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December 14, 2014

Go ‘Big’ This Season

Serving as Oahu’s “Hawaiian-style diner” for nearly two decades, Big City Diner continues to carry the banner as the go-to destination for fresh, hearty meals served in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. As the holiday season remains in full swing with the new year right around the corner, Big City Diner is standing by to assist…

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December 7, 2014

Local Tastes Made Healthy, On the Go

Ahi and Vegetable, the Japanese bento and sushi restaurant on Fort Street, has been a longtime favorite for students and downtown’s business crowd who seek nourishing food on a quick lunch break. Offering a wide selection of poke, sushi, donburi and more, the eatery features local fast food that’s fresh, healthy and well-priced. Owner Sam…

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November 30, 2014

Savor it All at Sekiya’s

When looking for a place to chow down, it can be difficult to decide on a restaurant unless you’ve already tried the food or know some one who has. You want something relatively affordable with good-sized portions, tasty and, if you have keiki, kid-friendly. In a world full of weird sauces and unpronounceable ingredients, it’s…

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November 23, 2014

Oodles of Noodles

Upon entering Iyo Udon, diners are promptly treated to a wave of greetings from the friendly staff behind the service counter and surrounding dining area. “Irasshaimase!” The traditional Japanese greeting and welcoming statement meant to honor and show respect to an entering guest sets the table perfectly for the delicious meal that awaits patrons at…

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November 16, 2014

Seasonal Flavors that Take the Cake

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the talented team of culinary wizards at Cake Works has crafted a host of sweet treats inspired by iconic holiday flavors for customers to ring in the joyous season. While painters transform canvas and sculptors mold clay and stone, the team at Cake Works incorporates quality ingredients, skilled craftsman-ship…

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November 9, 2014

New Menu Inspired by Sustainability, Local Products

By working with local fisheries, farmers, dairies and ranchers, Japengo has elevated the notion of offering sustainable Hawaii regional cuisine with global influences, and takes diners on a journey from “mauka” to “makai” with every dish. Hyatt’s commitment to sustainability revolves around the brand’s philosophy of “food that is thoughtfully sourced and carefully served.” This…

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November 2, 2014

Take the Stress, Mess Out of Thanksgiving

As the calendar turns to November and brings with it the highly anticipated Thanksgiving holiday, visions of moist turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy shift into the spotlight. Thanksgiving brings together family and friends for a variety of festive celebrations chock-full of food, football and merriment; however, it also tends to evoke moments of anxiety,…

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October 26, 2014

Great Food, Flavors Served Anytime

As its name aptly suggests, Anytime Cafe is well-versed in providing a wide range of flavorful cuisine crafted to satiate any appetite virtually anytime you crave stellar sustenance. Owners Ken and Cindy Wong opened Anytime Cafe four years ago in Market City Shopping Center, situated in the heart of Kaimuki, with the goal of providing…

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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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