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Keep on Truckin’


Long time no ‘tea’

Sama Sama, which means togetherness in Tagalog, is staying true to its name as it unites people one boba drink at a time. Read more

Fusion flavor explosion

During his childhood, owner Jeremy Quenga remembers his grandparents always having him in the kitchen. Through family gatherings, good memories and lessons learned, it was always food that brought his family together. Read more

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A perfected meal

It might be risky to serve just one dish, but one business makes it work. Over the past three years, La Birria’s chef, Arturo Silva, has worked hard to perfect his signature birria tacos. Read more

Savory burst of flavors

Rosemary Rojas, chef and owner or Arianna’s Arepas, brings the flavors of Venezuelan food right to the taste buds of Hawaii residents with her cuisine. Read more

A new food truck

Located in the McCully neighborhood, Dell’s Kitchen and Bakery started in November 2020. Named after chef Dell Valdez, the biz is known for its creative approach to local-style and Asian dishes. Read more

Let your taste buds soar

It’s been nearly 10 years since owner Leroy Melchor first launched his Flyin’ Ahi food truck — and he has no plans on stopping. Read more

So ‘crab’-tivating

Seagonia Crab Co. started around 15 years ago, according to business owners Sean and Kristina Gould, when the duo was searching for the best crab cake in North Carolina and around the East Coast. Read more

Savory sliders

Head chefs and owners David Astor and Sebastian Arango took over Hi Sliders earlier this year. Read more

Delicious specialty poke

Those who watched episode five of Netflix’s Street Food: USA, which featured local eateries on Oahu, might have seen a three-minute snippet of Ry’s Poke Shack on the North Shore. Read more

Bring on the bao

"My partners and I agreed that we would name it (the food truck) after my partner's son, as a reminder to us that we invested in the food truck business to give back to our children and community," he says. Read more

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