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Get your local-food fix at this dining spot

When it comes to ono grinds that “broke da mout” (without breaking the bank), Laverne’s Hawaiian and Local Style Food has it all. Laverne’s is known for its generous portions, affordable prices and local flavors, and kamaaina are sure to enjoy the variety of menu items. For example, Kanaka Nachos ($10) takes traditional nachos to…

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A Seaside Meal Of Island Flavors

Even if you can’t take a vacation this spring, you can at least feel like you’re getting away from it all at 100 Sails Restaurant & Bar. Located inside of Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki, 100 Sails is a sleek, modern space with expansive windows overlooking the water. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with a focus…

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March 12, 2017

Seafood, cocktails accent top-notch steak

Going to a steak house and not ordering steak could, at one time, be considered preposterous, but trailblazers such as Morton’s The Steakhouse have figured out that there are so many more elements to a well-regarded steak house, such as quality seafood, top-notch appetizers and elegant drinks. It is with this mentality that Morton’s has…

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Where the dining possibilities are endless

For a great mix of healthy and flavorful fare, look no further than the blend of Chinese, Vietnamese and local-style fare served up daily at Fairwood Drive Inn & Pho 27 Cafe. According to owner Tiffany Ko, customers’ cravings for a wide range of dishes are sure to be satisfied by the plethora of healthy…

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March 12, 2017

Dishes Cooked From The Heart

Discover the extraordinary flavors of Italy at Romano’s Macaroni Grill at Ala Moana Center on Oahu and Waikoloa Beach Resort on the Big Island. The restaurant offers an award-winning menu with Tuscan-inspired entrees, classic Italian pasta dishes, grilled specialties, pizzas and desserts. “Romano’s Macaroni Grill celebrates the rich tradition of Italy, where the kitchen is…

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Rice Is Nice

In Spain, it’s called paella; in the Middle East, a pilaf; in Italy, it’s known as risotto; and throughout Asia and Hawaii, fried rice. Regardless of where you go, rice serves as an irreplaceable foundation for hearty, traditional meals, many of which are considered classics among their respective cultures. If we take a hint from…

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March 5, 2017

Where tasty, slurp-worthy fare satisfies all

Sakura Terrace Japanese Cafe is built to be purposefully secluded from bustling South King Street, giving patrons the perfect haven to escape the busyness of life in a relaxing environment with delicious Japanese fare. Come for lunch (11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.), sit in the outside seating area shaded by breezy palm trees and indulge in Udon…

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March 5, 2017

A New Japanese Dining Experience

Tempura is one of those foods that is so universally loved that restaurant group Pierthirty had the idea to create a whole eatery dedicated to it. That venture is Tempura Ichidai, which offers an authentic tempura bar experience. “From their seats, guests can watch our chefs as they delicately fry fresh meats, seafood and vegetables…

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March 5, 2017

Chai’s Choice

The restaurant Chef Chai can be described in a few words: elegant, innovative and absolutely delicious. Located on Kapiolani Boulevard, across the street from Neal S. Blaisdell Center, it’s the perfect place for a night on the town as it exudes sophistication and tranquility. World-renowned chef Chai Chaowasaree surely lives up to his reputation as…

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Here Comes The Royal Treatment

The minute diners enter Royal Garden Chinese Restaurant, they feel as if they are transported to China for an elegant dining occasion. Located on the third floor of Ala Moana Hotel is the restaurant’s vast dining room. Serving both the local community and tourists for more than 30 years, Royal Garden aims to satisfy customers…

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