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Kissaten Coffee Bar

Fancy Fries

I must have been a saint in my past life, because who gets to take time out of their work week gorging on french fries? Me! These glorious golden strips of potato have turned me into a certified french-fry junkie. My entire life thus far seems to be one big french-fry frenzy. This week was…

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July 13, 2014

Spice up your lunch break at Kissaten

The typical work lunch hour, at least for me, consists of spending five minutes heating up some sort of pre-packaged frozen entrée, 10 to 15 minutes mindlessly shoving said entrée into my mouth and the last 45 minutes having food envy over Facebook friends posting pictures of delicious lunches out. But, what if someone told…

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June 15, 2014

Wining and dining at Kissaten

Since December 2010, the Kissaten name has become synonymous with upscale comfort food here in the Islands. The venture’s original Piikoi Street location first gained attention for its range of soups, sandwiches, cafe beverages and more that are available to patrons 24 hours a day. And while the cafe continues to serve its signature dishes…

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May 18, 2014

Kissaten Coffee Bar

Exciting new adventures are underway at Kissaten Coffee Bar. The local hot spot has expanded its enterprise with a hip, new location at Waterfront Plaza, offering an eclectic mix of local comfort food and traditional fare — even a soon to be expanded breakfast spread. Stop by and see what the new kid on the…

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May 11, 2014

Kissaten Opens New Locale at Restaurant Row

Following the success of the hugely popular Kissaten, a full-service café and haven for students, the company has launched a new venture of the same name at Restaurant Row’s Waterfront Plaza. More than just a café, the new Kissaten comes equipped with a full bar and restaurant, bringing creative, top-notch dishes at prices all can…

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January 12, 2014

Kissaten Gives Good Reason to Indulge

Two weeks into the new year, and I’m sure most of you are still holding on to diet-related resolutions. I, of course, quickly succumbed shortly after downing a celebratory glass of champagne at midnight, prompting my stomach to beg for just one more musubi. I’m not here to provide moral support — please, this column…

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December 8, 2013

Kissaten Keeps the Good Times, Tastes Coming

Nearly three years after launching its popular concept of gourmet comfort food served around the clock, Kissaten Coffee Bar continues to offer great cuisine and satisfying beverages in a full-service restaurant setting that meets the tastes of such a diverse local population. The 24-hour eatery draws its name from the Japanese term for “coffee shop,”…

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Can’t Help Falling in Love With Frittatas

From the green smoothie craze to a growing number of gluten-free menus popping up in restaurants, it’s clear that eating healthy is all the rage these days. Now, I know what you’re probably thinking: If it’s healthy, how tasty can it be? But let me reassure you that there’s no need to sacrifice flavor and…

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September 29, 2013

Tracking Kissaten’s Good Eats

Kissaten Coffee Bar is one of those places that has been popular and delicious since it opened in 2010. In that time period, the stylish 24-hour dining establishment has actually gained more and more attention for its flavorful and fresh twist on American comfort foods. And regulars who can’t get enough of Kissaten’s eats can…

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August 11, 2013

Kiss and Tell

There’s a plethora of establishments that offer gourmet food and drinks around the island these days. But quick, can you name one that’s there for you 24/7? Kissaten Coffee Bar is. And although the coffee is top-notch here, with freshly brewed Hawaii blend coffee drinks and espresso, it’s what’s coming out of the kitchen that’s…

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