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Coming Attractions: SALT, a new restaurant from 12th Avenue Grill

Kevin Hanney is quietly at work on SALT, a new "kitchen and tasting bar" in old C&C Pasta space, Kaimuki. Opening next month.
2011.04.05 05:56 PM

Hawaii's Kai Vodka wins double gold—with its new sochu.

Kai Vodka just won double gold medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition for two of its new products—both flavored sochu.
2011.04.04 07:05 PM

Beer Cocktails?! Singha Beer's Full Moon Party, Waikiki Edition, Apr. 7 & 9

Thailand's Singha Beer brings a Full Moon Party to Honolulu, with music, dancing, food--and beer cocktails?! Waikiki Edition, Apr. 7 & 9.
2011.04.01 04:55 PM

Japanese food! Sake! Taste of Marukai, Apr. 7

Would you pay $85 or $95 for a party at a grocery store? If you love crab legs, sashimi and sake, maybe you would for Taste of Marukai, Honolulu.
2011.03.31 03:15 PM

With Aloha: A Benefit for Tohoku Hospital, Sendai (Japan), Apr. 9, Pagoda Hotel

Two dozen Honolulu restaurants will participate in a April 9th benefit to send aid directly to a hospital in the region of Japan hardest hit by the earthquake and tsunami.
2011.03.30 02:18 PM

Three Top Chefs in a benefit for Japan, Halekulani, Apr. 21

Nobu Matsuhisa, Yuji Wakiya and Vikram Garg cook up "FOR JAPAN: Culinary Artists for the Japan Relief Effort,” Halekulani, Apr. 21, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
2011.03.29 02:24 PM

We Were There: Grand Scotch Tour, Willows

The Grand Scotch Tour at the Willows last Friday was a bigger success than the Hawaiian Scottish Association anticipated: more people, more Scotches.
2011.03.28 05:02 PM

Napa chef Cindy Pawlcyn to cook at Kahala Hotel, Apr. 22-23

The Kahala Hotel and Resort's next Food and Wine Classic weekend features Napa Chef (and longtime locavore) Cindy Pawlcyn. Two days, three events.
2011.03.25 04:53 PM

Morimoto Waikiki raises more than $100,000 for Japan Relief, with a single party

Iron Chef Masuhara Morimoto flew to Japan after the earthquake. Unable to be any help there, he flew back and put together a successful Hawaii fundraiser in five days.
2011.03.24 07:01 PM

Nico's at Pier 38 gets new and bigger space. Finally!

Nico's, the dauntingly popular restaurant at Honolulu's Pier 38, is getting a new, larger location, still on the pier.
2011.03.23 02:42 PM

Honolulu Coffee Co.'s Pete Licata wins regional barista competition

Pete Licata of Honolulu Coffee Co. just topped baristas from seven Western states in regional Barista competition with Hawaii grown coffees. On to the nationals.
2011.03.22 05:49 PM

Blue Tomato Dinner, Alan Wong's, Honolulu, Mar. 23 (Video)

This Wednesday, Alan Wong presents a six-course dinner from his new cookbook, The Blue Tomato. Plus video. Alan Wong's, Honolulu.
2011.03.21 12:26 PM

Tasting: The Grand Scotch Tour 2011, Willows, March 25

Can't afford to get to Scotland this year to tour the distilleries? The next best thing, The Grand Scotch Tour, will be at the Willows in Honolulu next week. 20 different Scotches, food.
2011.03.17 03:56 PM

St. Patrick's Day Dining: 12th Avenue Grill and other Honolulu spots

Not everyone thinks of St. Patrick's Day as an eating holiday, but some Honolulu restaurants are getting their corned beef on, even though it's not really Irish. 12th Avenue Grill, The Kahala, the Willows, Apartment3 and of course Murphy's Bar & Grill.
2011.03.16 03:55 PM

The Cocktail Handbook, Hawaii Cocktails with Amie Fujiwara and Jesse Greenleaf

Veteran bartenders Fujiwara and Greenleaf have compiled 80 Island-style drink recipes in their new Cocktail Handbook, complete with video on how to make one of their drinks.
2011.03.15 01:29 PM

Sustainable Cuisine: Lessons from a pig farmer

At the Halekulani's Evening of Sustainable Cuisine, Ed Kenney of Town used a whole pig, and Kahaluu pig farmer Glenn Shinsato had some tough words of wisdom.
2011.03.14 05:54 PM

First Taste: Beachhouse 110th Anniversary Prix Fixe, Moana Surfrider, Waikiki

Despite the canceled birthday gala, the Moana Surfrider has free entertainment--and a wondrously rich four-course anniversary dinner.
2011.03.11 07:21 PM

UPDATE: Moana's 110th birthday bash canceled, sort of. Entertainment now free.

The Moana has canceled its Friday 3/11 birthday gala, but the entertainment's still on, now free. Plus birthday cake!
2011.03.10 03:11 PM

Three-course weeknight dinner, $29: 3660 On the Rise, March & April

Don't have time to cook during the week? Russell Siu has a deal for you: a three-course weeknight prix fixe menu for $29.
2011.03.09 02:39 PM

Monthly Cooking Classes, BLT Steak, Waikiki

Want to make your own popovers, grill fish like a pro? BLT Steak's cooking classes will show how, and feed you a nice lunch.
2011.03.08 04:18 PM
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