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February 15, 2015 ,

Life of Pie

As you may know, this past Monday, Feb. 9, was National Pizza Day. Here at Dining Out, the holiday stretched out, much like a pliable piece of dough, into a weeklong pizza-devouring frenzy! You see, for foodies, few bonds are as strong as a mutual love for pizza. Those three magical words, “I love pizza,”…

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January 11, 2015

Putting a Healthy Spin on Italian Classics

Following a concept devised nearly 30 years ago in Laguna Beach, Calif., zpizza continues to serve up tasty cuisine that, while flavorful, also features healthy recipes composed of fresh, natural ingredients. The restaurant made its way to the Islands in December 2008, and as local diners have discovered, zpizza cuisine tastes great and offers a…

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December 2, 2012

Special Eats at Zpizza

Pizza is one of those comfort food indulgences I make sure to satiate regularly. And when I don’t want to worry about sacrificing flavor and gooey cheese in the name of my figure, I go to Zpizza. “At Zpizza, making pizza is a culinary art, and we use only fresh, high-quality and natural ingredients,” shares…

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November 4, 2012

ZPizza for the Purest of Palates

Having emerged from its Southern California roots in Laguna Beach, Zpizza made Hawaii its home nearly four years ago. The first location made a name for itself at Ward Centers in 2008 with a second location popping up in Kailua (151 Hekili St.) in 2010. Known as the purest breed of pizzas, Zpizza is not…

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September 23, 2012

Here’s to Health, Refreshing Pizza

Nine times out of 10 a meal that involves pizza is going to be good, but it doesn’t always have to be a greasy, oily mess. Founded in Laguna Beach, Calif., Zpizza was created and crafted with not only taste, but health in mind. “We serve healthier pizza for all those who are health conscious,”…

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August 19, 2012

Where Your Taste Buds Tingle

Pizza. Just the word can make your taste buds tingle. There’s a plethora of pizza places out there, so it’s easy to pig out on the popular pies (or daintily nibble on a slice) — unless, of course, you’re vegan. Sure, you can request no cheese, but what’s the fun in that? Zpizza has a…

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July 15, 2012

Not Your Average Pizza

If there’s one food I am outrageously passionate about, it’s pizza. I tend to be a purist in this regard — give me a good slice of cheese and I’m a happy girl. But something about the freshness of summer has made me crave something new, and lately I can’t stop ordering ZPizza’s topping-filled delights….

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June 17 - 23, 2012

ZPizza Hawaii

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at your favorite restaurant? Well, much of the credit goes to the many chefs, owners and managers, who work diligently day in and day out to make sure their patrons enjoy a memorable dining experience. This week, Dining Out dropped in on Zpizza owner Cesar Llarenas, who…

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May 6 - 12, 2012 , ,

Bright Eyed and Bushy Tailed Thanks to Avocado

Insomnia gets the best of me on most nights — and yes, I do realize how beneficial sleep is to your overall health, yet the sandman usually doesn’t make an appearance at my house until the wee hours of the morning. However, to counteract this vicious sleep cycle of mine, I’ve decided to somewhat make…

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April 22 - 28, 2012

ZPizza Salutes All Things Avocado

April and May are Taste of Avocado months at Zpizza, a time when the restaurant highlights the health benefits of eating avocado and encourages customers to try its many avocado dishes. Some of the menu items owner Cesar Llarenas suggests at his Ward and Kailua locations are Pollo Latino Sandwich ($8.50) with marinated lime chicken…

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