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June 28, 2015

Color Your World with McCully’s Exotic Flavors

Getting a passport to explore the world may seem like a farfetched dream to many, but in reality, it can be as easy as visiting McCully Shopping Center. On a daily basis, the outdoor commercial structure allows guests to take their taste buds on a flavorful excursion to mingle with the cuisines of Japan, Thailand,…

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June 28, 2015

Fresco Celebrates Anniversary with Special Summer Menu

Like the 100-plus selections of wine available in its vast collection, Fresco Italian Restaurant has consistently strived to improve with age. The restaurant celebrates its third anniversary in style as diners are invited to enjoy a special summer-themed menu that showcases Fresco’s diverse menu and incorporates fresh, local flavors with traditional Italian cuisine. Perched atop…

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June 28, 2015

Pounders Cooks Up Good Times, Great Food

July Fourth is just around the corner, and with it comes the chance to celebrate! And who doesn’t love a celebration? Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) agrees, and is excited to extend an open invitation to all kamaaina and visitors to spend this special holiday at its newest addition, Hukilau Marketplace, and in particular, its on-site…

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June 21, 2015

Wow Dad at Wailana

On this nationally recognized and widely adored day, families across the Islands will be celebrating dads, father figures and the important men in their lives. When honoring a holiday that at its root brings together cherished loved ones, few experiences pose a better way to spend it than sharing a meal at one of Hawaii’s…

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June 21, 2015

Thinking Inside the Box

The beloved bento. A favorite lunch option for Hawaii’s on-the-go diners, this Japanese staple takes the best of what the Islands have to offer — such as fresh, succulent seafood — and combines it with wholesome veggies and grains in a perfectly packaged, pretty-as-you-please box bursting with flavor and nutrition. When it comes to procuring…

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June 21, 2015

Tee Up for Tasty New Dishes

Whether one plans on hitting a bucket of balls, or desires a hearty meal before, during or after work, Newtown Drive Inn hits a hole in one with a stellar selection of plate lunches and freshly baked pizzas. The new dining destination can be found at Newtown Golf Driving Range in Aiea and offers abundant…

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June 14, 2015

Nabe is Here to Stay

When Riki Kobayashi, one of Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant’s founders, decided to open an authentic nabe restaurant in 2006, he knew he was taking a risk. Just 10 years ago, there was nothing mainstream about nabe on Oahu. Even if patrons were familiar with the specialty, they would have been hard-pressed to find a restaurant…

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June 14, 2015

Renovated Location, Specials for Dad

WITH FATHER’S DAY right around the corner, Zippy’s Restaurants is serving up a duo of dine-in specials crafted to appease even the heartiest appetites as families gather to celebrate dads. 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…

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June 14, 2015

Where Cultures, Cuisine Converge

By offering an eclectic menu composed of Thai, Vietnamese and Laotian favorites, Thai Lao Restaurant is the ideal dining destination with selections the entire family will enjoy. The sibling ownership team of Victor and Wince Chaleunxay first opened Thai Lao in Kapolei four years ago and recently launched their second location along Kamehameha Highway in…

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June 7, 2015

Taking Plate Lunch to the Next Level

Succulent slices of marinated pork tenderloin are brined for 12 hours and charbroiled until flawless. They’re presented to diners with a luscious orange demi glace and brilliant tomato chili jam. While this is the type of entree you’d expect to see in a fine dining restaurant, in actuality it’s one of many popular plate lunch…

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