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Archive for March, 2012

April 1 - 7, 2012

Willoughby’s: The Perfect Landing Spot

Nestled below the hustle and bustle of commuters fighting traffic on the H-1 Freeway and surrounded by the organized chaos flowing to and from the Honolulu International Airport sits one of Oahu’s hidden culinary gems. And, appropriately, Chef Gem Bautista is behind the alluring array of dishes available at Willoughby’s Restaurant in the OHANA Honolulu…

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April 1 - 7, 2012

Atlantis Seafood & Steak

Atlantis Seafood & Steak, located in the heart of Waikiki, serves up more than exceptional and fresh food for its customers. All those employed at the restaurant take customer service seriously and aim to provide each patron with the best dining experience possible. Dining Out recently found Australia natives Ella Reid, and Annie and Debra…

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April 1 - 7, 2012

Celebrate at 3660 on the Rise

Known best for its Pacific Fusion cuisine, 3660 on the Rise continues to stand in a class of its own, thanks to its top-notch edible creations and excellent customer service. Located at 3660 Waialae Ave. on the corner of Waialae and Wilhelmina Rise, the restaurant opened its doors in September 1992 by partners chef Russell…

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April 1 - 7, 2012

A Taste of Honey at Lung Fung

Lung Fung manager Eddie Ma likes to separate his restaurant from the typical and traditional chop suey-style restaurants. Although decorated in traditional Chinese decor, Lung Fung is always recreating its menu to become a more progressive and, more importantly, healthier eatery for Chinese cuisine lovers. “We are constantly updating the cooking style to match how…

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April 1 - 7, 2012

Cooking Up Authentic Okonomiyaki

As two customers walk into Shochan one late afternoon last week, they are immediately greeted by the restaurant’s friendly staff — and after they place their order, owner and head chef Shinji Yamamoto gets to work. He pours batter onto the stove and seasons it with bonito powder while it cooks. Next, he fries up…

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April 1 - 7, 2012

Can’t Get Enough of Kenny’s Specials

It’s no secret that Kenny’s is everybody’s favorite local-style diner, serving up the best in American classics and local creations. You may not know, however, that popular demand inspired Kenny’s to take some of its most requested daily specials and make them available multiple days a week. Prime Rib Au Jus ($16.99, regular cut; $20.99…

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April 1 - 7, 2012

‘Hy’ped on Garlic

The time has come for garlic lovers to unite at a fine-dining establishment as traditional and esteemed as they come — Hy’s Steak House. Upon entering the Waikiki staple, its legitimacy hits you over the head as you scan the authentic wood work and paintings spanning centuries that adorn the 36-year-old restaurant’s walls. Then, a…

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April 1 - 7, 2012

Gushing Over IHOP’s Fruit Medley

Spring is in the air, and I’m not talking hopping bunnies or the delicious scent of tropical flowers intoxicating the sidewalks. I’m talking about the bountiful yield of perfectly ripe fruit in my Fruit Bowl ($7.30) at IHOP on Kuhio Avenue. It’s a voluptuous, eye-catching medley of juicy orange, red and yellow hunks — cantaloupe,…

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April 1 - 7, 2012

Baking Up a Storm at Fendu

I love bread and pastries, and have been told that Fendu Boulangerie has the best croissants on this Island. So, I finally made the visit to the European-style bakery in Manoa Marketplace, and concur — it’s just perfect and totally worth the drive from any part of the Island. But Fendu Boulangerie offers more than…

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April 1 - 7, 2012

Kit’s Unique Pupus Revealed

Some of the best dishes at Kit n Kitchen are not even found on the menu. The good news is that you don’t have to be a FOK (friend of Kit) to get the special treatment, you just have to ask. That’s pretty much how Volcano Stone Grilled Garlic Seafood Butter Rice ($14.95) came about….

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