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Il Lupino

July 16, 2017

Experience Spain in wine-pairing dinner

Earlier this year, Heela Mottus, general manager of Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar in Waikiki, enjoyed a rare adventure: an oenophile’s tour of Spain’s vineyards. The spectacular trip included visits to vineyards in Rias Baixas, Rioja, Andalusia and Malaga. But the highlights of Mottus’ tour were the wineries of the legendary Jorge Ordonez, champion…

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June 11, 2017

Gift Dad With Italian Fare

Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar in Waikiki will celebrate dads with a special Father’s Day menu June 18 for brunch (7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) and lunch and dinner (11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.). Enjoy breakfast favorites with island and Italian twists, such as Macadamia Nut Pancakes, Short Rib Benedict, Filet Mignon Benedict or Uova Al…

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May 7, 2017

Breakfast of champions gets earlier start

When people think of Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar, they picture authentic Italian cuisine and all the wine imaginable to go with it. What some diners don’t know, however, is that the restaurant also has delectable breakfast options to start your day off right. Two breakfast dishes that are guaranteed to satisfy hungry patrons…

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April 9, 2017

How To Dine Like Kings And Queens

Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar promises an authentic Italian culinary experience, just as it has been offering since renowned steak-house restaurateur Wolfgang Zwiener opened the eatery almost seven years ago. Today, its menu includes breakfast, lunch, tapas and dinner, along with happy hour and weekend brunch. Patrons also may host parties at Il Lupino,…

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March 5, 2017

Get Ready To ‘Wolf’ Down Italian Fare

A truly authentic Italian culinary experience is brought to fruition via a host of delectable dishes and more than 500 varieties of wine that have diners crying wolf — a positive result after visiting Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar. Appropriately, Il Lupino translates to “little wolf” in Italian and bears the childhood nickname of…

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January 22, 2017

An Italian Retreat Within Waikiki

Since opening in 2010, Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar at Royal Hawaiian Center in Waikiki has become a favorite for its authentic Italian cuisine made with only the finest ingredients from Italy, as well as local farmers. T he award-winning restaurant by legendary restaurateur Wolfgang Zwiener serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a chic…

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October 23, 2016

Fine Wine For The Win

Noted for its authentic Italian cuisine, Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar also boasts an extensive wine list. According to Il Lupino spokeswoman Mona Wood, it’s one of the best wine lists in town. And now it’s got accolades to back up her claim: Il Lupino recently earned some prestigious awards, including recognitions from Wine…

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September 25, 2016

A Morning Munch

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so on your next morning stroll through Royal Hawaiian Center, stop by Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar for a scrumptious meal to jump start your day. Yes, this famous Italian restaurant, owned by world-renowned restaurateur Wolfgang Zwiener, offers daily mouthwatering breakfast options….

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August 21, 2016 ,

I Only Have Eyes For Uni

Growing up, my experiences with sea urchin revolved around swimming in the ocean and trying to avoid stepping on those beautiful, long black and pink prongs of wana that poke out of every nook and cranny of the reef. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I began to see those spiky creatures in…

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July 3, 2016

A Bubbly New Brunch Special

Brunch is slowly becoming the most beloved meal for an increasing number of diners in Hawaii. What more could you ask for with endless options of breakfast and lunch items to choose from? Perfect for the new season, Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar will offer brunch starting next weekend. “Summertime is here and everyone…

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