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June 18, 2017

Tsukada Nojo

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: BIJIN NABE ($25, WITH MINIMUM OF TWO ORDERS PER TABLE) To describe newly opened Tsukada Nojo as merely a hot pot and nabe restaurant would be robbing it of its refreshing uniqueness. The establishment is held up by its farm-to-table concept and cuisine — with the help…

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Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant

LET’S TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Pork Belly Bun ($7.75) Walking around Ala Moana Center really can work up one’s appetite. And while there are many dining options to choose from at the mall, Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant remains the perfect place to satisfy one’s hunger. Whether you want to feast…

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June 4, 2017

Asian Mix

LET’S TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Shrimp with Honey Roasted Walnuts ($13.95) To most passersby, Asian Mix, located beneath Safeway on South Beretania Street, could be just another takeout joint selling typical Asian fare. But if you step inside and take a chance on the food, you won’t be disappointed. In…

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: PRIME TIME MENU ($64.95 WITH NEW YORK STRIP STEAK) Most truly great things start with a bang, but in the case of Ruth’s Chris Steak House, the restaurant began with a satisfying sizzle. Founder Ruth Fertel opened the business in New Orleans in 1965, and set the…

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May 21, 2017

Asahi Grill

LET’S TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Adobo Fried Rice ($10.50 regular, $8.50 small) With all the recent buzz surrounding the drove of new restaurants opening in Hawaii, it’s easy to put your old favorites on the back burner. But after the hype of the latest food trend dies down, you’ll soon…

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May 14, 2017

Ruby Tuesday

LET’S TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: California Primavera Pasta ($16.29) with Grilled Shrimp (additional $5), Endless Garden Bar Salad ($6.99 with any meal, $14.78 a la carte) and Mai Tai ($7) When you think, of “American casual dining,” a few places instantly come to mind. Sure to make that list is…

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May 7, 2017

Yellow Cab Pizza Co.

LET’S TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: New York’s Finest ($11.95, 10-inch), Garlic Parmesan Wings ($6.75 for six, $5.75 happy hour), Heineken Draft Beer ($3.75 glass, $2.75 happy hour) With industrial design elements and images of New York displayed on the walls, newly opened Yellow Cab Pizza Co. easily whisks patrons away…

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April 30, 2017

La Hiki Kitchen

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: BARBECUE PORK RIBS ( $ 3 9 ) As Kapolei continues to expand, filling up with new homes, budding young families and a slew of up-and-coming businesses, there is a need for more places to eat on the west side, and for kamaaina across Oahu to explore…

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April 23, 2017

Pomaikai Ballrooms

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: MOTHER’S DAY PRIME RIB LUNCH BUFFET ($65 ADULTS, $32.50 KIDS AGES 6 -1 0 ) Pomaikai Ballrooms really is the perfect location to host any and all of your special events — after all, it is centrally located in Downtown Honolulu and occupies an expansive space in…

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April 16, 2017

IHOP

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: BIG STEAK OMELET ($16.99) WITH A SIDE OF THREE ORIGINAL BUTTERMILK PANCAKES, A CUP OF COFFEE ($2.99, ENDLESS REFILLS) AND ORANGE JUICE ($4.79 LARGE) Dining Out recently stopped into International House of Pancakes’ (IHOP) flagship restaurant located at Ohana Waikiki Malia by Outrigger hotel for a classic…

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