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Nabeya Maido

April 19, 2015

Happiness in Nabeya Maido’s hot pot

If you haven’t heard of Nabeya Maido, you need to pick up your “coconut wireless,” as general manager Kevin Suehiro says. Suehiro originally is from the Islands, but spent 13 years running a bar in Japan. Once you see what the Market City Shopping Center establishment is all about, you’ll know why people are talking….

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February 22, 2015

Hot for Nabe

Instead of a meal for one, Japanese nabe is custom for sharing. Nabeya Maido, accordingly, presents a clean and contemporary, family-style atmosphere. Specializing various hot pot options, Nabeya Maido is the place where “you choose what you want to eat and how much you want to eat,” says co-owner and general manager Kevin Suehiro. The…

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January 25, 2015

Hot pot filled with ingredients of aloha

The Islands brim with unique assortments of people and cultures, making Hawaii a metaphorical hot pot all its own. A tried and true comfort food, nabe, originally hails from Japan. Here at Nabeya Maido in Market City Shopping Center both Japanese- and local-style ingredients are immersed into the hot pots, which have attracted patrons since…

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December 21, 2014

Get immersed in nabe

Enjoy cooking, but don’t feel like doing the legwork of preparing ingredients or cleaning up? Enter nabe, the traditional Japanese hot pot cuisine, where the dining room becomes the kitchen. Such is the case at Nabeya Maido. The eatery provides the broth, raw ingredients and utensils. You and your fellow diners take it from there…

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November 2, 2014

Find Warmth and Comfort at Nabeya Maido

In an age where the term “DIY” (do it yourself) has taken on a broader meaning — an alternative to the modern consumer culture’s emphasis on relying on others to satisfy needs — Nabeya Maido offers premier do-it-yourself hot pot (nabe) dining. The Market City Shopping Center restaurant blends traditional Japanese tastes with the Taiwanese…

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September 28, 2014

Nabeya Maido

TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: OMAKASE PLATTER ($18.90) To celebrate fall’s arrival, warm up to Nabeya Maido in Market City Shopping Center. The restaurant, which opened in April, is renowned for its Japanese-style nabe. The method is simple: patrons choose their preferred soup base, then select from a range of assorted…

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August 31, 2014

Nourishing the soul with nabe

In Japanese culture, partaking in the hot pot style of cooking known as nabe is like carving out a bit of one’s day to spend with family and friends while sharing in a single nourishing pot of warmth — the kind of warmth that not only comes from savory broths simmering away, but also from…

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July 20, 2014

A hot pot full of love and flavor

One of my favorite childhood memories is eating hot pot with my family at home. My mom would have all the ingredients plated separately, and we would cook it in an electric hot pot at the table. There would be sliced chicken and beef, shrimp, fish balls, tofu, mushrooms and vegetables, along with some dipping…

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Tempting Tofu for All

Less is more. This statement holds a universal meaning applicable in all facets of life, but obviously, I’m applying this popular belief to the subject of food (No need to act surprised.); more specifically, tofu, a source of protein I was born to love. Ever since I can remember, I was drawn to the creamy,…

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May 18, 2014

Sharing in good taste

I was the youngest of three girls growing up, and although my siblings were wonderful and loving, sharing wasn’t always something we were necessarily thrilled about. Many memories have I of sisterly scuffles over something or other we wanted all to ourselves. Without fail, my mom would reach in amid the hair pulling, name-calling and…

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