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International Market Place’s FoodFight! turns to cocktails


Updated on  November 18, 2017 at 4:30 pm
The Street’s lead bartender Andrew Woodley will square off against Stripsteak’s Mundo Delgado in the International Market Place’s monthly FoodFight! competition. Read More

Brick Oven Pizza serves more than good slices


Updated on  November 10, 2017 at 4:27 pm
On Kauai, if you ask around for a good pizza joint, you might well be steered to Brick Oven Pizza in Kapaa. The operation expanded to Oahu a while back and recently added a fourth venue on the island at Ward Village. Read More

Row Bar reopens with fine drinks, ono pupu


Updated on  October 14, 2017 at 11:53 pm
Tamura’s is a longtime retailer of fine wine, beer and spirits, island-style pupu and high-end cigars. The family-owned business has branched out into restaurants and bars, first with The Edge in Kaimuki and now with The Row Bar by Tamura’s at Waterfront Plaza. Read More

Nomu a happy hour hideaway at Waikiki Yokocho


Updated on  October 6, 2017 at 5:16 pm
Nomu, the bar at Waikiki Yokocho, is an entree to all of the possibilities that this underground “gourmet alley” provides. During happy hour, the bar offers basic pleasures and serves as a good first stop before exploring other eateries. Read More

The Counter offers drink deals, options beyond burgers


Updated on  September 22, 2017 at 8:44 pm
The Counter has long been an outlet that’s eager to serve you your way, and they’ve also made changes to keep diners interested. Read More

Soothing sights sweeten happy hour deals at Restaurant 604


Updated on  September 14, 2017 at 5:14 pm
Good food, a friendly vibe and plentiful parking are all reasons for repeat visits to Restaurant 604 near the Arizona Memorial. Read More
 

Sakura Terrace a good spot for late-night bites


Updated on  August 24, 2017 at 6:01 pm
If you want good — no, let’s say great — sake at a fair price, the place to go is Sakura Terrace on South King Street in Makiki. Read More

New Tokoname in Kaimuki gets everything right


Updated on  August 17, 2017 at 6:55 pm
The new Tokoname Sushi Bar & Restaurant at the bottom of Waialae Avenue is a pleasant surprise — it’s spacious with a Zen atmosphere. Read More

Mahina & Sun’s shines with happy-hour pizza


Updated on  August 4, 2017 at 7:37 pm
For what it offers, Mahina & Sun’s is an excellent place for pau hana. Read More
 

It’s a culinary block party every day at The Street


Updated on  July 27, 2017 at 7:38 pm
Eating at The Street isn’t like dining at Stripsteak, obviously, but under the direction of Mina and his partners, it does share pleasures derived from his attention to detail, service and quality. Read More

Cholo’s serves up refreshing margaritas in a friendly atmosphere


Updated on  July 21, 2017 at 4:18 pm
While going to the North Shore on the weekends is not as much of an escape as it once was, the North Shore has a mellow vibe and open country feel that’s hard to find elsewhere on Oahu. Cholo’s Homestyle Mexican restaurant in Haleiwa is no hidden hole-in-the-wall, but it kind of has a homey feel. Read More

La Hiki’s burgers and shakes are tantalizing treats


Updated on  July 7, 2017 at 3:01 pm
The drive to Ko Olina from town via H-1 might not be the most pleasant experience during commuting hours on a weekday, but once you take the resort exit, you feel as if you’re on vacation. Read More

Beachy keen happy hour awaits at renovated Waikiki resort bar


Updated on  June 30, 2017 at 4:37 pm
Kuhio Beach Grill isn’t set up to be a hoppin’ happy hour destination — instead, it’s a dignified spot to sample finer offerings from the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort. Read More

The new LuiBuenos in Kapolei is off to a good start


Updated on  June 23, 2017 at 5:40 pm
The new mall in Kapolei, Ka Makana Ali‘i, is going gangbusters, with several new stores and eateries opening up this year. One choice is LuiBuenos, an offshoot of the popular Latin restaurant in Haleiwa. Read More

Yauatcha serves a classy version of Chinese dumplings


Updated on  June 15, 2017 at 6:24 pm
Yauatcha Waikiki at International Market Place offers intriguing cocktails and dim sum during Flow & Prosper. Read More

Diners will be in heaven at Golden Pork ramen bar


Updated on  June 12, 2017 at 2:01 pm
Golden Pork Tonkotsu Ramen Bar is an addictive happy hour choice — with tasty, affordably priced options in a cozy, colorful eatery. Read More

The Hideout is a mellow spot for drinks and a quick bite


Updated on  June 2, 2017 at 5:44 pm
The Hideout restaurant and lounge at The Laylow hotel offers a basic set of happy hour options in a laid-back yet stylish atmosphere. Read More

Plates and pours are a cut above at Vino


Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 4:51 pm
Waterfront Plaza used to be called Restaurant Row, and when Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar was first established, there might have been some competition. Read More

Splash Bar displays its vintage natural assets


Updated on  May 17, 2017 at 8:37 pm
This spacious poolside haven serves up tropical cocktails and a nice variety of small plates. Read More

P.F. Chang’s Waikiki spot provides good respite


Updated on  April 27, 2017 at 5:45 pm
P.F. Chang’s is a well-known chain of restaurants that serves up Asian-style food in a casual yet stylish way. At the P.F. Chang’s in Waikiki, definitely a cut above the greasy-spoon Chinese restaurant on the corner, one could have a nice pau hana. Read More

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