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Million Restaurant

July 20, 2014

Up your cool factor with Korean eats

This past week has been quite a scorcher, hasn’t it? When the sun is blazing and mugginess prevails, I know it’s ever so tempting to use any morsel of energy you have left to practically lunge toward the closest shave ice shop. But would you be willing to take my advice, albeit a tad unconventional,…

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June 22, 2014

Who wants to be a Millionaire?

There is such a fascination these days with amassing money and wealth. Think about it, from TV shows to workshop how-to’s, the burning quest on everyone’s mind seems to fixate around one sole mission: attaining millions. Although it may seem like an unreachable goal to most, what if I told you that having millions was…

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May 25, 2014

Million spices things up with fresh faves

Even after 26 years in business, Million Restaurant, the popular Korean yakiniku establishment, is still figuring out ways to freshen up its menu. Last week, the Sheridan Street eatery introduced three new dishes that are promising. Best known for its hotpot dishes, Million has now added Butterfish Soup ($19.95) to the mix. The sizzling bowl…

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April 27, 2014

Some like it hot

Slide into one of Million Restaurant’s comfy red and tan vinyl booths (some boast a view right into the kitchen) and you’ll soon learn what keeps customers coming back. It’s a setting as intimate and familiar as a living room. Traditional Korean dishes served by friendly staff like manager Diana Paik are in tune with…

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Stew That’s Just Right for You

In times when life is like a whirlwind, complete with highs and lows — truth be told, I stress eat — big time! I know, I know, it’s definitely not the best way to cope with life’s stresses and challenges. But hey, I say, “when life throws you carrots, make a savory stew.” OK, I…

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February 2, 2014

Lunch Service Returns to Million

Following numerous inquiries from customers, the friendly folks at Million Restaurant have answered the call for lunch service at one of Hawaii’s original authentic Korean dining hot spots. After a brief respite, the restaurant again will be open for lunch. Starting Feb. 3, the popular dining destination will serve its traditional and local-style Korean fare…

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January 12, 2014

Million Restaurant

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: SPICY CHICKEN WINGS ($11.95 FULL ORDER, $7.95 SIDE ORDER) Bring on the heat at Million Restaurant with a top-notch Korean meal. Open for dinner and late-night dining only, this Sheridan Street eatery offers a wide variety of traditional and local-style Korean fare. Restaurant manager Diana Paik shares…

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December 15, 2013

Warm Up to Million Cuisine

Walk into Million Restaurant and you’ll be wide eyed in delightful anticipation of what’s to come — an array of mouthwatering Korean cuisine. Don’t let the sheer amount of possibilities overwhelm you. In these situations, I always embrace the opportunity to try as many dishes as I wish, because indulgences should be enjoyed, not rationed….

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July 14, 2013

Million Restaurant

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: KAL BI, BEEF BRISKET KIMCHEE STEW ($12.95) You can’t put a price on comfort food, and Million Restaurant hits the spot with an authentic Korean meal. Open for dinner only, the Sheridan Street restaurant hosts a slew of options, including Bul Go Gi (yakiniku style) and Kal…

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June 2, 2013

Rock On, Million

If you’re a fan of Yakiniku Million, the little Korean restaurant not far from Ala Moana Center, or just recently decided to try the popular eatery at lunchtime, you may have found its doors locked. But don’t worry, it’s still open for business. You just have to wait until dinnertime to enjoy all your Korean…

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