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Meals to Ignite Romance, Loaded with Aphrodesiacs

Roses, chocolates, and Champagne seem par for the course for any Valentine’s Day dinner, and in Hawaii, so is the breathtaking ocean view.  These picturesque venues are preparing a special meal for Valentine’s Day or in some cases, for days around the event, keeping the romance alive for more than ...

STIX ASIA, Honolulu’s Newest Food Hall

Ethnic foods seem to be a growing trend in America, as are the concept of food halls, with the number of new projects increasing exponentially.  STIX ASIA is Honolulu’s newest food hall, located in the lower level of the Waikiki Shopping Plaza. Aspiring to become the epicenter for cultural ...

Local Plates That Get You Saying OMG!

OMG may be an acronym for Oh My Grill, but it also reflects the pleasant surprises most diners experience at this eatery specializing in local cuisine.  The multi-cultural flavors, uber-reasonable prices, upscale menu items, a tasteful ambiance, and late night hours all seem to be reasons why ...

How to Sushi – Part 1:  Basic Sushi Terms

Even though sushi was once considered a fast food-type of cuisine, today it represents some of the more lavish dining experiences in Japan.  There is more than meets the eye when it comes to the seemingly simple concept of fish or seafood sliced and placed atop a bite-sized ball of vinegared rice.  ...

New Eatery Openings and Reopenings in Hawaii, December 2022

As we rounded out the year, Hawaii found even more establishments opening to get some of the dining spree action.  Among them are an Asian food hall in Waikiki, a new supermarket in the former Food Pantry Waikiki location, and the long-awaited reopening of Halekulani Bakery.   New Eateries ...

Where to Ring in the New Year

Now that the hustle and bustle of finding the right Christmas gifts for everyone is over, we can start to consider where we want to celebrate as we ring in the New Year.  Whether it be a New Year’s Eve party or a first meal in the New Year, we have a few suggestions that will give 2023 a proper ...

New Store Openings and Relocations in Hawaii for November 2022!

11 new spots, including a new store specializing in matcha green tea drinks! New and Relocated Restaurants and Cafes in Hawaii in November 2022   1)  Westman Cafe + Lounge Westman Cafe + Lounge opened on November 1 at the former site of Bill's Hawaii on Beach Walk in Waikiki, alongside ...

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