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New (but old): Tanaka Saimin, Honolulu

The new Tanaka Saimin on Nimitz is an old-fashioned Hawaii restaurant. In fact, it's the old Boulevard Saimin given new life and a new, larger group of customers.
2011.02.25 01:23 PM

Microbrew Hawaii coffee: Beach Bum Café, downtown Honolulu

A new downtown coffee bar serves up only 100 percent Hawaii-grown coffees, brewed by the cup, six ways.
2011.02.17 02:19 PM

The Pearl Restaurant, Leeward Community College's Big Surprise

It's a hidden gem, the little restaurant run by Ian Riseley and the culinary students at LCC, open for your business.
2011.02.08 06:31 PM

Thanh Lam's New Plan

The man who launched Ba-Le in Hawaii has a new bakery—and a new café coming to a location near you.
2011.01.31 08:51 PM

Padovani's Back! New Padovani's Grill, Honolulu

Phillipe Padovani (of Padovani's Chocolates fame) has resurrected the L'Uraku-Elua-Sapori location on Kapiolani as his new Padovani's Grill.
2011.01.31 07:31 PM

First Taste: J2, JJ's new restaurant in Kaimuki

Having expanded to capacity at his JJ Bistro & French Pastry, Praseuth "JJ" Luangkhot opens J2, a new restaurant down the block--quieter, a bit more upscale, but no more expensive. The food's even better.
2011.01.14 07:39 PM

Inferno's Wood-Fire Pizza, from a tent in a Kalihi parking lot

Two young guys turned their passion for pizza into the most casual eatery you've encountered. Excellent pizza at good prices under a tent in a parking lot.
2011.01.13 08:42 PM

Morimoto Waikiki: Good, but hardly "the ultimate culinary experience"

Iron Chef Masaharu Matsumoto's new restaurant in Waikiki Edition hotel promises "the ultimate culinary experience." It doesn't deliver on that exalted promise.
2011.01.10 07:10 PM

First Taste: La Tour Café, Honolulu

From the folks who brought you Ba-Le in Hawaii, comes a new French-accented café where the food's casual, fun, yet seriously good. Opening 1/11/11 in Honolulu, in the renovated Weyerhaeuser warehouse on Nimitz.
2011.01.07 06:34 PM

What Does It Take to Win a Hale Aina?

There are more than 5,000 eateries in the state. What does it take to stand out from the crowd and win a Hale Aina Award? Here are a few inside stories.
2011.01.04 06:22 AM

First Taste: Il Lupino, Royal Hawaiian Center

Honolulu has a new Italian eatery, Il Lupino in the Royal Hawaiian Center. That's good news.
2010.12.27 01:41 AM

Hale Aina Restaurant Awards

Hale Aina Award-winning chefs answer to what winning a Hale Award means to them.
2010.12.20 04:29 PM