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October 16, 2016

Welcome To The ‘House That Fried Chicken Built’

There’s nothing like biting into a golden, crispy piece of fried chicken bursting with juicy, tender meat. If you feel a craving coming on, there’s no better place to get it than Max’s of Manila, especially during its 71st anniversary Chicken Blowout celebration Tuesday, Oct. 18. As part of the annual promotion, customers may enjoy…

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October 9, 2016

Island Steak House Hits a Hy Note

The iconic Hy’s Steak House in Waikiki is just shy of celebrating its 40th anniversary come Nov. 11. Not only is the eatery reaching a landmark moment few businesses in the restaurant industry achieve, but it’s doing so in style, having recently been voted the People’s Choice for Best Restaurant by Honolulu Star-Advertiser readers in…

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October 2, 2016

Hawaii’s Very Own Paradise City

The next time you want to take the whole family out for a satisfying meal, think big — as in, head to Big City Diner where you’ll find larger-than-life flavors and something for everyone. The locally owned and operated dining chain first debuted in Kaimuki in 1998 and has since grown to include five additional…

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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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