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Cooke Street Diner

February 9, 2014

Combating Hunger with Down-home ‘Cooke’-ing

A meal doesn’t have to be fancy to make an impact. It’s the old-school, family-style recipes that promise tried-and-true grinds. Ken Akazawa, owner of Cooke Street Diner, understands this. KCC-trained, Akazawa delivers local fare via French culinary techniques. His cozy eatery, open for 12 years, seems an extension of his home. He and his staff…

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August 18, 2013

‘Cooke’ Up Great Grinds

For more than 11 years, Cooke Street Diner has provided throngs of Kakaako customers with local comfort food that turns first-time diners into “gotta-have-it” regulars. Owner Ken Akazawa brings more than 25 years of culinary experience to the table, and has operated out of the current hole-inthe-wall locale at 605 Cooke St. for 11 years….

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