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Royal Palace Has It All

When taking over a restaurant that has been part of a community for more than two decades, it’s quite a tall order to keep the patronage of longtime customers yet also draw in new diners with a fresh set of offerings. As Jin He Wu comes up on his first year of assuming ownership of…

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The Delicious Side Of the Moon

When the full moon rises into the mid-autumn night sky next month, families in China will come together to celebrate the annual Moon Festival. While spending valuable time together, they’ll honor the harvest, the full moon and all the rejuvenation and symbolism that come along with them. In the months leading up to this joyous…

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August 9, 2015

A Family That Cooks Together

Though it’s hidden away on Sheridan Street, Million Restaurant has no problem getting scores of patrons to line up for a taste of its authentic Korean cuisine. In addition to its main base of local clientele, the eatery serves many diners from Korea, as well as groups of tourists who have heard that the quaint…

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August 2, 2015

Let The Festivities Begin

With an expansive dining space, customizable menu of traditional Chinese cuisine and host of event-friendly amenities, The Mandalay is proving to be the life of the party, serving as Honolulu’s most ideal restaurant to host special occasions. THE MANDALAY 1055 Alakea St., Honolulu 525-8585 Daily, open from 10:30 a.m., order until 8 p.m. Dim sum…

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July 26, 2015

Soothe Your ‘Seoul’

It’s time to fire up the grill — the yakiniku grill, that is — for a meat-filled dining adventure you won’t soon forget. Known as one of Hawaii’s premier places to barbecue Korean cuisine to perfection, Seoul Garden Yakiniku turns up the heat by offering the right combination of price, quality and location to its…

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July 19, 2015

Let’s Wine and Dine

If going to restaurants were only about the food, both eateries and diners could survive on takeout orders alone. But the truth is that patrons visit restaurants for much more than a gourmet menu. They desire a true dining experience that comes with a relaxing atmosphere and an attentive waitstaff that will help them make…

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July 12, 2015

Mastering Mango Season

Are you a Haden mango kind of person, or is your favorite variety the common mango? Perhaps you enjoy your yellowy orange fruit when it’s a little overripe, pickled or covered in li hing mui. Or maybe you’re like the talented chefs at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, who can’t get enough of…

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July 5, 2015

Cheers to Summer Beer Fest, Japanese Cuisine

Anyone who travels to Japan this time of year is likely to find rooftops buzzing with beer gardens and merriment, as residents partake in the local custom of cooling down, relaxing and having fun with ice-cold brewskis in hand. Right here at home, diners can tap into this culture and more at up-and-coming eatery Gokoku…

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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 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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