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Mac 24/7 Bar & Restaurant

Mac 24/7 Restaurant & Bar

The term “American Cuisine” tends to evoke deli cious thoughts of homemade apple pies, Mom’s meatloaf, crispy fried chicken and, of course, good old-fashioned burgers. When you throw the word “Modern” into the mix, however, you get the menu at MAC (Modern American Cuisine) 24/7 Restaurant & Bar — all made with a hint of…

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Jumping For Chicken-And-Waffle Joy

As my Ono, You Know team discovered this week, you have to have some fun when seeking out a dish like chicken and waffles. I mean, there’s something inherently exciting, even comical, about the unlikely pairing of crispy, deep-fried dinner food and a fluffy breakfast mainstay. But if you’re open to trying such a one-of-a-kind…

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Spend Easter Sunday With Mac 24/7

It might have been the massive pancakes at MAC 24/7 Restaurant & Bar that acquired national attention from Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food” show, but that’s not the only comforting cuisine on the menu worth writing about. Self-proclaimed as distinctly modern American while maintaining a remarkable flair for international and local flavors, MAC 24/7 is…

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Can’t Beat The Classics

Oahu’s budding restaurant scene offers so many exciting flavors to try, but if it’s comfort you’re looking for, there’s nothing quite like sticking to what you know and love and dining on some old-school flavors that never go out of style. I was reminded of this recently when I had a friend visiting from the…

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January 1, 2017

Ringing In Fresh Flavors

MAC 24/7 in Waikiki recently welcomed executive chef Rey Baysa to its kitchen, and introduced an updated menu featuring brand-new dishes, slight changes to some old favorites (such as using Hawaiian sweet bread for its French Toast) and a convenient Build Your Own Pasta option. Don’t worry, you’ll still find signature items like its famous…

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Nothing Short Of Wonderful Short Ribs

Happy Sunday, my fellow foodies! I hope you all had a marvelous Thanksgiving filled with family, love, gratitude and last, but certainly not least, a delicious gobble-fest of epic proportions. Now that I know all of us have found some extra space in our tummies to accommodate holiday feasting — and I salute you for…

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October 16, 2016

Where The Rule Is: Anything, Anytime

By offering classic dishes infused with fresh, local flavors around the clock, MAC 24/7 Restaurant & Bar adds gourmet flair to comfort food — it’s like what Mom makes, but edgier! Situated on Kuhio Avenue in the lobby level of the inviting Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel, MAC 24/7 serves up “modern American cuisine” amid an…

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August 14, 2016

Mixing Up The Classics

Vibrant and bold are perfect words to describe MAC 24/7 Bar & Restaurant. Everything from its food and interior design to its staff are bright, colorful and will leave you wanting more. As an added plus, every meal comes in a huge serving. Executive chef James Aptakin takes pride in keeping things fresh at the…

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Families can enjoy good food, big portions

When you hear that meatloaf is on the menu, an image of dense, compacted squares of meat usually come to mind. However, upon feasting your eyes on MAC 24/7 Bar & Restaurant’s version — crafted under the expert hands of executive chef James Aptakin — all previous bouts with the classic dish go out the…

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Ali’s Road To Fries

Travelling is one of the best forms of inspiration, and I’m currently full of foodie flair from a trip I just took with my mom to visit my grandfather in London. While hopping over the pond, we were lucky enough to scour the city for the best in English edibles, from savory meat pies and…

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