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Archive for April, 2016

April 24, 2016

Big City Diner

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: The Big City Cobb Salad ($13.99) Family dining is easy at Big City Diner (BCD), where delicious American comfort food with a local twist caters to everyone from keiki to kupuna. “There’s all different types of foods that people can enjoy, together as a group (and) as…

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April 24, 2016

Giving mothers the gift of dim sum

If you’re in the mood for authentic Chinese food, head to The Mandalay where you’re guaranteed an elegant dining experience. Located downtown, this eatery is known for serving up traditional Cantonese and Hong Kong-style cuisine. It offers a wide variety of entrees and dim sum, which are served daily from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m….

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Stirring the pot with lunch-buffet special

For hot-pot fanatics looking to make the most of their meal, Hawaii Pot Shabu Shabu House’s lunch buffet provides the perfect solution. According to general manager Logan Iwatate, the lunch buffet is offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ($16.99 adults, $11.99 kids). “For our lunch buffet, everything that comes out on the conveyor belt…

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April 24, 2016

Steak Your Claim

Created by Wolfgang Zwiener, who had spent years as the head waiter at a famous steak house in New York, Wolfgang’s Steakhouse has become a renowned eatery in its own right. Wolfgang’s has dozens of locations throughout the country, as well as in Korea and Japan. The menu has everything you could want from a…

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April 24, 2016

Keep It Local

Entering The Kahala Hotel & Resort is like stepping into another world, separate from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu. Everything is bright and whimsical, including Plumeria Beach House, one of the hotel’s most revered restaurants. Opening up to a panorama of the ocean, Plumeria Beach House offers more than just picturesque views. Executive chef…

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April 24, 2016

Spoil Mom With Glorious Seafood

When the time comes to honor mothers everywhere and thank them for all they do, Makino Chaya knows just the right way to pamper them with a special treat — one that involves sitting back, relaxing and feasting away on prime rib, seafood and much more. The popular all-you-can-eat buffet spot continues to be a…

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Unexpected cuisine inspired by Far East

The next time you visit Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant in Ala Moana Center, ask your server, “What’s new on the menu?” His or her reply usually will consist of an original, hot new item or two, thanks to the eatery’s use of culinary influences from The Far East. For the most recent list of new…

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April 24, 2016

Holiday Specials

Since 1969, Wailana Coffee House has become a landmark restaurant in Waikiki known for its tasty local-style comfort food. Wailana celebrates Mother’s Day May 8 with a special menu (11 a.m.-midnight) featuring Scallops and Shrimps ($14.95), Chicken Marsala ($14.50) and more. Each dish is served with corn on the cob; choice of starch; all-you-can-eat salad…

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Wrapped Up in Lettuce Wraps

I’m not sure if it’s the clear blue skies on these sunny days or all that watercress I ate last week, but something has me craving light, bright and refreshing fare this springtime — I just can’t get enough of it! And since we’ve been on a green kick here at Dining Out, I’m keeping…

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April 24, 2016

Celebrating Moms With Mouthwatering Specials

Many will agree that every day should be Mother’s Day, but as a way to honor the priceless contributions moms make in the lives of children and families, Zippy’s is serving up delicious Mother’s Day specials to coincide with the momentous occasion. Zippy’s will offer complete meal options while supplies last throughout Mother’s Day weekend…

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