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Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant

From Their Family To Yours

With its red and gold exterior, Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant is hard to miss in Chinatown. Tourists and kamaaina flock to the traditional Chinese eatery, which opened in 2001 and is owned and operated by father-son duo Howard and Gary Lam. According to Gary, his father always is in the kitchen perfecting longtime favorites and…

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Craving Chinese? Try This Eatery

The holiday season is fast approaching, and Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant in Chinatown is ready for the rush. “Reservations are rolling in already,” shares manager Gary Lam. “So, we’re already preparing for the holidays.” Serving traditional Hong Kong-style cuisine with a “local kick,” the popular Chinese eatery is conveniently open early and late every day,…

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Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Seafood in a Taro Basket ($9.95) One thing that chefs of Chinese cuisine have mastered is offering a full-sensory experience. At Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant in Chinatown, heavenly aromas draw diners in first. Then, the pleasingly bright colors of the dishes continue to attract them. Finally, the…

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This Menu Keeps Evolving

Golden Palace manager Gary Lam constantly has an eye on food trends. “I do a lot of research — I look around and see what’s out there, what people are into, what they are eating,” he explains. “And then I will build on that. Sometimes I will make something totally new, or I will try…

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A Golden Opportunity To Sample Hong Kong Fare

Gary Lam still can recall working with his family in their Chinatown marketplace (which the Lams still own today) when he was growing up, and he appreciates how well his closely knit clan works together. So, when they opened Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant in 2001, a solid family dynamic and work ethic came naturally, and…

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Chinese Fare Done Right

Draped in red and gilded in gold stands Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant in its entire splendor. Inside, find yourself whisked away to another place with wafting smells of fresh dim sum (served daily, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.) and traditional Chinese dishes, which you can enjoy downstairs in the main dining area, or upstairs in the private…

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Eatery Offers Bai-San Sets

The hustle and bustle never stops at Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant. Whether it’s carts filled with steamed dim sum making their way to hungry customers, or a large party utilizing the restaurant’s upstairs venue, the Chinatown eatery is lively, with staff members always ready to serve their diners. Enjoy dim sum from 7 a.m. to…

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Blending classic dishes, exciting specials

Chinese New Year has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spoil yourself and your family with a trip to Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant on North King Street. Customers are welcomed as they walk through the ornate gold-and-red pillars and lettering of Golden Palace and instantly cross the threshold into an authentic Chinese…

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Taste ‘Jai-Gantic’ Flavors

The red and gold exterior of Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant has been standing tall on the streets of Chinatown since 2001. Owned and operated by father-son duo Howard and Gary Lam, the family-run eatery takes pride in serving traditional Chinese food. Howard has been cooking for most of his life, and it was his dream…

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Ginger Is The Spice Of Life

GOING INSIDE A GINGERBREAD HOUSE The earliest forms of gingerbread may date back to ancient Greece, but it was the Germans who first put gingerbread houses together in the 1500s, laying the foundation for the Brothers Grimm’s tale Hansel and Gretel. Happy Sunday, Ono readers! I hope you’re still feeling full hearted — and full…

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