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May 26, 2015

Get into the ‘Mix’

Here in Hawaii, we work hard to afford the pleasure of living in paradise. So when it comes to dining out on our lunch breaks — or picking up some dinner to go — we want to make sure we get our money’s worth. Daniel Leung, owner of Asian Mix, understands this, and has made…

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May 26, 2015

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too

For the average Joe, to dabble in baking may mean grabbing your favorite boxed cake mix, a few eggs and a whisk, blending them together and throwing the concoction into the oven. However, for professionally elite pastry chefs such as Abigail Langlas, baking is an art form, which requires only the best ingredients, the most…

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Making Romano’s Part of Your Famiglia

When looking for the perfect spot to take out the whole family — kids and all — for a nice meal, most patrons agree it takes the right recipe of comforting cuisine, a warm atmosphere, friendly service and affordability to ensure everyone in your ohana goes home happy. Romano’s Macaroni Grill at Ala Moana Center…

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May 18, 2015

Dishing Out Specials in a Big Way

As Oahu’s “Hawaiian-style diner” for nearly two decades, Big City Diner continues to carry the banner as the go-to destination for fresh, hearty meals served in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. The iconic establishment has satisfied multiple generations of diners since 1998, and has five convenient locations: Kailua, Kaimuki, Pearlridge, Waipio and Ward Entertainment Center; a…

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May 18, 2015

On a Fast Track to Delectable Sushi

Multiple generations of local diners flock to Kozo Sushi, as the restaurant continues to dish out stellar sushi via a fresh approach to fast food. Kozo Sushi has grown to include five convenient locations, including its Keeaumoku locale adjacent to Walmart, and as the Kozo Sushi management team explains, “The fact that we started out…

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A Little Haven of Huge Flavor

When Oahu’s diners are in the mood for top-notch Chinese cuisine, they often head to renowned Little Village Noodle House on Smith Street. By the time their tummies are content, though, they leave the restaurant having enjoyed a completely comforting dining experience, filled with inspiring flavors and a welcoming atmosphere that far exceeded their expectations….

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How Sweet it is to Dine at JJ’s

Just a few months ago, JJ Luangkhot celebrated a very special birthday of sorts. The grand occasion was not for him, one of his friends or even a family member. Instead, it was a milestone marker for another very meaningful part of his life — JJ Bistro & French Pastry, his Kaimuki restaurant that’s embarking…

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May brings fantastic deals on Canton’s healthy cuisine

With an extensive menu showcasing more than 200 items and a clean, warm atmosphere that invites guests to feast in comfort, Canton Seafood Restaurant sets the tone for a memorable dining experience. After opening its doors in Chinatown 11 years ago, the restaurant relocated to its current Keeaumoku Street locale in 2011. Manager He Gong…

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May 10, 2015

Sharing a Zest for Life and Flavorful Food

Raymond Chau believes that the key to remaining young and staying healthy is to simply follow his lead. The energetic 70-year-old chef and restauranteur is “still kickin’” and recently introduced a new Chinese restaurant that incorporates lighter styles of cooking and offers up a host of healthy yet flavorful menu selections. Conveniently located in downtown…

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May 6, 2015

A Bakery that goes Above and Beyond

From the moment Fendu Boulangerie debuted at Manoa Marketplace six years ago, diners have been captivated by the refreshingly simple concept of having a neighborhood bakery dedicated to providing an array of all-natural, freshly baked goods and pastries. Nowadays, as the years have progressed and the menu has evolved, customers across the island are realizing…

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