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This Soup Obsession is Real!

A new year always is refreshing. It’s literally 365 blank pages where you can continue to write your own story. I consider myself an outgoing optimist, so when I was hit with laryngitis and a Darth Vader-like voice on the second day of 2015, my promising year seemed to be in shambles. Imagine a self-proclaimed…

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December 7, 2014

Ring in the Holidays with Kit n Kitchen

This holiday season, it’s tempting to jettison the stress of holiday cooking and leave it to the professionals: namely, Kit n Kitchen. Its dependably delectable food always is a surefire bet, but its festive menu specials are the perfect way to ring in the holidays. Kit n Kitchen has a long history of success, with…

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Chimichurri Adds Spice to Life

In my past life, I truly believe I was a Latina. Why? Besides the fact that everywhere I go I’m often mistaken for being a Latina — Mexican, Colombian, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Argentinian — I’m also in love with the Hispanic culture, the people, the dialects and, of course, the food! Hispanic food is generally…

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September 21, 2014 ,

The Crème de la Crème of Creme Brulee

Last week, I sneaked away on a little vacation with the family to San Francisco, and although I left my heart in the city by the bay, my battery is fully recharged. Truth be told, sunshine-filled days complemented by Mother Nature’s natural AC, gorging on everything under the sun, sightseeing, shopping, galavanting through Ghirardelli Square’s…

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August 17, 2014

Home-cooking in the kitchen

Since opening 13 years ago on University Avenue, Kit n Kitchen has built a loyal following of customers. Many of its patrons dine-in daily, and some eat there multiple times a day. The locally owned, family-friendly neighborhood restaurant offers a unique menu of Eurasian dishes. “My background is spaghetti and pizza, that is what I’m…

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An Endless Summer of Eggplant

Summer is the perfect time to christen a new grill. Early-evening barbecues are a ritual, and that means hot dogs, hamburgers and veggie skewers are essential parts of alfresco dinners. Once the grill is loaded with charcoal, the burning coals are a sign that the cooking can commence. The savory aroma of home-cooked barbecue fare…

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June 1, 2014

Look Into a Tasty World of Possibilities

Connoisseurs of contemporary cuisine are enthusiastic about the eclectic variety of options at Kit n Kitchen. The menu seems almost limitless, ranging from classic comfort food to edible masterpieces boasting a rustic, earthy appeal. There’s also no shortage of savory and sweet, and a boost of spice is easy to come by. With one location…

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April 20, 2014

Kit n Kitchen Makes its Mark

Dining options have expanded for foodies who frequent Pearl City. Kit n Kitchen, the popular Eurasian restaurant that originated on University Avenue, has opened a second location near Walmart offering up the same great food and service. For first-timers to the restaurant, things can seem a bit overwhelming, as the menu options are as immense…

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March 23, 2014

Kit n Fixins’

I have the fondest childhood memories of Sunday afternoons in the South. Every “Lawd’s day” you would find me, my sisters, every female cousin and my mother all huddled in Nana’s kitchen — intently observing every move she made in hopes that we could one day emulate her culinary magic. And boy did you have…

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February 23, 2014

Kit n Kitchen’s Labor of Love

Ask May Yiu, chef and co-owner of Kit n Kitchen, what her favorite type of food is, and she probably wouldn’t be able to give you a straight answer. “Every country in the world has something special and tasty to offer,” says Yiu. “Great food knows no boundary.” In harmony with Yiu’s thinking, it is…

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