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April 2, 2017 ,

The Choice Is Yours

Whether shopping online with the click of a button or communicating with friends and family via swiftly delivered text messages, contemporary culture is all about having anything and everything at our fingertips — and in the blink of an eye. While some folks are quick to criticize the desire for instant gratification these days, I…

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February 26, 2017

Warm Up With Fresh Soup

Hawaii has been unusually chilly lately with strong trade winds and rainy days, which is all the more reason why diners are making their way to GRYLT for some freshly made soup. With three locations on Oahu — in Ala Moana Center’s Makai Market Food Court, Kahala Mall and Kailua — GRYLT proudly cooks up…

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January 22, 2017

GRYLT is ready to do the cooking for you

Achieving your fitness and health goals in 2017 is tastier and more convenient with GRYLT’s Meal Prep service. The service launched last October and was designed to help individuals with their fitness and health goals. According to GRYLT corporate chef Jose Arias, complete meals include one protein, one starch and one veggie, but meal options…

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December 25, 2016 ,

Eat Right, Feel Bright

Merry Christmas to you and yours, Ono readers! I hope that Santa has been good to all of you, and that rather than ending up with coal in your stockings this morning, you’ve a tummy full of good food instead. By the time you read this, I trust you’ve indulged in glorious glazed ham and…

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November 20, 2016

Meal Prep Service Makes It Easy To Eat Healthy

Local diners have enjoyed the GRYLT approach to crafting “good food that’s good for you,” and customers have recently come to know a new facet of the restaurant aimed at helping local families enjoy healthy and delicious choices in a flash. GRYLT continues to roll out its new Meal Prep service, which launched last month….

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September 25, 2016

Great Meals Built By Grylt

Diners have come to count on GRYLT for “good food that’s good for you,” and customers can look forward to a new facet of the restaurant that is aimed at helping local families enjoy healthy and delicious choices in a flash. As a special inside scoop for Dining Out readers, GRYLT is rolling out a…

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August 7, 2016

Your quick fix for healthy, tasty food

Jason Gudeman, corporate general manager at GRYLT, describes the story behind the local eatery as a “whirlwind romance.” Husband-and-wife team and owners Allen and Mayu Farinas met while surfing in Waikiki, fell in love and married just a few months later, before starting their business together. “They’ve been together for more than 10 years now,…

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July 3, 2016

Culinary Clarity

The current food movement is pushing for transparency on menus and in kitchens. “People want to know what they’re eating,” explains GRYLT’s corporate general manager, Jason Gudeman. Visiting GRYLT’s Makai Market Food Court location in Ala Moana Center (also located in Kailua and Kahala Mall), an open grill sits sizzling and ready to cook up…

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May 29, 2016


A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Surf n’ Turf ($15.95) With a new chef in town, GRYLT is looking to turn things up a notch with the best in fresh and local ingredients on its menu of healthy yet convenient fare. Corporate executive chef Jose Arias joined GRYLT’s energetic team about six months…

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September 6, 2015

Some ‘grillz’ to sink your teeth into

As any ’80s baby can recall, whenever a “grill” was mentioned — often pluralized with a “z” — visions of metal-teethed music elite like Flava Flav and Nelly come to mind (and I’m not talking about braces). But here on Oahu in 2015, a new vision of grillz is bustin’ out in the form of…

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