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A Golden Opportunity To Sample Hong Kong Fare

Gary Lam still can recall working with his family in their Chinatown marketplace (which the Lams still own today) when he was growing up, and he appreciates how well his closely knit clan works together. So, when they opened Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant in 2001, a solid family dynamic and work ethic came naturally, and…

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June 19, 2016

Getting In Touch With The Flavors Of Hawaii

Culinary wizard Joseph Rose may be new to the Islands, but the recently appointed chef de cuisine at Japengo certainly delivers like a seasoned pro, when it comes to keeping the restaurant’s new menu firmly rooted in the flavors of Hawaii. At the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa eatery — which offers contemporary…

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June 12, 2016

Enjoy A Tasty Father’s Day Tradition

As local families prepare to celebrate Father’s Day, Zippy’s Restaurants is rolling out a dynamic duo of dine-in specials crafted to appease even the heartiest appetites. The culinary wizards at Zippy’s have created two special three-course meals that start off with a dinner roll, choice of soup or tossed salad and a choice of a…

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June 12, 2016

Staying On Top of Fine Fare

Since 1994, Sarento’s at the Top of the Ilikai has helped define the top tier of approachable fine dining and exemplary service, all presented in an inviting setting complete with a five-star panoramic view. As part of the restaurant’s current mission to reintroduce itself to island diners, the kitchen team is excited to bring a…

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June 5, 2016

Hearty Meals Just For Dad

Kenton Tom, vice president and general manager at Wailana Coffee House, knows a thing or two about giving a nod to dads on their special day. After all, it doesn’t have to be Father’s Day for him to tell you about his pops, Francis, and his inspiring journey to open the family restaurant 47 years…

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May 29, 2016

Where Summer Creations are Icing on the Cake

With the summer months upon us, the talented team of culinary wizards at Cake Works has crafted a host of sweet treats featuring seasonal flavors and whimsical designs for customers to marvel at — and enjoy. While painters transform canvas and sculptors mold clay and stone, the team at Cake Works incorporates quality ingredients, skilled…

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May 29, 2016

A Feast for All Fathers

Following the success of a sold-out Mother’s Day program, Chef Chai is gearing up to offer the same beloved spread to Oahu’s families with a Special Father’s Day all-you-can-eat Lobster and King Crab Legs Buffet the evening of Saturday, June 18, as well as for brunch and dinner Sunday, June 19. The holiday feast fit…

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May 22, 2016

Going Big with Family Dining, Stellar Service

Big City Diner continues to serve as the go-to destination for fresh, hearty meals served in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere, which has become the standard at the “Hawaiian-style” restaurant. The iconic eatery has made a lasting impression on multiple generations of diners since 1998, and features six convenient locations: Kailua, Kaimuki, Pearlridge, Waipio, Ward Entertainment…

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Chinese Fare With Unique Flair

Little Village Noodle House may be the place to go to satisfy your Chinese cravings, but it’s not your average Chinese restaurant. Many locals agree there’s something special about the Northern Chinese-inspired fare served up at the Chinatown eatery, even if they can’t quite put their finger on it. Dining Out recently sat down with…

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May 15, 2016

Fendu’s Lucky No.7

Fendu Boulangerie has entered its seventh year of business, and it’s feeling like lucky No. 7 indeed for owner and chef Niel Koep. His bakery has reached that sweet spot where it has numerous signature menu items, an adoring legion of regulars and a gradually expanding menu that offers a surprisingly diverse range of fine…

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