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Archive for September, 2011

September 25 - October 1, 2011

Teddy’s Bigger Burgers

To find fresh burgers made from the best quality beef, locals and international diners alike head straight to Teddy’s Bigger Burgers. Since opening its doors at the foot of Diamond Head in 1998, this diner-style burger joint has expanded to include locations in Aiea, Hawaii Kai, Kailua, Lahaina, University, on the Mainland, and even Japan….

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September 25 - October 1, 2011

Mongolian Style Lamb Chops with Brandy Demiglace

Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 racks of lamb, cut into double chops 3 tablespoons chopped green onion (prefer the white part) 1 tablespoon whiskey 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds 1 1/2 tablespoons hoisin sauce Pinch black pepper 4 cups mashed potatoes 4 cups sauteed vegetables Preparation: Cut and trim fat from the…

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September 25 - October 1, 2011

Mix Things Up at Rainbow Drive-In

Rainbow Drive-In offers a plate lunch to match its diverse arch of customers. Since 1961 Rainbow Drive-In has been serving hearty and affordable plate lunches to our local blue collar workers, business community, families and tourists who travel to Rainbow’s Kapahulu location — many because of the reputation the laid-back restaurant has acquired through decades…

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September 25 - October 1, 2011

Bella Mia Italian Faves Warm Stomachs, Souls

It may be hard to believe now in the midst of these sticky, sweltering days of September, but soon the cool and crisp winds of winter will be nipping at our noses. And just as wardrobe styles change at this time to accommodate the shift in weather, so too do food choices. After all, a…

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September 25 - October 1, 2011

Cooking Up Innovative Fusion

Stepping off of busy Waialae Avenue into Richo Korean Cuisine is like entering another world. With its soft lighting and chic setup, which includes private seating areas tucked behind bamboo shades, Richo is a tranquil oasis where customers can enjoy an after-work Happy Hour or relax with friends for a quiet meal. And with its…

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September 25 - October 1, 2011

A Home Away From Home at Hinone Mizunone

Loyal customers feel akin to coming home when they visit Hinone Mizunone and its wide range of Japanese cuisine located on South King Street. According to Eiki Tamaki, operations manager at the restaurant, customers enjoy the “homestyle Japanese comfort food,” and the heart and soul that go into preparing each dish. The eatery gets its…

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September 25 - October 1, 2011

Jin Din Rou

Jin Din Rou combines an elegant, upscale feel with reasonable prices. But mainly it’s the quality of the food that keeps actor Kelly R. Thomas and tennis pro Rusty Komori coming back again and again. The two say they have dined at Jin Din Rou a few times before, and stopped in again for dinner…

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September 25 - October 1, 2011

Time for Lunch at 1132

It’s a busy workday downtown and it’s time — let’s say, at about 11:32 or so? — to take a break for lunch. You’ve fallen into a routine, so you head out to the usual restaurant or food truck to order the same dishes again and again. Your choices narrow even more if you don’t…

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September 25 - October 1, 2011

It’s Greek to Me!

Located in Hawaii Kai’s Koko Marina Center, Greek Marina Restaurant offers locals and tourists alike both authentic Greek cuisine and a scenic view of Honolulu’s picturesque Koko Marina water-front. The ambience of the restaurant contributes to its uniqueness — with Greek music in the background, customers can enjoy either indoor or outdoor seating and a…

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September 25 - October 1, 2011

Wun Tun of Saimin

The Old Saimin House’s philosophy can be summed up in two words: simplicity and family. Upon entering the shop, you won’t find an overwhelming menu or any hidden dining rooms. You’ll simply find the fourth generation of this family-owned business cooking up their classic comfort foods for a community of longstanding patrons. The restaurant has…

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