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Fendu Boulangerie

Play It Up With Pesto!

Mention that one glorious word, pesto, and my mouth already begins to water. Perhaps, I have an affinity for this special sauce as I am part Italian, but there’s just something about this green stuff that’s just so saucy! Douse pesto on top of everything and it makes for one stellar meal. Pasta, steaks, sandwiches,…

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February 10, 2013 , ,

Paninis With Pizazz!

Sandwiches are the standard for an easy and filling lunch option, but this week, Ono readers, I’ve upped my expectations and a good old-fashioned sandwich just won’t do the trick this time. It’s time to elevate the everyday sandwich with a little heat and the perfect combination of ingredients. The following restaurants have certainly paved…

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January 27, 2013

When at Fendu, Do as the Hungry Do

Don’t let the elegance of Fendu Boulangerie’s name intimidate you from stepping through its doors. With an extensive offering of French-inspired delicacies, it doesn’t really matter what you choose; everything will leave you wanting more. Plus, all pastries and breads are fresh-baked each morning. “There are no hydrogenated shortenings,” says chef and owner Niel Koep….

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December 30, 2012

Stopping the Clock

Few things in this world compare to the simple pleasure of biting into a freshly baked loaf of bread that’s still warm from the oven. Or, experiencing an artisan panini that has been crafted from the same loaf and, wow — life couldn’t get better! While most people are caught up in the hustle and…

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November 18, 2012

Upper Crust

The only thing better than a top-notch European-style bakery is … a top-notch European-style bakery that makes pizza. After all, who better than a talented, experienced baker could make the perfect pizza crust? Niel Koep, owner of Fendu Boulangerie in Manoa Marketplace, makes pizza crust the way it should be — brick oven-baked, crisp on…

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October 14, 2012

Fendu Boulangerie

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at your favorite restaurant? Well, much credit goes to the many chefs, owners and managers who work diligently day in and day out to make sure Hawaii’s diners have a top-notch dining experience. This week, Dining Out gets the inside scoops from Fendu Boulangerie owner and chef…

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October 7, 2012

Fendu Boulangerie

Mornings just got a little brighter at Fendu Boulangerie in Manoa Marketplace. Now open Mondays, everyone’s favorite bakery recently added breakfast sandwiches to its menu. Select from tasty options such as Petite Croissant Sandwich ($5.25), Louisiana Hot Link Sausage and Egg Panini ($7.25), Fendu Breakfast Panini ($7.50) and the ever-popular Bacon, Egg and Cheese Panini…

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The Cream of the Crop

Sometimes the simplest things make the biggest difference. For example, a smile to brighten someone’s day or a “please” or “thank you” as a sign of respect can really make a world of difference. So can popcorn smothered in butter, a cherry placed atop an ice cream sundae, or a hefty spread of cream cheese…

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August 26, 2012

Morning Magic at Fendu Boulangerie

Start your day right at Fendu Boulangerie for only the best in morning fare. This premier bakery opened its doors in March 2009 in Manoa Marketplace, and thanks to owner and chef Niel Koep, and the rest of his team, the possibilities are endless. “There are many new and exciting things going on here,” Koep…

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July 22, 2012

Fendu Boulangerie Keeps on Rolling

Deep in the heart of lush Manoa valley, which is known for its cascading waterfalls, beautiful rainbows and early morning mist, is Fendu boulangerie. as the sun rises above the peaks of the valley, so does the aroma of fresh breads, homemade pastries and more, which permeate through the quaint establishment located in Manoa Marketplace….

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