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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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August 10, 2014

Home Cooking Just Like Mom’s

Home-cooked meals often conjure up memories of mom in the kitchen preparing fragrant and flavorful dishes that her family waits anxiously to enjoy. Mamaya, a name that means “mother’s house,” strives to offer that same freshly prepared goodness via a vast array of tasty bentos and musubi crafted from quality ingredients. Mamaya’s bento selections also…

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August 3, 2014

It’s Always the Right Time for a Mac Attack

Given the expertise and creative energy flowing from its kitchen and bar literally all day, every day, it’s easy to see why kamaaina and visitors alike flock to MAC 24/7 to fulfill their food and beverage needs. Situated on Kuhio Avenue on the lobby level of the inviting Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel, MAC 24/7 serves…

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July 27, 2014

Dine on the Islands’ Finest at Hawaii Convention Center

Showcasing the best of what the Islands have to offer, Hawaii Convention Center welcomes all to experience a world-class meal unlike any other. “In most places, people do not usually associate convention centers with excellent food,” says Gary Matsumoto, executive chef for the venue. “Here, we specialize in using fresh, farm-to-table ingredients to highlight Hawaii’s…

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