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Sandwiches with Cheese That Bring out the Oooh in Gooey

Something about the gooey nature of melted cheese will transform something pedestrian into a seductive series of bites.  Whether it be a drooping slice of Jarlsberg in a supporting role, or an unctuous Brillat Savarin as the main star, a well-played fromage will help elevate humble slices of bread ...

Weekends Go Better with Beer

National Beer Day is coming up on April 7, and what better way to celebrate the weekend than with beer?  Admittedly, we don’t necessarily need a national day for beer to entice us with the frothy brew, but we thought we would share a few places that offer some great flavors that can only be ...

Hawaii Dishes That May Induce a Food Coma

Some foods are so satisfying, that immediately after consumption, they make you want to siesta.  These tend to be heavier presentations, or carb-laden, which seems to have a more scientific explanation with regards to the body creating more of a protein called tryptophan in the brain.  In any case, ...

January 2024 New Cafe and Restaurant Openings in Hawaii!

With a new year comes even more new restaurants and cafes.  The openings this January were truly remarkable, with a popular Japanese ramen shop opening a second location, the launch of an Italian Brazilian pizza shop, a popular Kailua chef relocating to town, a unique sushi experience at an ...

Valentine’s Day Dinners for Procrastinators

Some people are chronic procrastinators, and when it comes to Valentine’s Day lack of proper planning can make or break the night’s romance.  We thought we would do a last minute roundup of spots that still may have openings for dinner, so you can save face while showing a big heart and a big ...

Kung Hee Fat Choy:  How Hawaii Celebrates Lunar New Year

February 10 is the Lunar New Year, and with it the Year of the Dragon is purported to bring success upon those born in its years.  While what the year brings for those born in other years of the Chinese horoscope, for those who are to be showered with wealth and wisdom, there is one ...

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