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Zippy’s adds veggie ramen to menu

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:21 pm
Zippy’s has introduced a spicy vegetarian ramen for a new generation of sustainability-oriented diners. Read More

Hawaii brewers find strength in numbers

Updated on  March 15, 2018 at 12:23 am
Maui Brewing Co. founder Garrett Marrero is one of the more active Hawaii brewmasters on social media. His Facebook and Instagram feeds are filled with adventures inbeer making, a lot of shoes (he’s a kicks guy, too) and travel photos — plus a few cute dog shots for good measure. Read More

Mother and son keep laulau tradition alive

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:19 pm
Eleanor Dodds and her son, Ken Weir, estimate that they have made a million laulau together. Read More

Leahi Health dishes satisfy without meat

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 7:05 pm
Leahi Health may sound like the name of a hospital or medical clinic but that hasn’t stopped the tide of customers eager to throw back its green smoothies, mock tacos and vegan rice bowls. Read More

Learning to wok is a sensible aim

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:17 pm
It’s time to take a quick look at the wok and understand its many iterations. And then, stir-fry for everyone! Read More

Shepherd’s pie carries spirit of the Irish

Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 4:17 pm
With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, Irish dishes seem like the right thing to do. Observing the holidays of other countries is a good excuse to dive into their cuisine. Read More

Duke’s do-si-dos with Girl Scouts

Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 12:19 am
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

A doubtful debut for Morimoto Asia

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:16 pm
I typically write 1,000 words about a restaurant, carefully weighing the pros and cons of every encounter to back up my ratings. Without burden of responsibility, my friends can be much more succinct in expressing their opinions with a few simple words. Read More

Square Barrels introduces new burger choices

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:17 pm
Burgers and beer have always had a happy marriage, but such couples can grow apart when one keeps evolving and the other stays the same. A craft brew needs a partner who can keep up, and at Square Barrels, that means the introduction of a couple of new artisan burgers. Read More

Smoking gun infuses flavor in minimal time

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:18 pm
I really like Breville’s Smoking Gun, which infuses smoky flavor into cooked and uncooked food. Read More

Final respects to Colin Nishida, and a last recipe

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:19 pm
When I inherited this food-writing gig, I also inherited a pile of reader requests. A number were for the pork chops and fried rice at a hideaway I’d never heard of called Side Street Inn. Read More

Select chardonnays showcase concept of terroir

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:22 pm
A longtime friend recently contacted me to say he would be vacationing on Maui and wanted to come to Hono­lulu to have lunch. It turned out to be a special afternoon as we reminisced about the old days when I was cellarmaster at what was then the Kahala Hilton Hotel. Read More

When kids care, good things happen

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 11:48 pm
Having a successful chef as their father allowed D.K. Kodama’s children the taste of a privileged lifestyle, but knowing friends whose families weren’t as comfortable prompted the three to organize a fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawai‘i. Read More

‘Butter Chicken Lady’ simplifies Indian cooking

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:06 pm
Urvashi Pitre is known as “The Butter Chicken Lady,” after her butter chicken recipe for the Instant Pot went viral last year. Read More

Soups reflect Hawaii’s flavors

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:23 pm
Nothing is more comforting on a chilly island night than a warm bowl of soup. Combine your favorite ethnic flavors and spices along with fresh local ingredients to create your own simple bowl of comfort. Read More

Moana Surfrider celebrates 117 years in Waikiki

Updated on  March 7, 2018 at 11:11 am
It’s the Moana Surfrider’s 117th birthday, and to commemorate it, the hotel is hosting two dining events this weekend. Read More

Farm to School Initiative brings ulu to public schools

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 12:39 am
As Hawaii’s public schools continue to incorporate locally produced food into their school lunches, they have more in mind than just feeding students’ bellies. Read More

Morning tea at KCC uses fresh, local ingredients

Updated on  March 7, 2018 at 10:22 am
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

Chinese flavors can make wine pairing a challenge

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:24 pm
Half the fun of eating Chinese food is enjoying the various flavors and textures, and the other half is taking home leftovers. The same could be said of wine-drinking — though wine never seems to come home with me. Read More

Chef shares North Carolina heritage through cooking

Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 12:35 pm
Chef Vivian Howard hosts the PBS television show “A Chef’s Life,” while Chef Ed Kenney does the same on “Family Ingredients.” Hawaii’s Les Dames d’Escoffier chapter brings the two together this month in Honolulu. Read More

Simple rice dish is party perfect

Updated on  March 6, 2018 at 5:25 pm
You can make a popular staple dish for a potluck, just using a rice cooker and a pot of boiling water. Read More

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