April 2014

Biting Commentary

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

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.

New izakaya: Wada

Ishiyaki (stone grill), perfect meats and seafood in Tokkuri Tei's old spot.

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.

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

Got paiai? Hand-pounded paiai now legal

Two years and one legislative session later, hand-pounded paiai is officially legal and available.

New restaurant: YuZu

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

Hiroshi's Contemporary Kaiseki

Hiroshi's latest kaiseki dinner featured Hawaii seafood, including fish caught by the chef himself.

Sammy Hagar Debuts his Maui Rum

At the Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, Sammy Hagar debuted his new Maui rum.

New: Tea Farm Cafe

Fifty varieties of tea in this modern Zen cafe.

Local, organic Ceylon cinnamon for the holidays

At Whole Foods, a sweeter, more fragrant, powdery-fine cinnamon grown on Big Island.

Restaurant week at SALT

Coppa, maple chicken liver pate, pork belly and hamachi, bourbon flan all for $30.

How to cater for APEC

Stories and advice from island chefs the next time you need to cater a world leaders event.

Food news: New restaurants and special dinners

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

First lady Michelle Obama visits MAO Organic Farms

In town for APEC, Michelle Obama gives encouragement to MAO interns

Going out for Thanksgiving? Some Hawaii dinner options.

Make it a real holiday. Let someone else cook Thanksgiving dinner. Here are some great Honolulu dining options.

Moved: Morio's Sushi Bistro

Morio's, a tiny sushi bar with a feisty sushi chef, has moved to King Street.

Restaurant Week Hawaii 2011

A look at the proposed Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head, as well as special menus and prices for Restaurant Week

Fresh, Healthy & Tastes Good: KCC culinary students show the way

This weekend Kahala Nui hosted a culinary competition for KCC culinary students. $1,000 to the team that could make healthy food taste great.

New pop-up: Hank's Haute Dogs Downtown

Hank's Happy Meals arrive downtown

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