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June 29, 2014

A-list cuisine takes center stage

Delicious food and outstanding d├ęcor make dining at Stage Restaurant a pleasure for your senses. Located in Honolulu Design Center, the eclectic establishment features a blend of American, Asian and Hawaiian influences that create rich and full flavors. Stylish furnishings in colors ranging from muted tones to bright reds, blacks and greens complete the setting….

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June 22, 2014

Going for a nabe-style dip

Ichiriki is what a nabe restaurant should be — clean, cozy and tasty. The varied menu features a number of appetizers, and the hot pots are filled with flavor and are easily customizable. The menu instructions are simple: Choose a pot, a broth and a set, then start dipping away! A good way to begin…

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June 8, 2014

Rolling in sushi splendor

For a devout carnivore, few things are more satisfying than protein, especially when it comes to sushi. Tender pieces of fish, shrimp, scallops and meat taste even better when paired with sushi rice and condiments. Reasons like this are why Genki Sushi thrives as a growing empire. The popular chain of Japanese eateries now boasts…

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May 25, 2014

Million spices things up with fresh faves

Even after 26 years in business, Million Restaurant, the popular Korean yakiniku establishment, is still figuring out ways to freshen up its menu. Last week, the Sheridan Street eatery introduced three new dishes that are promising. Best known for its hotpot dishes, Million has now added Butterfish Soup ($19.95) to the mix. The sizzling bowl…

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May 18, 2014

A table of tapas at Formaggio

What’s equally impressive as the more than 90 varieties of international wines at Formaggio Wine Bar is the outstanding tapa-style cuisine that comes with it. Much credit goes to sous chef Guillermo Camacho, who has combined Italian and French inspiration with flavors from his native Saipan to create a menu that is both light and…

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May 11, 2014

Things that make you go mmm

If you’re wondering what the “things” are in Eggs ‘N Things, they’re the steak, seafood and dessert options that turn the famed breakfast restaurant into a delicious all-day eatery. As for the eggs, well, they’re available all the time. If you happen in for lunch or dinner, sink your teeth into the always tasty Chicken…

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May 4, 2014

Edible treasures under the sea

The under-the-sea atmosphere at Oceanarium is, to say the least, unique. Located in The Pacific Beach Hotel, this eatery offers tasty entrees and popular all-you-can-eat buffets that bring in a slew of local and international diners. The buffet begins at breakfast, restarts at lunch on weekends and finishes with dinner featuring daily specials, a create-your-own…

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April 27, 2014

Get your weekly fill at Kenny’s

If it seems like a family reunion breaks out every time you walk into Kenny’s Restaurant, there is a good reason for that. Since the Kalihi eatery opened in 1966, three generations of owners and four generations of customers have made it a regular, and even a weekly, stop. Whether it’s employees from the neighboring…

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April 20, 2014

Kit n Kitchen Makes its Mark

Dining options have expanded for foodies who frequent Pearl City. Kit n Kitchen, the popular Eurasian restaurant that originated on University Avenue, has opened a second location near Walmart offering up the same great food and service. For first-timers to the restaurant, things can seem a bit overwhelming, as the menu options are as immense…

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April 13, 2014

Local-style Fare for the People

People’s Cafe is the No. 1 choice for those who enjoy simple, homemade local-style grub. Trust me, bring this restaurant’s takeout to work and see what happens. It’s demolished in no time. If you plan to embark on this culinary adventure, People’s Cafe has a plethora of combo dishes that are great for sharing. Take…

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