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On On McCully Chinese Restaurant

Contemporary Chinese Fare is On

It’s been about six months now since longtime Chinese restaurant On On at McCully has been under new ownership, and customers old and new are enjoying the changes. New owner Qiao Chen has revamped its menu to one of a contemporary Chinese restaurant with a mix of traditional dishes, local flavors and healthier options. For…

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A Fresh Start for On On at McCully

Now under new ownership, On On at McCully continues to dish up your favorites when it comes to classic Chinese fare. However, owner Qiao Chen also has revamped the menu offering an eclectic variety of dishes inspired by those currently found in Mainland China. “In Mainland China, the food has changed immensely,” says Chen. “Unlike…

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Professing an Adoration for Asparagus

I‘m not a fan of dieting and never have been. In fact, a friend of mine recently texted me a humorous saying clearly summing up my thoughts on dieting: “Dear Diet, It’s not me, it’s you. I just don’t think it’s going to work between us. You’re boring, tasteless and I can’t stop cheating on…

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Decompressing with Tofu

Happy Sunday, Ono readers! Wasting no time here, let me get straight to the point. Lately, I’ve been crazy busy! My life is so hectic and sometimes it seems like I’m holding on for dear life. Between work, play and family it can be difficult to find a balance. So, with this said, just to…

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Warming Up to the Savory Flavors of Mongolian Beef

The countdown to the holidays has officially begun, and yes, I’ll happily admit that I’m already in the spirit of the season — my favorite time of year! I love the fact that the air is getting cooler (by Hawaii standards, of course) and the days are getting shorter. Out come the scarves, sweaters and…

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October 23 - 29, 2011

On On’s Really Got It Going On

There are plenty of great offers to take advantage of at On On at McCully Chinese Restaurant. The Wong family has owned and operated the establishment since the early ’80s, offering Cantonese cuisine with a Northern Chinese twist. Restaurant manager Norman Wong explains the new lunch specials as a way “to help out our customers…

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A Noodle Dish That’s Spot-On

As a vegetarian here in the Islands, where Chinese food plays a such big role in local cuisine, you’ve likely eyed fellow diners with envy as they’re chowing down on minute chicken cake noodle. There’s just something about cake noodles. Their palate-pleasing texture complements just about any stir-fry they’re topped with. Norman Wong, who owns…

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April 10 - 16, 2011

On On McCully Chinese Restaurant

On On at McCully Chinese Restaurant breaks the mold when it comes to authentic Chinese cuisine. Owners Cowan and Faith Wong are making diners happy — one hungry stomach at a time — with mouth-watering dishes such as Chinese Chicken Salad and Oyster Sauce Chicken Cake Noodle, to name a few. Open daily from 10:30…

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Creating Masterpieces With a Blank Canvas of Tofu

While I completely adore all types of cuisine from across the world, there’s one food item that I absolutely cannot and will not live with out. Drum roll, please. I am a complete sucker for tofu! You may be surprised to hear such a thing, as tofu may be categorized as the simplest of foods….

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March 20 - 26, 2011

On On’s Hearty Meals

Foodies, get your “eat” on at On On at McCully Chinese Restaurant. This family-owned establishment offers mouthwatering Cantonese cuisine, with a hint of Northern Chinese flair — all served fresh, family-style. Owners Cowan and Faith Wong first opened the doors to On On in Kapahulu in 1980, before relocating to its current location 20 years…

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