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Paesano Ristorante Italiano

Livin’ for Liver

Turkey, stuffing, cornbread, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, sweet potatoes with marshmallow topping … Wow, flashbacks of your Thanksgiving feast, right? Are you full yet? Because I sure am! Since when has Thanksgiving gone from being a day when we give thanks for all that we have to a day when we eat everything in sight?…

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October 7, 2012

Italian Fare With Local Flair

Paesano Ristorante Italiano has been a go-to hot spot for Italian fare, and although more than 20 years have passed since it opened its doors, the restaurant’s popularity has not wavered. Paesano serves up traditional Italian fare, while adding a local flair by utilizing local ingredients. The menu includes an impressive array of pasta, steak…

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When in the mood for premier Italian cuisine, escape to the warm and romantic setting of Paesano Ristorante Italiano. Located in Waimalu Plaza Shopping Center and Manoa Marketplace, this eatery offers more than 80 pasta dishes alone and is an ideal place to celebrate those special occasions. To make party planning easier, Paesano Waimalu offers…

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June 24 - 30, 2012

Irresistibly Italian, Irresistibly Paesano

With Paesano’s popular Manoa restaurant undergoing renovations, its long list of fans will need to take the short drive to its Waimalu location. That’s OK. The oh-so-good appetizers are worth a little added effort. Upon arrival you may want to try Homemade Cold Antipasto ($10.90), especially if you are dining with friends. The fresh salad…

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May 27 - June 2, 2012

Paesano’s flavors continue to satisfy

It’s always exciting to try new restaurants and meet new flavors, but at the end of the day, most of us take comfort in returning to our tried-and-true favorites – the restaurants we grew up with. That’s why Dining Out heads to Paesano Ristorante Italiano whenever we need a fix of Italian food. Its Manoa…

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April 22 - 28, 2012

Paesano, Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Who wouldn’t want to dine out where you feel like you are enjoying your meal in the comfort of your own home? The dim lighting, warm ambiance and cheerful personalities of employees at Paesano in Manoa Marketplace gives guests that essence of a home-style atmosphere. “This is such a small, tight-knit community that some nights…

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March 18 - 24, 2012

Paesano Jump-starts Any and Every Appetite

Sitting with Billy Rattanasamay, owner of Paesano Ristorante Italiano, while dining on delicious appetizers, you begin to understand why the name fits so well. The inviting atmosphere and good service are just what you would expect with a meal among friends. For 20 years, Rattanasamay has been serving some of the best Italian food on…

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February 26 - March 3, 2012

Irresistibly Italian

Forget the stresses of everyday life and escape to the warm and romantic setting of Paesano Ristorante Italiano when in the mood for superior Italian cuisine. Located within Waimalu Plaza Shopping Center and Manoa Marketplace, this eatery offers more than 80 pasta dishes alone, and that’s not counting the chef’s special Cioppino ($30.90), a tantalizing…

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January 29 - February 4, 2012 ,

Mad About Mushrooms

Happy Sunday, Ono readers! Wasting no time this week, let’s get right to the point. I love mushrooms and always have, so I figure, why not have some fun with fungi?! Known as the “meat” of the vegetable world, fungi are extensively used in international cuisine, and hold a special place in the hearts of…

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January 1 - 7, 2012

Cozy Up to Paesano

As you enter Paesano Ristorante Italiano’s original Manoa Marketplace location, a shelf adorned with bottles of wine and olive oil hint at the authentic Italian meal to come. Though the restaurant has been updated a few times since opening 20 years ago, the same cozy atmosphere remains, nurtured by a family of passionate owners, chefs…

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