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Cravings: Redondo’s introduces Aloha ‘Aina beef franks

In the spring, Redondo’s added dimension to its “local” factor with Aloha ‘Aina Smoked Uncured Beef Franks, made with Hawaii-grown grassfed beef from Kunoa Cattle Co.’s ranch on Oahu. Read More

By Request: Pumpkin muffins suit the season

These pumpkin-sunflower seed muffins are light, slightly reminiscent of pumpkin pie, but leaning more toward a tender scone. Read More

Easy-Kine Cooking: Microwave trick helps keep turkey burger moist

Over the years, I’ve tried to like turkey burgers, as they are healthier than those made with beef. But time and time again, I’ve found them to be dry and bland. That is, until I tried Joey Tanaka’s recipe. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Great Pumpkin Fest heads east

The Great Pumpkin Festival is coming to East Honolulu this weekend at Holy Nativity School. Here are some fresh pumpkin recipes to try. Read More

Local Moco: KCC grad makes regional finals in Eggland’s Best contest

Andrew Wong, a 20-year-old graduate of Kapiolani Community College’s culinary arts program, is a regional finalist in a recipe competition sponsored by Eggland’s Best. Read More

On Tap in Hawaii: Dark beers carry tasty secrets

Fall seasonal beers are beginning to show up, favorites like German- style marzens or Oktoberfest beers, pumpkin-spiced beers, brown ales and more stouts. Read More

Makiki Christian Church food fest celebrates comfort cooking

Every year the community is treated to a taste of Makiki Christian Church’s homemade Japanese foods, local favorites like sushi, udon with shrimp tempura, and freshly pounded mochi at the Festival of Thanksgiving. Read More

The Weekly Eater: Akira’s kaiseki fascinates from start to finish

Several great Japanese restaurants opened this year, but Akira is proving to be the best of the bunch. Read More

Wolfgang’s provides exemplary experience

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse is the top restaurant choice of Dennis Francis, publisher and president of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Read More

At Chef Mavro each meal is a symphony of flavor

Chef Mavro has been selected as Best Restaurant in the 2018 ‘Ilima Awards by a panel of Hono­lulu Star-Advertiser food writers. Read More

It’s not just work, it’s family for Tanioka’s veteran

Esther Ringor of Tanioka’s Seafoods and Catering is the first winner of the ‘Ilima Unsung Hero award, acknowledging the contributions of a restaurant employee who has served for years outside the spotlight. Read More

Barfly: Ghost Bar pops up at Ala Moana, Morimoto hosts ‘White Party’

After a successful run with a Christmas-themed pop-up last year, Ala Moana Center is back with a new Halloween pop-up experience. Read More

Roy Yamaguchi readies 2 new restaurants

Roy Yamaguchi is opening two restaurants next month — one about 30 miles from the original Roy’s in Hawaii Kai, the other 4,800 miles away. Read More

Quickbites: Beachhouse at the Moana, Merriman’s Honolulu, Gyu-Kaku

More details on a special dinner at Beachhouse at the Moana, Merriman’s Honolulu offering the same menu served at New York’s James Beard House and a new Gyu-Kaku location in Kalihi. Read More

Cravings: KCC debuts curry mixes; Four Seasons serves brunch with a bonus

When Kapiolani Community College professor Kusuma Cooray retired, she gifted the school with recipes for her famous pineapple chutney and several spice blends for Sri Lankan curry, the curry of her home country. Read More

Old Friends: After 49 years, Wailana Coffee House bids goodbye

After 49 years as a Waikiki landmark, the Wailana Coffee House’s days are down to just a few — the last meals will be served this weekend. Read More

The Weekly Eater: Hamjipark serves dishes with greater subtlety

After four years of planning, Hamjipark has opened in our own mini version of Koreatown near Ala Moana Center. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Mussel paella, citrus-poached salmon

As wild fish populations are depleted, it’s important that our seafood is caught or farmed under a system that enforces environmentally responsible practices. Read More

Easy-Kine Cooking: Goteborg UFOs a longtime favorite on Kauai

Goteborg is the second largest city in Sweden, and their sausage is of the style of a Swedish summer sausage. In Hawaii, Goteborg is a standard pupu at Garden Island parties and there are many variations. Read More

Roasted, raw combo makes for great salad

The original inspiration for this salad was a cup of leftover roasted cauliflower in the fridge. Read More

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