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Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant

Putting A Sweet Spin On Bitter Melon

Chinatown is a mecca of culinary inspiration, with its enticing restaurants and street markets, aromas of herbs and spices, and colorful energy flowing through every street. Take the time to wander past the food stands that vivify the neighborhood and you’re likely to stumble across fresh ingredients, especially fruits and vegetables, that you don’t often…

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Dim sum mainstay offers ‘sum-thing’ new

As many Oahu patrons have come to know, Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant serves up both traditional Chinese dishes and a wide array of delectable dim sum. That variety just got bigger, in fact, with the addition of three new manapua — Steamed Lap Cheong, Baked Black Sugar and Hot Dog ($1.50 each) — that you’ll…

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Getting Festive In Chinatown

With Chinese New Year right around the corner, there’s no better place to celebrate the Year of the Rooster than Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant. Perfectly situated in Chinatown along North King Street, a red and gold restaurant has been standing tall since 2001. Father-son duo Howard and Gary Lam proudly serve traditional Chinese food at…

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Party on with these shareable favorites

Take one thing off your to-do list for the rest of the holiday season and turn to authentic Hong Kong-style cuisine at Golden Palace Seafood Restaurant. Golden Palace has several party platters to choose from for your Christmas and New Year’s get-togethers. Each one serves about 20 people, making it the perfect choice for office…

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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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