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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

Chai’s Choice

Food lovers know and admire the name Chef Chai. World-renowned chef Chai Chaowasaree not only cooks food, but he also creates art with every dish he makes, bringing tastes, textures and colors together to ensure each bite is perfect. Chef Chai is located on Kapiolani Boulevard across the street from Neal S. Blaisdell Center. It’s…

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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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June 11, 2017

Basking In Bisque

Warm, creamy and sumptuous to the tongue, bisques have everything we need for instant satisfaction. A little goes a long way with these rich, thick soups, which are said to have originated in 17th century Europe. Historically a shellfish-based soup — cooked with the aromatic shells themselves — early bisques offered a way to squeeze…

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Eatery receives breezy revamp

Every now and then, folks deserve to spoil themselves, and 100 Sails Restaurant & Bar is the perfect place to do just that. Recently reopened and rebranded last November (previously Prince Court), 100 Sails offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as buffets for each. From the minute visitors walk in, the restaurant’s name makes…

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June 4, 2017

Fill up on burgers, milk shakes at La Hiki

It’s late afternoon and you’ve just enjoyed a fantastic day playing in the ocean somewhere on West Oahu. Your tummy is grumbling for something savory; your palate sings for something sweet and icy cold. You’re craving a simple meal that’s simply ono (delicious). What do you do? Grab a burger and shake at La Hiki…

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June 4, 2017

Buffet Dreams Come True

Since 2005, Makino Chaya in Aiea has been serving all-you-can-eat island favorites with an extensive buffet menu of nearly 100 items, featuring tasty local dishes mixed with some classic Asian foods, plus a sushi bar, salad bar, dessert bar, an a la carte menu (dinner only) and monthly specials. “We’re family-oriented and we try to…

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June 4, 2017

Feel ‘Complete’ At Kalihi Eatery

If you’re on the hunt for quality Japanese cuisine, look no further than Teishoku Restaurant. Tucked away in Kalihi at Kamehameha Shopping Center, the restaurant offers tasty fare served up in a casual atmosphere, all at an affordable price. As the restaurant nears its one-year anniversary, it continues to please a wide range of both…

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