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Archive for November, 2015

November 29, 2015

May Your Meals Be Merry And Bright

One of the most important parts of the holiday season is gathering with loved ones for a special meal. That’s why the family behind Shiro’s Saimin Haven is ready and willing to make your next celebration as delicious as possible via a full catering menu overflowing with homemade comfort foods. The eatery has been making…

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Ginger Is The Spice Of Life

GOING INSIDE A GINGERBREAD HOUSE The earliest forms of gingerbread may date back to ancient Greece, but it was the Germans who first put gingerbread houses together in the 1500s, laying the foundation for the Brothers Grimm’s tale Hansel and Gretel. Happy Sunday, Ono readers! I hope you’re still feeling full hearted — and full…

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November 29, 2015

New Shilawon Korean Restaurant

Want to relieve that craving for Korean cuisine? Look no further than New Shilawon Korean Restaurant. Right on Amana Street is where you’ll find this oasis of authentic Korean fare, with dishes to please your palate with ease. The eatery has been in business for nearly two decades, but with a change in management last…

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November 29, 2015

Keeping The Legacy Alive

When the shopping center where their parents’ longstanding restaurant was located was going to be shut down for redevelopment, brother and sister Hiro Takei and Rie Takei Akita couldn’t bear to see it close. So they relaunched the eatery with the same name, Odoriko, at a new location on Kapiolani Boulevard in October. The original…

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November 29, 2015

Where carnivores can ‘meat’ their match

All the festivities of Thanksgiving may have concluded, but one unofficial tradition that carries past the holiday is the seemingly endless task of finishing leftovers. Turkey and all the fixings were made to feed an army of 100 for your family of six to 10. However, sometimes we need a break from the turkey sandwiches,…

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November 29, 2015

A True Taste Of Italy In Waikiki

World-renowned restaurateur Wolfgang Zwiener is known for his countless steak houses, but now he also is known for Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar — affectionately referred to as his “baby,” because it is his only Italian restaurant. Il Lupino’s menu offers the best in authentic Italian cuisine. It celebrates the freshest ingredients, seafood, pasta…

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November 29, 2015

Eatery has all of your party-food essentials

There aren’t many restaurants that are as dedicated to its employees and customers as Big City Diner. With six locations around Oahu, the family diner never disappoints — from heaping servings of delicious meals to outstanding service every visit. It is a place you will want to visit again and again. With the holiday season…

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November 29, 2015

More than just a breakfast spot

Nestled in Market City Shopping Center, Café Kaila is synonymous with delicious home-style cooking. Known primarily for its breakfast and brunch, the restaurant has introduced a new dinner menu combining its famous homey tastes with savory evening selections. “Our dinner menu is all about comfort food,” explains owner and head cook Chrissie Kaila Castillo. “It’s…

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November 29, 2015

Get Your Fill At Extensive Buffet

Crab House Makino in Waikiki offers an all you-can-eat lunch and dinner buffet consisting of more than 20 hot food items, including seafood and steak, as well as a variety of sushi, poke, salads and desserts. Known for its extensive menu, great value and casual family-friendly setting, the restaurant opened in May and has quickly…

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November 29, 2015

The Best Of Japan

Stepping through the tinted doors of Gokoku Sushi in Koko Marina Center, one is transported to a chic, modern eatery, wafting with yummy delights. Coming close to its one-year anniversary, Gokoku’s chef Toshiyuki Watanabe already is planning a special December menu to help celebrate. Watanabe, an honored, experienced chef from Japan, has helped the restaurant…

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