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L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

March 1, 2015

Holy mackerel! It’s a seafood extravaganza

With the season of Lent upon us, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue is making its meat-free dishes the dining stars these days (the next 40 days to be exact). Although the beloved barbecue spot still will offer its classic, tried-and-true temptations, those eschewing meat in observation of this special season will be more than happy to hear…

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January 25, 2015

L&L plate lunches available to the masses

These days, with L&L Hawaiian Barbecue locales conveniently located throughout the island, the eatery has become a go-to for many when it comes to plate lunches. “We are so ubiquitous — we’re everywhere,” says L&L marketing director Brandon Dela Cruz. “You can get a plate lunch from L&L within 20 minutes from any part of…

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December 28, 2014

L&L takes the Islands by storm

Since its opening in 1995, Windward City Shopping Center’s L&L Hawaiian Barbecue in Kaneohe has become a generational favorite for many families in the neighborhood, much like it is at other L&L locations throughout the state. “I’ve watched a lot of kids grow up,” says owner Jennifer Cheung. “When they were small, they would come…

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November 30, 2014

‘L’ marks the spot for good eats

We all know L&L Hawaiian Barbecue. It’s the destination for fast-food local style. But did you know L&L goes the extra mile and makes its meals from scratch? Couple this with quick service and reasonable prices, and it’s no wonder people can’t get enough. The eatery’s varied menu also means there’s something for everyone. If…

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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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