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Chef Andrew Le’s pho featured on “Worth It” webisode

The number is growing, but at least 3.7 million viewers have watched chef Andrew Le from The Pig & the Lady make pho on an episode of “Worth It,” a BuzzFeed web series that judges one type of food at three price levels to determine which is the best value. Read More

Regal Bakery recognized by Salvation Army for donations

Regal Bakery has donated more than 5,000 of its colorful specialty doughnuts over four years to the Salvation Army’s National Donut Day. In appreciation, the Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division is honoring Regal as a 2018 Army of Hope Award recipient. Read More

S&S Thai Kitchen expands to Waikiki

S&S Thai Kitchen started out as a food truck, then opened a stall in Shirokiya Japan Village Walk in Ala Moana Center. Now S&S has a shop in Waikiki. Read More

Hawaii restaurants serve desserts made with Girl Scout cookies

Extend your Girl Scout cookie experience this year with a visit to one of six island eateries that have limited-edition desserts dedicated to the cookie cause. A portion of each purchase goes to the Scouts. Read More

2 takes on grits presented at gala

Celebrity chef Vivian Howard mixed her North Carolina-style grits with poi, sausage, turnip greens and chicharrons, left, at the Les Dames d’Escoffier benefit dinner Sunday at Mari’s Garden in Mililani. Read More

PBS chefs discuss ‘recipes for life’ at Surfjack Waikiki

Meet two PBS television cooking-show hosts — one from Hawaii and one from North Carolina — at a book signing and talk-story session at Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club in Waikiki. Read More
 

Moana Surfrider celebrates 117 years in Waikiki

It’s the Moana Surfrider’s 117th birthday, and to commemorate it, the hotel is hosting two dining events this weekend. Read More

Mama Manoa opens doors to UH sports fans

This week, local sports fans — especially those of the University of Hawaii Rainbows persuasion — can start aligning their loyalties with their appetites at Mama Manoa, an Italian restaurant themed around Hawaii sports stars. Read More

Agu-on-the-go comes to Kalihi

Agu a Ramen Bistro has introduced an express version of its noodle shops, appropriately dubbed Agu Express. Read More
 

Kauai sisters garner 9 awards in Texas

Kauai’s spice sister duo — creators of Salty Wahine and Aunty Lilikoi Passion Fruit Products — have won another slew of awards for their sauces and seasonings. Read More

Almoguera named executive chef at Prince Waikiki

Joseph Almoguera has been named executive chef at the Prince Waikiki, overseeing all three of the resort’s restaurants — 100 Sails Restaurant & Bar, Hina­na Bar and the Bird of Paradise Restaurant at the Hawaii Prince Golf Club. Read More

Appetito cranks up pizza oven

It’s taken months of trials and working with the Appetito Craft Pizza’s kiawe wood-burning oven to arrive at a pie that meets regional executive chef Hiroyuki Mimura’s specifications. Read More

Eating House marks 1 year in Kapolei

Roy Yamaguchi’s Eating House 1849 in Kapolei marks its first anniversary Jan. 28 with a “Plantation Paina” to benefit Kahumana Organic Farm’s School to Farm program. Read More

Upscale adobo on menu at Mahina & Sun’s

A homestyle pork adobo dish that won a cooking contest last fall has been added to the menu at Mahina & Sun’s as the Adobo Bowl, with upscale adornments of avocado, pickled mushrooms, sesame kale and crispy onions. Read More

Chief’s Luau moves to Wet’n’Wild

Chief’s Luau has moved across the island, from Sea Life Park to Wet’n’Wild Hawaii, where it has a permanent new 50,000-square-foot home at the water park. Read More

Boiling Crab opens for business in Kakaako

The first Hawaii outlet of the Boiling Crab chain is now open at Salt at Our Kakaako. Read More

Baku offers new lunch specials with cockail pairings

Baku, the new robatayaki restaurant in the International Market Place, has introduced new weekday lunch specials paired with drinks. Read More

Waikiki Yokocho celebrates 1st birthday

Waikiki Yokocho — the Japanese food hall in the Waikiki Shopping Plaza — marks its first anniversary with a three-day celebration this weekend. Read More

Beefy benefit raises money for No Kid Hungry

Order up the braised short ribs at Cattle Company Steakhouse in Pearl City and the restaurant chain will give $1 to No Kid Hungry, a nationwide effort to aid children in need. Read More

Second Dean & Deluca opens in Waikiki

Dean & Deluca has opened its second Hawaii location, at the Royal Hawaiian Center, a takeout spot offering quick, upscale meals. Read More

Tasting highlights bourbon

The Moana Surfrider’s latest Love of Libations pau hana event is themed “Bourbon, Whiskey & Rye.” Read More

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