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Archive for October, 2012

October 28, 2012

Kozo Sushi

On the go? Kozo Sushi has it all, especially when it comes to mouth-watering take-out sushi options. Yet, Kozo doesn’t stop there, instead this well-known eatery is making a name for itself with its delicious bentos as well. After serving Hawaii for 12 years, there currently are six convenient locations throughout Oahu — Pearlridge Center,…

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October 28, 2012

Kenny’s Restaurant

For almost 50 years Kenny’s Restaurant, located in Kamehameha Shopping Center, has been the perfect place to get together with family and friends for a great meal. Dining Out was fortunate to catch up with Randall Harakal, DJ Watson and Chantal Moearii Weaver for lunch one afternoon. The group enjoys the restaurant, as well as…

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October 28, 2012

Local Grinds to the Max

Moanalua Shopping Center is home to Loco Moco Drive Inn, the place to be for all of your local favorites — yes, this includes loco moco, of course. Owned and operated by Sheng Zhu, this most sought-after eatery opened its doors seven years ago, offering its patrons large portions at affordable values. “We have a…

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October 28, 2012

Unbeatable Monthly Specials

Located in Westridge Shopping Center in Aiea, Pho My Lien is a must-try for Vietnamese eats. The restaurant serves up authentic, traditional Vietnamese food. Owned by husband-and-wife team Tommy and Lien Dang, who both are originally from Vietnam, the restaurant combines authentic know-how with the tasty ingredients that Hawaii has to offer. “A lot of…

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October 28, 2012

Shor @ Sunset

Watching the sunset over the Pacific in Waikiki is one of the best “lucky we live Hawaii” pleasures. And if you’re also relaxing in a casual, seaside ambiance with a cocktail and some ono food, well, it doesn’t get any better than that. You don’t need much more, except maybe someone nice (or two or…

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October 28, 2012

Sweet Treats at Larry’s Bakery

By Jaimie Kim Step through the doors at Larry’s Bakery and expect to take a little journey back in time; but don’t worry, you won’t need a DeLorean. With new items to keep you in the present, Larry’s Bakery also is bringing back old favorites. “The pastries that we started to bring back is stuff…

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October 28, 2012

Red House

Dine at Red House in Honolulu and experience a fusion cuisine all its own. This Keeaumoku Street restaurant opened its doors last year and is similar to cafes found in Korea. K-Pop music videos play on, and the ambiance is very hip and modern. Owner Justin Chun takes traditional Korean dishes and infuses international flavors….

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October 28, 2012

Savor Sekiya Favorites

Sekiya’s Restaurant and Delicatessan owner Joy Morihara has plenty of customers who know exactly what they will be having the moment they walk through the door. “That is what people like about us. Everybody has their favorites, so some people come in all the time and eat the same thing,” says Morihara. If you are…

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October 28, 2012

Go Appetizer Crazy

Any day is a good day for pupus at Anytime Cafe. OK, I admit that’s a rather cliche opening, but the fact remains that the diverse menu at the Market City Shopping Center restaurant makes it a great place for just about anything your taste buds desire. On the appetizer side, it’s hard to beat…

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October 28, 2012

Oh, Happy Day!

For the past 11 years, Happy Day Chinese Restaurant co-owners Yung Sang Chan and Lisa Lum have been putting smiles on countless faces with a mixture of Hong Kong-style cuisine and friendly customer service. The story of their cheery eatery begins decades earlier, though, when Chan opened a Chinatown dining spot called Sea Fortune in…

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