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Cravings: Redondo’s introduces Aloha ‘Aina beef franks

In the spring, Redondo’s added dimension to its “local” factor with Aloha ‘Aina Smoked Uncured Beef Franks, made with Hawaii-grown grassfed beef from Kunoa Cattle Co.’s ranch on Oahu. Read More

Cravings: KCC debuts curry mixes; Four Seasons serves brunch with a bonus

When Kapiolani Community College professor Kusuma Cooray retired, she gifted the school with recipes for her famous pineapple chutney and several spice blends for Sri Lankan curry, the curry of her home country. Read More

Cravings: Festa Italiana, Hawaii Grown Fest, ‘Ilima Awards

Highlights of food-related events taking place in Honolulu this weekend, courtesy Crave staffers. Read More

Cravings: Indulge poke cravings at festival

Gather at Ala Moana Center Saturday for the Honolulu PokeFest, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the shaded parking area on the makai side. Read More

Cravings: Wailana Coffee House, ‘State Plate,’ Taylor Inouye

A Waikiki icon — the Wailana Coffee House — closes next month, and we’re collecting memories. Plus, Hawaii gets a feature on Inspiration Network and Kailua resident Taylor Inouye, 13, competes in the finale of “Kids Baking Championship” on Food Network. Read More

‘Bento for Bob-Bob’ helps raise money for UH-Hilo equine program

Bob-Bob the miniature donkey has a star chef on his side — Alan Wong, who has taken up the cause of the little dude and other equine refugees from the Kilauea eruption. Read More

Taylor Inouye, 12, makes ‘Kids Baking Championship’ final four

Taylor Inouye, a 12-year-old from Kailua, made the final four after this week’s episode of “Kids Baking Championship” on the Food Network. Read More

Hard Rock Cafe hosts salute to Freddie Mercury

Hard Rock Cafe Hono­lulu celebrates rock icon Freddie Mercury’s 72nd birthday with a benefit Sept. 5. Read More

Newest diamonds a rare commodity

Diamond Bakery, maker of the perpetually popular soda crackers and Saloon Pilots for 100 years, isn’t content to rest on its laurels. Read More

Burger Hale donating portion of sales to Hawaii Foodbank

Try the latest fare at the new Burger Hale at the International Market Place on Friday and the Hawaii Foodbank gets a taste, too. Read More

Bubbies seeks new mochi ice cream flavor ideas

Bubbies — born in Hawaii but distributed internationally — has launched a contest to choose a new flavor, to be developed for release in stores next year. Read More

Hawaii contestants featured on Food Network shows

Taylor Inouye, a 12-year-old from Kailua, will be one of nine contestants on the new season of “Kids Baking Championship.” Read More

Rice cake desserts offer just a touch of sweetness

Olivia rice cakes are Korean desserts that are lovely to look at as well as delicious. Read More

The Sake Shop finds new home in Kakaako

Malcolm and Nadine Leong closed The Sake Shop on South King Street in June, but have since reopened in a larger space in Kakaako. Read More

De.Hi beef jerky sales ramp up via Oahu gas stations

Gas stations are responsible for 65 percent of jerky sales, according to Justin Enright, co-owner of De.Hi, a local maker of jerky chips. Read More

Yield elevates brunch in Chinatown

Best buddies Kale Furuya, a cold-pressed juice specialist, and Patrick Sugiyama, a chef who specializes in Japanese-French fusion, have just opened Yield restaurant in Chinatown, cooking things they love to eat. Read More

Big Island Candies offers cookies worth the calories

Big Island Candies has added three very different items to its lineup of sweet ideas. Read More

Cooking ‘from the heart’ keeps Amy Pottinger in ‘Food Network Star’

Food blogger Amy Pottinger of Honolulu will get a second chance to prove herself a worthy host of a cooking show while competing on this season’s “Food Network Star,” which premiered June 10. Read More

‘Ilima Awards to celebrate restaurant hero with new award

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

Agu A Ramen Bistro gets cheery with happy hour

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

Butcher & Bird takes flight in Kakaako

The neighborhood butcher is back — provided your neighborhood is Kakaako — when Butcher & Bird opens this week on the second floor of Salt at Our Kaka‘ako. Read More

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