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October 19, 2014

Kissaten has Diners Covered Around the Clock

Nearly four years after launching its popular concept of gourmet comfort food served around the clock, Kissaten Coffee Bar continues to offer great cuisine and tasty beverages in a full-service restaurant setting that meets the tastes of Hawaii’s diverse population. The 24-hour dining destination draws its name from the Japanese term for “coffee shop,” and…

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October 12, 2014

A Fresh Take on Fusion

While fusion cuisine is nothing new to Hawaii’s culinary scene, Fresco Italian Restaurant has taken the concept to the next level by incorporating fresh, local flavors with traditional Italian dishes. Perched atop Hilton Hawaiian Village’s Rainbow Bazaar, Fresco features an airy, open dining space complete with views of the resort’s lagoon and vibrant outdoor landscaping….

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Great Taste, Good Value are as Good as Gold

Whether one desires a quick lunch on the go or a relaxing sit-down meal with friends and family, Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant serves up a warm, inviting atmosphere coupled with an eclectic menu bursting with stellar cuisine. Conveniently located in downtown Honolulu at 111 N. King St. amid the bustling Chinatown district, Golden Palace Seafood…

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September 28, 2014

The Ultimate Dining Adventure at Tony Roma’s

While its signature cuisine includes unforgettable ribs, steaks and seafood, Tony Roma’s also strives to provide stellar service and a fun atmosphere, which all combine to elevate the dining experience. For more than three decades, Tony Roma’s has served multiple generations of Hawaii’s families in its comfortable, casual setting. The restaurant features locations in Waikiki…

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September 21, 2014

Steak & Sizzle Steal the Show

Simply follow the “sizzle,” and one is bound to find the home of superb steaks: Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Diners at Ruth’s Chris are treated to exceptional steaks selected from the top two percent of the country’s beef, which are broiled in 1,800-degree ovens and served sizzling on 500-degree plates — this ensures every bite…

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September 14, 2014

A People-Pleasing Pair of Hawaiian, Filipino Fare

There’s something inherently comforting about Filipino and Hawaiian foods. They both share a commonality in that they’re no fuss, no muss — just some seriously delicious eats with a focus on enhancing signature flavors in each unique dish. People’s Cafe expertly combines these two culinary influences with a friendly staff and relaxed familial environment to…

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September 7, 2014

Two Unique Cultures Merge

With an emphasis on fusing traditional Italian favorites with Japanese style and flair, Mimasuya Italiano of Kyoto succeeds in transporting diners around the world with each beautifully crafted dish that exemplifies “Kyoto-Style” flair. Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, is known for its warm and welcoming nature, as well as a knack for eye-pleasing culinary…

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August 31, 2014

A ‘Story’ Worth Telling

While it is no longer a yogurt bar as the original owners had intended, YogurStory has turned the page with brunch, lunch, dinner and pupu selections that are quickly becoming known for their hearty portions and alluring flavors. Situated conveniently on Keeaumoku Street amid one of Honolulu’s bustling culinary hotbeds, the restaurant offers a bright…

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August 24, 2014

Te Moana Nui: An Unrivaled Luau Experience

While Pacific Beach Hotel’s Oceanarium restaurant has wowed multiple generations of diners for the last 35 years, a new dinner show experience at the property has quickly caught fire as Waikiki’s hottest indoor stage production. In March, Pacific Beach Hotel introduced a must-see dinner production dubbed Te Moana Nui: Tales of the Pacific. Through a…

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August 17, 2014

Island-style Dining in a House That’s a Home

The “green flash” serves as a coveted phenomenon only seen for a brief moment during an unadulterated sunset. As waves lap gently along the white, sandy beach below and light ocean breezes wisp through the open air, plantation-style atmosphere, customers truly feel at home at Ocean House. And, yes, as vice president and general manager…

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