July 2012


What are your favorite cheap eats? Instagram them for a chance to win a meal on us!

August 1, 2012

What are your favorite cheap eats? Instagram them for a chance to win a meal on us!

Our first ever Instagram giveaway, starting today. Snap a photo of your favorite under-$15 meal, post it on Instagram with the hashtag #HNcheapeats Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Chicago deep dish pizza, now at Soho Mixed Media Bar

July 31, 2012

Chicago deep dish pizza, now at Soho Mixed Media Bar

Soho, the bar and club in Chinatown, debuts Chi-Town Deep Dish Pizza Co. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Meet Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar at the 2nd annual Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

July 30, 2012

Meet Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar at the 2nd annual Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

Christina Tosi on her love of junk food and her new favorite flavor combination: blueberry miso Read more »

Posted on Monday, July 30, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Sunday brunch at Tango Market

July 27, 2012

Sunday brunch at Tango Market

A Sunday brunch for late risers. And early ones, too, if that's your thing. Read more »

Posted on Friday, July 27, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Beer and wine: Maui Brewing dinner at 12th Ave Grill, Cactus' first wine dinner, August Moon

July 26, 2012

Beer and wine: Maui Brewing dinner at 12th Ave Grill, Cactus' first wine dinner, August Moon

Exclusive Maui Brewing brewpub brews, paired with rabbit and beef heart, over 30 winemakers represented at August Moon Read more »

Posted on Thursday, July 26, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Grand Cafe and Bakery closed, HASR Bistro to open in Honolulu Chinatown space

July 25, 2012

Grand Cafe and Bakery closed, HASR Bistro to open in Honolulu Chinatown space

Rodney Uyehara will helm the kitchen at the country-style French HASR Bistro. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


KCC pilots Tuesday night farmers' market

July 24, 2012

KCC pilots Tuesday night farmers' market

The HFBF hopes to extend the Tuesday night market Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


New cafe in Honolulu: Gorilla in the Cafe

July 23, 2012

New cafe in Honolulu: Gorilla in the Cafe

Korean drama star Bae Yong Joon opens a Waikiki cafe focusing on 100% Hawaii coffees. Read more »

Posted on Monday, July 23, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Attend Zaratez Mexicatessen's al pastor kick-off party

July 20, 2012

Attend Zaratez Mexicatessen's al pastor kick-off party

Be one of the first to try al pastor from Zaratez's new taco cart by donating to its Indiegogo campaign Read more »

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Q&A with Sang Yoon, visiting chef at the upcoming Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

July 19, 2012

Q&A with Sang Yoon, visiting chef at the upcoming Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

The Los Angeles chef on the genius of McDonald's, and how he feels about starting the gastropub movement in the US. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, July 19, 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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