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Archive for May, 2016

May 29, 2016

GRYLT

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Surf n’ Turf ($15.95) With a new chef in town, GRYLT is looking to turn things up a notch with the best in fresh and local ingredients on its menu of healthy yet convenient fare. Corporate executive chef Jose Arias joined GRYLT’s energetic team about six months…

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Kamaaina lunch special ‘tough to beat’

Located in Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa, Seafood Village has been serving visitors and locals alike for more than 20 years. That’s a long time for any business, especially in the notoriously challenging restaurant industry. So what gives Seafood Village such staying power? “There is a comfort and familiarity at (Seafood Village),” muses manager…

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May 29, 2016

Party time is excellent when sushi’s on the table

In Hawaii, there’s nothing like a good, old-fashioned sushi platter to bring everyone around the table. With all the keiki graduating from school and a special day dedicated to fathers coming up, there’s no better excuse — not that we needed one — to celebrate with perfectly hand-cut rolls of delicious sushi. At Kozo Sushi,…

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May 29, 2016

Where Summer Creations are Icing on the Cake

With the summer months upon us, the talented team of culinary wizards at Cake Works has crafted a host of sweet treats featuring seasonal flavors and whimsical designs for customers to marvel at — and enjoy. While painters transform canvas and sculptors mold clay and stone, the team at Cake Works incorporates quality ingredients, skilled…

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May 29, 2016

Can’t ‘Beet’ This Worldly Cuisine

La Mer restaurant in Halekulani hotel beautifully sits at the corner of elegance and sophistication. Right in the heart of Waikiki, the eatery welcomes visitors from far and wide to taste its internationally acclaimed menu featuring the best of French-inspired fare. It is the only restaurant in the state to be awarded a five-star designation…

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May 29, 2016

Treats are peaches and cream at this shop

Within the hustle and bustle of Ala Moana Center, you’ll find a peaceful oasis the minute you walk into Minamoto Kitchoan. The confectionery exudes elegance and perfection with ease, offering a wide selection of wagashi, or Japanese sweets, including candies, cookies, mochi and cakes. Not only does Minamoto Kitchoan satisfy your every treat craving, but…

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May 29, 2016

Treating Dad Like A ‘Big Shot’

On Father’s Day, which is Sunday, June 19, Dad only deserves the best. And while the term “less is more” is often heard, in the case of Wolfgang’s Steak-house’s “Go Big or Go Home” Father’s Day special, bigger definitely is better. As the man of the hour sinks his teeth into USDA Prime-grade beef —…

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Nostalgic Eats

For authentic Korean food, just like how it tastes in Korea, visit New Shilawon Korean Restaurant. The locally owned, family-run restaurant takes pride in serving traditional home-cooked meals that often bring back memories of home for customers from Korea. “It’s the food my parents grew up eating in Korea,” explains manager Jandy Lee, whose dad…

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May 29, 2016

A Feast for All Fathers

Following the success of a sold-out Mother’s Day program, Chef Chai is gearing up to offer the same beloved spread to Oahu’s families with a Special Father’s Day all-you-can-eat Lobster and King Crab Legs Buffet the evening of Saturday, June 18, as well as for brunch and dinner Sunday, June 19. The holiday feast fit…

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May 29, 2016

Catering To Your Grad-Party Needs

Summer is here and that can only mean one thing in Hawaii other than more beautiful weather — graduation parties! The culture of high school graduations in the state is unlike anywhere else, with overflowing leis and large celebrations. When it comes to planning your grad party, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue is guaranteed to make it…

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