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Grab and Go: Foot traffic helps keep Max & Lucy’s afloat

Max & Lucy’s has no parking whatsoever and is open only on weekdays for breakfast and lunch, but the small coffee shop on a Kakaako side street has made it for eight years, thanks to regulars hooked on its comfort food and homemade pastries. Read More

Grab and Go: Y’Kele Korean B-B-Q’s homestyle cooking sets restaurant apart from competition

Y’Kele Korean B-B-Q has been putting a satisfying char on its grilled meats for 27 years at Waikele Center and holding its own against ever-growing competition from restaurant chains. Read More

Grab and Go: Noodles rule at Leeward Drive-Inn

Leeward Drive-Inn is the kind of place that locals go when they’re ready to do some serious grinding, and know they’ll get a massive amount for their money. Read More

Grab and Go: Ohana Hale offers 30 food options, more to come

If you crave something different to eat or are looking for an old favorite that seems to have disappeared, you may find it at the new Ohana Hale Marketplace, located in the former Sports Authority site in Kakaako. Read More

Grab and Go: Dickey’s smokes out Texas barbecue

People prefer their barbecue made low and slow, but at the same time, but they want it fast. That’s the biggest challenge for Danny Mabalot, who opened Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Kapolei, the first Hawaii location for the Texas- style barbecue chain. Read More

Grab and Go: Seoul Mix, Ike’s complete Lanai food court

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches and Seoul Mix 2.0 are the final two vendors to open in the lively Lanai food court next to Macy’s at Ala Moana Center. Read More

Grab and Go: Taco’ako serves up Mexican fare on Auahi St.

The gourmet Bevy Market lunch eatery in Kakaako has been revamped into a street taco shop, cleverly named Taco’ako, in the trendy Salt at Our Kakaako shopping and restaurant complex. Read More

Grab and Go: Spanish rolls just the start at Nanding’s

Nanding’s Bakery is famous for its sweet, buttery Spanish rolls, but its reputation reaches far beyond sweets. Read More

Santacruz Taco offers multicultural menu in Chinatown

At the Santacruz Taco Co., which opened last month on the edge of Chinatown, you can get $4 tacos with authentic items like braised beef tongue and beef cheeks, but you can also get ceviche with a Hawaiian twist, made fresh to order. Read More

Hawaiian Sweet Potato Factory capitalizes on sweet spuds

Customers entering the small Hawaiian Sweet Potato Factory are enveloped by the earthy scent of roasting sweet potatoes and baking bread. If the aroma isn’t tempting enough, the rich autumnal colors of the food and drink will be. Read More

Fans continue to ‘itch’ for chicken specialties

It’s not like you want to see if you get an itch after a meal from a tiny Korean spot on Keeaumoku Street, but with a name like “Itchy Butt,” the curiosity factor is cause enough to check it out. Read More

Classic burgers are a smash at Chubbies

When Jeffrey Nedry came to Oahu six years ago, he was “disappointed that there was nothing similar to this style and surprised to see how little local ingredients were being used.” So he set out to open a classic burger joint with fresh, quality products. Read More

Andagi is only the beginning at Teruya

Even if you’ve never stepped inside the tiny restaurant on Pensacola Street, there’s a good chance you’ve eaten the food from Teruya Andagi. Read More

Leahi Health dishes satisfy without meat

Leahi Health may sound like the name of a hospital or medical clinic but that hasn’t stopped the tide of customers eager to throw back its green smoothies, mock tacos and vegan rice bowls. Read More

‘Maui-Mex’ puts tropical spin on tradition

The newest Maui Tacos restaurant, which recently opened in the Waipahu Town Center, is becoming the go-to place for those on the west side craving Tex-Mex with a tropical flair. Read More

Restaurant’s spirits are ‘Sunny Side’ up

Sunny Side may not be your grandma’s kitchen, but it has been serving the same local, homestyle dishes at its current location in Wahiawa since 1977. Read More

Flavors of South found in Aiea

Hawaii may be the southernmost state in the U.S., but when Southern food is contemplated, it is not kalua pork and poi that fire up the salivary glands. Rather, it’s dishes like fried chicken, smothered pork chops, collard greens and cornbread. Read More

Dean’s Drive Inn a family eatery

“Local boy, local food,” is Dean’s motto, and the menu is chock-full of local favorites, from loco moco and teri chicken to burgers and salads. Read More

Macarons, more shine at La Tour

French dip sandwiches of wagyu beef served with a rich, beefy au jus; macarons reflecting the colors of the rainbow; and the popular whole-grain puffs are just a few reasons to frequent La Tour Cafe locations around Oahu. Read More

Papa Ole’s plates satisfy big appetites

You should be hungry when you go to Papa Ole’s Kitchen in Hauula. Really hungry. Read More

Fresh tofu-factory lunches pop up midweek at temple

Aloha Tofu Factory Inc. has launched a Wednesday pop-up, offering to-go items at Shingon Shu Hawaii. Read More

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