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A “Satay”-ste of the Town

As an avid food enthusiast, I’m not just interested in nomming out on a tasty meal. I mean, of course I absolutely love to devour a wide range of flavors and am open to trying any dish once, but it’s not just about the eating experience for me. Coupled with any delicious bite is a…

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March 24, 2013

Red Hot and Cool

Sipping a cocktail while watching the sunset in Waikiki is one of the finer things in life, and RumFire’s sizzling ambiance (love those fire pits), fabulous ocean view and creative cocktails can make it a sublime experience. Of course, drinks and food go hand in hand, and RumFire’s creativity doesn’t stop at the bar. The…

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A Taste of Peanut Butter Perfection

Happy Sunday, Ono readers! This week I have the best assignment ever … as in ever! Those who know me well, know my fascination with peanut butter. Put this ooey, gooey, chunky, creamy stuff on anything and I’m all over it. So now, to be able to devote myself to a plethora of peanut butter…

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October 7, 2012 ,

‘Thin-spired’ by Hummus

Happy Sunday, Ono readers! Recently, I’ve been eating like there’s no tomorrow. Oh, who am I kidding? We all know I always eat like there’s no tomorrow! Yes, I have no discipline. Well, guess what, folks? The battle of the bulge has crept up on me — my clothes aren’t fitting! So therefore, I must…

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September 23, 2012 , ,

The Perfect Time for Papaya

Happy Sunday, Ono readers! I just returned from a fun-filled vacation in Southern California and Las Vegas. Every single moment was a blast, from Disneyland and Disney California Adventure to Universal Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles and cashing out in Sin City — I made the most of my time there. And, boy oh boy, did…

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May 6 - 12, 2012

Afternoon Tea Takes Tantalizing Twist

Diners are treated to an assortment of Pacific Rim and contemporary “social comfort food” from the creative mind of Executive Chef Brett Villarmia, and do so in a relaxing setting that features both indoor and outdoor seating within the pristine Sheraton Waikiki Hotel.

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Feeding the Soul With Macaroni and Cheese

Let’s face it, the holidays are practically here — Thanksgiving is this Thursday — so why even think about dieting?! Why torture yourself silly this time of year when you can graciously accept all the rich and decadent cuisine before you? Well, that’s how I see it. Holiday dining is so special to me for…

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September 25 - October 1, 2011

Rockin’ to the Beat of RumFire

Dining Out recently paid a visit to the famed Waikiki eatery originally known for its “Bahawaiian” cuisine, which showcases a taste of unique Hawaiian fusion.

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Flying High on Chicken Wings

I‘m definitely no chicken when it comes to thrill-seeking activities. OK, so maybe you won’t catch me jumping out of airplanes just yet or bungee jumping from the highest cliffs, but that’s not to say that I haven’t already fallen madly in love with roller coasters. If it were up to me, in fact, I’d…

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