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Keo’s Thai Cuisine

December 16, 2012

‘Tis the Season for Thai Food

If you were to say “Thai food” and “Hawaii” in the same sentence, “Let’s go to Keo’s” would likely be the phrase that follows. That’s because restaurateur and chef Keo Sananikone has stood at the epicenter of Thai cuisine since 1977. His exotic, savory and authentic flavors have made Keo’s Thai Cuisine the largest and…

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November 18, 2012

Keo’s Thai Cuisine

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at your favorite restaurant? Well, much credit goes to the many chefs, owners and managers who work diligently day in and day out to make sure Hawaii’s diners have a top-notch dining experience. This week, Dining Out gets the inside scoops from Keo’s Thai Cuisine executive chef…

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October 14, 2012

Keo’s Thai Cuisine

Experience exquisitely authentic Thai classics at Keo’s Thai Cuisine. Located in the heart of Waikiki, owner Keo Sananikone opened this premier hot spot in 1977 in hopes of providing kamaaina and visitors alike with a taste of Thailand. The ambiance is unbeatable with its open-air atmosphere and garden setting, and the authentic dishes are of…

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September 30, 2012

Keo’s Thai Cuisine

Tempt your taste buds with exotic Thai specialties at the one and only Keo’s Thai Cuisine. Owned and operated by Keo Sananikone, the establishment is open nightly for dinner and capitalizes on freshness. Restaurant favorites include Soft Shell Crab with Panag Curry, Evil Jungle Prince, Sa-Teh Chicken and more. Keo’s Thai Cuisine is located at…

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August 19, 2012

Dinner With a Prince

In 1977, Keo Sananikone, owner of Keo’s Thai Cuisine invited a prince to his newly established restaurant. This prince has been dining at Keo’s for more than three decades and is a hit with each guest. No, I’m not talking about any of Thailand’s royalty, but of Sananikone’s Evil Jungle Prince, a dish he created,…

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Schooling Dad About Salmon on Father’s Day

To all you dads out there, Happy Father’s Day! Let me take this opportunity to say mahalo to all the fathers and father figures who have inspired us to dream big. Most especially, I’d like to thank my own father for his eternal support, encouragement and ability to see the humor in just about everything….

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May 27 - June 2, 2012

A dream come true

There’s a slightly cynical saying: If you have a wish in one hand and nothing in the other, what do you have? That’s right, nothing. That is, unless you’re wishing for a beautiful, breezy restaurant centrally located in Waikiki that uses farm-fresh ingredients in its exotic, elegant cuisine and nearly every dish on the menu…

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April 29 - May 5, 2012

A Breath of Fresh Air

The best thing on Keo’s menu isn’t really on the menu. Yes, the curry is award-winning, its vegetarian options are impressive and the peanut sauce can turn a paper napkin into a satisfying meal, but all that takes second place to the real star of the show — freshness. Admittedly, it sounds like a cliche….

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Devouring the Crisp and Crunch of Calamari

Squid. It doesn’t sound so appealing right off the bat, now does it? But what if I told you it was breaded and deep-fried? Don’t tell me that doesn’t spark your interest, because we all know everything tastes better that way! Well, the proof is in the pudding. Calamari has been a favorite among diners…

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February 12 - 18, 2012

Keo’s Remains a Kamaaina Favorite for Thai Cuisine

Keo’s welcomes diners into its open air atmosphere and garden setting complete with an array of fresh floral arrangements, and Thai statues and decor.

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