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November 16, 2014

Living Up to Its Name

Have you ever had an alcoholic beverage that is low in calories, has zero sugar, gives you less of a hangover and tastes good? While this may sound too good to be true, Iichiko has taken it upon itself to introduce its revolutionary shochu to Hawaii. Sanwa Shurui co., ltd, has crafted Iichiko since 1979,…

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November 9, 2014

A Home Away from Home for Hawaiian Comfort Food

Tucked away in the heart of Kakaako is an eatery serving up traditional local grinds. Deeply rooted in its community, Cooke Street Diner has a menu packed with dishes that take your palate back to childhood in Hawaii. The second you step into the eatery, you’ll immediately feel right at home, as CSD’s menu offers…

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November 2, 2014

A Bakery with Hot Pot

From burgers and breakfast items to delectable desserts, including freshly-made doughnuts and cakes, plate lunches and tasty beverages, Regal Bakery Cafe is poised to satisfy any appetite and corresponding cravings. Regal Bakery Cafe is conveniently located in Chinese Cultural Plaza (ground level facing Beretania Street) in the heart of downtown Honolulu’s Chinatown district. The eatery…

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October 26, 2014

A sustainable take on local cuisine

For two decades, Kakaako Kitchen has built a stellar reputation by offering tasty dishes crafted with fresh, locally grown and sourced ingredients to put a gourmet touch on local-style plate lunches and comfort food. Located on Ala Moana Boulevard in the Ewa end of Ward Center, the restaurant takes the concept of sustainability to the…

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October 19, 2014

Celebrate Halloween in style

Those hoping to celebrate Halloween with a fairy tale ending need look no further than Il Lupino’s Little Red Riding Hood and The Wolf-themed revelry. Appropriately, Il Lupino translates to mean “little wolf” in Italian, and bears the nickname of owner Wolfgang Zwiener. Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar offers stellar customer service and authentic…

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October 12, 2014

Dive into a sea of flavor

Those in search of quality dim sum selections made fresh daily are in store for a bounty of choices crafted to please at Ocean Dim Sum. The Waipahu eatery opened in March, and serves up an array of dim sum and other creations that draw inspiration from Cantonese-, Hong Kong-style and local cuisine. The family-run…

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September 28, 2014

Wailana gets fresh, new look

Last Friday marked the highly anticipated re-opening of Wailana Coffee House. This Waikiki eatery’s interior space underwent a major renovation for nearly three weeks. In addition to new carpeting and countertops, the restaurant’s new inventory of kitchen appliances are sure to significantly assist in preparing a wide array of local, comfort food. “Having been in…

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August 17, 2014

Kobe grills to thrill

Through five decades of pleasing multiple generations of diners, the skilled staff at Kobe Japanese Steak-house & Sushi Bar continues to dazzle diners with menu creations that keep the eating experience fresh, fun and entertaining. Kobe is situated conveniently at the gateway to Waikiki on Ala Moana Boulevard between the iconic Ilikai and Hilton Hawaiian…

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August 3, 2014

A First-Class Doughnut Destination

There’s something about Regal Bakery Airport’s delectable doughnuts that give the tasty treats an addictive quality that has diners from around the island, as well as visitors from around the world, flocking to fulfill their doughnut fix. Regal Bakery’s doughnuts are baked fresh daily at its in-house kitchen facility that opened in 2011 amid the…

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July 20, 2014

Seafood Frenzy is all the Rage

After capitalizing on the Cajun-style seafood-boil craze that is sweeping the culinary landscape, Raging Crab continues to serve up waves of flavorful favorites for local diners. Raging Crab was introduced by co-owners J.C. “Moto” Chow and Steven “Sean” Saiki as a destination for families and friends alike to embark on a true “hands-on” dining experience….

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