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It’s Not a Party Without Prime Rib

Happy Sunday, Ono readers! Truth be told, I’m still bouncing off the walls with birthday bliss. I turned 21 all over again this past Tuesday, and celebrated big time with glorious food, food and more food! It was a day full of non-stop eating with no restraint. There were Cinnabon’s world-famous cinnamon rolls that were…

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Praising Portobello!

On a mission to eat as healthy as possible without relinquishing flavor and taste, I’ve been scouting out guilt-free fare that is neither bland nor boring. Yes, there is a plethora of salad options to choose from, as well as fruit medleys, but what if I’m craving something with substance? Something meaty, something that will…

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Going Gaga for Guava

I’ve been trying to increase my fruit intake lately, but really, there’s only so many oranges, bananas, strawberries, melons, apples and grapes that I can take without having a craving for something more, something substantially filling. So, as I racked my brain for new and fruity ideas, I recalled a longtime favorite of mine that…

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Say ‘Yum’ to Yuzu-licious Flavors

Behind every great dish is that one secret ingredient that tickles your taste buds and takes you by surprise. This week, I decided why not spice things up with yuzu, the surefire ingredient that adds some zest to life. For those unfamiliar with yuzu, it’s a citrus fruit and plant originating in East Asia. The…

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Making a Mess With a Rockin’ Reuben

Thick, juicy and undeniably filling, the Reuben sandwich holds its own as a top pick for the ravenously hungry. Packed within two slices of grilled rye bread lies a perfect combination of meat, cheese and sauerkraut, which slowly but surely lures in the heartiest of appetites. As a self-proclaimed fanatic of this particular patty melt,…

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June 3 - 9, 2012

Hukilau Honolulu

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at your favorite restaurant? We do, and that’s why we make it a habit to visit the many talented chefs, owners and managers around town who, day in and day out, work diligently to ensure their patrons enjoy the ultimate dining experience. This week, Dining Out drops…

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April 22 - 28, 2012

Happenin’ Happy Hour Eats

Hukilau has been a lunch and dinner hot spot for area employees and those passing by since it first opened its doors five years ago. With a central location, good service and a menu filled with favorite comfort food and other fare, it’s no surprise the Executive Center restaurant has been so successful. Kimchee and…

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January 15 - 21, 2012

Hooked on Hukilau

You don’t have to be on the beach to enjoy Hukilau — just head over to Bishop Street. The upscale Hawaiian plate lunch-style eatery’s name may conjure up visions of our friends in the sea, but there’s much more in store for hungry diners — and it’s not the usual two scoops rice fare. There’s…

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August 28 - September 3, 2011

Going to Hukilau for fine local grinds

When venturing out of the office for lunch, hungry nine-to-fivers often run into a variety of hurdles that can make dining out during the work week a bit unappetizing. But finding an affordable midday meal needn’t be an added item on that already all-too-long list of things to do; simply head to Hukilau for a…

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