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The Weekly Eater: Kapahulu’s Rigo diversifies Oahu’s food scene

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    The dining room and bar area at Rigo Spanish Italian restaurant in Kapahulu.

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    Carbonara pasta with crisped portobello mushrooms.

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    Rigo sous chef Akina Terai slices Jamon Iberico ham.

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    The jamon Iberico plate served at the new Rigo restaurant is presented with nuts, sun-dried tomatoes and pickles. In the bowl are slices of cumin-marinated carrots.

Rigo is so new that chefs from highly rated Rigoletto restaurants across Tokyo are still adjusting to the local palate, but it’s a good sign that they’re starting with integrity and a commitment to quality ingredients. More importantly, they’re breaking ground. Read more

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