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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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March 7, 2016

Ready To Pig Out!

As you’ve surely noticed over the past few years in the foodie world, pork belly is hot, hot, hot — and still sizzling! Even our most beloved thin slices of this cut of the hog, aka bacon, have taken a bit of a backseat to thicker, juicier and “fattier” presentations of pork belly. You’ll see…

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February 29, 2016

Staying On Top Of Great Cuisine

When going out to eat, regardless of the type of cuisine we are craving, there is one ingredient we all seek: quality. But as many of us know, seeing through clever marketing tricks and behind-the-scenes shortcuts some restaurants employ can be tricky, and at times we’re left wondering: Am I really getting my money’s worth?…

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February 23, 2016

Easy as Pie

This month, many food enthusiasts will be taking a slice out of one of the country’s oldest culinary traditions in celebration of Great American Pie Month. The decision for Ono, You Know to get in on the action was easy as pie, considering there is so much to love about this most classic of desserts…

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February 15, 2016

Love is in the ʻFare’

Happy Valentine’s Day, Ono readers! I believe every single day is worthy of celebrating the love we hold for our significant others, family members and friends, but since this particular date is the official Day of Love, I’m going to take a moment to cherish a special kind of love affair I’ve got going on…

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February 8, 2016

Honey is the Bee’s Knees

A friend of mine recently recommended drinking some honey in hot water to soothe my irritated throat from all the vog we’ve experienced lately (it does help!) and it got me thinking about what an amazing natural substance honey really is. When bees put their special touch on pollen, resins and nectar from flowers, they…

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February 2, 2016

Your Golden Ticket for Chocolate Bliss

Taking inspiration from Roald Dahl’s tale of Willy Wonka and his magical Chocolate Factory, I’m ready to give every chocoholic out there a tour of Honolulu’s most exciting cocoa-filled treats — with some help from the Oompa Loom-pas, of course! It’s a fabulous adventure to go on because chocolate has developed a special significance here…

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