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Back in the Day: Budget bean dish rich in flavor

Back in the Day: Budget bean dish rich in flavor

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Back in the Day

Back in the Day: How to make banana lumpia with jackfruit

Banana lumpia, called turon in Tagalog, is a sweet and crispy dessert of banana wrapped in a delicate thin pastry wrapper and fried to a delightful crisp. Read more


Barfly: Alan Wong’s offers cocktails by the course

Looking for a fun way to spend pau hana that’s classy (i.e. no getting hammered and acting stupid) and doesn’t break the bank? Consider the cocktail omakase at Alan Wong’s on South King Street. Read more

By Request

By Request: Collards make hearty pork wrap

Collards require no pre-cooking; they soften in the time the pork takes to roast in the oven. Read more

By the Glass

By the Glass: 4 great wines rooted in family

You probably have not heard of any of these wines, but they can be found in Hawaii, and they are well worth seeking out, not just for quality, but also value. Read more


Cravings: Amuse Bar, ‘Dining Out: A Global History of Restaurants’

More of the latest food news you can use, courtesy Crave. Read more

Does it Work?

Does it Work: Time-saving tool has many problems

This all-in-one cake-pie cutter and server by Sirwolf is a pretty plastic tool that is supposed to cut and serve pieces in a seamless move. Read more

Easy-Kine Cooking

Easy-Kine Cooking: Salad-filled tomatoes make fancy dish

What’s great about this cold dish is that it can be prepared hours before guests arrive and kept refrigerated — stress-free entertaining. Read more

Electric Kitchen

The Electric Kitchen: Low sugar can still be ono

There is no magic diet to regulate diabetes, but you can find the right balance to control blood sugar levels while still enjoying tasty meals. Read more

Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets Calendar: September 2019

A comprehensive listing of farmers markets on Oahu, courtesy Crave. Read more

Going Gluten-Free

Gluten-free muesli makes for tasty oatmeal alternative

Muesli is easily made from scratch, but to make it even simpler use a prepared mix. Read more

Grab and Go

Grab & Go: Chicken dinners are winners at Vons locations

There’s another kind of finger-lickin’ KFC, not the traditional southern style of Colonel Sanders fame, but Korean fried chicken that’s giving the ubiquitous Kentucky franchise some crisp competition. Read more

If I Can, You Can

If I Can, You Can: Homemade dressing keeps salads fresh, economical

There’s almost no downside to making your own dressing: They’re fast and easy, and customizable. Plus they can be made for pennies on the dollar, without the excess sugar, salt and chemicals of the bottled stuff. Read more

Local Moco

Local Moco: Vegan Feta Cheese

Lillian Cumic, vegan chef extraordinaire, offers a simple vegan feta cheese recipe that starts with a block of extra-firm tofu seasoned with herbs and the bright flavors of miso, apple cider vinegar and lemon juice. Read more

On Tap in Hawaii

On Tap in Hawaii: New distributor brings exciting beer options to Oahu

It may seem like the beer aisle is packed with every beer ever made, but in reality only a fraction of the world’s breweries have a presence in Hawaii. Read more

Spirited Conversations

Spirited Conversations: World’s Best Mai Tai Contest proves versatility of drink

The Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival, founded in 2008 in Kona, isnow recognized on a national level, with the largest cash prize for any U.S. cocktail contest. Read more

The Little Foodie

The Little Foodie: Mango pudding kindles memories of Paris

Thai coconut sticky rice with mango is a perfect pairing. Read more

The Weekly Eater

The Weekly Eater: New generation crafts fresh identity at Hamada General Store

Hamada General Store resurrects a family name in its fourth generation in Hawaii after a 12-year absence in Kakaako. What’s more, it sits on the same lot that was home to the family’s grocery store and food-storage facility. Read more


Quickbites: Hawaii Craft Beer Awards, BLT Steak, Island Vintage Wine Bar, more

All the latest food news you can use, courtesy Crave. Read more

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