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Cozy Up To Comfort Food

Satisfy your appetite for the best home-style Ko rean eats at New Shilawon Korean Restaurant. Located near Ala Moana on Amana Street, the restaurant is loved for its all-you-can-eat yakiniku specials and traditional Korean foods. General manager Jandy Lee, whose parents are the eatery’s chefs and owners, notes that New Shilawon hosts a lot of…

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Get The Freshest Catch

Located at Pier 38, just footsteps away from Honolulu Fish Auction, Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill offers a unique ocean-to-table dining experience. Named after “The Uncles,” a group of legendary commercial fisherman whom founder Bruce Johnson credits as his heroes and mentors, the restaurant serves the freshest fish from Hawaiian waters, supplied by parent wholesale…

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Give Mom the ‘Royal’ treatment this year

You might still be in the midst of your Easter feast, but it’s not too early to start thinking about Mother’s Day. Calvin Wong, owner of Royal Garden Chinese Restaurant, encourages customers to make reservations in advance for the May 14 holiday. “Every year, we have a full restaurant one week before Mother’s Day, especially…

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April 16, 2017

Saying ‘Hola’ To Peruvian Food

While our islands are filled with restaurants with cuisines from around the world, some areas of the world are a bit under-represented. Peruvian food, for one, is pretty hard to come by. Enter Mimi’s Place, the cozy Waterfront Plaza eatery that serves up traditional Peruvian eats. The restaurant incorporates elements that are popular throughout the…

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April 9, 2017

Mark special occasions with festive fare

When gathering family and friends to celebrate a special event, whether it be a union in marriage or a milestone birthday, it’s imperative to have a customized menu of delicious food to match the importance of the occasion. House of Wong Restaurant understands this, and that’s why the authentic Cantonese eatery has created five party…

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April 9, 2017

A comforting taste of old-school flavors

New Eagle Cafe may no longer be new, but its traditional local foods continue to whisk away guests to simpler, happier times. The eatery first opened in the 1950s and has been graciously serving generations of Hawaii’s families ever since. From the minute diners walk into New Eagle, they feel as though they’ve traveled back…

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April 9, 2017

Spring Into Dining

According to Romano’s Macaroni Grill director of sales and marketing Emi Espinda, the restaurant “celebrates the rich tradition of Italy, where the kitchen is the heart of the home, and where friends and family gather to share wonderful food, wine and good times.” In that tradition, the restaurant is a popular place for people to…

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April 9, 2017

Getting A Taste Of Tradition

Founded in 1935, and at its current location in Kaimuki since 1955, Sekiya’s Restaurant & Delicatessen continues to be a neighborhood favorite for local-style Japanese comfort food. Still owned and operated by the founding family, but now in its third generation, the casual eatery serves up plate lunches, sukiyaki, ochazuke, donburi, sushi, burgers and more….

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How To Dine Like Kings And Queens

Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar promises an authentic Italian culinary experience, just as it has been offering since renowned steak-house restaurateur Wolfgang Zwiener opened the eatery almost seven years ago. Today, its menu includes breakfast, lunch, tapas and dinner, along with happy hour and weekend brunch. Patrons also may host parties at Il Lupino,…

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April 9, 2017

Go all out with a ‘Raging’ seafood feast

BY CAROLINE WRIGHT Of all the features of Raging Crab, the story of its name is among the most colorful. “Of course it had to include the word ‘crab’ because of the type of food we offer,” says JC “Moto” Chow, who co-owns the place with Steven “Sean” Saiki. “‘Raging Crab’ sounds funny, and just…

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