Last week I was in Hawaii for a week. And while that might sound ideal in winter to head toward warmth, it was a week of taking care of my Mom who was recovering from hip-related surgery. This meant a lot of errands and making meals for my Mom, and very little time […]
When talking about food in Honolulu, you can’t get away from references to The Pig and The Lady, a popular pop-up that started five years ago. People mention its farmers market stand, or the new casual spot that opened in Ward Village. Either way, you have to somehow try a piggy dish when […]
My gripe about Hawaii’s dining scene is that it doesn’t change very much. So I stayed away for nearly three years and now that I’m in town, I’m playing catch up. First up is one of the island’s most highly touted new openings: Senia.
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On Oahu, the dining scene has always been bright in Kaimuki, a residential area on the east side of town near the University of Hawaii. But during my last visit, it seemed like Kaimuki is THE place for eating as everyone undoubtedly would recommend a restaurant in the area.
One of the most popular […]Read the full post →
Most locals don’t venture into touristy Waikiki unless it’s to dine at some place special, with the many upscale restaurants inside hotels.
You can add the Park Restaurant to that list. But the two-month-old restaurant is interesting and ambitious enough that locals might consider going more often than just celebration dinners.
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I get a lot of dim sum when I visit Honolulu because that’s what my Mom likes for lunch. And during my week on the islands, I probably ate at four different dim sum places.
For some reason, I felt like the quality of dim sum in Hawaii has gone downhill since my […]Read the full post →
Whenever I visit my family in Hawaii, I always complain about how there are so few new restaurants compared to the flurry of restaurant openings in the San Francisco Bay Area.
So when I was visiting this week, my brother suggested I try a new ramen shop that was only two weeks old.
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While visiting family in Hawaii, I decided I wanted to get a nice seafood dinner. I mean, we’re on an island surrounded by the sea so there must be good fish to be had.
Growing up, Nimitz Highway was always a freeway that ran through the industrial area on the southern part of […]Read the full post →
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