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Fendu Boulangerie

January 11, 2016

European treats abound at Manoa bakery

By Ellise Kakazu There is no need to find your passport and fly across the globe to experience European-style pastries and baked goods. Fendu Boulangerie transports palates to another country one bite at a time. Owner and chef Niel Koep opened the bakery in 2009 because he wanted to provide the community with European-inspired delights….

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December 7, 2015

‘Stealing’ Hearts

On a recent visit to Fendu Boulangerie, Niel Koep recalls, “The cops came this morning.” Koep is the owner and chef of the Manoa Valley bakery. “They heard we were selling ‘Stollen’ bread.” This is what you can expect at Fendu: lots of cheer and light hearts, which especially are welcomed during the holiday season….

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October 18, 2015 ,

Pumpkin, Spice & Everything Nice

With Halloween right around the corner, we are at the onset of the most festive time of year. If you think about it, no other timespan is as distinctly defined by the foods we eat than the holiday season. There could be no Christmas without candy canes and gingerbread cookies, no Thanksgiving without turkey and…

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August 25, 2015

Bakery Whips Up An Assortment Of Dough-lightful Bites

When venturing to Fendu Boulangerie in Manoa Marketplace for rustic eats, it’s all about the bread. Everything from its sandwiches to its pastries and pizzas have one thing in common: downright delectable dough. Take its Fuji Apple Brioche ($3.85), for example. Rather than serving a traditional pastry-like base, owner and chef Niel Koep utilizes brioche…

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For the Love of Lychee

In a state that doesn’t define its seasons by snowfall and leaves that change colors, Hawaii’s dwellers turn to other signals to mark each time of year. Winter brings with it boisterous and barreling waves on the North Shore, while summer is all about the fresh fruits that start to ripen and enliven our hot…

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June 7, 2015

Indulge sweet and savory cravings with freshly baked goods

In French, a boulangerie is a bakery that specializes in bread. Fendu Boulangerie at Manoa Marketplace offers that and much more — from soups and desserts to pizzas and sandwiches — that are made fresh and delicious. The menu’s flavors, combining French, Asian and Hawaiian influences, make for a menu that is big on flavor…

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May 6, 2015

A Bakery that goes Above and Beyond

From the moment Fendu Boulangerie debuted at Manoa Marketplace six years ago, diners have been captivated by the refreshingly simple concept of having a neighborhood bakery dedicated to providing an array of all-natural, freshly baked goods and pastries. Nowadays, as the years have progressed and the menu has evolved, customers across the island are realizing…

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March 29, 2015

Fendu Boulangerie

In the heart of Manoa Valley, Fendu Boulangerie is a neighborhood bakery that’s become a gathering place for those craving everything from European-style confections, including pastries, oven-baked pizzas, sandwiches and soups. The bake shop opened its doors for business in 2009, and today, humble owner and baker Niel Koep continues to put smiles on patrons’…

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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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February 15, 2015 ,

Life of Pie

As you may know, this past Monday, Feb. 9, was National Pizza Day. Here at Dining Out, the holiday stretched out, much like a pliable piece of dough, into a weeklong pizza-devouring frenzy! You see, for foodies, few bonds are as strong as a mutual love for pizza. Those three magical words, “I love pizza,”…

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