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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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May 15, 2016

Getting Social At The Veranda

When it comes to enjoying after-work drinks and pupus in style, The Veranda at The Kahala Hotel & Resort raises the bar with its monthly Social Hour Pau Hana menu. This month, executive chef Wayne Hirabayashi takes his culinary cues from Europe with agave spirits and regional wines that hail from Spain, and delectable tapa…

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May 8, 2016

Baked Goods Take The Cake

Multiple generations of local diners have relied on Napoleon’s Bakery as Hawaii’s go-to destination for decadent desserts and sweet treats crafted with quality and consistency. Napoleon’s Bakery is home to tasty creations including iconic Napples, multiple Hot & Fresh selections and even custom-designed cakes crafted for any occasion. “Our cakes are made from scratch,” says…

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The Season’s Best

People often say there’s no time like the present, and at Sakura Terrace Japanese Cafe, that translates to dining on ingredients that are at their peak this time of year, all tied together in a delicious and elegant seasonal special. Hot off its fourth anniversary last month, the savory sanctuary of ethereal Japanese cuisine just…

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May 1, 2016

Party On, Cantonese Style

When it comes to Chinese cuisine, there’s so much more than just dim sum and chow mein. Dishes vary according to the regions in China, with subtle differences in flavors that indicate the cooking styles that hail from the diversity of the country itself. At Canton Seafood on Keeaumoku Street, you note what is distinctly…

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May 1, 2016

All Sizzle, All The Time

THERE’S NO MI-‘STEAK’ING HY’S SUPERIOR BEEF The centerpiece of Hy’s Steak House’s Broiler Room is a custom-made brass and copper cauldron, which plays host to the restaurant’s stellar steaks as skilled chefs turn the heat up to 800 degrees and broil the beef to perfection over kiawe wood. These USDA Prime-grade cuts, which include New…

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April 24, 2016

Spoil Mom With Glorious Seafood

When the time comes to honor mothers everywhere and thank them for all they do, Makino Chaya knows just the right way to pamper them with a special treat — one that involves sitting back, relaxing and feasting away on prime rib, seafood and much more. The popular all-you-can-eat buffet spot continues to be a…

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April 24, 2016

Celebrating Moms With Mouthwatering Specials

Many will agree that every day should be Mother’s Day, but as a way to honor the priceless contributions moms make in the lives of children and families, Zippy’s is serving up delicious Mother’s Day specials to coincide with the momentous occasion. Zippy’s will offer complete meal options while supplies last throughout Mother’s Day weekend…

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