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Platter Up!

Potluck season is in full swing, and if you’re going to multiple holiday gatherings, variety is key. Read more

Feast like a king

With mouthwatering dishes like ahi katsu ($16), char-grilled New York steak ($18) and crispy, deep-fried lechon kawali ($15), it’s easy to “feast like a king.” Read more

Hidden gems

Talk about hidden in plain sight. This week, I got a sneak peek at a new pizza flavor, and finally had the chance to check out a few local spots recommended by foodie friends. Read more

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National Cookie Day is coming Dec. 4. Whether you prefer shortbread, chocolate chip or seasonal gingerbread cookies, scope out these festive treats. Read more

More to gobble up

It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and you’ve still got endless amounts of turkey on hand. Here are some ideas to turn those Turkey Day leftovers into delicious next-day dishes. Read more

Filipino favorites

Opening a food truck named “Adobo Kitchen” was a long time coming for business owner Ferdinand “Bong” Bumanglag. Read more

Currently Occu-pied

Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without pies. If you’re still looking for a delectable dessert for Turkey Day, check out the following. Read more

Hot and new

Multiple new restaurants are opening, while others recently reopened. Read more

Nuts about nachos

National Nachos Day was Nov. 6, but these over-the-top shareable dishes are worth celebrating all year long. Read more

Let’s talk about taro

Smashburgers on taro buns. Taro fries. Loco moco hush puppies made with savory taro balls. Read more

Inside scoop

How sweet! National Sundae Day is coming up Nov. 11, and there’s no more decadent way to celebrate than by indulging in the iconic dessert. Read more

November specials

From desserts to savory dishes, a variety of restaurants offer limited-time specials available in November only. Check out the following. Read more

Hot and new

New restaurants are opening, while others are adding to their menus. Here are three spots I recently checked out. Read more

All-star series

Take a culinary journey at Hoku’s on Nov. 12 for a one-night-only chef collaboration dinner featuring The Kahala Hotel & Resort executive chef Jonathan Mizukami and a special guest. Read more

A ‘smash’ hit

When it came to launching a menu for his food business, owner Ahonui Ohelo knew he wanted to keep things simple. Read more

Happy National Sandwich Day

National Sandwich Day is tomorrow (Nov. 3), and to celebrate, here are some delicious finds to feast on — all between bread, of course. Read more

This is Halloween

Oct. 31 is right around the corner, and you know what that means — spooky sweets and savory specials are in full swing. Read more

Hot and new

New restaurants are opening, while others have revamped their menus. Here are three spots I checked out this past week: Read more

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