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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

Special deals highlight National Donut Day in Hawaii

National Donut Day is Friday, which means special deals on the morning treats, but more importantly the celebration recognizes and rewards the good works of the Salvation Army. Read More

Banana business takes off for Hawaii island farm

Everyone’s familiar with those hard, crunchy banana chips that can crack a tooth, but Lafayette Kona Farm has a chewier, sweeter dried banana alternative. Read More

‘Flying saucers,’ ‘UFOs’ help raise money for Kauai flood victims

Two treats commonly known to Kauai residents are flying into downtown Honolulu for a fundraiser May 24 to help Kauai flood victims. Read More

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

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