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April 13, 2014

Get on the Right Path

After turning her passion for the outdoors and an enjoyment of Hawaii’s alluring scenery into a successful business, Crystal Evans could finally tell her office job to take a hike. The entrepreneur started Hiking Hawaii in 2010 as a way to encourage visitors to get out of Waikiki and enjoy the natural beauty Hawaii has…

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April 13, 2014

HASR Bistro

TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: SEAFOOD PAN ROAST ($28 DINNER) A feast from the sea, this dish wows diners with a symphony of scallops, prawns, crab, calamari, mussels, clams and the catch of the day. Chef sautees the seafood separately to guarantee perfection in both texture and taste. For foodies and…

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April 13, 2014

Asian Mix

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at your favorite restaurant? Well, much credit goes to the many chefs, owners and managers who work diligently day in and day out to make sure Hawaii’s diners have a top-notch dining experience. This week, Dining Out gets the inside scoop from Asian Mix owner Daniel Leung,…

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April 13, 2014

Let Them Eat Wedding Cake

In the world of patisserie, nothing is as highly regarded as one’s wedding cake. Often planned months in advance, the sugary confection has come a long way in recent years. With wedding season upon us, famed pastry shop Cake Works invites all to bring their best and brightest ideas for a sweet collaboration of a…

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April 6, 2014

Chef Chai

Fueled by the passion and creative mind of Chai Chaowasaree, Chef Chai is an elegant eatery offering Oahu diners island-inspired cuisine daily from its eclectic menu. Located on the ground level of Pacifica Honolulu Building on Kapiolani Boulevard, Chef Chai is your destination for delicious dining with loved ones and friends. If you are feeling…

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April 6, 2014

Anytime Cafe

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at your favorite restaurant? Well, much credit goes to the many chefs, owners and managers who work diligently day in and day out to make sure Hawaii’s diners have a top-notch dining experience. This week, Dining Out gets the inside scoops from Anytime Cafe’s owner and chef…

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April 6, 2014

Discover Thai Paradise at Pattaya

Growing up in Thailand, Maew Voecks got a crash course in cooking from the age of 9 by helping her mother prepare meals for their family, which included 13 siblings. “I was the only cook!” Voecks recalls. “I used to get so mad at my mom because she made me cook for everybody. I learned…

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April 6, 2014

Getting a Mouthful of Fresh Poke, Donburi

When Mamaya opened its second location at Pearl Kai Shopping Center, a fitting follow-up to the eatery’s widely successful Shirokiya location at Ala Moana Center, diners everywhere breathed a sigh of relief knowing they now could answer the daunting question, “What should we eat for lunch today?” Comprised of fresh, made-to-order Japanese fare, Mamaya’s menu…

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April 6, 2014

Fendu Boulangerie

TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: VALRHONA CHOCOLATE DOME ($5.75) Fendu Boulangerie in Manoa Marketplace breaks the mold when it comes to sweet nothings. Owner and chef Niel Koep opened this top-tier bakery in March 2009 determined to offer quality baked goods and sinfully delicious desserts to his patrons. Fast-forward to today,…

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March 30, 2014

Aloha in Every Bite

While eateries have made a habit of infusing local flavors and ingredients with traditional cuisine, the culinary team at Aloha Crepes has continued to roll out an array of innovative menu creations that take the concept of fusion to the next level. Aloha Crepes was introduced to the local market five years ago, when owner…

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