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Stage Restaurant

July 9, 2017

Celebrating Bastille Day

In celebration of Bastille Day (a.k.a. French National Day), Stage Restaurant at Honolulu Design Center has prepared a special Bastille Day menu for Friday, July 14, featuring a three-course French-inspired dinner ($75) and supplemental wine pairing ($45). The event starts at 5:30 p.m. with the French, American and Hawaiian national anthems played by the Royal…

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June 11, 2017

Basking In Bisque

Warm, creamy and sumptuous to the tongue, bisques have everything we need for instant satisfaction. A little goes a long way with these rich, thick soups, which are said to have originated in 17th century Europe. Historically a shellfish-based soup — cooked with the aromatic shells themselves — early bisques offered a way to squeeze…

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April 30, 2017

New Items Come Into The Spotlight

Experience the finest flavors of the world enjoyed with the touch of local comfort at Stage Restaurant. “We really want to do local favorites that people recognize and enjoy,” explains general manager Dusty Grable. At the same time, guests should come away from the restaurant feeling “inspired by the beautiful world of cuisine.” Located inside…

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The Pineapple of My Eye

Though pineapple is not native to Hawaii, it has become an unmistakable symbol of the Hawaiian Islands, playing a significant role in their history, economy and culture. And though the days of big-industry canning are over, the fruit remains embedded in the iconography associated with our paradise home and an essential part of its culinary…

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Peeking in on Peking Duck

I recently had friends in town from the mainland who were surprised to see duck on the menu at so many of the local spots I took them to, seeing as they don’t have many eateries that feature the hearty poultry in their California neighborhood. It got me thinking about how lucky we are to…

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Wrapped Up in Lettuce Wraps

I’m not sure if it’s the clear blue skies on these sunny days or all that watercress I ate last week, but something has me craving light, bright and refreshing fare this springtime — I just can’t get enough of it! And since we’ve been on a green kick here at Dining Out, I’m keeping…

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March 14, 2016

Fusion Fare Takes The Stage

From the minute you walk into Honolulu Design Center, you’re in for an experience like no other. Ascend to the second level and you’ll find Stage Restaurant, a modern and chic eatery that serves up delicious cuisine. The award-winning restaurant is dressed to impress, as it is adorned with lots of colors, statement lighting, artwork…

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September 13, 2015 ,

The Scoop on Keeping Cool

There is only one way to get through a summer as hot and muggy as this one and still have a morsel of vitality left. I’ll give you a hint: It’s even better than air conditioning and involves frozen desserts — lots and lots of ice-cold treats to soothe your dried-up taste buds. Like many…

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Angels Sing for These Seafood Medleys

Lately I’ve been in a bit of a rut. Every now and then, I fall into a vicious cycle of keeping myself extremely busy and not wanting to sleep (even though it’s clear that I need to). Practically having hit empty on my personal energy meter, the effects are hitting me hard — living life…

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November 9, 2014

All the world’s at Stage

Who would have ever thought that fashion and food could come together so well? Take traditional classics and incorporate some stylish cues adopted from contemporary Asian American cuisine, and you have the makings of one incredible, edible outfitting of flavor. In fact, at Stage Restaurant, located in Honolulu Design Center, I’d say it’s a perfect…

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