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Restaurant’s spirits are ‘Sunny Side’ up

Updated on  January 9, 2018 at 3:59 pm
Sunny Side may not be your grandma’s kitchen, but it has been serving the same local, homestyle dishes at its current location in Wahiawa since 1977. Read More

Flavors of South found in Aiea

Updated on  August 22, 2017 at 4:25 pm
Hawaii may be the southernmost state in the U.S., but when Southern food is contemplated, it is not kalua pork and poi that fire up the salivary glands. Rather, it’s dishes like fried chicken, smothered pork chops, collard greens and cornbread. Read More

Dean’s Drive Inn a family eatery

Updated on  August 1, 2017 at 5:40 pm
“Local boy, local food,” is Dean’s motto, and the menu is chock-full of local favorites, from loco moco and teri chicken to burgers and salads. Read More

Macarons, more shine at La Tour

Updated on  July 20, 2017 at 12:53 am
French dip sandwiches of wagyu beef served with a rich, beefy au jus; macarons reflecting the colors of the rainbow; and the popular whole-grain puffs are just a few reasons to frequent La Tour Cafe locations around Oahu. Read More

Papa Ole’s plates satisfy big appetites

Updated on  July 5, 2017 at 11:34 am
You should be hungry when you go to Papa Ole’s Kitchen in Hauula. Really hungry. Read More

Fresh tofu-factory lunches pop up midweek at temple

Updated on  June 13, 2017 at 5:29 pm
Aloha Tofu Factory Inc. has launched a Wednesday pop-up, offering to-go items at Shingon Shu Hawaii. Read More

Thai mom-and-pop cafe dishes up delicious spice

Updated on  May 30, 2017 at 4:25 pm
The Thai food at S&P Kitchen is vibrant, colorful, flavorful and as mild or spicy as you want it. Read More

EARL serves up serious sandwiches

Updated on  May 16, 2017 at 4:46 pm
The serious craft sandwich experience is what EARL seeks to give customers at its small Kaimuki space. Read More

Food trucks make a splash at Hukilau Marketplace

Updated on  May 2, 2017 at 6:12 pm
Sam Choy’s famed poke, Tita’s Grill’s deeply flavored local favorites, thick, buttery Polynesian toast and more are featured at new food trucks in Hukilau Marketplace, open to the public at the Polynesian Cultural Center. Read More

Enjoy full flavors of ‘broken’ specialty

Updated on  April 18, 2017 at 7:03 pm
Classic Vietnamese flavors and contemporary sensibilities combine in flavorful pho, beef, pork and chicken dishes at Broken Rice, which officially opened in Kaimuki on March 1. Read More

Kapolei mall vendors satisfy your cravings

Updated on  April 4, 2017 at 4:50 pm
Dining choices at the new Ka Makana Ali‘i mall in Kapolei are many and growing. Read More

Butterfish is best at Teishoku

Updated on  February 28, 2017 at 4:42 pm
Teishoku restaurant in Kapalama serves traditional Japanese dishes including curry, ramen, sushi, sashimi, nigiri and local favorites including poke bowls, as well as teishoku-style meals served with salad, appetizers, rice and miso soup. Read More

Swoop-worthy wings for all tastes

Updated on  February 21, 2017 at 3:55 pm
When perusing the menu at Wingstop, it’s easy to understand why local diners have wholeheartedly embraced the Buffalo wing craze. Read More

Isle outpost of New Jersey chain redefines sub sandwiches

Updated on  February 10, 2017 at 7:41 pm
Jersey Mike’s Subs has landed in the isles with a sammie-building style and ingredients unlike what you’re used to seeing at sub shops. Read More

Familiar favorites reign at restaurant

Updated on  January 25, 2017 at 4:30 pm
The menu at Yen Yen Chinese Cuisine is like an old friend with whom you are comfortable. Read More

Grill cafe springs up at old garden shop

Updated on  January 10, 2017 at 8:28 pm
You have to admire a business that sees the potential in setting up in the abandoned garden shop of a Kmart. Read More

Tio’s New Mexico tamales are as nearby as downtown

Updated on  December 27, 2016 at 5:29 pm
A tiny restaurant serving big portions of Southwestern-style Mexican food in downtown Honolulu specializes in tamales and says so right in its name: Tio’s Tamales. Read More

Deli serves up fresh takes on lunch

Updated on  December 6, 2016 at 5:53 pm
Fresh Garden Deli is a bit of a hidden downtown gem, though its salads and other fare have been known to loyal customers for some 20 years. Read More

Head to North Shore for pizzas, pastas, more

Updated on  November 11, 2016 at 7:35 am
When you’re North Shore-bound and not feeling the shrimp-truck scene, the pizzas, subs, burgers, pastas and salads at Jerry’s Pizza Mill beckon, a mere stone’s throw from the old Waialua Sugar Mill. Read More

Simple home-style fare keeps customers coming to Penny’s

Updated on  October 25, 2016 at 4:46 pm
Home-style cooking is what Penny’s Drive In is all about, right down to the corned beef made in-house. Read More

Tacos Zarate serves up new dishes in new digs

Updated on  October 14, 2016 at 8:52 am
Super burritos, fish tacos and — gasp — chiles rellenos burritos are big sellers at the new Kahala location of Tacos Zarate, which opened Aug. 31. Read More

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