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Rakuen Lounge

June 2, 2013

Rakuen Lounge

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: GRAND SUMO ROLL ($15) For a modern take on sushi, Rakuen Lounge has it covered. This contemporary eatery in Honolulu’s Chinatown district has an artistic vibe that’s intriguing, but it’s the Japanese cuisine, and more importantly, the sushi rolls prepared by executive chef Ernie Gray that deserve…

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May 5, 2013

Sushi That’s Almost Too Pretty to Eat

When Rakuen Lounge first opened in Honolulu’s famed Chinatown district almost two years ago, it was the only sushi restaurant in the area. Since then, although similar establishments have come and gone, Rakuen Lounge still remains at the top of its game. While a good majority of the dishes follows a contemporary style, the menu…

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