April 2012


Hawaii Food and Wine Festival: tickets on sale now

April 27, 2012

Hawaii Food and Wine Festival: tickets on sale now

Hawaii's most chef star-studded event of the year. Read more »

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Mother's Day in Honolulu

April 26, 2012

Mother's Day in Honolulu

Don't forget: Mother's Day is May 13! Some dining options for celebrating mom. Read more »

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Big Island Tea retails for $4800/lb at Harrods

April 25, 2012

Big Island Tea retails for $4800/lb at Harrods

Big Island Tea farm sells its first crop to Harrods Read more »

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Marukame Udon

April 24, 2012

Marukame Udon

Cheap noodles made daily in a cafeteria-style setting. Read more »

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Food events: Taste chocolate from wild cacao, paired with 12 wines

April 23, 2012

Food events: Taste chocolate from wild cacao, paired with 12 wines

Also coming up: Bacon at Eat the Street and Taste of the Nation, a fundraiser for the Hawaii Foodbank and ‘AINA in Schools Read more »

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Whole Foods Kailua: First look

April 20, 2012

Whole Foods Kailua: First look

Unique to Kailua: a wine and beer bar plus pau hana, Onopops shave ice, self-serve poke bar and more Read more »

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Shogunai Tagine Cafe

April 19, 2012

Shogunai Tagine Cafe

Secret Downtown Restaurant Revealed! Read more »

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A night at Honolulu Farmers Market

April 18, 2012

A night at Honolulu Farmers Market

Otsuji Farm, The Pig and the Lady, Zaratez, Daizu Tei and Licious Dishes are some of the vendors offering delicious street food at this Wednesday market. Read more »

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Cactus Bistro: First Look

April 17, 2012

Cactus Bistro: First Look

John Memering, previously the executive chef of Kalapawai Cafe, has opened Cactus Bistro, featuring Latin American flavors Read more »

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New food truck: Aloha Bowls

April 16, 2012

New food truck: Aloha Bowls

Serving up new variations of acai bowls Read more »

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About This Column

From five-star restaurants to hidden holes-in-the-wall, Biting Commentary will let you know what’s hot and what’s not. Find out the latest restaurant news—who’s opening, who’s closing, which chef is moving on, where the great special dinners are. Discover the best menu items, fabulous wines, stunning cocktails, hand-crafted beers. Be the first to hear about upcoming food events and festivals.

Food editor Martha Cheng graduated from Wellesley College with degrees in Computer Science and English. She's a former line cook, food truck owner, Peace Corps volunteer and Google techie. Follow her on Twitter @marthacheng.



 

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