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March 29, 2015

Fendu Boulangerie

In the heart of Manoa Valley, Fendu Boulangerie is a neighborhood bakery that’s become a gathering place for those craving everything from European-style confections, including pastries, oven-baked pizzas, sandwiches and soups. The bake shop opened its doors for business in 2009, and today, humble owner and baker Niel Koep continues to put smiles on patrons’…

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February 15, 2015

Wagyu beef: It’s what’s for dinner

One can’t make a trip to any local Oahu supermarket these days without being welcomed by the sight of a whole savory selection of Redondo’s brand name favorites in the meat aisle. Starting out as a relatively small food processing company in 1949, Redondo’s has seen great success, becoming a trusted household name for providing…

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January 18, 2015

The Sausage Link

In preparation for a local-style potluck, everyone knows that you must have Redondo’s hot dogs and sausages on the grocery list. The infamous red “dogs” fill up the grill just waiting to be eaten. They couldn’t cook fast enough though, for all the eager and expectant stomachs of Redondo veterans. And now, the company has…

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December 14, 2014

Wiener winner, sausage dinner

This holiday season, NH Foods of Japan and Redondo’s of Hawaii are making sure that kamaaina are up-to-date with the latest sausage trends by bringing the explosively “snap-licious” Schauessen to Hawaii. Traditional Redondo’s sausages are everywhere in Hawaii, appearing in lunchboxes and on restaurant tables all over the island. “Redondo’s is as iconic as the…

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November 23, 2014

Kakaako Kitchen

Gourmet local delights have gained mass appeal at Kakaako Kitchen in Ward Centre. The restaurant’s commitment to quality is apparent by its farm-to-table concept and its support of local farmers. “We want to highlight the farmers of Hawaii because they do hard work,” says chef Anthony Phillips. Explore the vast selection of dishes, such as…

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November 16, 2014

The Sausage Link

Morsels of smoky deliciousness Redondo’s Sausage is locally known for its island favorites and its arabiki sausage, but you may have noticed a new, German-style sausage bearing its brand on the shelves. Schauessen is the newest member of the Redondo’s lineup — an all-pork sausage that’s wildly popular in Japan, and has just recently been…

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November 9, 2014

Uncle Bobo’s

A trip to Oahu’s windward side isn’t complete without a visit to Uncle Bobo’s. Located in Kaaawa across from Swanzy Beach Park, the barbecue hot spot has been an island staple since it opened nearly a decade ago. “I spent a lot of time living in the South, so it made sense to focus on…

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October 12, 2014

The Sausage Link

Island sausage company introduces German-style bratwurst If you’re biting into a sausage at a barbecue or in a restaurant in Hawaii, chances are good that you’re enjoying the work of Redondo’s. This food processing company began in 1949, from humble beginnings in Kapahulu, and went on to become the state’s largest sausage company. Redondo’s prides…

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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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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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