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The Mandalay

May 22, 2016

Uncovering a new dish, upcoming specials

The Mandalay introduces a new dish this week: Steamed Fresh Scallops with Tofu ($15.95), which features jumbo scallops on large cubes of soft tofu with a tasty Chinese-style black bean sauce. “A lot of people now are health conscious and want something lighter, with less oil and not fried,” explains manager Linda Chan. “That’s why…

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April 24, 2016

Giving mothers the gift of dim sum

If you’re in the mood for authentic Chinese food, head to The Mandalay where you’re guaranteed an elegant dining experience. Located downtown, this eatery is known for serving up traditional Cantonese and Hong Kong-style cuisine. It offers a wide variety of entrees and dim sum, which are served daily from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m….

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March 15, 2016

An Oasis Of Chinese Dining

While there may be plenty of Chinese restaurants around town, if you’re looking for authentic eats in a fine-dining atmosphere, The Mandalay is your one reigning option. Serving up traditional Cantonese and Hong Kong-style cuisine, the eatery offers a wide variety of entrees along with dim sum, which you can get from 10:30 a.m. to…

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February 2, 2016

New year luck abounds at beloved eatery

In celebration of Chinese New Year (which this year is on Feb. 8) The Mandalay in Downtown Honolulu offers special traditional Chinese New Year dishes now through Feb. 15. Available are Jai ($12.95), Braised Pig’s Feet with Fat Choy ($58), Deep Fried Oyster Roll ($18.95), Gau ($6.95 small, $12.95 large) and more. The Chinese like…

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November 15, 2015

Eatery serves Asian fare, holiday buffets

Right in the heart of the bustling urban area of Downtown Honolulu, you’ll find The Mandalay, a spacious and elegant establishment that caters to your ultimate Asian dining experience. The Alakea Street eatery has been open for nearly a decade, serving Hong Kong-style cuisine that provides a sweet escape for locals, working professionals and tourists…

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September 27, 2015 ,

Fired Up About Fried Rice

In many parts of the world, fried rice is regarded as a side dish to supplement one’s meal, but I know I don’t have to tell you that in the hearts and minds of Hawaii’s diners, it’s considered to be just as important as any main dish. With origins in Chinese cuisine, fried rice could…

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August 2, 2015

Let The Festivities Begin

With an expansive dining space, customizable menu of traditional Chinese cuisine and host of event-friendly amenities, The Mandalay is proving to be the life of the party, serving as Honolulu’s most ideal restaurant to host special occasions. THE MANDALAY 1055 Alakea St., Honolulu 525-8585 Daily, open from 10:30 a.m., order until 8 p.m. Dim sum…

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June 14, 2015

More savory than ever

Restaurateur Linda Chan has been serving Chinese eats in the Islands for years — before opening The Mandalay nearly a decade ago, she had owned Eastern Garden restaurant since the early ’90s. So she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to food trends. “As time has changed, people expect more in Chinese food,”…

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May 6, 2015

A dining oasis in the heart of Downtown

For Honolulu’s professionals earning their bread and butter in the heart of the city’s Downtown district, dining at The Mandalay offers that one pleasant oasis in the midst of what often can be a bustling urban area. Regardless of the stresses any work day may bring along, when lunchtime rolls around, and that clock on…

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March 23, 2015

An elegant spot for Chinese favorites

Since 2006, The Mandalay has stood out as a glowing beacon of Chinese cuisine situated within the action and excitement of Downtown Honolulu. Hong Kong-style entrees and dim sum service are presented in a clean, elegant and spacious environment, giving patrons a delicious escape from the hustle and bustle of the city located just outside…

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