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June 18, 2017

Worldwide franchise finds roots in Hawaii

If you’ve ever visited a Ruby Tuesday on the mainland, you’ve probably noticed something a little different about its locations here in Hawaii. All five Ruby Tuesday Hawaii restaurants display oil paintings and china plates, standard décor at more than 540 locations worldwide. However, the décor at the Hawaii locales also include beautifully framed LPs,…

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Cooking From The Heart

Fairwood Drive Inn and Pho 27 Café owner Tiffany Ko has spent the majority of her life perfecting her culinary skills. She started cooking alongside her father when she was just 10 years old. And while Ko has always enjoyed eating, what she really loves about cooking is being able to share her creations with…

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June 18, 2017

Let Dad Have His Steak, Eat It Too

Since 1969, Wailana Coffee House has been a classic favorite, filling up soulful cups of hot java and gifting diners with the nostalgic feel of a good old-fashioned coffee house. With Father’s Day here, treat the man of the house to a simple, no-fuss breakfast or dinner. Enjoy the restaurant’s breakfast special of Eggs Benedict…

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June 18, 2017

Turning To An Old Favorite

With countless new restaurants popping up around Waikiki and Downtown Honolulu, sometimes it’s nice to return to your favorite classics. New Eagle Cafe, for example, has been proudly serving kamaaina and tourists since it first opened in the 1950s. This local-style diner is located in Nimitz Center, conveniently situated along North Nimitz Highway. Its menu…

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June 18, 2017

Enjoy easy, healthy ready-to-eat meals

Whether you’re trying to watch what you eat, or are just too busy to plan out your meals for the week, let alone the day, GRYLT’s new meal-prep program can help. Launched early this year, the unique program provides up to four days worth of carefully thought-out meals that are pre-portioned, nutritious and tasty. “We…

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June 18, 2017

New donburi dishes cater to every palate

If you’ve ever looked for quality Japanese sushi at the best price available, you’ve probably ventured to Kozo Sushi. With six locations across Oahu alone, Kozo is the go-to choice for sushi lovers who prefer to dine on sushi in a casual setting, or who love to grab a donburi, or rice bowl, for the…

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June 18, 2017

A Getaway For Fresh Fish

Hidden well within the hustle and bustle of Honolulu is Sakura Terrace, which offers diners authentic Japanese fare in a tranquil atmosphere. The restaurant is nestled along South King Street and offers indoor and outdoor seating for guests, along with lots of convenient and free parking. Most unique about Sakura Terrace is that its dishes…

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June 11, 2017

Seafood spot has something for everyone

There is always that one diner in the group who just can’t seem to order food the way it’s described on the menu. Sometimes it’s a simple request, and other times, they get extra creative with their add-ons and substitutions. Thankfully, Raging Crab is suited to even the pickiest of eaters. So duck in shame…

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June 11, 2017

Take Your Taste Buds ‘On Vacay’

It’s safe to say you can bank on authenticity when it comes to the Korean food at Seoul Jung in Waikiki Resort Hotel, as Korean Air owns both. And while the restaurant and hotel mostly see Korean Air crew members, and tour groups and diners from Korea, food and beverage manager Edwin Dagdag invites locals…

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June 11, 2017

Gift Dad With Italian Fare

Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar in Waikiki will celebrate dads with a special Father’s Day menu June 18 for brunch (7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) and lunch and dinner (11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.). Enjoy breakfast favorites with island and Italian twists, such as Macadamia Nut Pancakes, Short Rib Benedict, Filet Mignon Benedict or Uova Al…

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