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Archive for September, 2012

September 30, 2012

Keo’s Thai Cuisine

Tempt your taste buds with exotic Thai specialties at the one and only Keo’s Thai Cuisine. Owned and operated by Keo Sananikone, the establishment is open nightly for dinner and capitalizes on freshness. Restaurant favorites include Soft Shell Crab with Panag Curry, Evil Jungle Prince, Sa-Teh Chicken and more. Keo’s Thai Cuisine is located at…

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September 30, 2012

Eclectic Japanese Cuisine is Always in Bloom

Having been open for less than a year, Sakura Terrace Japanese Cafe is flourishing with contemporary Japanese dining concepts that go beyond the norm. What began as a restaurant that specialized in donburi dishes soon sprouted new ideas, and has since then added grilled meats, sushi and an assortment of seafood to its menu. The…

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September 30, 2012

Local Favorites With Healthy Alternatives

Let’s get one thing out of the way first: If you’re going to name your restaurant after one dish, that dish better be among the best — and Loco Moco Drive Inn’s Loco Moco ($7.95) really is. Owner and chef Sheng Zhu says that it is one of the restaurant’s most popular dishes. “The beef…

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Feasting on Family-Style Faves at Golden Palace

On any given day at Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant, the Lam family, who own and operate the establishment, can be found making customers feel at home in their traditional Chinese eatery. Three generations of the hard-working bunch are often under one roof as founder Howard Lam greets customers, his son Gary manages the floor and…

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September 30, 2012

Sekiya’s Serving Saimin and Okazu Favorites

By Jaimie Kim After being in business for more than 50 years, Sekiya’s Restaurant and Delicatessen continues to find its success in serving customers what they want: familiar favorites that the entire family can enjoy. “We’re one of the few family-owned okazuyas. Our customers like the tradition of that,” says owner Joy Morihara. Founded by…

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September 30, 2012

A Spicy Tale

When you mention Asahi Grill to the many local folks familiar with the popular restaurant, you can almost guarantee that the first thing to pop out of their mouth will be “oxtail soup.” Long renowned for the local staple, Asahi Grill serves up bowl after bowl of its signature dish to its loyal customers —…

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September 30, 2012

Mary Gutzi

The spotlight shines on Mary Gutzi, a renowned singer and actress who’s made her mark in musical theater and has shared her talents with audiences across the globe for the past four decades. With an appetite for the performing arts, she also has a real taste for premier cuisine, which led us to Pipi’s Burgers…

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Nice Day Chinese Seafood

There is definitely something for everyone at Nice Day Chinese Seafood Restaurant conveniently located in the Liliha community. Dining Out was fortunate enough to catch up with friends Vanda Gill, Kuulei Alma-Francis and Lois Sueda for a dim sum lunch one afternoon. The trio all enjoyed different types of dim sum, and Nice Day is…

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September 30, 2012

Wailana is Fallin’ for Oktoberfest With Tasty Specials

For the past 10 years, Wailana Coffee House in Waikiki has been offering a special Oktoberfest menu in celebration of the popular German tradition. Available Oct. 5 and 6, the Oktoberfest menu features Smoked Ham Shank ($15.75), German Bratwurst ($12.95), Smoked Pork Chops ($14.25) and a Bavarian Breakfast Special ($9.95). Smoked Ham Shank is specially…

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