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April 16, 2017

Bottomless Bowls Of Nabe Goodness

It’s hard to stop eating when your table at Ichiriki Nabe Japanese Restaurant is filled with a colorful array of fresh vegetables and premium meats, surrounding a centerpiece of a simmering hot pot full of savory, flavorful broths. It’s addictive — especially when you know it’s healthy as well. Dip, eat and repeat. That’s exactly…

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Spend Easter Sunday With Mac 24/7

It might have been the massive pancakes at MAC 24/7 Restaurant & Bar that acquired national attention from Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food” show, but that’s not the only comforting cuisine on the menu worth writing about. Self-proclaimed as distinctly modern American while maintaining a remarkable flair for international and local flavors, MAC 24/7 is…

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April 2, 2017

The Tastiest Way To Start Your Day

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and at CafĂ© Lani Hawaii, this old adage rings true as the kitchen team puts the finishing touches on a revamped morning menu set to debut toward the end of the month. Of course, all meals throughout the day have proven to be…

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This Eatery’s Sure To

If you’ve ever met Lisa Lum, it comes as no surprise that she would be the owner of a restaurant called Happy Days Chinese Seafood Restaurant. After all, with her always-pleasant demeanor, she can often be found weaving her way through the eatery’s maze of large round tables, talking story with regulars at one, then…

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March 19, 2017

Plate Lunch Goes Gourmet

Rarely does the convenience and ease of procuring a plate lunch go hand-in-hand with partaking in gourmet-quality cuisine and innovative culinary craftsmanship. However, at Kahai Street Kitchen, preparing gourmet-quality menu offerings served with the portability and quickness of a plate lunch is right up the restaurant’s alley. Owner Nao Iwata can often be found in…

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‘Pier’ Into A Fresh Take On Steak, Seafood

For Rob McDaniel, executive chef at Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38, cooking is an art form. “I don’t paint or draw, but I can channel my creativity through food,” says McDaniel, who has spent the last four decades learning and refining his culinary craftsmanship. Situated amid the bustling Pier 38 off Nimitz Highway, Harbor Restaurant…

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March 5, 2017

Get Ready To ‘Wolf’ Down Italian Fare

A truly authentic Italian culinary experience is brought to fruition via a host of delectable dishes and more than 500 varieties of wine that have diners crying wolf — a positive result after visiting Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar. Appropriately, Il Lupino translates to “little wolf” in Italian and bears the childhood nickname of…

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February 26, 2017

The More Food, The Merrier

`SINCE FIRST OPENING in Kaimuki in 1998, Big City Diner has made a name for itself in a big way — expanding to become Hawaii’s go-to spot for comfort food and local-style favorites served up in a fun, family-friendly environment. The island-style diner is known for its wide selection of menu items, perfect for even…

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February 19, 2017

Your Source For Quality Wagyu

From high-end steak houses to yakiniku restaurants, wagyu beef is the culinary scene’s star steak of the moment — but with a growing number of dining destinations claiming to offer the exclusive Japanese beef, it can be hard to know if you’re always getting authentic cuts, and if you’re paying a fair price for them….

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February 12, 2017

Fendu’s Love ‘A-Fare’

As all the sweethearts of the world prepare to celebrate Valentine’s Day, the skilled bakers at Fendu Boulangerie will be pouring their own hearts into an impressive selection of European-style baked goods, just as they do not only on the Day of Love, but year-round. Owner and chef Niel Koep infuses his passion for quality…

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