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July 24, 2016

Fendu Boulangerie

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Lychee Caramel Flan ($4.60) Life is sweet at Fendu Boulangerie, the charming Manoa Marketplace bakeshop offering an array of appetite-pleasing fare. Since opening in 2009, the neighborhood eatery has been catering locals with the best of European-style eats ranging from pastries, breads and sandwiches to pizzas and…

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July 17, 2016


A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Tantan Men Special ($13.50) Patrons may remember Junpuu from the old Shirokiya. Rather than move with the popular Japanese food court to its new location, Junpuu owner Eiji Kato decided to branch out instead with his own larger venue, now located off of South King Street. Junpuu…

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July 10, 2016

Makino Chaya

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Warm Cinnamon Bread Pudding (part of buffet) A buffet is a nice concept because it offers customers a little bit of everything. A good buffet, however, goes above and beyond simple satisfaction and fulfills one’s wildest food cravings. At Makino Chaya in Westridge Shopping Center, its buffet…

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Morton’s The Steakhouse

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Miso Marinated Sea Bass ($48) There is much to be said about a steak house that keeps the quality of its entire menu up to par with its steak. And while Morton’s The Steakhouse’s USDA Prime aged beef is unlike any you’ve ever had, a selection such…

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June 26, 2016

Zia’s Caffe

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Gnocchi Primavera ($16.50) After you’ve spent a day on Oahu’s scenic Windward side, come on in to Zia’s Caffe for a delizioso meal everyone can partake in. Since opening in 2001, the Kaneohe eatery has been serving families its quintessential cuisine, authentically made with heart and soul….

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June 19, 2016

Tempura Ichidai

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Tokusen Course ($25) Tempura lovers can rejoice once they step into Tempura Ichidai at Ala Moana Center. Besides the authentic and modern Japanese ambiance, the invigorating aroma of crunchy temptations welcomes hungry diners into the spacious eatery. Since opening this past January, the restaurant has showcased a…

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June 12, 2016

3660 On The Rise

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Fire Roasted Long Island Duck Breast ($31) Refined, eclectic cuisine has never looked or tasted better than it does at 3660 on the Rise. Since opening in 1992, the restaurant has been the go-to spot for anyone hankering to sink their teeth into upscale yet approachable Euro-Asian…

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June 5, 2016

Spicy Pavilion

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Mini Stone Pot with Beef ($17.99) Since opening Spicy Pavilion in April, Gary Tu and his wife, Wendy Cheng, along with their daughter Qi Tu, have made it their mission to serve up mouthwatering temptations that will spice up your life. The restaurant got its start when…

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May 29, 2016


A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Surf n’ Turf ($15.95) With a new chef in town, GRYLT is looking to turn things up a notch with the best in fresh and local ingredients on its menu of healthy yet convenient fare. Corporate executive chef Jose Arias joined GRYLT’s energetic team about six months…

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May 22, 2016


A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Pig on Grass ($10.29) Keeping up with Kono’s just got easier for Oahu foodies, now that the 13-year-old Haleiwa business has opened a brand-new location on Kapahulu Avenue. Kono’s is known for its delicious slow-roasted kalua pig that’s served up in a number of scrumptious ways. The…

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