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2011 trends: looking back at food

New restaurants Prima, Heeia Pier, Wada, Home Bar and Grill top my list. Trends of 2011 include chocolate, coffee, pizza ovens and food trucks.
2011.12.13 12:35 AM

Get your fix: biscuits and gravy

A biscuits and gravy round up from Soul Patrol, Morning Glass, Kiss My Grits
2011.12.12 04:42 AM

Eat and drink this now: cereal milk latte; stollen; local, cage-free eggs

Cocoa Krispies milk latte at Morning Glass; a Kahala stollen that's dipped in clarified butter; Maili Moa eggs, the first cage-free eggs on a commercial scale
2011.12.09 05:55 AM

New restaurant: Red House

A Korean version of Shokudo, with modern touches in both the decor and dishes.
2011.12.08 09:08 AM

Update: no naked sushi

Letters of protest by Safe Zone Foundation/Girl Fest Hawaii and the Department of Labor take naked sushi off the table.
2011.12.07 05:45 AM

Speakeasy: Bar&D

In R&D's first one-night-stand speakeasy, four courses of throwback cocktails by Dave Newman of Nobu and Kyle Reutner of Town
2011.12.06 11:32 AM

Eat sushi off naked models, carrotmob Kale's Deli and more

Naked sushi at RaKuen, carrot mob at Kale's Deli, Outstanding in the Field farm dinners, and other news from Nobu and The Modern.
2011.12.05 12:59 AM

New izakaya: Wada

Ishiyaki (stone grill), perfect meats and seafood in Tokkuri Tei's old spot.
2011.12.02 12:27 AM

Food Network's Chef Hunter Kauai episode premieres tonight

In tonight's episode of the new docu-reality series Chef Hunter, two chefs vie for the position of executive chef at Merriman's Fish House on Kauai.
2011.12.01 07:37 AM

News from the Honolulu pop-up world

The Pig and the Lady at Blaisdell farmers' market, Zaratez pops-up in Prima, Bar&D: a speakeasy
2011.11.30 05:33 AM

Got paiai? Hand-pounded paiai now legal

Two years and one legislative session later, hand-pounded paiai is officially legal and available.
2011.11.29 09:58 AM

New restaurant: YuZu

From the chefs of Kaiwa and the former Hale Macrobiotic: fresh udon, sushi balls, lotus root pizza and veggie sushi.
2011.11.28 03:13 AM

Hiroshi's Contemporary Kaiseki

Hiroshi's latest kaiseki dinner featured Hawaii seafood, including fish caught by the chef himself.
2011.11.23 05:11 AM

Sammy Hagar Debuts his Maui Rum

At the Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, Sammy Hagar debuted his new Maui rum.
2011.11.22 09:07 AM

New: Tea Farm Cafe

Fifty varieties of tea in this modern Zen cafe.
2011.11.22 08:02 AM

Local, organic Ceylon cinnamon for the holidays

At Whole Foods, a sweeter, more fragrant, powdery-fine cinnamon grown on Big Island.
2011.11.21 11:07 AM

Restaurant week at SALT

Coppa, maple chicken liver pate, pork belly and hamachi, bourbon flan all for $30.
2011.11.18 05:16 AM

How to cater for APEC

Stories and advice from island chefs the next time you need to cater a world leaders event.
2011.11.17 10:33 AM

Food news: New restaurants and special dinners

Red is the theme of new restaurants, Prima opens for lunch, kaiseki at Hiroshi's and more.
2011.11.16 06:33 AM

First lady Michelle Obama visits MAO Organic Farms

In town for APEC, Michelle Obama gives encouragement to MAO interns
2011.11.15 06:02 AM

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