December 2010

Biting Commentary

Blood and Guts: 7 Honolulu Dishes Made From Innards, Gizzards and Other Surprising Organs

Hawai‘i folks can eat an impressive array of ethnic foods containing blood, liver or other gutsy dishes.

What You Need to Know About Hawai‘i Constitutional Amendment 2

The amendment would support the local food industry and agriculture. Here’s how.

One of Honolulu’s Best Chocolate Truffle Makers Has a New Shop in Mānoa

We tried Choco le‘a’s new shop and found truffles for everyone, from Hello Kitty and robot shapes, to lychee liqueur and liliko‘i flavors.

Pau Hana Market in Waikīkī Provides Eat the Street-style Food Trucks All Day, Every Day

You can get a cold ramen salad, churros and a massive chicken cutlet plate in one spot.

Noodle Tuesday: We Try 8 Instant Noodles Under $4

We raided the instant-noodle aisle of Don Quijote for a variety of bowls that make great on-the-go lunches for today's office workers.

New at Morimoto Waikīkī

Pan-seared snapper with Thai-style curry, chocolate and shiso and more.

Free Coco Puffs, Four New Restaurant Openings and One Farewell

Just opened: Livestock Tavern, Izakaya Mai, HASR Deli, and Heavenly.

New: Blue Marlin Tapas and Sushi Bar

There’s new life in the old Matteo’s space on Seaside.

New at Nobu: Smoked Scallops and Lychee, Plus the Best Mochi Dessert

Kiawe-smoked scallops with lychee, mochi cake with rum-soaked cherries, and more.

And the Winners of the Hale ‘Aina Awards are...

Ready to find out the winners of this year’s Hale ‘Aina Awards?

October Food Events: Fried Chicken, Sake and Next Food Network Star’s Ippy Aiona

The best upcoming food and drink events around Honolulu.

Vintage Cave’s New Chefs: Jonathan Mizukami and Eddie Lopez

New chefs and new menus at Honolulu’s most expensive restaurant.

Try This Mom-and-Pop Pizzeria Hidden Inside Aqua Bamboo Waikīkī Hotel

A couple fires pies out of a tiny kitchen in the backyard of this Waikīkī hotel.

Noodle Tuesday: Slurp at Vino

Chef Keith Endo recently debuted Slurp, a weekday, lunchtime pop-up devoted to ramen.

Dumplings All Day Wong, a Cookbook by Lee Anne Wong

More than 50 dumpling recipes, from the classic pork and chive to a chicken parm shu mai.

New: Pono Pies, Made with Breadfruit

These breadfruit-based pies comes in flavors including liliko‘i, sweet potato and chocolate.

3 Great Dishes and 1 Spicy Drink We Fell in Love With This Month

Finding new favorites at old spots: carne asada fries, roasted cauliflower, cornish game hen and angry balls.

Dinner by Colin Hazama and a Ho Farms Tour

The two day event features Colin Hazama of the Sheraton Waikīkī and Ho Farms in Kahuku.

New: Afternoon Tea at MW Restaurant

MW debuted its afternoon tea last month. It’s distinctly different from the tea sandwich tiers that float through afternoon tea at other places, replaced with amuse-bouche style one-bites.

The 7 Best Happy Hour Specials on O‘ahu

It’s called “happy hour” for a reason. Here’s our go-to list of the places that make us the happiest, from great cocktails to cheap beer to good food.

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