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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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June 11, 2017

Where steak is ‘man enough’ for Dad

When diners are hungry for top-quality steak, they immediately think of Wolfgang’s Steakhouse. Not only does the restaurant serve amazing steaks, but its menu also is well rounded with fresh seafood, scrumptious sides and desserts that guests can’t resist. With numerous locations around the world, Wolfgang’s opened in Waikiki at Royal Hawaiian Center in 2009….

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June 11, 2017

Healthy eats at your favorite local diner

Since opening in 1998, Big City Diner has become a go-to gathering place, attracting customers with what owner Lane Muraoka likes to call “local-American comfort food.” Launched by Muraoka, who got his start in the restaurant industry as a dishwasher, Big City Diner quickly gained popularity and now has six locations throughout the island. Serving…

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June 11, 2017

A Change Of Scenery

Diners have come to expect the vibrant atmosphere found at many Chinese restaurants, and they are accustomed to the noisy clanking of carts and jovial conversation surrounding any dim sum lunch hour. But sometimes the delicious experience warrants a different ambiance — one that evokes relaxation in a serene setting. You can find such a…

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