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COURTESY HEYDAY WAIKIKI
                                Local mixologists Dave Power and Kyle Reutner have been hired to develop the cocktail program at Heyday, an open-air poolside cafe and bar coming to the redeveloped White Sands Hotel on Nohonani Street in Waikiki.

Barfly: Fete team heads to Waikiki to open new watering holes

Barfly: Fete team heads to Waikiki to open new watering holes

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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

COURTESY HEYDAY WAIKIKI
                                Local mixologists Dave Power and Kyle Reutner have been hired to develop the cocktail program at Heyday, an open-air poolside cafe and bar coming to the redeveloped White Sands Hotel on Nohonani Street in Waikiki.
Barfly: Fete team heads to Waikiki to open new watering holes

Chuck Bussler and Robynne Maii, the husband-and-wife team behind the ‘Ilima Award-winning downtown Honolulu restaurant Fete, are getting ready to launch a new, more causal concept in Waikiki. Read more

By Request

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / JUNE 28
                                Guava Smoked didn’t want to give up all the secrets to its popular guava bars, but shared enough to produce this very tasty local-style treat.
By Request: $5 gets you 5 recipes, helps families in need

November being the month of Thanksgiving, we here at Crave have an annual tradition of sharing — we trade recipes for donations to families in need. Read more

By the Glass

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2015
By the Glass: Start Thanksgiving planning by picking wine

For this year’s Thanksgiving meal, why not choose the wine first, then decide what to prepare for the joyous festivities? Read more

Cravings

COURTESY PRINCE WAIKIKI
                                Dishes planned for “Pacific Fiesta: Celebrating Chamorro Cuisine,” include octopus kelaguen, on the white dish, and smoked beef with a crab fat sauce.
Cravings: Off the Eaten Path, 17th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza

Get more details on a culinary journey to Guam at the Prince Waikiki and a fundraiser in Kailua featuring a chocolate buffet. Read more

Does it Work?

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                                With one push, this tool produces 12 equal slices of honey dew melon, perfectly cut.
Does it Work: Tool slices melons quickly

With one push, this tool produces 12 equal slices of honey dew melon, perfectly cut. Read more

Easy-Kine Cooking

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                                Lemon Chicken Picatta over Angel Hair Pasta.
Easy-Kine Cooking: Butter, lemon make magic in chicken piccata

A classic Italian dish, piccata is quick to prepare — and beautiful, with its lemon yellow color and two shades of green from capers and fresh parsley. Read more

Electric Kitchen

The Electric Kitchen: Cookbook benefits community

Hawaiian Electric employees continue a long-standing tradition of helping the community with the publication of “Hu ka ‘ono: Favorite Island Recipes from Hawaiian Electric’s ‘Ohana and Friends,” a fundraiser cookbook featuring recipes from employees, retirees, family, friends, local chefs and nonprofit partners. Read more

Farmers Markets

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                                Counter Culture farm is a Kakaako market regular.
FarmLovers at Kaka‘ako farmers market voted tops in Pacific

FarmLovers at Kaka‘ako farmers market took first place in the Pacific region and in Hawaii in the America’s Farmland Trust’s 2019 Farmers Market Celebration People’s Choice Awards. Read more

Going Gluten-Free

COURTESY HEATHER EIJZENGA / LITTLE BIRD PHOTOS & FILMS
                                Lisa Hoang’s carrot cake will be featured at Kapiolani Community College’s 220 Grille campus restaurant beginning Nov. 13.
Going Gluten-Free: Carrot cake is easy, moist and delicious

Like many folks, Lisa Hoang uses food as comfort, but not in the way you’d think. Read more

Grab and Go

2019 October 29 CRV - Honolulu Star-Advertiser photo by Jamm Aquino/jaquino@staradvertiser.com

The red shrimp curry with pineapple at Jojo’s Kitchen on Monday, October 29, 2019 in downtown Honolulu.  Lunches come as a complete meal, accompanied by a green salad with house made dressing, dessert, and a bottled water.
Grab & Go: JoJo’s Cafe offers upscale box lunches

After three years of catering upscale lunches geared to corporate offices, chef JoJo Washburn opened a small restaurant near the downtown Honolulu post office, so anyone can just drop by for one of her well-rounded meals. 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

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Local Moco: Classic recipes fill new cookbook

More than 250 recipes are offered in an extensive new compilation: “A Taste of Aloha Favorites: A Collection of Recipes from The Junior League of Honolulu.” Read more

On Tap in Hawaii

On Tap in Hawaii: Maui Brewing goes nuts for coconuts

The mighty coconut is a staple food in Polynesia and a local favorite used in dozens of dishes. It is also one of the most popular ingredients used in beers today. Read more

Spirited Conversations

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                                The Prime Thyme cocktail by Dave Newman, co-owner of Pint & Jigger and Harry’s Hardware Emporium.
Spirited Conversations: Hawai’i Food & Wine Fest features cocktail magic

From its humble beginnings with just a handful of events and only four mixologists, the Hawai’i Food & Wine Festival has grown and improved year after year when it comes to cocktail-related offerings. Read more

The Little Foodie

The Little Foodie: Ground turkey preparation is all about fresh

Ground turkey is widely offered as a healthier protein. Meal plans and recipes promising a fit lifestyle almost always list ground turkey next to boneless, skinless chicken breast. Read more

The Weekly Eater

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                                Chef Abes tosses noodles with pesto sauce in the cafe kitchen. The noodles are served with herbed roast chicken, a throwback dish from 2001.
The Weekly Eater: HoMA Cafe looks back on 50 years of al fresco dining

The Honolulu Museum of Art’s Garden Cafe served its first guests on Oct. 22, 1969, Read more

Quickbites

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                                A rainbow of Ahi Assassins pokes: spicy ahi, left, Chinese-style, Lunatic and Hawaiian- style.
Quickbites: Ahi Assassins, Check-Out Hunger, ‘Eat Well for Life,’ Murphy’s Bar & Grill, more

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

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