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Archive for July, 2011

July 31 - August 6, 2011

Home Sweet Home

Feel at home at Ocean House, located beachfront in the Outrigger Reef Hotel, where casual elegance epitomizes all things offered here.

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July 31 - August 6, 2011

The Skinny on Fat Greek

Waikiki marks the third location in the chain’s collection that also includes stores on Waialae Avenue in Kaimuki and a kiosk in Ala Moana Center.

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July 31 - August 6, 2011

Canton House

Canton House Restaurant serves up exquisite Cantonese cuisine to loyal patrons on a daily basis. Located in the heart of Chinatown, this well-known eatery offers close to 40 varieties of dim sum favorites, including spare ribs, shrimp with chives dumpling, spring rolls and more. Canton House is located on 162 N. Hotel St. and is…

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July 31 - August 6, 2011

Lobster and Strawberry Salad

Ingredients: 4 ounces lobster claw meat 2 ounces diced then creamed ripe avocado 2 fresh ripened strawberries 1 tablespoons tarragon mayonnaise 1 ounce baby arugula 1 ounce strawberry sauce (see method below) Garnish with sliced strawberries, strawberry sauce and micro greens. Strawberry sauce: 10 ounces frozen strawberries 1 1/4 cup water 6 ounces sugar Preparation:…

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July 31 - August 6, 2011

Slurp Up Ton Ton’s Special Oxtail Ramen

For locals, ramen is one of the ultimate comfort foods. The warm broth, the tasty meat and vegetables, and the satisfying sluuuuuurrrp of soft, wiggly noodles is a familiar experience for many who have grown up in Hawaii. At Ton Ton Ramen, owner Ken Cho has taken the lovable ramen and paired it with another…

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July 31 - August 6, 2011

The Purest of Pizza Pies at Zpizza

Who doesn’t love pizza? You anticipate its arrival at your dining table or home as your mouth begins to water. The combination of chewy dough, savory sauce, warm melting cheese and a crunchy crust finale sends pleasure to a pizza lover’s heart. There are plenty of arguments about where and who invented the first pizza….

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July 31 - August 6, 2011

JJ Charts New Course with Second Bistro

JJ Luangkhot, executive chef and owner of the award-winning JJ’s Bistro & French Pastry, has been quite busy over the last month or so after recently changing both the name and concept of his second restaurant, formerly known as J2 Asian Fusion. Now, as you pass the location on Waialae Avenue, you’ll notice that it’s…

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July 31 - August 6, 2011

The Freshest Sushi Sold in a Sleek Venue

Kaiten sushi joints might be popping up everywhere you look, but as soon as you walk into SushiSan, you’ll know you’re in for something a little bit different. The venue has an upscale feel to it — chic, modern, elegant. And according to restaurant owner Jay Kim, the food is different, too. “We want to…

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July 31 - August 6, 2011

Dining On Tasty Dumplings

Jin Din Rou has been wowing diners with Taiwanese cuisine infused with a bit of Japanese fare since opening its doors last February on South King Street. Manager Bob Suzukawa says he’s grateful for the warm welcome this chic and modern restaurant — known for its Xiao Long Bao, or soup dumplings — has received….

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July 31 - August 6, 2011

A Thai Twist on Shabu Shabu

In the mood for some Thai-riffic cuisine? Shabu Shabu Bangkok on Kapahulu Avenue offers a warm, inviting atmosphere and allows diners to prepare food to their liking in the “hot pots” available on dining tables. The eatery draws its name from the shabu shabu style of cooking, which in Japanese, translates to mean “swish, swish,”…

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