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3660 On the Rise

April 12, 2015

3660′s new menu rises to new heights

Created by noted local chef Russell Siu, 3660 On The Rise has been a go-to for Euro-Asian island cuisine since it opened in 1992. Patrons keep coming back — and the Kaimuki eatery keeps giving them new reasons to. Just a few months ago, for instance, 3660 revamped its menu. “We have brought in some…

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March 1, 2015

Coupe de foie gras

You’re off to a good start no matter which appetizer you choose at 3660 On the Rise, a restaurant renowned for its Pacific Rim cuisine. This week, the amiable chef de cuisine Lydell Leong filled me in on how the restaurant’s passion for combining Asian and European ingredients, and preparations translates into exquisite eats. Let’s…

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January 25, 2015

Revamped Menu Elevates Dining Experience

While its menu selections incorporate some of the finest ingredients and preparation techniques coupled with an array of international influences, one doesn’t have to travel far to enjoy the elevated dining experience found at 3660 on the Rise. Chef de cuisine Lydell Leong recently revamped 3660′s menu, something the culinary wizard and his heart-of-the-house team…

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Luck of the Ahi

The monthlong holiday festivities have come and gone. (Yes, like every year, I’m suffering from Christmas withdrawals and saying goodbye to my favorite time of year is never easy.) Yet, in place of merry holiday cheer are those good ‘ole New Year’s resolutions that we all make with full optimism and determination. But alas, while…

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November 9, 2014

Happiness is on the rise

As one of the island’s premier neighborhoods for dining, Kaimuki was abuzz last month, when 3660 on the Rise welcomed the launch of its first happy hour menu. “Many years ago, we had Martini Night Wednesdays, in which diners could enjoy premium drinks and appetizers at a reasonable price,” says chef Lydell Leong. “We wanted…

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September 7, 2014

A Sprouting of Tomato Temptations

You say “tomayto,” I say “tomahto” … Call it whatever you want, the fact of the matter is that tomatoes are wonderful! Just the other day my friends and I were having a serious discussion about food. The topic: Foods we can eat every single day, and never tire of. Such a simple, yet passionate…

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August 10, 2014

Meatless gourmet eats

Ballroom dancing was big where I grew up, and its discipline (the years it takes to master the moves and skills to sway across that dance floor), its beauty and its grace is something that I have always admired. No stranger to hosting nightly events showcasing similar dedication, mastery of skill and grand artistry, is…

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Getting Savvy with Samplers

You know those times when an impromptu, simple “catch-up” dinner with friends somehow morphs into a massive production that takes the entire day to plan? Arianna is vegetarian, Ryan loves steak, Jess had a late lunch yet still wants to join in the fun … and you? All you’re asking for is to enjoy a…

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June 1, 2014

3660 On the Rise

TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: MASAGO ARARE CRUSTED FILLET OF SALMON ($28.50) 3660 on the Rise ups its cuisine’s standards, where culinary craftsmanship and international flair make a perfect combination. Proprietor Gale Ogawa and executive chef/co-owner Russell Siu opened the restaurant in 1992, and chef de cuisine Lydell Leong has helped…

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May 11, 2014

It all adds up to good eats at 3660

Since opening 22 years ago, 3660 on the Rise has continued to grow its following of loyal customers who keep coming back for their favorite dishes, including items that have been offered since day one. Among the original menu items that are still very popular are Potato Crusted Crab Cake ($12.95) and Pudding on a…

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