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January 8, 2017

Ring In Chinese New Year At Little Village

In the Chinese lunar calendar, the Year of the Rooster represents a new dawn and awakening: Triumph and success can be achieved in 2017 through hard work and patience, according to multiple interpretations for the upcoming year associated with the “fire rooster.” With Chinese New Year slated to begin Jan. 28, Little Village Noodle House…

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January 1, 2017

Follow The ‘Sizzle’ To A Memorable Dining Experience

In addition to serving up the signature “sizzle” with each of its masterfully prepared USDA Prime steaks, the New Orleans-inspired cuisine at Ruth’s Chris Steak House also features fresh seafood, an award-winning wine list and a wide variety of appetizers, salads, side dishes and desserts. Even better, it’s all served in an inviting atmosphere accompanied…

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Taking Dining To New Heights

Much like its position atop the iconic Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites, Sarento’s is at the top of its culinary game. Sarento’s blends stellar cuisine and excellent customer service, and with its prime location at the gateway to Waikiki, the popular restaurant — complete with a full bar and lounge — serves up a breathtaking…

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December 18, 2016

How To Dine Like Thai Royalty

Step inside Noi Thai Cuisine, and it feels like you’ve entered the royal palace of Thailand. The dark wood tables, black napkins with gold wreaths, floating candles and comfortable, plush seats are a far cry from Hawaii’s mom-and-pop eateries. Open since October 2015, Noi Thai Cuisine sets itself apart by offering Hawaii’s only fine-dining Thai…

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December 11, 2016

Menu Offerings Rise To The Occasion

As the culinary craftspeople at 3660 on the Rise update the restaurant’s popular menu in time for the new year, the process revolves around rejuvenation rather that reinvention. Chef de cuisine Lydell Leong embraces the challenge of composing alluring new menu items and “breathing fresh air into time-tested concepts” at 3660 on the Rise, and…

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December 4, 2016

Whipping Up Sweet Holiday Treats

Just as painters transform canvas and sculptors mold clay and stone, the team at Cake Works incorporates quality ingredients, skilled craftsmanship and an endless supply of imagination in creating what amounts to stunning — yet edible — works of art. And, with Thanksgiving in the books, the holiday season is officially in full force. The…

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November 27, 2016

This Stollen Will Steal Your Heart

Walk into The Kahala Hotel & Resort and you immediately get a sense of hale, or home. Forrestgreen wreaths line the banister of the main staircase that descends alongside a wall of live plants, all of it decorated in sparkly Hawaiian-print bows, big candy canes and shiny holiday trinkets. Christmas trees decked in ornaments are…

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November 20, 2016

Meal Prep Service Makes It Easy To Eat Healthy

Local diners have enjoyed the GRYLT approach to crafting “good food that’s good for you,” and customers have recently come to know a new facet of the restaurant aimed at helping local families enjoy healthy and delicious choices in a flash. GRYLT continues to roll out its new Meal Prep service, which launched last month….

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November 13, 2016

Spice Up Thanksgiving With Fresh Tempura

The key to making good tempura is using quality oil and serving each piece as fresh as possible — going straight from the fryer to your plate to be eaten right away. That’s what sets Tempura Ichidai apart from any other tempura restaurant in Hawaii: You won’t find anything soggy and oily there. Each piece…

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November 6, 2016

Grab Turkey To Go At Pagoda

On Thanksgiving Day, many of us celebrate by going house to house, leaving our slippers piled up at the front door and bringing food served potluck-style. But for the host, organizing and cooking all that food can take forever. From the thawing and stuffing to roasting, the turkey alone can be a long process to…

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