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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

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

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

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