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Izakaya Restaurant Ko

Ali’s Road To Fries

Travelling is one of the best forms of inspiration, and I’m currently full of foodie flair from a trip I just took with my mom to visit my grandfather in London. While hopping over the pond, we were lucky enough to scour the city for the best in English edibles, from savory meat pies and…

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March 29, 2016

Here To Stay

For those driving along Waialae Avenue, the spot where Izakaya Restaurant Ko now sits has frequently evolved over the years from various restaurants to sporadic endeavors. Still, Izakaya Restaurant Ko — which now is under new ownership (also the owners of the Japanese restaurant Rinka off Kapiolani Boulevard) — is here to stay because of…

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February 23, 2016

Uncover a hidden gem of Japanese dining

Izakaya Restaurant Ko is hidden along Waialae Avenue in Kaimuki, and if you’ve never dined there before, you’ve most likely driven past it a thousand times without realizing the great experience you’ve been missing. Previously known as Restaurant & Bar Ko, the eatery assumed new ownership last October. According to general manager Nakajima Takaaki, the…

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January 19, 2016

Izakaya Restaurant Ko

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Omelet Rice Beef Stew Sauce ($11.50) Casual dining has been turned up a notch on Waialae Avenue, where Izakaya Restaurant Ko caters to dinner and late-night temptations. The cozy and charming Kaimuki hot spot is the sister eatery of Rinka Restaurant, and it opened in October of…

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