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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

GRYLT

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

Kono’s

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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Magnolia Ice Cream & Treats

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Mahalo-Halo ($5.99) Getting a sweet taste of the Philippines has gotten a lot easier since Magnolia Ice Cream & Treats opened its second location in the state at Kapalama Shopping Center. The company is known for distributing frozen-treat products nationally, and opened its first retail space in…

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May 8, 2016

Bakery & Table

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Beef Bourguignon ($28) Anyone can appreciate a smorgasbord of flavors, and at Bakery & Table, that’s exactly what you get. Since the establishment serves as both a bakery and restaurant, you have the delicious task of choosing from a vast menu of sweet and savory options that…

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May 1, 2016

New Eagle Café

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Miso Butterfish Teishoku ($25) If local comfort food is your thing, look no further than New Eagle Café and its time-honored specialties. Known for providing a mixture of dishes that pleases the palate, the restaurant has been satisfying customers’ cravings since the 1950s. “It’s a restaurant that…

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April 24, 2016

Big City Diner

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: The Big City Cobb Salad ($13.99) Family dining is easy at Big City Diner (BCD), where delicious American comfort food with a local twist caters to everyone from keiki to kupuna. “There’s all different types of foods that people can enjoy, together as a group (and) as…

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JJ Bistro & French Pastry

A closer look at this week’s house special: MANILA CLAM ($15.95) Got a craving for delec-table French food? How about Asian fusion? Luckily, at JJ Bistro & French Pastry, there’s no need to choose. Located right on Waialae Avenue, this Kaimuki eatery welcomes patrons to indulge in its signature French-Laotian cuisine. Within the eatery’s unique…

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