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Square Barrels

June 14, 2015

Your downtown dining destination

Like the aging barrels after which it is named, Square Barrels brings a unique take to the food and beverage realm in the heart of downtown Honolulu. Square barrels are rare, yet perfect for aging everything from beer and wine to whisky — all of which can be coupled with the thoughtfully crafted cuisine served…

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May 10, 2015

Making the yummiest new eats in town, ‘fare and square’

It’s been a little more than two months since Square Barrels first opened its doors. Now, aside from menu staples of burgers and beer, you’ll also be able to find a bevy of new inventions. Take, for example, Tats’s Poke (market price). Named after the restaurant’s sous chef, it’s served with pickled sea asparagus. Hawaiian…

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April 5, 2015

Food That Shapes Up

Burgers and beer — ask anyone at Square Barrels to explain the restaurant’s concept and that’s the answer you’ll get. It’s a new restaurant that owner Hideo Simon unveiled about a month ago in Bishop Square. So new, that its grand opening has yet to take place (scheduled April 11). Simon, executive chef Noah Blair…

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