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March 15, 2015

Celebrating six years of breaded bliss

Perhaps the simplest gift of continued patronage is how customers are showing their affections for Fendu Boulangerie, a charming bakery cafe marking its sixth year of serving Oahu’s grateful gourmands. And if you ask owner and chef Niel Koep just what keeps his clientele coming back, he’ll tell you it’s Fendu’s high-caliber quality and uncompromising…

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March 8, 2015

Stumbling upon something good

Where have you been all my life?” It’s a common question one asks after having discovered that one in a million diamond in the rough. And it’s the exact inquiry Dining Out demanded to know after having found Formaggio Wine Bar, a cozy restaurant tavern tucked within the lower level of Market City Shopping Center….

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March 1, 2015

Holy mackerel! It’s a seafood extravaganza

With the season of Lent upon us, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue is making its meat-free dishes the dining stars these days (the next 40 days to be exact). Although the beloved barbecue spot still will offer its classic, tried-and-true temptations, those eschewing meat in observation of this special season will be more than happy to hear…

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February 15, 2015

‘Un-baa-lievable’ eats for Year of the Sheep

As this week’s Chinese New Year celebration ushers in the Year of the Sheep, Little Village Noodle House has created a special menu designed specifically to help diners get a fresh start in the lunar-calendar year. As proof to the saying that good things come in small packages, some of Hawaii’s best, award-winning Chinese cuisine…

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January 25, 2015

Fuel the body with something good

A neighborhood gem, Kenny’s Restaurant is a main fixture at Kamehameha Shopping Center in Kalihi. Since its opening in 1966, many island residents have grown up with Kenny’s, and have watched it grow and prosper with the passing of every decade. The restaurant’s diner-like atmosphere invites patrons to sit back, relax and talk story over…

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November 16, 2014

Locally inspired offerings

In a time when many are cautious about the origin of their food, Kakaako Kitchen continues to rely on locally sourced ingredients to masterfully create a number of flavorful dishes. “(We want to) highlight the farmers of Hawaii because they do work hard,” says chef Anthony Phillips. The result is an extensive menu of specials…

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A Palace of Feasts Awaits

It’s difficult to drive through Chinatown on King Street and not notice Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant. Its regal red columns with golden dragons dancing toward the ceiling are certainly eye-catching. Step through Golden Palace’s door, and find yourself met with a feast fit for a king, or queen — without the price tag. “We want…

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June 9, 2013

Languish in Larry’s Sweets

A visit to Larry’s Bakery is like visiting a family member or friend — you look forward to sampling their best baked goods and, in this case, receive customer service that makes you feel like part of the family. Which makes perfect sense, since Larry’s Bakery, in business since the mid-’60s, has remained a family…

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June 2, 2013

Get Your Ducks in a Row

Crispy, crunchy and glazed in tangy sauce, orange chicken is well loved by most. Asian Mix has the glistening American-Chinese favorite perfected down to a fine science. “People just love it,” says Daniel Leung, Asian Mix co-owner. Leung and his team have been making the recipe since even before Asian Mix opened. While the sweet,…

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Chinese Specials Fit for Kings

Royal Garden Chinese Restaurant offers regal flavors without the royal price tag. Now through the month of June, two specials not offered on the menu are 50 percent off with the purchase of any other two entrees. Tee Par Duck ($21 with the promotion, $42 regular price) must be ordered at least one day in…

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