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May 22, 2016

Our Very Own Peanut Gallery

Happy Sunday, Ono readers! I give you permission to call me the Nutty Professor this week, but it’s not because I’ll be doing wacky experiments like Eddie Murphy did in the movie. Instead, I’m going nuts with good eats — peanuts, to be exact. The protein-rich ingredient is worthy of applause, seeing as it works…

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May 15, 2016

Little Bundles Of Joy

We all know what happens when any baby enters the room: Everyone gathers around the newborn with googly eyes, singing praises in their best baby voice and gushing over the little one’s cuteness. Well, I love adorable wee ones as much as the next person, but I admit the bundles of joy that I get…

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May 8, 2016

Ali’s Road To Fries

Travelling is one of the best forms of inspiration, and I’m currently full of foodie flair from a trip I just took with my mom to visit my grandfather in London. While hopping over the pond, we were lucky enough to scour the city for the best in English edibles, from savory meat pies and…

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May 1, 2016

Finding Good Bennies In A New York Minute

For a dish as ubiquitous as eggs Benedict, not many people know the story behind this ultimate brunch specialty. Haven’t you ever wondered, who in the world is Benedict? I set out to find the answer to that food-history question, with some time set aside, of course, for delighting in a few unique renditions of…

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April 17, 2016

Sea of Green

A huge component of living a healthy lifestyle is eating well, and today’s health-conscious foodies are always looking for the latest and greatest ways to go green. Kale has been all the rage for a while now, so I think a lot of us are ready to freshen things up and make room for a…

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April 10, 2016

The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Sometimes it’s easy to take the simplest foodie pleasures for granted — things like bread, for example. It’s one of the most basic staples of our diets, yet it often gets pushed into the shadows of the ingredients it supplements. And if you think about it, bread should be in the spotlight, since a slice…

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April 3, 2016

An Ode To Chocolate – Peanut Butter Euphoria

Happy Sunday, Ono readers! It’s been too long since we’ve indulged in our dessert cravings and gotten our forks into some chocolate-covered, sugar-coated fun! What I ‘ve been really wanting to sing praises to lately is the most sinfully delicious food moment of all time: when chocolate met peanut butter. Both rich and luxurious in…

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March 29, 2016

Keep The Kimchee Comin’

When it comes to kimchee, dining in Hawaii simply would not be the same without it. Extending far beyond just a banchan (side dish) found in our favorite Korean restaurants, this coveted fermented food has become a staple here that goes well with just about any savory dish. Got fried rice? Go ahead and add…

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March 21, 2016

Calamari Makes A Splash

We know it best as one of our favorite deep-fried appetizers that makes an appearance on practically every restaurant’s menu, and it’s been heralded by Mediterranean and Asian cultures for ages — yes, I’m talking about squid, one of the most glorious edible treasures of the sea. Ono, You Know is ready to dive right…

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March 14, 2016

Delicious Daydreams

Sometimes it stems out of procrastination, other times it comes on from sheer hunger, but we can all relate to that moment in the day — oftentimes a wonderful escape — when we stop what we’re doing and start daydreaming about what we’re going to have for lunch and dinner, letting those cravings sink deep…

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