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L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

May 18, 2014

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: RAMEN BURGER ($5.95) This eye-catching creation utilizes ramen noodles produced here in the Islands. A special cooking technique allows the noodles to remain soft enough to bite into, while still retaining a structured “bun” form. “The ramen buns are grilled, not deep fried,” Andaya notes. With…

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April 6, 2014

Sharing an Abundance of Aloha With the World

Two scoops of aloha go into every creation at L&L Hawaiian Barbecue, a restaurant chain that has flourished for nearly four decades and is still going strong. With approximately 60 Hawaii franchises, L&L has expanded to the Mainland and has gained universal appeal with restaurants in Japan, China and New Zealand, to name a few….

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March 9, 2014

Saimin Burger Craze Lives on

As it continues growing to keep up with customer demand, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue now features a hybrid menu item that has caught the attention of diners around the Pacific Rim. The ever-expanding restaurant chain has blossomed throughout its nearly 40 year history to include approximately 60 Hawaii franchises, restaurants in multiple states along the West…

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February 9, 2014

Sold on These Saimin Burgers

Who knew lunch could be dangerous? The typical midday repast remains relatively calm unless one enters the dining hall with saimin burgers … then everything goes out the window and the chaos begins. It’s true. I’ve witnessed this myself. For whatever reason, meat sandwiched between crispy patties of Asian noodles creates sudden popularity and the…

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January 12, 2014

When Crunchy Met Juicy

There comes a point in the middle of the day that calls for a surrender, where your mind must raise the white flag for the rioting hunger in your belly. What if your wallet feels similarly empty? That’s your cue to head to L&L Hawaiian Barbecue in Kapolei for local favorites and fusion at palatable…

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December 8, 2013

Not Your Basic Barbecue

Carolina born and bred, and practically raised at rib joints, this gal knows about some barbecue. Yessir, where I come from BBQ isn’t just a style of cooking — it’s a whole darn subculture in itself, where rivalries rage and owners get fierce over those fire pits, ya’ll! Needless to say, the bar was set…

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October 13, 2013

A Local Twist on Burgers

For many patrons here in the Islands, a plate lunch indulgence from L&L Hawaiian Barbecue can serve as a time portal, transporting comfort-food seekers back to childhood with just one whiff of fresh classics such as chicken katsu or loco mocos. Given that the local franchise has been woven into Hawaii’s dining culture since the…

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September 29, 2013

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

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 scoop from L&L Hawaiian Barbecue owner and…

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July 21, 2013

L&L Opens New Location in Mililani Mauka

For more than 40 years, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue has been a mainstay for plate lunches and other local staples. Serving up a mix of local favorites and Asian-American fusion, the restaurant has proven that its popularity has a mass appeal. Starting from just one restaurant in the 1970s, L&L now has about 40 locations on…

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June 23, 2013

Plate Lunches With Far Reaching Flavors

Since the 1970s, a trip to L&L Hawaiian Barbecue has been one of Hawaii’s favorite pastimes. The local franchise chain of eateries boasts an assortment of comforting classics that are made fresh, priced reasonably and fuse Hawaiian and Asian-American flavors, all of which have earned it an irreplaceable spot in countless patrons’ hearts. For many…

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