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April 20, 2014

A Mac Attack of Classic Comfort Food

Local diners don’t need to travel half a world away to enjoy a true taste of Italy, as hearty portions of incredible Italian cuisine reside right here at home at Romano’s Macaroni Grill. Located in Ala Moana Center’s inviting Hookipa Terrace, Macaroni Grill’s skilled chefs and friendly service staff strive to provide a memorable dining…

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April 13, 2014

Camellia Buffet Cooks Up Feast Fit for Family

The “thrill of the grill” keeps generations of diners flocking to Camellia Buffet as they have done for the last 30-plus years, and the popular establishment continues to attract customers of all ages with quality Korean-influenced cuisine prepared yakiniku style at every table. The spacious restaurant, which is appropriately named after a stunning flower that…

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April 6, 2014

Swim Continues to Raise the Bar

By offering a menu crafted around locally sourced ingredients, Swim pool bar and restaurant’s stroke of genius has paid dividends for guests visiting from around the island and across the globe. Situated on the third floor of Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa’s Ewa Tower adjacent to the inviting, expansive pool, Swim serves up…

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March 30, 2014

A Melting Pot of Pacific Rim Cuisine

As Hawaii’s melting pot of cultures embodies various concepts and tastes from around the Pacific Rim, Asian Mix incorporates a multitude of flavors and cooking techniques as customers are treated to a vast array of cuisine infused with local essence. Situated conveniently at the corner of Beretania and Piikoi streets on the ground level of…

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March 23, 2014

Bite Into Something Good

For Dale Muramoto, baking served as a calming method for relieving stress and providing sweet treats for her two young children. Little did the culinary craftswoman realize that her confectionary concoctions would eventually lead to a business opportunity, and a new moniker that says it all. Known affectionately as “The Cookie Lady,” Muramoto has passed…

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March 16, 2014

Sushi for Generations

Sushi King, located on South King Street near University, has been the mainstay of sushi in the Islands since 1992. Owner and manager Shu-Lee Kondo credits customer loyalty as the main reason for the restaurant’s continued success over the past two decades. “Our regulars bring in their friends, who become regulars as well, we are…

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March 9, 2014

Southern-Style Cuisine Sails in to Oceanarium

While most partygoers dream of celebrating Mardi Gras in the Big Easy, Oceanarium Restaurant has diners jazzed up to the tune of Southern-style cuisine in the heart of Waikiki. Throughout March, diners are transported to New Orleans via Oceanarium’s seasonal offerings, which include Chicken Cajun Gumbo, Craw-fish Boil — an aromatic assortment of tasty crawfish,…

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March 2, 2014

Hot and Fresh Selections on Malasada Day

While Fat Tuesday is recognized around the world as a special occasion, when one is encouraged to indulge in tasty treats prior to the start of Lent, Hawaii residents have taken the celebration to the next level on Malasada Day in the Islands. Napoleon’s Bakery serves as Hawaii’s goto source for malasadas, whether it’s for…

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February 23, 2014

Sensational Seafood Buoys the Du Vin Experience

“Wine a bit … you’ll feel better.” It’s a succinct, yet fitting slogan emblazoned on a throwback poster behind the bar of Brasserie Du Vin that sufficiently sums up the restaurant’s entertaining dining experience, during which guests are transported half a world away. Nestled in downtown Honolulu across from historic Hawaii Theatre, Brasserie Du Vin…

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February 16, 2014

Perfectly Panda

While many local establishments offer assorted seafood dishes, Panda Cuisine raises the bar by offering fresh, live seafood that is brought in daily and served to order. Situated conveniently on Keeaumoku Street, Panda Cuisine features an extensive menu headlined by a host of delicious seafood selections, such as lobster, crab, king clams, abalone and even…

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