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September 21, 2014

Hung Won has its Ducks in a Row

Does the name Hung Won Seafood Restaurant ring a bell? It should if Cantonese-style cuisine intrigues your senses in any way. Although the Kaimuki restaurant, located between 8th and 9th avenues, has been a mainstay on Oahu’s dining scene for years, this March, Hung Won gained new ownership when Kevin Li and his uncles Guan…

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September 21, 2014

Steak & Sizzle Steal the Show

Simply follow the “sizzle,” and one is bound to find the home of superb steaks: Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Diners at Ruth’s Chris are treated to exceptional steaks selected from the top two percent of the country’s beef, which are broiled in 1,800-degree ovens and served sizzling on 500-degree plates — this ensures every bite…

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September 21, 2014

Where Locals Go to Grind

Tucked away at the end of a small shopping center along Nimitz Highway sits New Eagle Cafe, a place residents have turned to for almost two decades for some of Oahu’s most celebrated island favorites. From Hawaiian cuisine to Filipino- and Korean-inspired classics, the eatery boasts an impressively diverse menu ideal for any appetite. With…

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September 14, 2014

Pagoda Enters a New Era of Dining

Through 50 years of serving the community and visitors alike, Pagoda Floating Restaurant represents a local icon known for its fusion of stellar cuisine and unforgettable oasis-like ambience. Surrounded by koi ponds, lush gardens and cascading waterfalls, Pagoda offers up a wide range of Asian-, American- and Hawaiian-influenced local-style comfort food enveloped by a tranquil,…

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September 14, 2014

A People-Pleasing Pair of Hawaiian, Filipino Fare

There’s something inherently comforting about Filipino and Hawaiian foods. They both share a commonality in that they’re no fuss, no muss — just some seriously delicious eats with a focus on enhancing signature flavors in each unique dish. People’s Cafe expertly combines these two culinary influences with a friendly staff and relaxed familial environment to…

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September 14, 2014

A Royal Flush of Authentic Fare

Decorated with red lanterns, gold accents and a gargantuan moon cake — yes, it’s real — Royal Garden Chinese Restaurant welcomes diners to explore the culinary delights of Hong Kong. For more than 30 years, owner Calvin Wong has invested in Royal Garden to create both an authentic environment and menu. “A lot of other…

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September 7, 2014

Nabe for a Happy Soul

For Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant owner Issei Kazama, the vibe at this 8-year-old restaurant is easy-going, lively and fun. “It’s as if you’ve stepped foot into the living room at a friend’s house party. We want our guests to feel like they’re at home.” Kazama and Riki Kobayashi opened the Piikoi establishment in an effort…

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September 7, 2014

Two Unique Cultures Merge

With an emphasis on fusing traditional Italian favorites with Japanese style and flair, Mimasuya Italiano of Kyoto succeeds in transporting diners around the world with each beautifully crafted dish that exemplifies “Kyoto-Style” flair. Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, is known for its warm and welcoming nature, as well as a knack for eye-pleasing culinary…

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September 7, 2014

Join Zippy’s Ultimate Tailgate Giveaway

With football season in full swing, Hawaii has kicked off the fall season in the most appetizing way. Last week marked the official start to Zippy’s annual Ultimate Tailgate Giveaway promotion, available at all 25 restaurant locations. Zippy’s Restaurants’ latest giveaway, valid now through Nov. 24, invites patrons to enter for a chance to win…

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August 31, 2014

Autumn Evenings of Eternal Bliss

With summer’s heat dwindling and the beckoning of fall upon us, The Kahala Hotel and Resort celebrates with enchanting culinary soirees starting in September. This five-star, award-winning resort invites guests to delve into the lap of luxury with its plush amenities, world-class views and premier customer service. For the ultimate dining enthusiast, The Kahala Hotel…

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