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Tim Ho Wan brings dim sum to Waikiki with Michelin cachet

Tim Ho Wan, the Hong Kong-based dim sum specialist known as “the world’s cheapest Michelin-star restaurant,” has opened on the third floor of the Royal Hawaiian Center. Read More

Stage Restaurant debuts new look at Honolulu Design Center

Chef Ron de Guzman needed some extra space in his kitchen at Stage Restaurant, a little more room to set up for bigger events. De Guzman got not just a bigger kitchen, but a whole new restaurant. Read More

‘Iolani School fare is more than fair

Even if carnivals are not your thing, the hungry monkey in you might appreciate a visit to the ‘Iolani School Fair. We’re talking fair fare that’s a cut above. Read More

It’s totally ‘Worth It’ to see this web series

“Worth It,” a web series by online media company BuzzFeed, has generated more than 687 million views. Now in its fourth season, the show has been known to create so much buzz that lines run outside restaurant doors. Read More

Menu deals a good way to sample market place restaurants

Restaurant Week at the International Market Place runs Monday through April 16, with special fixed-price menus offered at the restaurants on the Grand Lanai. Read More

‘Family Ingredients’ scores Emmy nominations

The made-in-Hawaii show “Family Ingredients” has scored two Daytime Emmy Award nominations, for directing and cinematography. Read More

Eat, play, love your Pac-Man

Bread & Butter is hosting a pop-up Pac-Store Hawaii gaming cafe. Read More

Duke’s do-si-dos with Girl Scouts

Love Girl Scout cookies? Duke’s Waikiki offers you the chance to enjoy one type — the peanut butter sandwich Do-si-do — in a special version of Duke’s signature Hula Pie. Read More

Morning tea at KCC uses fresh, local ingredients

Jeanne Vana has long been known for her tomatoes, but now she’s making tea with soursop — and throwing tea parties at Kapiolani Community College. Read More

McDonald’s popular sauce is back, for now

You have to ask for it, but a representative of McDonald’s in Hawaii says the islands have been supplied — for a limited time. Read More

Morimoto Asia opens in style

The grand opening of Morimoto Asia Waikiki Feb. 13 featured at least an hour of “Iron Chef”-style hoopla, from a lion dance to fish butchery, before any food was served to the 250-plus guests. Read More

Duk Kee satisfies small-kid traditions

Duk Kee Chinese Restaurant in Kaimuki fills the void of flavors associated with fond memories of relatives who knew how to make authentic Chinese New Year dishes. Read More

Tower to help launch Hawai‘i Food & Wine Fest

For fans of the chewy and the gooey, one of the best holiday leftovers is mochi, the freshly pounded type that’s easy to get at New Year’s but scarce at other times of year. Read More

School lunches go upscale at Waipahu High

The hottest meal ticket on the island is an exclusive dining room on the campus of Waipahu High School, where the Marauder Cafe is the final project of the year for culinary students — and it’s a biggie. Read More

Hawaii products earn national awards

A Hawaii island producer of honey and preserves and a Maui couple’s exotic fruit pastes have been named winners at the national Good Food Awards, announced last week in San Francisco. Read More

Aoki’s Shave Ice settles into new Haleiwa location

After four years of doing without, customers are rediscovering Aoki’s Shave Ice in its new location, a little red building across the street from its old spot on Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa. Read More

A place for poke at Waterfront Plaza

Tamura’s Tavern is now open at Waterfront Plaza with rice bowls topped with poke and Hawaiian food items such as kalua pig, laulau, pipikaula or various combinations. Read More

Rice Fest pays tribute to local favorite staple

Get your hands sticky at Saturday’s Rice Festival at Hawaii’s Plantation Village in Waipahu. Read More

Cookies benefit Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

KTA Super Stores, under its Mountain Apple brand, introduced bags of Lava Cookies in five types: passion fruit, Kau coffee, taro, cranberry-oatmeal and Red Hot (chocolate-macadamia nut with chili peppers). For each bag sold, KTA donates 10 cents to the Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Read More

Mina moves in at Fish House

With the debut of Mina’s Fish House by Michael Mina, the celebrity chef fulfills a 30-year dream of opening a beachfront dedicated seafood restaurant in Hawaii. Read More

‘Piecaken’ a multi-layered holiday surprise

What would you call a pie layered over another pie, topped with a cake? Fanny Esparza- Queloz, owner and baker at the new Soleil d’Hawaii Bakery calls it “festive” — and she’ll make you one. Read More

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