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Down for Donburi

Happy Sunday, Ono readers! Get ready for rice! Yeah, you’re probably thinking, “Who gets this excited about rice?” Well, I do — when it’s incorporated into donburi! Donburi is a Japanese dish diverse in types and flavors, but all-encompassing in terms of comfort. So whether you prefer your bowl of rice topped with chicken and…

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March 23, 2014 , ,

U, Me and Ume

There’s an old remark that goes, “If you love it so much, why don’t you marry it?” All sarcasm aside, if that statement was relevant to me and food, together we would create the ultimate union. My love for most foods runs deep, but I must admit that I’ve been known to have some pretty…

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March 2, 2014

Kozo Sushi

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: CHICKEN KATSU BENTO: $6.99 Fulfill all sushi cravings at Kozo Sushi, a beloved eatery that traces its roots to Osaka, Japan. Fast-forward more than 40 years later, and Kozo Sushi has grown to include a slew of convenient locations across Oahu, and has established itself as a…

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December 22, 2013

Mo’ Bento

On an island where real estate is a premium, bentos make the most of space in an artful and tasty way. Serving restaurant-quality sushi at fast-food prices, Kozo Sushi is king when it comes to a quick grab-and-go meal. The Kozo brand is deeply ingrained in the collective consciousness of locals. Who doesn’t remember the…

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Let’s Rock ‘n’ Sushi Roll!

Happy Sunday, Ono aficionados! I know you all will join me in my excitement over this week’s foodie find — specialty sushi rolls. After all, as many locals would agree, sushi is solidified in our diets from an early age here in the Islands. Plus, we’re so spoiled with an abundance of some of the…

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October 13, 2013

Kozo’s Rolling Out the Goods With Satisfying Sushi

Sushi’s individual servings make it easy to forget exactly how much you’ve consumed — exactly the right mind-set you should be in to “pig out.” Of course, the other component in thoroughly enjoying a meal is good company. Kozo Sushi Hawaii combines these elements and provides its customers with eight different platters customers may choose…

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July 28, 2013

Fresh, Flavorful Fast Food for Sushi Lovers

More than 40 years after Kozo Sushi first opened in Osaka, Japan, the restaurant’s fresh take on fast-food continues to delight diners as they fulfill their cravings for sushi. Kozo Sushi has grown to include six convenient locations, including Moiliili at 2334 S. King St., and as owner Mika explains, “The fact that we started…

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June 9, 2013

Combining Sushi With Speedy Service

If you’re craving sushi, but don’t have the time to dine at a sit-down restaurant, Kozo Sushi provides a convenient combination of sushi and speed, without compromising taste. While the quality might be right on par with sit-down establishments, the prices are different. “We have quality items at reasonable prices so that anyone can buy…

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April 28, 2013

Keeping It Healthy While on the Go

When you think “fast food,” sushi probably doesn’t immediately come to mind. But forgo a burger and fries for something a bit more health-conscious that you’ll be able to eat just as quickly from Kozo Sushi. “We try to serve the food as quickly as possible because we are, in essence, a fast-food restaurant,” shares…

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January 27, 2013 , ,

Here’s a Blast of Unagi Energy

In this day and age, who doesn’t need that occasional boost of energy to make it through the day? I know I do. International coffee chains and mainstream energy drink companies are raking in the bucks and making a fortune off of us just because we need that additional jolt. Yet, tell me why we…

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