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Archive for December, 2012

December 30, 2012

Makino Chaya

Bring your appetite to Makino Chaya in Aiea and be ready to dig in to its all-you-can-eat lunch and dinner buffets. With more than 100 items to choose from, it’s no wonder this Japanese seafood buffet is a favorite local hang out. Customers can’t seem to get enough of the mounds of crab, lobster, fish…

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December 30, 2012

Five-star Delights to Complete a Meal

With so many delicious sweets from countries across the world, it’s comforting to know that Five Star International Buffet has a dessert menu that showcases Hawaii’s fabulous flavors. Each bite-sized dessert makes for a perfect addition to the restaurant’s buffet (lunch $19 adults, $12 keiki 5 to 12 years old; dinner $48 adults, $24 keiki…

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December 30, 2012

Always Delivering Appetizer Greatness

Genki Sushi is a bit unique in the local sushi market. The popular Japanese eatery has nearly as many pupus as main courses on its varied menu. Among the 31 appetizer-friendly items on the menu are edamame, miso soup, shumai, salmon bone, potato fries, spicy tuna bowl, garlic chicken, soft shell crab, vegetable croquette and…

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December 30, 2012

Local Grinds Galore

Asahi Grill on Ward Avenue aspires to be your top choice when it comes to local, island-style fare. Pay a visit to the eatery on any given day and you’ll notice that the restaurant is always packed with kamaaina and visitors alike who come hungry — and for good reason. Asahi Grill’s Oxtail Soup has…

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December 30, 2012

Tasty, Traditional Italian Treats

Romano’s Macaroni Grill has been wowing customers with its classic Italian dishes since opening in 2005 in Hookipa Terrace at Ala Moana Center. And it’s not just locals the restaurant has been impressing. If anything can speak to the quality of Macaroni Grill’s cuisine, it is the fact that Italians visiting the Islands have been…

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December 30, 2012

Doing It Plantation Style

No matter what the occasion, heading to Waikiki to celebrate can make it all the more special. Sure, it’s a busy place with lots going on, but that’s the fun part — the hard part is choosing just the right venue. Buffets are popular in part because of the variety of dishes offered, which makes…

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December 30, 2012

Garry Moore

Good Golly, Miss Molly … Little Richard is back in the Islands, thanks to impersonator, tribute artist and entertainer Garry Moore. A local boy raised in Haleiwa, Moore currently resides in Mililani and takes the stage in Legends in Concert Waikiki tonight and tomorrow night performing as the outrageous “Architect of Rock ‘n Roll.” In…

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December 30, 2012

Chogajib Korean Restaurant

Always wonder what goes on behind the scenes at your favorite restaurant? Well, much credit goes to the many chefs, owners and managers who work diligently day in and day out to make sure Hawaii’s diners have a top-notch dining experience. This week, Dining Out gets the inside scoops from Chogajib Korean Restaurant owner Jeong…

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December 30, 2012

Stopping the Clock

Few things in this world compare to the simple pleasure of biting into a freshly baked loaf of bread that’s still warm from the oven. Or, experiencing an artisan panini that has been crafted from the same loaf and, wow — life couldn’t get better! While most people are caught up in the hustle and…

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December 30, 2012

Journey to Atlantis

When you enter through the doors at Atlantis Seafood and Steak, the first thing you’ll notice is its mesmerizing decor. The second thing you’ll realize as soon as you sit down, is that the menu boasts an impressive selection of items that everyone can enjoy. The ceiling of the restaurant is a ship’s frame, surrounded…

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