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September 25, 2016

Jade Dynasty Gets The Party Started

As patrons cross the threshold into Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant, a statuesque jade disc greets them at the entrance-way, standing rich with Chinese symbolism as an emblem of peace and balance. The beautifully polished stone sets the tone for the entire dining experience, representing the harmony enjoyed by friends and family who gather year-round to…

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September 18, 2016

An Old Favorite Introduces New Flavors

For quite some time, the staff and customers at Shiro’s Saimin Haven have had a front-row view of the rail construction that runs along Kamehameha Highway, right in front of the restaurant’s cozy spot within Waimalu Shopping Center. But rather than let the ensuing traffic and delays bring them down, the crew at Shiro’s is…

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September 9, 2016

Diners Reach Hog Heaven at Kono’s

The iconic surfing pig featured in its logo recognizes a swine’s success on the waves, and appropriately, Kono’s has achieved the Triple Crown of restaurant operations by serving up delicious cuisine in a clean, friendly environment — and doing so with stellar customer service. Situated on Kapahulu Avenue next to Leonard’s Bakery, Kono’s features the…

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September 4, 2016

The Most Versatile Dining Spot In Town

The buzz about Bakery & Table Honolulu, the intriguing new dining spot made up of one part bakery and one part restaurant, has been steadily growing since its soft opening in March. In that time, the eatery, which was brought to Hawaii from Japan by its parent company Advanced Fresh Concepts (AFC), has been listening…

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August 28, 2016

Tea Off At Halekulani

Amid our hectic, fast-paced schedules and daily grinds, everyone can benefit from taking time to slow down, relax and enjoy exquisite food in a tranquil setting. Afternoon tea service at Halekulani offers just that, while continuing to be part of the legendary hotel’s top-tier reputation for dining. Tucked away in its own quiet corner of…

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August 21, 2016

Explore Street Foods Of Asia Right Here At Home

With a procession of savory aromas wafting from piping-hot woks and fiery grills, the streets of Asia are famous across the globe for flurries of food vendors dishing out steamy servings of comfort food to passersby. The fun spirit of those street foods will be recreated at The Kahala Hotel & Resort Friday,Sept. 9, during…

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Have Your Moon Cake And Eat It Too?

Just as Thanksgiving dinner would not be complete without golden turkey, the Chinese Moon Festival calls for enjoying scrumptious bites of moon cake. Luckily, folks in Hawaii don’t have to travel all the way to China to sample this holiday treat, as it’s baked to perfection locally at Royal Garden Chinese Restaurant. For the past…

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August 7, 2016

Sit Back, Relax with Pau Hana Bites

At Zia’s Caffe in Kaneohe, some things never change, like the warmth that radiates from a comforting menu of Italian-inspired dishes served up in a hospitable environment. What the eatery does switch up, however, is an evolving mix of flavors for regulars to enjoy, including a freshly debuted pau hana menu. According to executive chef…

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July 29, 2016

Summertime, and the Eating is Easy

In perfect harmony with its concept of offering fresh, farm-to-table cuisine, Bills Hawaii has revitalized its menu with a slew of dishes that are sure to bring the sunshine to your summer dining experiences. As one of 17 in Australian chef and food writer Bill Granger’s family of restaurants, Bills Hawaii in Waikiki has been…

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July 24, 2016

In Heaven With Hot Pot

Upon entering Hot Pot Heaven in Pearl Kai Shopping Center, it’s impossible to resist the aromatic wafts of broths simmering over hot plates at each table, enticing diners into an utterly satisfying and customizable dining experience of cooking their own nourishing meal to perfection. It was that same seasoned scent that lured husband-and-wife duo Cosme…

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