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Chinese Flavors Draw Universal Appeal

Situated on the lower level of Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort and Spa is a hidden gem, boasting extravagant Hong Kong-style fare. Seafood Village Chinese Cuisine is an entity all its own, beckoning patrons from near and far, including many noteworthy guests, whose photos line the entrance walls. Kamaaina also count on Seafood Village for their…

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March 29, 2015

A ‘Rib-licious’ Haven for Carnivores

For more than three decades, Tony Roma’s has served multiple generations of Hawaii’s families in its comfortable, casual setting, while serving up signature cuisine, including unforgettable ribs, steaks and seafood. Tony Roma’s also strives to provide stellar service and a fun atmosphere, which along with the popular cuisine, elevate the dining experience. The restaurant, with…

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March 29, 2015

What’s Hot About Sizzling Sisig

Fried chicken is a staple for many fast-food establishments. Often featured as an element of tacos, burgers sandwiches and more, fried chicken is an American staple. And Max’s of Manila, a world-famous Filipino restaurant, wants you to experience fried chicken like you never have before. And yes, Max’s spectacular chicken recipe is a secret —…

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March 23, 2015

Contemporary Japanese Cuisine Just Got Real

There’s a new contemporary Japanese restaurant that’s popped up in the Islands, and it has been generating quite a buzz among Oahu’s dining culture. Rijo Restaurant opened Feb. 28 in the former Palomino space on the third floor of Harbor Court. Grandiose views of Honolulu Harbor set a stunning backdrop for the sizable 10,000-square foot,…

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March 23, 2015

Comfort Cuisine That’s Lips-Mac’n Good

In the lobby of renowned Waikiki Beach Hotel, MAC 24/7 daily delivers a myriad of meals more than worthy of its moniker. A clever acronym for “Modern American Cooking,” the fare found at this Waikiki eatery may as well stand for Modern American Comfort, as the selections are inspired by time-honored comfort food classics —…

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March 23, 2015

Setting The Stage For Grads

As high school and college seniors pick up their cap-and-gown sets and fend off cases of “senior-itis,” families and friends of the graduates-to-be are ramping up preparations for memorable graduation celebrations to signify such a momentous occasion. A Catered Experience brings nearly four decades of experience to the table, and the excellent food quality and…

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March 15, 2015

The Top-Tier of Fine Dining

Next time you’re in Waikiki, have your sights set on Sarento’s at the Top of the Ilikai, a fine-dining restaurant emanating casual elegance and charm. The restaurant, located on the 30th floor, opened in The Ilikai Hotel in 1994, with the goal of providing warm, hospitable service to local and visiting guests, paired with majestic…

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March 15, 2015

The Garden of Eatin’

For those craving stellar Korean entrees and delicious yakiniku combinations prepared fresh at the table, Seoul Garden Yakiniku serves up nothing but the best meats and vegetables within an inviting, relaxed environment. For more than 10 years, Seoul Garden Yakiniku’s convenient Kapiolani Boulevard locale has dished out delicious Korean and yakiniku-style cuisine for lunch, dinner…

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March 15, 2015

‘Yu-nique’ Sushi Sensations

Tucked away within Ala Moana Hotel, YuZu restaurant offers its customers a generous helping of impeccable taste — and not just from the items on its menu. The appealing aesthetics of yuzu are what truly make this establishment unique, from its delightful decor, right down to the delicious dishes it serves daily. Step inside YuZu…

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The Crown Jewel of Chinese-style Dining

Take a seat at the King’s table at Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant, where the 8,000-square-foot dining area resembles one straight from a castle. Its mahogany walls, ornate crystal chandeliers and Chinese-style embellishments evoke dignified flair. And the culinary samplings? Well, of course, they’re magnificent, commanding the attention of royal palates. Tucked away in Ala Moana…

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