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Garlic shrimp delight — no food truck necessary

• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 5:44 pm
Since she was young, Edeliza “Liza” deGuzman-Corpuz was challenged by her father to name the ingredients in their daily meals. Because of this rigorous training, she is able to duplicate almost every dish she tastes. Read More

‘Ilima Awards to celebrate restaurant hero with new award

• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 5:31 pm
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s ‘Ilima Awards will have a new category this year — the Unsung Hero award, recognizing excellence by a behind-the-scenes restaurant employee. Read More

Iconic KC Waffle Dog recruits new generations of fans


• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm
KC Drive Inn is on a nostalgia tour that has lasted for 13 years and counting, starring its famous waffle dog. Read More

Light, easy-drinking beers refresh during summer

• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 5:29 pm
This summer is all about lighter-style beers with a perfect hop balance for a snappy, thirst-quenching finish. Read More

TsuruTonTan offers upscale udon with range of flavors

Saimin is Hawaii’s original favorite noodle soup. But as waves of Japanese restaurateurs started arriving in the 1980s, sai­min’s popularity eventually became supplanted by ramen. It’s easy to see why. Read More
Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 5:29 pm

Artizen by MW returns to HiSAM with new dishes

• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm
After a brief closure due to renovations at the Hawaii State Art Museum, Artizen by MW has reopened with a handful of new menu offerings for breakfast and lunch. Read More

Celebrate summer at Top of Waikiki with 3-course meal

• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 5:29 pm
From now through July, the Top of Waikiki features a three-course cookout prix-fixe menu to help celebrate the start of summer. Read More

10 Hawaii restaurants named to OpenTable’s Best Al Fresco list

It’s no surprise when Hawaii restaurants show up on any list of notable outdoor-dining venues. This week, 10 such restaurants have made OpenTable’s 100 Best Al Fresco Restaurants in America in 2018. Read More

Start with the familiar to expand food experiences

• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 5:29 pm
Shoyu chicken is a common dish around these parts, and there’s not much that’s easier to make. I’ve seen a few versions that try to complicate the preparation, but you really don’t need to marinate the chicken or throw in extra spices. Good shoyu and plenty of garlic and ginger will do. Read More

Condiments made at home are fresher, healthier

• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm
Creating condiments from scratch means avoiding the extra sugar, sodium, artificial flavors and preservatives found in store-bought seasonings. Read More

Farmers Market Calendar

• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm
A comprehensive listing of Oahu-based farmers markets, courtesy Crave. Read More

Agu A Ramen Bistro gets cheery with happy hour

• Updated on  June 13, 2018 at 2:47 pm
For the first time, Agu A Ramen Bistro is introducing happy hour with $7.50 shio or shoyu Jidori ramen, two new happy-hour-only selections and half-off discounts on some of the restaurant’s most popular pupu items. Read More

Fans continue to ‘itch’ for chicken specialties

• Updated on  June 13, 2018 at 4:22 pm
It’s not like you want to see if you get an itch after a meal from a tiny Korean spot on Keeaumoku Street, but with a name like “Itchy Butt,” the curiosity factor is cause enough to check it out. Read More

Canned tuna makes classic pasta

• Updated on  June 12, 2018 at 4:16 pm
When you haven’t been to the market in a few days, but still need to create a meal, remember this favorite … spaghetti al tonno. Read More

Gourmet bentos to go at Gochi Grill

• Updated on  June 12, 2018 at 4:14 pm
It’s not every day I devote this much space to a takeout spot, but Gochi Grill is worth an examination as the first solo project of John Iha, former executive chef of Hiroshi Eurasian Tapas. Read More

At first blush Whole Foods at Ward has plenty to offer

• Updated on  June 13, 2018 at 4:16 pm
Maybe it’s a sign that I’m getting older, but I was pretty excited at first when I heard the new Whole Foods Market Queen planned to open with not one, but two bars on separate levels at Ward Village. Read More

Chewy cookies come together without flour

• Updated on  June 15, 2018 at 12:18 am
It seems counter-intuitive that you can bake a cookie without flour, or at least some kind of starch. And yet, you can. Read More

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