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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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April 10, 2016

Bills Hawaii

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Heirloom Tomato Flatbread Pizza ($16, $8 during happy hour) If customers first come to Bills Hawaii for its beautiful and cozy interior, they surely will stay for its un-forgettable cuisine from Down Under. Australian chef Bill Granger founded the first Bills Sydney restaurant in Sydney, Australia, before…

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April 3, 2016

Uptown Cafe

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Wasabi Salmon ($14.95, April special) In the middle of bustling Chinatown, Uptown Cafe is a cozy family-operated restaurant with a heart made up of three generations. Going on nearly 18 years at its River Street location, the eatery happily serves up appetizing dishes that won’t disappoint. Say…

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March 29, 2016

Noi Thai Cuisine

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Loco Moco Thai Style ($13.95) Eating like a king or queen is easy for patrons at Noi Thai Cuisine. Make your way to the third floor of Royal Hawaiian Center, where you’ll find the eatery serving delectable cuisine to guests — all of whom receive the ultimate…

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March 15, 2016

Far East Chop Suey

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Pan Fried Squid ($9.95) An authentic gem of Chinese cuisine conveniently sits along Farrington Highway in Waipahu town. Since opening in 1976, Far East Chop Suey has been proudly serving up delicious meals to locals far and wide. “A lot of people come here (from all over…

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March 8, 2016

Zippy’s Restaurants

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: KOKUA PAC ($8.45 takeout; $9.50 restaurant) When you’re craving some appetizing local comfort food, you simply can’t go wrong with longtime island favorite Zippy’s Restaurants. The next time you visit one of its convenient locations, you can take a bite out of its Kokua Pac and eat…

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March 1, 2016

Formaggio Wine Bar

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Barbecue Pork Belly Pizza ($15.50) If a quiet night in doesn’t suit you at the moment, opt for a delicious and lively night out at Formaggio Wine Bar. In addition to offering more than 60 different wines by the glass, the Kaimuki eatery makes for a perfect…

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