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November 23, 2014


A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: UBE PANCAKES ($12) When it’s time to gather everyone together for a good meal, there’s no better place to bring friends and family than YogurStory. Conveniently located on Keeaumoku Street, this contemporary eatery boasts a cafe-like atmosphere with menu offerings that make mouths water. A popular favorite…

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September 28, 2014

A dinner menu that’s happily ever after

Let’s start with dessert first this time, because it’s hard to ignore a purple pancake. YogurStory’s Ube Pancakes ($12) are uber purple. They are so eye-poppingly purple they deserve to be marveled at. Violet syrup enriched with ube (a Filipino yam) and coconut milk enrobes the fluffy cakes and forms bright pools. You’ll want to…

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August 31, 2014

A ‘Story’ Worth Telling

While it is no longer a yogurt bar as the original owners had intended, YogurStory has turned the page with brunch, lunch, dinner and pupu selections that are quickly becoming known for their hearty portions and alluring flavors. Situated conveniently on Keeaumoku Street amid one of Honolulu’s bustling culinary hotbeds, the restaurant offers a bright…

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August 24, 2014

A satisfying story for ‘Hardy’ appetites

Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve loved reading. My parents say I would disappear for entire days into our vast back yard with “just a book to keep me company.” But what they didn’t know is that I wasn’t with “just a book,” I was with characters, making my way through an endless…

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Seeing Red Velvet

If you tell me that discipline and ultimate resistance are a “piece of cake,” then you’re telling the wrong person. Paying no attention to anything sugar-coated is almost impossible for my sweet tooth (duh!), but tempt me with cake — specifically red velvet — and guess what? You’ve just created a monster. Have you ever…

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June 29, 2014

YogurStory adds another chapter with dinner

In a story that keeps getting better. YogurStory welcomes all to sample its newest dinner menu, featuring creations inspired by some of Italy’s most classic dishes. “We wanted to branch out into the dinner world by incorporating a lot of local favorites into Italian cuisine,” says Brandon Stover, executive chef of YogurStory. “The combination of…

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June 1, 2014

An open book of flavors

High ceilings and expansive windows draw in natural sunlight. In one corner of the room, a large, beautifully bare faux tree serves as a conversation starter. Two stories of dining opportunities, complete with a variety of chic tables and chairs make it almost impossible to decide on the “best” seat in the house. This is…

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May 4, 2014

A stick-to-your-ribs story

Yogurstory’s hip ambiance and menu influenced by Asian, local and comfort foods hits all the right notes for lunch. The spacious light-filled dining room, complete with decorative trees, provides a welcome retreat from the office. Just wait until you get a taste of the food. The bibimbap-like Hurricane Rice Bowl ($15) pays tribute to Yogurstory’s…

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March 30, 2014

YogurStory in the Making

It’s always a good sign when another restaurateur frequents your restaurant. Sean Saiki, who owns several local businesses including Tsunami’s on South King Street, Blazin’ Steaks in Windward Mall and Raging Crab, was a longtime regular at YogurStory on Keeaumoku Street. So when he heard the owner was thinking of selling the popular eatery, he…

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March 2, 2014


When brunchtime beckons, there’s no better place to bring friends and family than YogurStory. Conveniently located in the heart of Keeaumoku, this eatery boasts menu offerings that span the limitless bounds of all imaginations. Order up YogurStory’s popular Ube Pancakes ($11), or opt for any of its other delicious fare including egg dishes, waffles, loco…

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