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June 22, 2014

Going for a nabe-style dip

Ichiriki is what a nabe restaurant should be — clean, cozy and tasty. The varied menu features a number of appetizers, and the hot pots are filled with flavor and are easily customizable. The menu instructions are simple: Choose a pot, a broth and a set, then start dipping away! A good way to begin…

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May 18, 2014

Now’s the time for nabe wonders

Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant is all about choices. “When you come to our restaurant, first you choose a broth, then you choose what you want to cook in the broth,” explains Issei Kazama, who co-owns the restaurant with Riki Kobayashi. Ichiriki specializes in traditional Japanese hot pot dining, including nabe, sukiyaki and shabu shabu. A…

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In Need of a Kim Chee Kick

Tell me, is there a bug going around? Because I feel as if I’m coming down with something. Not good. With no time to be ill, I need a major pick-me-up — something to get me out of this funk and kick me into high gear. With my energy level at almost empty, I talked…

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March 23, 2014

Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant

There’s no more comforting cuisine than a steaming serving of Japanese hot pot. And at Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant, customers can get their fix of Sukiyaki, Shabu Shabu and an abundance of other original soups sure to satisfy all cravings. Keep it simple and dine on fresh vegetables, seafood, meat and flavorful broth — all…

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February 16, 2014

Hot Pots That Hit the Right Spot

If you want to know what traditional nabe is all about, just keep the phrase “sharing is caring” in mind. For centuries, the Japanese cooking style has brought families and friends together, not only to spend quality time with one another over a meal, but also to join in simmering a nourishing variety of meat,…

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January 12, 2014

Warm Up to the ‘Coolest’ Sweets

Those on the Mainland, who currently are experiencing freezing temperatures, envy Hawaii’s warm weather and sandy beaches. Lucky we live Hawaii. Yet, a winter chill recently has hit paradise as well. On these cool days and nights, Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant serves up tasty nabe that will warm you all the way down to your…

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December 15, 2013

Nothing Beats a Pot of Nabe

With chilly winter days now upon us, what could be better than getting cozy with a big hot pot of Japanese comfort food? Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant specializes in nabe, which co-owner Issei Kazama describes as Japanese comfort food. Nabe are-flavored broths that also encompass shabu shabu and sukiyaki. “Nabe is good and healthy, and…

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November 10, 2013 , ,

On a Sweet Road to Savoring Sukiyaki

A giant scoop of kettle corn … glossy strips of candied bacon. Or how about the first bite of a teri burger fresh off the grill? It simply doesn’t get better than sweet and savory food combinations. I can’t explain the science behind it, but there’s something so utterly pleasing about this contrasting mixture of…

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September 15, 2013

Shabu Shabu Made With Love

Hear the words “shabu shabu” enough times and one will inevitably start to crave the traditional nabe meal, also known as Japanese hot pot, consisting of a sumptuous broth inundated with fresh meat, seafood and vegetables. While the Japanese have enjoyed such meals for centuries, Ichiriki brings a shabu shabu experience like no other to…

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August 25, 2013

Nabe For All

Nabe is a popular Japanese hot pot typically served with fish-based broth accompanied by fish, beef, chicken, pork and vegetables — and Ichiriki Japanese Nabe Restaurant knows its nabe. After all, it’s in the name. And with three popular locations on the island, lots of foodies know Ichiriki’s nabe, too. But, as in most Japanese…

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