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A is for Abalone

If you’ve ever seen an abalone shell, you know it is absolutely gorgeous. Often called opal of the sea, with iridescent shades of blue, purple and green, the shells are reminiscent of mother of pearl and are treasured both spiritually and aesthetically in many cultures. In New Zealand, they’re known as paua and are used…

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The Key to My Heart

They’re petite, yellow-green and pack quite a citrusy punch. I’m not talking about the regular limes you find in grocery stores; what I’m bringing to your attention are the citrus-fruit world’s juicy little jewels known as key limes — commonly found in the Florida Keys — because we have them to thank for one of…

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Let’s Hear it for the Ducks!

The aloha spirit will surge across the nation tomorrow, as we cheer on University of Oregon Ducks as they go head-to-head against Ohio State Buckeyes in the college football national championship game in Arlington, Texas. This hotly-contended nail-biter is expected to spike TV ratings, and all hopefully will witness Hawaii’s own Marcus Mariota, star quarterback…

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February 3, 2013

Capturing Hearts With Valentine’s Day Dinner

As it continues to live up to its reputation as the ultimate special occasion restaurant, Azure Restaurant at The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort, serves as the ideal destination for celebrating Valentine’s Day Feb. 14. With the iconic pink palace and picturesque view of Diamond Head serving as backdrops and gentle breezes passing through…

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Creating Masterpieces With a Blank Canvas of Tofu

While I completely adore all types of cuisine from across the world, there’s one food item that I absolutely cannot and will not live with out. Drum roll, please. I am a complete sucker for tofu! You may be surprised to hear such a thing, as tofu may be categorized as the simplest of foods….

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February 20 - 26, 2011

Getting Satisfaction from a Stones-inspired Menu

Iknow it’s only rock ‘n’ roll, but I like it. And apparently so does the crew at Azure Restaurant, because the legendary music of The Rolling Stones is the inspiration behind “Beggars Banquet,” the third in a series of quarterly culinary-themed events scheduled at 6 p.m. this Wednesday at the award-winning Royal Hawaiian restaurant. “It…

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