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June 14, 2015 ,

Getting a ‘Man-Handle’ on Seafood Boils

Have you ever seen that episode of “Seinfeld” where Jerry dates a woman with large, masculine hands who everyone on the show calls Man Hands? It’s a great one, and if you haven’t seen it, there’s one scene in which Man Hands grabs hold of a lobster tail at a restaurant, crushing the shell to…

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May 10, 2015

Go gluten-free, island style

When it comes to dining in Hawaii, there’s nothing better than an evening of tasty Island cuisine in a casual, elegant setting on world-famous Waikiki beach. At Ocean House in the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, you get all of that and more. “You get the view, the food and the service — the best…

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March 8, 2015

St. Patty’s Day Specials Worth a Pot of Gold

Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the world gather to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The holiday, which first began simply as a religious day of feasting in honor of the patron saint of Ireland, now has become an international feting of all things Irish, marked by a plethora of parades,…

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February 1, 2015

Upscale, locally inspired cuisine washes ashore at Ocean House

Although general manager David Nagaishi has been coming to work at Ocean House in Outrigger Reef on the Beach Hotel for years, it’s clear that familiarity has not dulled his love of the place. “When you come in, the atmosphere makes you feel very comfortable, kind of like you’re back in Old Hawaii. You hear…

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December 28, 2014

No place like House

To celebrate an anniversary, birthday, or any other special affair, Ocean House is a restaurant with a view as grandiose as the occasion. Kissing the Waikiki shoreline, the restaurant, located in Outrigger Reef on the Beach Hotel, serves up fantastic fare with a full ocean view. “This is the best place to eat and see…

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November 2, 2014

Ocean House

TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Ginger Steamed Monchong ($33.50) Ocean House wants nothing more than for its guests to feel right at home. Situated in Outrigger Reef on the Beach Hotel, this Waikiki establishment exudes casual elegance in its plantation-style dining room. Ocean House captivates all the senses with its classic…

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Krazy for Kale

Living the good life sometimes comes back to haunt you. Darn! Recently, my visits to the gym have been nonexistent; instead, a few relaxing swimming sessions in my pool every week have sufficed. I spend my evenings in bed watching movies on LMN (Lifetime Movie Network) and relishing scoops of rocky road ice cream decked…

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August 17, 2014

Island-style Dining in a House That’s a Home

The “green flash” serves as a coveted phenomenon only seen for a brief moment during an unadulterated sunset. As waves lap gently along the white, sandy beach below and light ocean breezes wisp through the open air, plantation-style atmosphere, customers truly feel at home at Ocean House. And, yes, as vice president and general manager…

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Lucky in Love With Lilikoi

For first-timers to Hawaii, a land of paradise, they experience a rush and a thrill inconceivable to a local girl like myself, born and raised in the Islands. It’s a somewhat incomprehensible thought that when visitors gush over the sweet aroma of the air and pristine views of the Pacific Ocean, I’ll never experience it…

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May 18, 2014 ,

Swooning Over Sumptuous Scallops

Looking back on my last few days spent in New York City, I just want to relive my dining experiences over and over again. Everything was amazing, from the enormous mile-high corned beef and pastrami sandwich at Carnegie Deli on Seventh Avenue, to the mind-blowing Mother’s Day feast at Tavern on the Green in Central…

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