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3660 On the Rise

Little Bundles Of Joy

We all know what happens when any baby enters the room: Everyone gathers around the newborn with googly eyes, singing praises in their best baby voice and gushing over the little one’s cuteness. Well, I love adorable wee ones as much as the next person, but I admit the bundles of joy that I get…

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April 10, 2016

Exciting Specials Coming Right Up

With tax day just a week away (April 18), 3660 on the Rise has a “Tax Relief” special April 10-15, offering 50 percent off all wines. Pair that with 3660’s award-winning menu, and you’re sure to get a great return. Since opening its doors in 1992, the casual fine-dining restaurant on Waialae Avenue has become…

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Ready To Pig Out!

As you’ve surely noticed over the past few years in the foodie world, pork belly is hot, hot, hot — and still sizzling! Even our most beloved thin slices of this cut of the hog, aka bacon, have taken a bit of a backseat to thicker, juicier and “fattier” presentations of pork belly. You’ll see…

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Your Golden Ticket for Chocolate Bliss

Taking inspiration from Roald Dahl’s tale of Willy Wonka and his magical Chocolate Factory, I’m ready to give every chocoholic out there a tour of Honolulu’s most exciting cocoa-filled treats — with some help from the Oompa Loom-pas, of course! It’s a fabulous adventure to go on because chocolate has developed a special significance here…

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December 29, 2015

The Tastiest Mix of Old and New

While Lydell Leong embraces the challenge of crafting alluring new menu items as chef de cuisine at 3660 on the Rise, he also realizes that diners appreciate the time-tested classics that have elevated the dining experience for the past quarter century. Leong and the culinary wizards that make up 3660 on the Rise’s heart-of-the-house team…

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October 25, 2015

Chef’s passion, limitless cuisine

Chef de Cuisine Lydell Leong is one of those creative geniuses that dispels anything close to pretentiousness, even as 3660 On The Rise off of Waialae has maintained a high-class reputation for fine dining. Chef Lydell describes Masago Arare Crusted Fillet of Scottish Salmon ($29.75) with passionate detail and vigorous hand gestures, riling up Dining…

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September 13, 2015 ,

The Scoop on Keeping Cool

There is only one way to get through a summer as hot and muggy as this one and still have a morsel of vitality left. I’ll give you a hint: It’s even better than air conditioning and involves frozen desserts — lots and lots of ice-cold treats to soothe your dried-up taste buds. Like many…

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August 9, 2015

3660 On The Rise

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Roast Rack of Macadamia Nut Crusted Lamb ($40) On your next drive down Waialae Avenue, you’ll find a corner building home to a restaurant that perfectly suits its name. Rising with culinary heights is 3660 On The Rise, a staple eatery that offers the best of Euro-Asian…

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July 5, 2015

Providing guests with heavenly yet approachable cuisine

Boasting fine dining fare marked by a distinctly eclectic and refined aesthetic, 3660 On The Rise manages to offer its guests exquisite eats without falling prey to over-the-top elitism. “I believe what makes 3660 stand out is our cuisine itself,” says chef de cuisine Lydell Leong. “We try to serve excellent quality without being fussy…

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Hooked on Chilean Sea Bass

From fresh poke and world-class sushi to grilled mahi mahi, hamachi, onaga, you name it, we are no strangers to incredible fish here in the Islands. To all my fellow seafood lovers out there, I’m calling on you to join me in an exciting culinary challenge this week. Let’s get creative and forego our usual…

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