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July 17, 2016

Camellia Caters To Carnivores

For a variety of tasty meats, Korean-style cold vegetables and raw veggies ready for grilling, Camellia Buffet provides the perfect solution. The restaurant — located on McCully Street — offers a plethora of options for an authentic Korean yakiniku experience. Yakiniku, meaning “grilled meat” in Japanese, entails customers selecting various vegetables and meats and cooking…

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July 10, 2016

A Winning Combination Of Local Flavors

Similar to a local-style pot luck, Aja Sushi & Bento brings dishes from around the world to one table for both kamaaina and visitors alike to enjoy. Diners can discover their “Aja” moment at Ala Moana’s Makai Market Food Court, where Aja Sushi & Bento serves up a host of menu items in a convenient,…

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July 3, 2016

Summer Savings, Specials Abound

Zippy’s Restaurants continues to roll out new items to complement its award-winning menu, which is chock-full of local favorites available at affordable prices within a family-friendly setting. As a testament to its popularity among local diners, Zippy’s was honored recently with a trio of commendations in Honolulu Star-Advertiser‘s annual Hawaii’s Best People’s Choice Awards for…

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June 26, 2016

Cuisine Fit for Royalty

Noi Thai Cuisine quickly is developing a reputation for serving up the finest in authentic Thai dishes while also presenting an un-forgettable all-around experience. The restaurant opened its 50th State locale in the beautiful Royal Hawaiian Center in October, and both kamaaina and visitors continue to marvel at the stellar cuisine served amid awe-inspiring d├ęcor…

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A Golden Opportunity To Sample Hong Kong Fare

Gary Lam still can recall working with his family in their Chinatown marketplace (which the Lams still own today) when he was growing up, and he appreciates how well his closely knit clan works together. So, when they opened Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant in 2001, a solid family dynamic and work ethic came naturally, and…

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June 12, 2016

Enjoy A Tasty Father’s Day Tradition

As local families prepare to celebrate Father’s Day, Zippy’s Restaurants is rolling out a dynamic duo of dine-in specials crafted to appease even the heartiest appetites. The culinary wizards at Zippy’s have created two special three-course meals that start off with a dinner roll, choice of soup or tossed salad and a choice of a…

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May 29, 2016

Where Summer Creations are Icing on the Cake

With the summer months upon us, the talented team of culinary wizards at Cake Works has crafted a host of sweet treats featuring seasonal flavors and whimsical designs for customers to marvel at — and enjoy. While painters transform canvas and sculptors mold clay and stone, the team at Cake Works incorporates quality ingredients, skilled…

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May 22, 2016

Going Big with Family Dining, Stellar Service

Big City Diner continues to serve as the go-to destination for fresh, hearty meals served in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere, which has become the standard at the “Hawaiian-style” restaurant. The iconic eatery has made a lasting impression on multiple generations of diners since 1998, and features six convenient locations: Kailua, Kaimuki, Pearlridge, Waipio, Ward Entertainment…

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May 15, 2016

Getting Social At The Veranda

When it comes to enjoying after-work drinks and pupus in style, The Veranda at The Kahala Hotel & Resort raises the bar with its monthly Social Hour Pau Hana menu. This month, executive chef Wayne Hirabayashi takes his culinary cues from Europe with agave spirits and regional wines that hail from Spain, and delectable tapa…

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May 8, 2016

Baked Goods Take The Cake

Multiple generations of local diners have relied on Napoleon’s Bakery as Hawaii’s go-to destination for decadent desserts and sweet treats crafted with quality and consistency. Napoleon’s Bakery is home to tasty creations including iconic Napples, multiple Hot & Fresh selections and even custom-designed cakes crafted for any occasion. “Our cakes are made from scratch,” says…

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