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Archive for August, 2015

August 30, 2015

A value-packed buffet awaits you down by the sea

Since opening in May, Crab House Makino has been drawing crowds to Waikiki to experience the great value offered in its All You Can Eat buffet. The spacious restaurant features separate food stations, including a main buffet line, a sushi and poke bar, ramen and udon counter, tempura bar, salad bar, dessert area and more….

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August 30, 2015

Newtown Drive Inn

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Fried Noodle with Teri Beef Combo ($9) Tucked away on a sloping hillside overlooking Aiea’s Kaahele Street, Newtown Drive Inn offers a delectable double entendre for its diners, acting as an eatery that features classic Hawaiian-style dishes and plate lunches that harken back to the drive inns…

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August 30, 2015

King Street restaurant offers an idyllic date night out

Imagine dining al fresco upon an open-air terrace, feasting on selections that go above and beyond the usual local fare. Now combine that delicious vision with the knowledge that this dream can be a reality at Sakura Terrace, conveniently located on King Street. Choosing among the myriad of menu options may just be the only…

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August 30, 2015

Sizzling new specials

By now, you’ve likely tried the flavorful nabe at Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant that comes stocked with an array of meat, seafood and vegetables. But the eatery always is rolling out something new, and starting Sept. 1, it’s got some exciting offerings on the menu. To start, for every $50 you spend during one meal,…

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August 30, 2015

A ‘Little’ Goes A Long Way

Nestled in the heart of Chinatown is Little Village Noodle House, a place known for its high-quality foods, fresh ingredients and simplicity. “We’ve been serving at this location for 13 years. We’re very popular among the local people because we serve a lot of signature comfort-food dishes,” explains general manager David Chang. Offering local favorites…

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August 30, 2015

Korean eatery makes a ‘Stand’ for good food

Tucked away in the heart of “Korea-moku” is a little shop taking large strides to win over the hearts and appetites of local people. Red Stand is a Korean food-stop and dine-in restaurant off of Keeaumoku Street, serving Korean-style hot pots, coffee, musubis and culturally unique desserts. Owned by Theresa Choi, the eatery dons a…

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August 30, 2015

A Revamped Genki Pulls Into Kaneohe

Dedicated to following through on its vision to offer “better sushi today,” Genki Sushi continues to enhance the quality of each menu item it serves, starting with the innovation and convenience offered at its newly renovated Windward City Shopping Center location. Reopened for three months now, the revamped Kaneohe branch falls in line with the…

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Paradise Premises Plenty Of Fresh Seafood

One term that’s often taken for granted here in Hawaii is “fresh seafood,” but at Paradise Seafood Market & Restaurant, the entire menu is centered on offering patrons the freshest foods that are maintained and prepared in the finest way possible. Step in to the Keeaumoku Street restaurant and you’ll find tanks with various types…

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August 30, 2015 ,

Keeping Up With Kaiseki

When we go out for a traditional meal — be it for a special occasion or otherwise — we’re doing much more than merely satisfying hunger pangs. There’s an intangible, but very special, nourishment that comes from connecting with time-honored cooking techniques and cultural meanings that link us to generations past. I get a strong…

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Veggie dishes rule over this Dynasty

A calming oasis amid the bustling mecca of Honolulu’s Ala Moana Center, Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant welcomes hungry diners to stop in and enjoy a welcomed reprieve from the shopping madness. Located at Hookipa Terrace, Jade Dynasty ushers clientele into its elegant dining room amid a lovely atmosphere marked by sparkling chandeliers and refined decor….

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