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July 9, 2017 ,

Saying ‘Ciao!’ To An Italian Treat

What’s just as creamy as ice cream but won’t melt before you can take the last bite? I’ll give you a hint: It has a slightly gelatinous texture that’s reminiscent of haupia, but it’s even more luxurious, to the tune of a slice of rich cheesecake. If you guessed panna cotta, then you know what…

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June 4, 2017

Bites And Sips That Satisfy

Wisp Restaurant & Lounge has only been open since November, but already the restaurant — located at the end of Waikiki, right before Diamond Head — is making a name for itself thanks to its contemporary Hawaii Regional Cuisine. “We incorporate a lot of local and Asian ingredients to put our unique twist on more…

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April 30, 2017

At Wisp, It’s TIme to Dine

AS LOCAL DINERS continue to seek out new dining options, Wisp Restaurant & Lounge offers a fresh experience with delicious food and beverage options just minutes from the base of Diamond Head – away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki. Located in the Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head hotel (formerly home to Park and…

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March 26, 2017

Get whisked away by Wisp’s cuisine

With its stunning view of Diamond Head glistening in the afternoon sun, Wisp Restaurant & Lounge is located at the edge of Waikiki in the Lotus Honolulu boutique hotel. The eatery and bar opened Nov. 1 and has quickly become a go-to place for unwinding and dining. Though Wisp is relatively new, many kamaaina still…

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February 26, 2017 ,

Bison’s Got Game

If you leafed through Dining Out last weekend, you may have came across our main story exploring the wonderful world of wagyu beef. Well, as you’ll see in today’s issue, the carnivorous cravings continue with a robust taste of another hot trend in gourmet meat — bison. For those who have never tried bison before,…

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January 1, 2017

The New Year Calls For New Bites

Today marks a fresh start. So what better way to kick off the new year than by trying a new restaurant? Enter Wisp Restaurant & Lounge, which opened inside of the Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head hotel last month. So far, it’s been catering to customers’ taste buds with a menu of Hawaii Regional Cuisine….

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November 20, 2016


A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Signature Coconut Curry Opah ($28) There’s a space in Lotus Honolulu — a chic, intimate hotel at the end of Waikiki (once The W Hotel) — where most will remember the former Bobby Mc-Gee’s or W Nightclub. Many may have even wondered over the years, “What ever…

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