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May 18, 2015

On a Fast Track to Delectable Sushi

Multiple generations of local diners flock to Kozo Sushi, as the restaurant continues to dish out stellar sushi via a fresh approach to fast food. Kozo Sushi has grown to include five convenient locations, including its Keeaumoku locale adjacent to Walmart, and as the Kozo Sushi management team explains, “The fact that we started out…

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May 10, 2015

Sharing a Zest for Life and Flavorful Food

Raymond Chau believes that the key to remaining young and staying healthy is to simply follow his lead. The energetic 70-year-old chef and restauranteur is “still kickin’” and recently introduced a new Chinese restaurant that incorporates lighter styles of cooking and offers up a host of healthy yet flavorful menu selections. Conveniently located in downtown…

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May 6, 2015

Entering the newest “House” of fine seafood

After waiting patiently for years, local diners finally are able to enjoy a new, all-you-can-eat seafood extravaganza. It comes in the form of Crab House Makino, an experience previously available only to those traveling to the “Ninth Island.” After building successful buffet ventures in Hawaii, California and Las Vegas, restauranteurs Toru and Kaku Makino have…

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April 27, 2015

‘Inn’ troducing Barbecue Worthy of a Pint-Sized Princess

Strolling up to Sadie’s BBQ Inn, conveniently situated in Pearl City Shopping Center, the door swings open wide and we are greeted with an immediate welcome by none other than the owner herself, Chungae Chung. With a brisk and bustling gait, Chung ushers the Dining Out team to our seats and quickly — like a…

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April 19, 2015

Five Star Shrimp Gets into Gear

Food trucks have become the ultimate “hipster” venue. On Oahu, we all know of the shrimp trucks on the North Shore, but where are all the good food trucks in town? That’s where Five Star Shrimp comes in, bringing shrimp and so much more. And the best part is, Five Star Shrimp has an established…

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April 12, 2015

The Many Flavors of Plate Lunch

Local comfort food can come in many different flavors, but the one form we all know and love is the simple white container that signifies one thing: plate lunch. Yoshoku, located in Stadium Marketplace, only has been serving up hot entrees since January, but its food is timeless and consistently delicious. “Yoshoku means Western cuisine…

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April 5, 2015

Food That Shapes Up

Burgers and beer — ask anyone at Square Barrels to explain the restaurant’s concept and that’s the answer you’ll get. It’s a new restaurant that owner Hideo Simon unveiled about a month ago in Bishop Square. So new, that its grand opening has yet to take place (scheduled April 11). Simon, executive chef Noah Blair…

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March 29, 2015

What’s Hot About Sizzling Sisig

Fried chicken is a staple for many fast-food establishments. Often featured as an element of tacos, burgers sandwiches and more, fried chicken is an American staple. And Max’s of Manila, a world-famous Filipino restaurant, wants you to experience fried chicken like you never have before. And yes, Max’s spectacular chicken recipe is a secret —…

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March 23, 2015

Setting The Stage For Grads

As high school and college seniors pick up their cap-and-gown sets and fend off cases of “senior-itis,” families and friends of the graduates-to-be are ramping up preparations for memorable graduation celebrations to signify such a momentous occasion. A Catered Experience brings nearly four decades of experience to the table, and the excellent food quality and…

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March 15, 2015

‘Yu-nique’ Sushi Sensations

Tucked away within Ala Moana Hotel, YuZu restaurant offers its customers a generous helping of impeccable taste — and not just from the items on its menu. The appealing aesthetics of yuzu are what truly make this establishment unique, from its delightful decor, right down to the delicious dishes it serves daily. Step inside YuZu…

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