January 2012


New brunch restaurant: Sweet E's Cafe

January 17, 2012

New brunch restaurant: Sweet E's Cafe

Standard breakfast and lunch fare in a charming Kilohana Square spot. Read more »

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Coming soon: Alan Wong's Amasia at the Grand Wailea, Maui

January 16, 2012

Coming soon: Alan Wong's Amasia at the Grand Wailea, Maui

Menu will include Wong's signature plantation-inspired style, as well as street food influences. Read more »

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


More January events: Hawaii dairy and eggs, Cacao Festival, Enter the Dragon

January 13, 2012

More January events: Hawaii dairy and eggs, Cacao Festival, Enter the Dragon

A sale on local dairy and eggs at Whole Foods and a celebration of locally-grown chocolate at Haleiwa Farmers' Market Cacao Festival. Read more »

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O my buns: Hokkaido bread from Panya Bakery and roti buns from Tutti Frutti

January 12, 2012

O my buns: Hokkaido bread from Panya Bakery and roti buns from Tutti Frutti

Soft and sweet buns, but each with a twist. Read more »

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New: Adriatic Foods

January 11, 2012

New: Adriatic Foods

Croatian food in a kiosk by Mark's Garage. Read more »

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Coming soon: The Whole Ox Deli

January 10, 2012

Coming soon: The Whole Ox Deli

Bob McGee's latest project: a deli in Kakaako, with a crowdfunded smoker. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Honolulu's first urban rooftop farm

January 9, 2012

Honolulu's first urban rooftop farm

A certified organic, 28,000 square foot rooftop farm on top of AutoMart in Kakaako Read more »

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January food and dining events: rare scotch, celebrity chefs, farm dinners

January 5, 2012

January food and dining events: rare scotch, celebrity chefs, farm dinners

Sip scotch or wines from Chile, taste Jonathan Waxman, Ming Tsai and Tyler Florence's food. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


New restaurant: Papa's Burgers

January 5, 2012

New restaurant: Papa's Burgers

Creative burgers—Bibimbop Burger, Pork & Shrimp Thai Burger—but the beef patties need work Read more »

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Is coffee cherry the new acai?

January 4, 2012

Is coffee cherry the new acai?

Antioxidant-rich coffee cherry is touted as the superfruit du jour in two new products: KonaRed and Hawaiian Tisane. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 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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