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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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September 21, 2014 ,

The Crème de la Crème of Creme Brulee

Last week, I sneaked away on a little vacation with the family to San Francisco, and although I left my heart in the city by the bay, my battery is fully recharged. Truth be told, sunshine-filled days complemented by Mother Nature’s natural AC, gorging on everything under the sun, sightseeing, shopping, galavanting through Ghirardelli Square’s…

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August 31, 2014 ,

It’s Always Better with Peanut Butter

Good old-fashioned peanut butter sandwiches were my saving grace during my awkward phases in elementary, middle school and high school years. They even got me through four years of college, when bouts of hunger and laziness would get the best of me. Although my college days are long gone, my obsession with peanut butter is…

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June 29, 2014

A-list cuisine takes center stage

Delicious food and outstanding décor make dining at Stage Restaurant a pleasure for your senses. Located in Honolulu Design Center, the eclectic establishment features a blend of American, Asian and Hawaiian influences that create rich and full flavors. Stylish furnishings in colors ranging from muted tones to bright reds, blacks and greens complete the setting….

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