July 2011


Dare to Drink Pink: Rose Tasting, Vino, Aug. 3

July 29, 2011

Dare to Drink Pink: Rose Tasting, Vino, Aug. 3

Pink wines aren't in fashion, but they're perfect for Hawaii summers and Hawaii food. Chuck Furuya has assembled six of the best roses in the world for this tasting, Aug. 3 Read more »

Posted on Friday, July 29, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Looking for Honolulu's Most Inspired Bartender

July 28, 2011

Looking for Honolulu's Most Inspired Bartender

A dozen Honolulu bartenders came up with their most inspired drink for the Bombay Sapphire & GQ Magazine Most Inspired Bartender Contest. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Taste Wine Like a Pro: Original Roy's, Hawaii Kai, Aug. 11

July 27, 2011

Taste Wine Like a Pro: Original Roy's, Hawaii Kai, Aug. 11

It's your chance to attend an industry-style wine tasting, with more than 100 wines from 21 wineries, plus winemakers and winery reps. Roy's Hawaii Kai. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


TV Correction: If the tree grows in Kona, it's Kona Coffee

July 26, 2011

TV Correction: If the tree grows in Kona, it's Kona Coffee

We'd like to make a correction to something that aired on the Hawaii Coffee Episode of Biting Commentary TV. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


The Joy of Pancakes: Boots & Kimo's, Kailua

July 25, 2011

The Joy of Pancakes: Boots & Kimo's, Kailua

Why would people stand in line for more than an hour to eat breakfast? The answer may be the pancakes at Boots & Kimo's, Kailua. Read more »

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Upcoming on Biting Commentary TV: Coffee Cupping at Beach Bum Cafe

July 21, 2011

Upcoming on Biting Commentary TV: Coffee Cupping at Beach Bum Cafe

The final episode of Biting Commentary TV is all about Hawaii Coffee. Including a coffee cupping with Dennis McQuoid at Honolulu's Beach Bum Cafe. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Be Your Own Dining Critic: Vote in this year's Hale Aina Awards

July 20, 2011

Be Your Own Dining Critic: Vote in this year's Hale Aina Awards

Long before blogs, Yelp and Facebook, HONOLULU Magazine realized that the best dining information came from the customers of restaurants. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Promised Pleasures: Upcoming Dinners and Wine Events

July 19, 2011

Promised Pleasures: Upcoming Dinners and Wine Events

Summer doldrums got you down? Here are a half dozen Honolulu events to keep you fed and happy. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Farmers' Market Brunch: Royal Hawaiian Hotel

July 18, 2011

Farmers' Market Brunch: Royal Hawaiian Hotel

It's brunch and a trip to the Farmers' Market both, at the Royal Hawaiian's locally sourced brunch, once a month. And it's fun. Read more »

Posted on Monday, July 18, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


The Great $8 Lunch: Soul de Cuba, downtown

July 15, 2011

The Great $8 Lunch: Soul de Cuba, downtown

You have to order the chili and the rice separately, but it's one of the great downtown lunches at Soul de Cuba. Read more »

Posted on Friday, July 15, 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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