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February 23, 2016

Enjoy the ultimate nabe experience

Pots of boiling broth await you at Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant, not to mention an abundance of yummy ingredients ready to be plunged into the aromatic soups, of which there are countless flavors to choose from. For the ultimate hot-pot experience, try Kobe Beef Chanko ($28.95). All chanko meals come with an assortment of veggies…

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January 11, 2016

Hot-Pot Hankerings

Ichiriki is no stranger to the local community, as the eatery’s three locations are strategically spread out around the island, with a new location opening in the next two months in blooming Kaimuki. The traditional Japanese tastes of bubbling hot pot selections and choice offerings of quality meat, vegetables and other ingredients, help make this…

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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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October 11, 2015

The Happiest Hour

Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant is known for its family-oriented dining, casual setting and calm atmosphere, complete with Japanese-style seating and décor. Even though the restaurant has never had a full bar, Ichiriki is proud to introduce an expanded drink menu, according to assistant manager (Aiea location) Bryson Mitsuda. “Since September, we revamped our drink menu,”…

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August 30, 2015

Sizzling new specials

By now, you’ve likely tried the flavorful nabe at Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant that comes stocked with an array of meat, seafood and vegetables. But the eatery always is rolling out something new, and starting Sept. 1, it’s got some exciting offerings on the menu. To start, for every $50 you spend during one meal,…

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July 19, 2015

Come on, get happy with Ichiriki’s specials

The clamor of cooking utensils dipping into pots of soy-based broths and the satisfied slurps of diners can be heard throughout the spacious and ethereal venue of Aiea’s Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant. As customers fish into their hot pots, treasures of delicious proportions emerge in the form of an assortment of veggies and thinly sliced…

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June 14, 2015

Nabe is Here to Stay

When Riki Kobayashi, one of Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant’s founders, decided to open an authentic nabe restaurant in 2006, he knew he was taking a risk. Just 10 years ago, there was nothing mainstream about nabe on Oahu. Even if patrons were familiar with the specialty, they would have been hard-pressed to find a restaurant…

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May 6, 2015

Dishing out plate lunch goodness

Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant introduces a new take-out menu with four different lunch plates at its Kaneohe location this week. Making the menu shine are Ahi Poke Plate ($9.55), Ichiriki Beef Plate ($9), Ichiriki Chicken Plate ($9) and Avocado Maguro Plate ($9). “All of these plates are based off of our appetizers,” notes assistant manager…

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March 1, 2015

Oh, happy day

After a long day at work, there’s nothing quite like meeting up with some friends, grabbing a drink and gradually letting go of the day’s worries with each outburst of laughter. Even better is when you add a handful of pupus to the mix, maybe even a light meal, and the total price comes out…

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January 18, 2015

Spice Up Your Life

For those who love to cook, dining out is a luxury that allows one to avoid doing dishes and having to prep the food. For those who are less skilled in the kitchen, eating out can be hard on the wallet if made a habit. However, at Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant, both amateur chefs and…

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