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Archive for May, 2017

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: PRIME TIME MENU ($64.95 WITH NEW YORK STRIP STEAK) Most truly great things start with a bang, but in the case of Ruth’s Chris Steak House, the restaurant began with a satisfying sizzle. Founder Ruth Fertel opened the business in New Orleans in 1965, and set the…

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A Joyful Eatery

For the past 16 years, Happy Days Chinese Seafood Restaurant in Kaimuki has been bringing joy to its customers, including many who have become longtime regulars. Serving fresh and tasty Hong Kong-style Chinese cuisine, the neighborhood eatery offers a comfortable, family-like atmosphere with friendly staff and flavorful traditional Chinese dishes that are sure to make…

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May 28, 2017

Baking Up A Storm

There are few things that compare to the delicious aroma of freshly baked bread. The scene — and scent — at Manoa Marketplace’s Fendu Boulangerie is filled with this very satisfaction, as baked goods, including a long list of loaves, are pulled fresh from the oven daily. This boulangerie, or bakery, is open for indulging,…

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May 28, 2017

L&L helps families celebrate graduation

The signs of graduation season are here in Hawaii: Aunty called to ask if she can pick plumeria and ti leaf from your yard to make leis; keiki in the car cheer as they pass the Aloha Stadium and see the rides going up for the 50th State Fair; and establishments across the island display…

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May 28, 2017

Hoku’s Brings Back Star-Studded Dishes For Summer

By offering a breathtaking beachside setting complete with panoramic views of the Pacific from every table in the inviting dining room, Hoku’s at The Kahala Hotel & Resort is the ideal destination to relax and unwind with a host of fresh, light and innovative cuisine. And, as summer shifts into gear, Hoku’s is reintroducing some…

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May 28, 2017

Eating Healthy

As living a healthy lifestyle becomes more than just a trend, restaurants all around Hawaii are altering their menus to offer a little something for everyone. Junpuu, however, is already ahead of the pack with healthy choices and vegetarian options that are as tasty as ever. Known for its signature tonkotsu broth and variety of…

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May 28, 2017

Pairing classic nabe with sake, cocktails

When Riki Kobayashi, owner of Ichiriki restaurants, moved to Hawaii when he was in college, he loved it so much that he decided to stay. After graduating from the University of Hawaii with a degree in Travel Industry Management, he took his passion for the service industry to the culinary realm, and thus Ichiriki Japanese…

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May 28, 2017

Where Dad Wants To Dine

On Father’s Day weekend, some of Hawaii’s luckiest dads will enjoy a spectacular all-you-can-eat feast at Chef Chai. If you’re fortunate enough to be one of those dads, you might want to devise a game plan. Eat sparsely a few days before your reservation. Step up your workout in anticipation. Study the menu carefully. And…

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May 28, 2017

Uncover this hidden gem of a lunch spot

It’s no secret that hole-inthe-wall plate lunch spots are some of the most adored eateries in Hawaii. One place that ranks particularly high is Kahai Street Kitchen on Coolidge Street, known for serving up local favorites with a gourmet spin. Head chef David Yamamoto carefully crafts his dishes, completing them with a clean presentation that…

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Good As Gold

With graduation season here and Father’s Day right around the corner, what better place to host your next party than at Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant? The eatery’s large dining room is great for private parties; or, consider reserving the banquet room upstairs, which holds up to 500 guests. Father-and-son duo Howard and Gary Lam opened…

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