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November 16, 2014

A Dining Legend Bring Thanksgiving to You

With Thanksgiving Day here sooner than we think, many are giving thanks to Zippy’s Restaurants, the Islands’ signature destination for all of your favorites in localand American-style comfort food. And why be a slave to the kitchen on a day that should be devoted to family and friends? Zippy’s gets it. That’s why the restaurant…

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November 16, 2014

Seasonal Flavors that Take the Cake

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the talented team of culinary wizards at Cake Works has crafted a host of sweet treats inspired by iconic holiday flavors for customers to ring in the joyous season. While painters transform canvas and sculptors mold clay and stone, the team at Cake Works incorporates quality ingredients, skilled craftsman-ship…

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November 16, 2014

Kalapawai Cafe and Market Does Kailua Proud

With a history that stems as far back as the 1920s, Kailua’s Kalapawai Cafe and Kalapawai Market truly have become neighborhood gems through the years. Operating from two locations, the cafe and market unite to offer a restaurant, wine bar, bakery, gourmet deli and coffee bar. “My father, Don, initially purchased the shop from the…

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November 9, 2014

The Perfect Thanksgiving Feast Made Easy

The holidays just may be the busiest time of year. Amid the festive cheer and merriment comes shopping for presents, decking the halls and trimming the tree. But the more immediate task at hand is preparing the perfect Thanksgiving feast. If you’re not a Michelin chef, or just cannot fathom the idea of slaving away…

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November 9, 2014

New Menu Inspired by Sustainability, Local Products

By working with local fisheries, farmers, dairies and ranchers, Japengo has elevated the notion of offering sustainable Hawaii regional cuisine with global influences, and takes diners on a journey from “mauka” to “makai” with every dish. Hyatt’s commitment to sustainability revolves around the brand’s philosophy of “food that is thoughtfully sourced and carefully served.” This…

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November 9, 2014

A Grand Meal for All

When it comes to Thanksgiving, as much as everyone looks forward to spending time with family and friends over a bountiful feast, it’s no secret that preparing a large-scale meal is not an easy task. To alleviate any undue stress, Pacific Beach Hotel’s award-winning Oceanarium restaurant invites all to take advantage of its to-go gourmet…

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November 2, 2014

Find Warmth and Comfort at Nabeya Maido

In an age where the term “DIY” (do it yourself) has taken on a broader meaning — an alternative to the modern consumer culture’s emphasis on relying on others to satisfy needs — Nabeya Maido offers premier do-it-yourself hot pot (nabe) dining. The Market City Shopping Center restaurant blends traditional Japanese tastes with the Taiwanese…

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November 2, 2014

Take the Stress, Mess Out of Thanksgiving

As the calendar turns to November and brings with it the highly anticipated Thanksgiving holiday, visions of moist turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy shift into the spotlight. Thanksgiving brings together family and friends for a variety of festive celebrations chock-full of food, football and merriment; however, it also tends to evoke moments of anxiety,…

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November 2, 2014

A Rainbow of Healthy and Happy

While maintaining a healthy diet may seem relatively easy to do in Hawaii, oftentimes kamaaina simply are too busy to devote any time to preparing a hearty, let alone nutritious meal or snack. So when Yilisha Yin, owner of Aiea’s Rainbow Tea House, moved to the Aloha State, she saw a need for affordable, healthy…

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Join the Raw Vegan Gourmet Movement

Until only recently has America put down the super-sized fries and extra-large colas, and slowly begun to embrace “clean eating.” Even a decade ago, the terms “raw” and “vegan” would raise eyebrows in a society drowned in meat, preservatives and artificial flavors. How times have changed. Today, there’s a smorgasbord of trendy eateries across the…

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