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Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant

There’s Something About Dim Sum

A true staple of Chinese menus, dim sum is at the heart of the cuisine’s rich history, as it has long been closely associated with the practice of yum cha, or taking tea. Dim sum also is heartwarming because it provides bite-sized bundles of comfort food, all rolled up to welcome in feelings of satisfaction…

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Cooling off with cold noodle creations, more

It sure has been a hot summer so far. One way to beat the heat is with cool, refreshing dishes, such as Golden Cold Noodle ($6.50) at Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant in Chinatown (which, thankfully, also has air conditioning). Inspired by the season’s sweltering weather, this new dish was created by manager Gary Lam and…

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A ‘Golden’ plate of fresh delights

Although known for its Hong Kong inspired cuisine, Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant isn’t limited to serving one region of tastes. “We specialize in Hong Kong/Southern Chinese cuisine, but we also constantly experiment with new ideas and ingredients to offer new dishes to our customers,” says general manager Gary Lam. Deliciously proving the truth of this…

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Keeping it all in the family

In every ohana-run restaurant, each team player holds an important role in making sure the mom-and-pop business runs smoothly. This can be seen on a daily basis at Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant, where members of the Lam family work with other staffers in both the front and back of the house to ensure diners are…

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Unique Hong Kong-style eats exposed

Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant opens its doors at 7 each morning, often to a line of people who already are waiting outside. These dedicated diners — many of whom work in nearby offices downtown — come to get a dim sum breakfast, as well as to pick up lunch for later. Golden Palace serves up…

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This Soup Obsession is Real!

A new year always is refreshing. It’s literally 365 blank pages where you can continue to write your own story. I consider myself an outgoing optimist, so when I was hit with laryngitis and a Darth Vader-like voice on the second day of 2015, my promising year seemed to be in shambles. Imagine a self-proclaimed…

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Warming up to wintertime dishes

Even though our Mainland friends might laugh at this: it gets cold in Hawaii! As the air conditioner turns off and the socks come on, the soups and casseroles that have waited all summer are finally here. Gary Lam, manager of Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant, is happy to share the warmth with you. He’s hand-picked…

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Great Taste, Good Value are as Good as Gold

Whether one desires a quick lunch on the go or a relaxing sit-down meal with friends and family, Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant serves up a warm, inviting atmosphere coupled with an eclectic menu bursting with stellar cuisine. Conveniently located in downtown Honolulu at 111 N. King St. amid the bustling Chinatown district, Golden Palace Seafood…

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Chinese classics can do no wrong

Here in the Islands, fusion cuisine is no rare sighting. Our knack for gastronomy and willingness to try new things make it easy for different countries to join forces and form a palatable menu. Sometimes as diners though, we hunger for the classics, a meal so authentic it immediately takes you to a specific land,…

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Dim sum from the heart

Dining on dim sum is one of my favorite cultural traditions — sitting in a loud, crowded Chinese restaurant, with servers maneuvering food carts in between tables and chairs, while we order baskets and baskets of steamed dumplings, along with other tasty dishes, such as baked manapua, custard tarts and more. At Golden Palace Seafood…

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