its signature selection of USDA prime beef, Hy’s Steak House serves only the finest kiawe-broiled steaks, including the New York…

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January 30 - February 5, 2011

You Make Me Want to Shout Wahoo’s!

Back in 2006, the sister duo of Stephanie Gambetta and Noel Pietsch took it upon themselves to bring a “California-Mex” concept to Hawaii with the opening of Wahoo’s Fish Taco.

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January 30 - February 5, 2011 ,

Taking Flight While Dining on Perfect Poultry

You’ve all heard Aesop’s idiom, “Don’t count your chickens before they’ve hatched,” which warns us against making assumptions because they may turn out wrong. And you’ve probably also heard the English proverb, “Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst,” which counsels us to have a positive attitude while making ready for a disaster….

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