Tantalize taste buds with exotic flavorsA La Carte
February 18, 2019
Story By: Kyle Galdeira | Photos by: Lawrence Tabudlo
As Happy Days Chinese Seafood Restaurant celebrates nearly two decades in business, owner Lisa Lum still takes pride in her customers enjoying a great meal.
Located in Kaimuki at the corner of Waialae and 11th Avenues, Happy Days offers Hong Kong-style Chinese cuisine in a relaxed, family-style setting that features a full bar and private dining room. “Some customers tell me it’s better than what they had in Hong Kong or China,” says Lum when describing the options on Happy Days’ menu.
Sweet & Sour Pig Feet ($13.95) is a popular choice that not many restaurants serve because of the preparation involved to cook the tender, rich meat — pig feet are considered by many to be the most delicious part of the animal. The eatery infuses the meat with bold notes of ginger and vinegar.
Taro Chicken Casserole with Lup Cheong ($13.95) offers a multi-faceted flavor profile built with onions and coconut milk. All the ingredients are cooked in a wok, resulting in tasty perfection.
Pan-Fried E-Mein ($11.95) is a dish known for promoting long life and good luck. Diners can order the delicious entree with one’s choice of chicken, beef, pork or a medley of vegetables prepared in a zesty oyster sauce.
Additionally, special dinner party menus are available for groups of 10. One of the dinner packages is priced at $268, which includes six entree selections from a range of nearly 40 choices, soup, three lobsters or two crabs prepared any style, rice and dessert.
With all its delectable offerings and deals, Happy Days serves as an ideal locale for a quick lunch, birthday celebration or family get-togethers — the restaurant can accommodate up to 300 people.