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June 14, 2015

Your downtown dining destination

Like the aging barrels after which it is named, Square Barrels brings a unique take to the food and beverage realm in the heart of downtown Honolulu. Square barrels are rare, yet perfect for aging everything from beer and wine to whisky — all of which can be coupled with the thoughtfully crafted cuisine served…

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June 14, 2015

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Surf and Turf ($84.95) Passersby walking through the third floor of Royal Hawaiian Center would find Wolfgang’s Steakhouse by Wolfgang Zwiener a hard-to-miss dining destination. Diners are greeted with an impressive staff and an even more impressive menu. If the clinking of fine wine-filled glasses or sophisticated…

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Feasting All Night Long

It’s 2 a.m. and the bars are closing. You and your friends had a blast dancing all night — but now the only thing on everyone’s mind is where they’re going to grub. What’s better than going on the hunt for late-night comfort food to hit the spot? Amid all the cravings for nachos, pizza…

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Seafood Village makes a splash with its kamaaina specials

Summer has kicked off swimmingly, and never before has fresh seafood sounded so good. Located within the lower level of the beautiful Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort and Spa, Seafood Village Chinese Restaurant offers visitors and locals alike the best selections, all conveniently located in the center of where it’s all happening. Manager Yao Ming Guan…

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June 7, 2015

Go and eat your art out

Walking into Minamoto Kitchoan is much like setting foot in a museum. Sparkling glass cases reveal treats, perfectly shaped and delicately created. There’s an overwhelming sense of awe, and some very real fear of touching something you shouldn’t. But that’s the great thing about Minamoto Kitchoan — all of it is there to be, well,…

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June 7, 2015

Camellia has it all for grads, dads

Special occasions are worthy of a celebratory meal and Camellia Buffet offers an ideal setting for a memorable gathering that the entire family can enjoy. Camellia Buffet continues to attract generations of diners as the “thrill of the grill” satiates appetites of any size, and with many high school and college graduates and their families…

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June 7, 2015

Keeping it Simple, Delicious

Sometimes there are days when cooking a meal feels like a chore. We’ve all had those days, whether it is from a long day at work or a lazy Sunday morning, where we don’t want to make even the simplest of food — not even a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. The solution: go out…

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Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Summer Sandwich ($13.95) If Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant’s name doesn’t ring a bell, the two horse statues in front of the eatery are sure to jog your memory. Upon entering the favored Chinese eatery, you are met with high ceilings, vibrant colors of reds and yellows and…

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June 7, 2015

Hy’s Steak House

With its award-winning USDA prime beef and kiawe-broiled steaks, it’s easy to see why Hy’s Steak House is consistently chosen as a top-notch food destination. Its wide menu selection, nightly music and happy hour from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. keep locals and travelers coming back to this elite eatery. Since opening in 1976, the…

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June 7, 2015

Indulge sweet and savory cravings with freshly baked goods

In French, a boulangerie is a bakery that specializes in bread. Fendu Boulangerie at Manoa Marketplace offers that and much more — from soups and desserts to pizzas and sandwiches — that are made fresh and delicious. The menu’s flavors, combining French, Asian and Hawaiian influences, make for a menu that is big on flavor…

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