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Mediterranean restaurant expands across town

Moroccan and Lebanese food have been added to Kaimuki’s vibrant food scene now that Kan Zaman has expanded to a second location. Read More

Pai aims to uplift, inspire with innovative approach

Kevin Lee, sous-chef at Dovetail restaurant in New York when it was awarded its first Michelin star, opens his own Honolulu restaurant in a little more than a month. Read More

‘Umeke switches over to vegan menu

A go-to business for natural and organic food downtown has gone vegan with a new owner, a new chef and organic kalo (taro) as one of its key ingredients. Read More

Malasadas make creamy, icy treat

Malasada-flavored ice cream has become a reality at Pipeline Bakeshop & Creamery at 3632 Waialae Ave. Malafrozada debuted officially Easter Sunday. Read More

Leftover Easter eggs useful in salads, sauces, meatloaf

Figuring out how to use all those leftover hard-cooked eggs is part of the drudgery of the Easter aftermath. Read More

Maui’s Simeon creates poke dishes for mainland chain

The rapidly expanding four-state, eight-location Pokeworks chain on the mainland is seeking to add credibility to its brand through a collaboration with Maui chef and restaurateur — and two-time “Top Chef” fan favorite — Sheldon Simeon. Read More
 

Plate lunches take Utah campus by storm

To say that plate lunches are popular in Hawaii is like saying the sun will rise in the east. But in Utah? Read More

Ruth’s Chris ventures to Kauai

Ruth’s Chris Steak House will open its sixth isle location at Kauai’s The Shops at Kukui‘ula in the fall, as Hawaii restaurateur Randy Schoch expands his domain. Read More
 

Founder of Greens & Vines handing reins to new owners

Some 13 years after her husband’s health scare changed her life and built the foundation for an unusual restaurant business, Sylvia Thompson is ready to retire. Read More

21 new restaurants vying for industry group’s honor

Twenty-one new Oahu restaurants are in the running for the inaugural Hawaii Restaurant Association award for new restaurant of the year. Read More

Hawaii chefs will regale famed James Beard House

Many Hawaii chefs have cooked at the Beard House over the years, but there has been a marked upward trend. Read More

KCC instructor leaving TV show

After some 20 years of teaching future culinarians and home cooks, and winning an international cooking competition, Kapiolani Community College chef-instructor Grant Sato is about to shoot his fifth and final season of “What’s Cooking Hawaii,” a weekly show on KFVE-TV. Read More

Restaurant bringing Uzbek cuisine to isles

The culturally curious will be able to get a taste of traditional Uzbek cuisine with the planned Valentine’s Day opening of Silk Road Cafe in downtown Hono­lulu. Read More

Pink Palace to open bakery as part of 90th anniversary

The Pink Palace of the Pacific turns 90 in a week, and as part of its anniversary commemoration, the Royal Hawaiian resort will debut its retail bakery at the Coconut Lanai. Read More

Magnolia eateries at Ala Moana close amid diner dissatisfaction

New York City-based Magnolia Bakery opened in the vaunted Ewa Wing of Ala Moana Center on Nov. 12 amid about 5 tons of hype. Read More
 

Popular barbecue restaurant plans Kaneohe expansion

The aromatic and hunger-inducing Kapalama institution Bob’s Bar-B-Que is heading to Kaneohe. Read More

Morimoto takes the rules out of Japanese cooking

Chef Masaharu Morimoto suspects that many home cooks don’t attempt Japanese food because of the mystique around the cuisine. Read More

Isle chef takes second at World Food Championships

Hawaii chef James Aptakin and his Team Hawaii won the seafood competition at the fifth annual World Food Championships in Orange Beach, Ala. — bragging rights that came with $15,000. Read More

Michelin lauds kamaaina chef abroad

It’s not every year that a Hawaii-grown chef is mentioned in a regional Michelin guide, but it has happened two years in a row for Bryan Nagao, whose Town restaurant in Hong Kong is cited amid the rarefied ink. Read More

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