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COURTESY HYATT REGENCY WAIKIKI BEACH RESORT & SPA
                                Beers from Maui Brewing, Ballast Point, Aloha Beer and Sierra Nevada will be offered at Brews by the Beach: Beers + Bites + Beats on Saturday at SWIM, at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa.

Celebrate the 3 B’s at Hyatt: beers, bites and beats

COURTESY HYATT REGENCY WAIKIKI BEACH RESORT & SPA
                                Beers from Maui Brewing, Ballast Point, Aloha Beer and Sierra Nevada will be offered at Brews by the Beach: Beers + Bites + Beats on Saturday at SWIM, at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa.

Updated on  April 18, 2017 at 7:04 pm
Ten craft beers and food to match will be served at Brews by the Beach: Beers + Bites + Beats on Saturday at SWIM, at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa. Read More
COURTESY BURGERS AND THING
                                Burgers and Things’ Doe a Deer burger is made with Maui venison, braised in a red wine sauce and topped with pineapple chutney.

Burgers and Things a champ

COURTESY BURGERS AND THING
                                Burgers and Things’ Doe a Deer burger is made with Maui venison, braised in a red wine sauce and topped with pineapple chutney.

Updated on  April 11, 2017 at 4:34 pm
A Swedish television show has taken notice of chef Ernesto Limcaco at Burgers and Things, declaring his burgers the best in the islands. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER
                                The Korean flatbread ($16) served at the Hideout is topped with bulgogi, cucumber kim chee and pickled chili aioli.

A new hideout on Kuhio

STAR-ADVERTISER
                                The Korean flatbread ($16) served at the Hideout is topped with bulgogi, cucumber kim chee and pickled chili aioli.

Updated on  April 4, 2017 at 4:22 pm
Lay low and hide out with a visit to the latest eatery on Kuhio Avenue in Waikiki. Read More
COURTESY GENKI SUSHI
                                Customizable bento offerings at Kapahulu Genki Sushi include this chicken karaage with California roll option.

Customize a bento

COURTESY GENKI SUSHI
                                Customizable bento offerings at Kapahulu Genki Sushi include this chicken karaage with California roll option.

Updated on  March 28, 2017 at 7:15 pm
Genki Sushi Kapahulu has upgraded its bento offerings to give customers choices as to what goes into the takeout container. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / FEB. 16
                                Chef Colin Hazama hosts Epicurean Journeys at the Royal Hawaiian hotel.

Royal Hawaiian launches this year’s Epicurean Journeys

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / FEB. 16
                                Chef Colin Hazama hosts Epicurean Journeys at the Royal Hawaiian hotel.

Updated on  March 22, 2017 at 9:09 pm
Each quarter, the Royal Hawaiian hotel presents Epicurean Journey, a two-day event featuring a wine dinner followed by a cooking demonstration and lunch the next day. Read More
COURTESY SANSEI
                                Chef Axelrod Colobong’s seared day-boat scallops, with cauli­flower puree, tomato ragout and tatsoi, are on the menu at a “Sake-licious” dinner at Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar. The dish will be paired with a sake cocktail called Doozo, which includes kaffir lime, calamansi and ginger beer.

Sansei dinner to showcase sake

COURTESY SANSEI
                                Chef Axelrod Colobong’s seared day-boat scallops, with cauli­flower puree, tomato ragout and tatsoi, are on the menu at a “Sake-licious” dinner at Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar. The dish will be paired with a sake cocktail called Doozo, which includes kaffir lime, calamansi and ginger beer.

Updated on  March 14, 2017 at 5:58 pm
Sake takes center stage, served in cocktails paired to a four-course menu, during “Sake- licious” at 6 p.m. March 30 at Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar in Waikiki. Read More
COURTESY BEACHHOUSE
                                A dish of abalone with sunchokes, chicken skin, wild rice and sea asparagus is on the menu at the March 25 “Pairings” dinner at Beachhouse at the Moana.

New vegan option in Kaimuki

COURTESY BEACHHOUSE
                                A dish of abalone with sunchokes, chicken skin, wild rice and sea asparagus is on the menu at the March 25 “Pairings” dinner at Beachhouse at the Moana.

Updated on  March 7, 2017 at 4:39 pm
Vegan Hills restaurant opened Monday in Kaimuki, the latest vegan restaurant by Megumi Odin. Read More
 
COURTESY LOCALICIOUS HAWAII
                                The annual Localicious campaign aims to raise awareness of locally produced food, while raising funds for agriculture education. Alan Wong’s will donate $1 for every tomato, beet and avocado salad sold in March to the Hawaii Agricultural Foundation.

Localicious launches annual campaign

COURTESY LOCALICIOUS HAWAII
                                The annual Localicious campaign aims to raise awareness of locally produced food, while raising funds for agriculture education. Alan Wong’s will donate $1 for every tomato, beet and avocado salad sold in March to the Hawaii Agricultural Foundation.

Updated on  February 28, 2017 at 4:56 pm
It’s time to dine out and do good for isle food security, via the annual Localicious Hawaii campaign. Read More
COURTESY DAVE & BUSTER’S HONOLULU
                                Crispy Nashville-Style Hot Chicken is new at Dave & Buster’s Honolulu.

New grinds to go with games

COURTESY DAVE & BUSTER’S HONOLULU
                                Crispy Nashville-Style Hot Chicken is new at Dave & Buster’s Honolulu.

Updated on  February 21, 2017 at 3:58 pm
Crispy Nashville- Style Hot Chicken — fried chicken breasts served over creamed spinach and mashed potatoes, with biscuits and a pickle speared on top — has been added to the Dave & Buster’s Honolulu menu. Read More
 
COURTESY SALT AT KAKAAKO

Kakaako’s got it going on

COURTESY SALT AT KAKAAKO

Updated on  February 17, 2017 at 5:48 pm
Kakaako’s Salt complex continues to be a hub of activity as the burgeoning food and drink scene expands. Here’s the latest. Read More
COURTESY SHERATON MAUI
                                A vegetable medley and garlic fried rice are on the ‘Ohana Table menu at Black Rock Kitchen.

Family-style dining at Black Rock Kitchen

COURTESY SHERATON MAUI
                                A vegetable medley and garlic fried rice are on the ‘Ohana Table menu at Black Rock Kitchen.

Updated on  February 10, 2017 at 7:55 pm
Large parties at Black Rock Kitchen in the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa can opt for family-style dining from an ‘Ohana Table menu. Read More
COURTESY TSUJITA WAIKIKI
                                Tsujita’s Ajitama Tsukemen comes with thick slices of char siu.

Tsujita joins Yokocho lineup

COURTESY TSUJITA WAIKIKI
                                Tsujita’s Ajitama Tsukemen comes with thick slices of char siu.

Updated on  February 1, 2017 at 4:46 pm
Tsukemen — think of it as dipping ramen — has come to Waikiki Yokocho with the opening last week of Tsujita Ramen. Read More
ERIKA ENGLE / EENGLE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Yellow Cab Pizza’s vegetarian Garden Special includes fresh tomatoes, olives, mushrooms, onions and bell peppers.

Yellow Cab drives into Iwilei

ERIKA ENGLE / EENGLE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Yellow Cab Pizza’s vegetarian Garden Special includes fresh tomatoes, olives, mushrooms, onions and bell peppers.

Updated on  January 25, 2017 at 5:03 pm
Philippines-based Yellow Cab Pizza Co. officially launched its first U.S. location last week in Iwilei. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / MARCH 2016
                                Hana Ranch Provisions, the restaurant that closed in September, will not reopen.

Lauded Maui eatery forced to close

STAR-ADVERTISER / MARCH 2016
                                Hana Ranch Provisions, the restaurant that closed in September, will not reopen.

Updated on  January 18, 2017 at 7:36 pm
Hana Ranch Provisions, which closed abruptly in September due to building structural problems, will not reopen. Read More
COURTESY MALIE KAI
                                Malie Kai Chocolates has expanded its shop at the Royal Hawaiian Center.

Chocolate shop expands

COURTESY MALIE KAI
                                Malie Kai Chocolates has expanded its shop at the Royal Hawaiian Center.

Updated on  January 10, 2017 at 8:29 pm
Malie Kai Chocolates has reopened at the Royal Hawaiian Center with a store twice its original size. Read More
COURTESY BOB’S BIG BEAR
                                The hot fudge cake with ice cream ($5.95) is a classic dessert at Bob’s Big Bear.

Bob’s Big Bear comes to Kalihi

COURTESY BOB’S BIG BEAR
                                The hot fudge cake with ice cream ($5.95) is a classic dessert at Bob’s Big Bear.

Updated on  January 3, 2017 at 4:57 pm
Bob’s Big Bear Restaurant — a spinoff of the old Bob’s Big Boy chain — has opened on Dillingham Boulevard, in the former Sizzler steakhouse location. Read More
COURTESY CHEF MAVRO
                                Jeremy Shigekane is executive chef at Chef Mavro.

Spice it up with arboretum classes

COURTESY CHEF MAVRO
                                Jeremy Shigekane is executive chef at Chef Mavro.

Updated on  December 27, 2016 at 5:57 pm
Take a culinary journey along the Spice Route at Lyon Arboretum with chef Vikrant Bhasin, who will present the spices of Mexico and the Caribbean in January, and North Africa in February. Read More
COURTESY RAVISH
                                A specialty of Ravish at The Modern Honolulu is poisson cru, fresh fish marinated in lime juice and coconut milk.

Ravish opens at the Modern

COURTESY RAVISH
                                A specialty of Ravish at The Modern Honolulu is poisson cru, fresh fish marinated in lime juice and coconut milk.

Updated on  December 20, 2016 at 6:23 pm
The Modern Honolulu has filled the restaurant space left vacant by the departure of Morimoto’s with Ravish, featuring a Pacific Rim menu designed by executive chef Fred DeAngelo. Read More
COURTESY AUNTIE’S KITCHEN
                                Tutu’s Big Fat Pigs is a twist on poke, made with crispy pork belly and served at Auntie’s Kitchen.

A tasty 12 days of poke

COURTESY AUNTIE’S KITCHEN
                                Tutu’s Big Fat Pigs is a twist on poke, made with crispy pork belly and served at Auntie’s Kitchen.

Updated on  December 13, 2016 at 6:46 pm
Auntie’s Kitchen on Maui is counting down the last 12 days until Christmas with a poke celebration for a cause. Read More
COURTESY DK RESTAURANT GROUP
                                Shearwater Tavern’s beer-braised oxtail poutine.

First there were 7, and then a gastropub

COURTESY DK RESTAURANT GROUP
                                Shearwater Tavern’s beer-braised oxtail poutine.

Updated on  December 6, 2016 at 5:53 pm
Restaurateur D.K. Kodama opens his eighth restaurant Tuesday, a gastropub called Shearwater Tavern in Kihei, Maui. Read More

Bar Elixrs enters Chinatown scene

The first Friday of the month marks the first formal day of operation for Bar Elixrs, Chinatown’s newest watering hole. Read More
Updated on  November 29, 2016 at 4:17 pm

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