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Tasty Cuisine That’s Sure to Satisfy Every Appetite

At Fairwood Drive Inn and Pho 27 Vietnamese Cuisine, diners get a great two-in-one deal. While Fairwood Drive Inn offers Chinese and local cuisine, Pho 27 serves up Vietnamese eats. “When a family comes in, they each can eat whatever they want,” says owner Tiffany Ko. “That way, they don’t need to go to all…

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April 6, 2014

Morning Glory

Few dining experiences are as cozy and satisfying as starting the day off right at your favorite breakfast nook. Until recently, Kaneohe residents had to venture outside of their zip code to find a mom ‘n’ pop shop with a killer brunch menu. That all changed last November, when Zia’s Caffe added a full feast…

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Canton Seafood Offers Quite a Catch

Canton Seafood on Keeaumoku Street is celebrating its third anniversary and has created some impressive money-saving menu items to help spread the news. According to manager Peng Gong, “The specials are a way to thank our customers for their support over these first three years.” Dinner specials include Lobster (prepared five different ways), flounder, salmon,…

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Perfecting the Art of the Pizza Pie

There is nothing more creative than the craftsmanship of pizza. Like a piece of art, pizza dough is really just a canvas on which to make any flavor and topping combination conceivable become reality. It is for this reason alone that pizza is defined as a comfort food and perhaps one of the best meals…

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April 6, 2014

Beary Good News for Bob’s Diner

The news is spreading, and, yes, it’s true. Bob’s Big Boy in Mapunapuna has reopened, but under a different name and in a different location. Now called Bob’s Big Bear Diner and located in Waipahu, the restaurant may not look the same, but don’t worry. Bob’s Big Bear actually has the same menu, concept and…

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Let Them Eat Crab Cakes

If you must know one thing about me, it’s that I’m obsessed with cake. Literally. My obsession is on the verge of becoming a problem. If I correctly recall, it’s been about five weeks of cake mania. Cupcakes rock my world and pound cake is amazing. And ice cream cake? Well, ice cream cake not…

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March 30, 2014

Not Your Average Sushi Spot

Whether the bells at school are ringing, the workday is finally pau, or a surf session is coming to an end, kamaaina turn to Genki Sushi when in need of an easy, affordable spot to find a quality meal. What started as a string of eateries in Japan more than 20 years ago has since…

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March 30, 2014

Go Big or Go Home at BCD

There is one mantra I earnestly try to live by when dining out: “Go big, or go home.” To attempt to enjoy a meal any other way would just be restrictive. It’s a relief then, to stop by Big City Diner, whose name brings to mind images of “big” dishes that embody the restaurant’s name….

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March 30, 2014

Gourmet Cuisine Arises at 3660

Since 1992, 3660 On The Rise has been treating customers to its creative Pacific Rim cuisine. “We present familiar flavors utilizing classic French techniques,” explains chef de cuisine Lydell Leong. For 3660, a crucial aspect of creating those familiar flavors is to integrate local products. “These products are so readily available,” Leong says. “We like…

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March 30, 2014

Fill Up on Local, Quality Ingredients

GRYLT is way more than just another eatery glorified for its steak plate. Here at this local hot spot, the combination of locally-sourced, organic and hormone-free ingredients turn simple favorites into mouth-watering meals. Even your vegan friends will be happy. GRYLT features a make-it-yourself menu that provides any number of combinations. Chose a vegetable option,…

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