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March 5, 2017

This Place Is On Fire

If you venture to the revamped section of Waikiki off of Kuhio Avenue, where International Market Place now resides, you’ll find TR Fire Grill waiting to satisfy your cravings. Offering fire-roasted, grilled and smoked cuisine, the new eatery serves elevated comfort food with tons of flavor. Enjoy the restaurant’s “local” hour, or happy hour, daily…

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March 5, 2017

Loving The Taste Of Japan

It’s little wonder why locals and tourists quickly fall in love with the local Japanese culture. From the holidays and traditions to the tasty foods, Hawaii is heavily influenced by all that lies beneath the red sun. Enter J-Shop, a Japanese grocery store and small eatery, which takes pride in housing high-quality ingredients and food…

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February 19, 2017

Poke & Box

Everyone has their own preference for which style of poke they love most, and now diners can customize the poke meal of their dreams with a wide selection of island-style seafood, toppings and sauces at Poke & Box. At the new takeout eatery, located within Ala Moana Center’s Makai Market Food Court, choose from small…

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February 12, 2017 ,

Love Is All Your Need

LAVERNE’S Opt for some good ol’ local-style comfort food on the day made for love with Laverne’s succulent shrimp cooked in a garlic butter sauce and served over a bed of pasta ($11). And for an additional $2, treat yourself and your loved one to Strawberry Cheesecake for that extra-sweet finish. Laverne’s Newtown Golf Driving…

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December 4, 2016

Raging Crab

When seafood lovers want to indulge, they head to Raging Crab where they can strap on a bib and dive into a hands-on feast of Dungeness crab, king crab, shrimp and more. The seafood-boil establishment is known for its Southern flair, adding Cajun seasonings to a wide range of mouthwatering cuisine. Sample an ocean’s worth…

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December 4, 2016

Kozo Sushi

As Hawaii’s reliable source for affordable sushi on the go, Kozo Sushi continues to please island diners via five locations around Oahu. With branches in Kahala Mall, Keeaumoku and King streets, Pearl City and Pearlridge, you’re never far from your next delectable sushi fix. Kozo offers an array of nigiri, sushi rolls, bentos, donburi, party…

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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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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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