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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 10, 2014

Max’s of Manila

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 Max’s of Manila chef Gregorio…

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August 10, 2014

Chow down with Camellia

As one of the area’s most frequented all-you-can-eat buffets, Camellia Buffet has always insisted on cooking Korean cuisine the traditional way. “We try to keep everything as authentic as possible, using recipes that have been passed on for generations,” says floor manager Kelly Park. With almost 30 successful years behind its operation, the restaurant continues…

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August 10, 2014

Blue Water Shrimp and Seafood

Take a closer look at this week’s house special: Double Combo with Furikake Ahi and Salmon with Dill Butter ($14.95) Blue Water Shrimp and Seafood offers quite a catch with its made-to-order, island-style plate lunches with a gourmet twist. Earlier this year, this former food truck relocated to a spot in Ala Moana Center’s Makai…

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August 3, 2014

People’s Cafe

People’s Cafe prides itself on its home-cooked Hawaiian grinds and authentic Filipino food. The restaurant has been in business for years, and in 2004, Tomas Ventura took ownership. The menu is impressive with a surplus of options, however, patrons always gravitate to the famous Hawaiian Plate, which is a top-seller. Recently, People’s Cafe surprised customers…

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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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August 3, 2014

Out to lunch at Anytime Café

Sometimes, deciding what to eat for lunch feels like the most difficult choice to make. For the hungry and indecisive, Anytime Café offers a tasty means to a satisfying end with its newest line-up of lunch specials served daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Ever since we launched our original set of lunch specials,…

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August 3, 2014

The Mandalay

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Shanghai Dumpling ($3.95 regular, $1 Saturday-Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. through August) It’s lunchtime, and The Mandalay on Alakea Street is packed with patrons conversing over authentic Cantonese fare within a clean and spacious atmosphere. The comprehensive menu is filled with tried and true favorites,…

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July 27, 2014

Hy’s Steak House

For the purist carnivores, Hy’s Steak House is an elite destination of choice, made famous for its mouthwatering, award-winning selection of USDA prime beef and kiawe-broiled steaks. Situated within Waikiki Park Heights Hotel, the restaurant traces its roots back to the 1960s, when the original establishment opened in Calgary, Canada. It wasn’t until about a…

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July 27, 2014

Makino Chaya

At Makino Chaya in Westridge Shopping Center, why hold back when you can have it all? New and loyal patrons alike indulge in the restaurant’s all-you-can-eat Japanese seafood buffet, renowned for its endless seafood selections, teppanyaki station, full dessert bar and more. Better yet, the establishment offers separate made-to-order dinner options as well. The menu…

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