February 2011


Hawaii Avocado Festival, Big Island, Feb. 18-19

February 11, 2011

Hawaii Avocado Festival, Big Island, Feb. 18-19

Love Avocados? Going to be on Big Island's Kona Coast next weekend? Have we got a festival for you. Read more »

Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Bar Bites at Morton's The Steakhouse, Honolulu

February 10, 2011

Bar Bites at Morton's The Steakhouse, Honolulu

The bartenders at Morton's in Ala Moana Center know their classic cocktails, but the bar food is also classic, especially at "Power Hour" prices. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, February 10, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


The Pearl Restaurant, Leeward Community College's Big Surprise

February 8, 2011

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. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Get Your Honolulu Valentine's Dinner Reservations Part II

February 7, 2011

Get Your Honolulu Valentine's Dinner Reservations Part II

In Part I, we gave you Valentine's Day dinner suggestions. Here's few more and some advice. Read more »

Posted on Monday, February 7, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Get Your Honolulu Valentine's Dinner Reservations TODAY

February 4, 2011

Get Your Honolulu Valentine's Dinner Reservations TODAY

If you haven't got Valentine's Day reservations yet, pick up the phone. Here's a list of suggestions. Read more »

Posted on Friday, February 4, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Chinese New Year's Dining, Honolulu

February 3, 2011

Chinese New Year's Dining, Honolulu

Gung Hee Fat Choy! Here are some good options for a tasty Chinese New Year's Celebration in Honolulu. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, February 3, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Beefeater 24 gin makes its Hawaii debut, at Waikiki Edition

February 2, 2011

Beefeater 24 gin makes its Hawaii debut, at Waikiki Edition

Beefeater's master distiller, Desmond Payne, flew in from London to debut his new gin, Beefeaters 24, at a glittering cocktail party, lobby bar, Waikiki Edition. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


New on Maui: Monkeypod Kitchen by Peter Merriman

February 1, 2011

New on Maui: Monkeypod Kitchen by Peter Merriman

On Feb. 11, Peter Merriman is opening his most casual restaurant yet: Monkeypod Kitchen, in Wailea, Maui. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


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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