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Chefs gather for Maui invitational

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 6:53 pm
If you’re headed to Maui for the Labor Day weekend, bring an appetite — the second annual Maui Chefs Invitational offers some premium dining events. Read More

California Beach Rock n’ Sushi reopens in Aiea

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 6:57 pm
Closed for nearly a year, California Beach Rock n’ Sushi — a Ward Avenue fixture for some 20 years — has reopened in Aiea. Read More

Almost pau: Ono Hawaiian Foods bows out after 57 years

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 6:52 pm
Ono Hawaiian Foods will serve its last customers in a little more than a week after nearly six decades in business. The walls of the Kapahulu restaurant are covered with all 57 years of that history, including celebrity head shots, snapshots of founding family members, old concert posters and more. Read More

New Hawaiian Sun juice combines fruit flavors

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 6:48 pm
Hawaiian Sun has a new flavor, Beach n’ Berry Punch, with blueberry, raspberry, passion fruit, acai and pomegranate flavors. Read More

Ice cream tool makes users want to scoop

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 6:46 pm
Urban Trend’s Fruzen Ice Cream Scoop looks — and works — like a standard ice cream scoop, but instead of rounded edges like a spoon, the Fruzen has a zinc alloy “power tip” with angled sides like a shovel. It easily slides through hard ice cream. Read More

Cold tofu salad can be adapted to taste

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 6:57 pm
A classic cold salad, shirae can be adapted to include shredded crab or chopped shrimp. Read More

Use sesame stash in savory pancakes

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 7:12 pm
These crisp-on-the-outside, chewy-on-the-inside pancakes would be a nice addition to your next Chinese meal. Read More

Chefs’ dishes spice up Made in Hawaii fest

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 6:56 pm
Cooking demonstrations at this weekend’s Made in Hawaii Festival will feature some of Hawaii’s favorite chefs spicing up the festival with chili creations. Read More

Hawaii-made ice creams enhance beers for summer

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 6:59 pm
Beer and ice cream make a harmonious pairing, and with so many ice cream flavors and beer styles to choose from, the combinations are almost endless. Read More

Piecaken lets you have your pie and eat a cake, too

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm
If you’ve never heard of piecaken, it’s exactly how it sounds: a pie baked inside a cake. The doubled-up dessert became a hot Thanksgiving trend a few years ago. Read More

Cloud eggs light, luscious and Instagram perfect

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 6:58 pm
Cloud eggs are about as easy an entree as you can imagine, and just plain gorgeous. Think mounds of billowy marshmallow fluff, but lighter, with an orb of glossy sunshine in the center. Read More

Toppings put finishing touch on taco meal

Updated on  August 15, 2017 at 7:01 pm
It’s not the warm tortilla or the tender filling that makes a taco — it’s the condiments. The main protein almost doesn’t matter, as long as there are several kinds of salsas and hot sauces, alongside the lime wedges, sliced radishes and chopped onions. Read More

Patience is key for Dripo coffee maker

Updated on  August 8, 2017 at 5:43 pm
The Dripo took six hours and 17 minutes for ice to melt and water to seep through two filters and ground coffee to create a finished drink. Read More

Gazpacho takes on a twist with corn

Updated on  August 8, 2017 at 5:44 pm
Simple and delicious straight out of the garden, corn on the cob is one of the great things about summer. This cold, refreshing soup is a way to have your corn and spoon it, too. Read More

True Brew: Innovative shops refine art of coffee

Updated on  August 10, 2017 at 12:50 am
If Kakaako is any indication, the local coffee shop scene is booming — on a single block in the neighborhood, you’ll find no less than five coffee establishments. Read More

Dau lau a symbolic dessert with auspicious ingredients

Updated on  August 8, 2017 at 5:45 pm
Dau lau includes peanuts for longevity, coconut for close-knit relationships and sesame seeds for fertility — and a stickiness representative of family togetherness. Read More

Nico’s Kailua has feel, favorites first loved at beginning

Updated on  August 8, 2017 at 6:11 pm
The new Nico’s Kailua menu isn’t as extensive (yet) as that of Nico’s Pier 38 at Honolulu Harbor, but owner Nico Chaize has brought all the essentials — that is, the best of the original Nico’s, when it was just a small, unassuming, mostly takeout spot. Read More

Simple ‘souffle’ makes for easy weeknight meal

Updated on  August 8, 2017 at 5:50 pm
Fresh out of the oven, these sandwiches puff up in a souffle-ish way. Similarly, they boast the moistness and airiness of a souffle. Read More

Dine on deer, antelope at 12th Ave Grill

Updated on  August 8, 2017 at 5:55 pm
Antelope from Niihau and venison from Molokai will be showcased Aug. 17 in a Wine Speak dinner, 6:30 p.m. at 12th Ave Grill. Read More

Evaporated milk plays new part in frozen Lemon Crunch

Updated on  August 8, 2017 at 5:46 pm
It turns out evaporated milk, because, well, much of the water has been evaporated out of it, has a high enough percentage of protein to be whip-able, despite having considerably less fat than whipping cream. Read More