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Paul’s Poppers

July 20, 2014

Paul’s Poppers

As a close family friend, Sav-Mor Coffee Shop’s Robert Joseph Luke (known to many as “Grandpa Joe”) taught Paul Park how to create the perfect traditional Chinese won ton, which in turn, Park recreated and made into his Original Pork Popper. Today, the chef’s budding restaurant, Paul’s Poppers, boasts poppers of all varieties, from savory…

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July 13, 2014

Love at first popping bite

Before opening Paul’s Poppers, owner Paul Park spent much of his time apprenticing at Sav-Mor Coffee Shop, then owned by the late Robert Joseph Luke. “I remember visiting Grandpa Joe and being completely mesmerized by how good his crispy pork wontons were,” Park recalls. “After his passing, I made it my goal to recreate that…

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November 10, 2013

Get the Party Started With Paul’s Poppers

In the tightly knit community that is Hawaii’s food scene, a few star dishes can go a long way. For the past three years, the expertly crafted, local-style cuisine behind Paul’s Poppers has successfully satisfied hungry appetites with its bold flavors and fresh ingredients. Most famously known for its “poppers,” deliciously bite-sized won tons filled…

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May 5, 2013

Home of “Won-of-a-Kind” Grinds

After developing a love for easy-to-make french fries and other tasty comfort food as a youngster, Paul Park decided to offer diners the same experience via his “Won of a Kind” fried won ton poppers. Park opened Paul’s Poppers three years ago at its convenient North King Street location near Honolulu Community College and Costco…

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