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TsuruTonTan offers upscale udon with range of flavors

Saimin is Hawaii’s original favorite noodle soup. But as waves of Japanese restaurateurs started arriving in the 1980s, sai­min’s popularity eventually became supplanted by ramen. It’s easy to see why. Read More

Farmers Market Calendar

A comprehensive listing of Oahu-based farmers markets, courtesy Crave. Read More

Simmered pork and burdock a New Year’s mainstay

A mainstay New Year’s celebration dish, Okinawan kubu maki symbolizes family unity. 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

Celebrate summer at Top of Waikiki with 3-course meal

From now through July, the Top of Waikiki features a three-course cookout prix-fixe menu to help celebrate the start of summer. Read More

Garlic shrimp delight — no food truck necessary

Since she was young, Edeliza “Liza” deGuzman-Corpuz was challenged by her father to name the ingredients in their daily meals. Because of this rigorous training, she is able to duplicate almost every dish she tastes. Read More

Iconic KC Waffle Dog recruits new generations of fans

KC Drive Inn is on a nostalgia tour that has lasted for 13 years and counting, starring its famous waffle dog. Read More

It’s all about sharing at new Maui restaurant

In Hawaii, it doesn’t matter whether what you have is modest or abundant, simple or fancy. What you have, you share. And that’s the concept of ROCKsalt. Read More

Fans continue to ‘itch’ for chicken specialties

It’s not like you want to see if you get an itch after a meal from a tiny Korean spot on Keeaumoku Street, but with a name like “Itchy Butt,” the curiosity factor is cause enough to check it out. Read More

A tasty and cheap find in Kakaako

It’s nice to see clean new architecture in Kakaako, but razing old buildings typically leads to an exodus of mom-and-pop businesses when rents go up. Read More

Recipe: Split Pea Soup Portuguese

Save a ham bone, with some scraps attached, to make this soup, which comes from Wanda Adams via her 2014 cookbook, “A Portuguese Kitchen.” The book is currently out of print. 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

At first blush Whole Foods at Ward has plenty to offer

Maybe it’s a sign that I’m getting older, but I was pretty excited at first when I heard the new Whole Foods Market Queen planned to open with not one, but two bars on separate levels at Ward Village. Read More

Chewy cookies come together without flour

It seems counter-intuitive that you can bake a cookie without flour, or at least some kind of starch. And yet, you can. Read More

Gourmet bentos to go at Gochi Grill

It’s not every day I devote this much space to a takeout spot, but Gochi Grill is worth an examination as the first solo project of John Iha, former executive chef of Hiroshi Eurasian Tapas. Read More

Canned tuna makes classic pasta

When you haven’t been to the market in a few days, but still need to create a meal, remember this favorite … spaghetti al tonno. Read More

Zippy’s receives praise from Bon Appetit magazine

A ubiquitous family venue on Oahu has received a national nod from the culinary magazine Bon Appetit. Read More

Kailua’s Cactus Bistro announces closure

A notice in the Cactus newsletter and Facebook page announced the closure “with heavy heart.… We have made great memories together, made some friends along the way and had a lot of fun! Cactus would like to say thank you for six amazing years in Kailua! Read More

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