March 2012


Where to eat for St. Patrick's Day

March 16, 2012

Where to eat for St. Patrick's Day

Murphy's celebrates it's 25th St. Patrick's day party this year. Less boisterous options include SALT and Side Street. Read more »

Posted on Friday, March 16, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


New: Queen's Surf Cafe and Lanai

March 15, 2012

New: Queen's Surf Cafe and Lanai

This newly reopened beach concession stand offers lovely, casual, oceanfront dining, with plates around $10. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, March 15, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


New: Dash Gastropub

March 14, 2012

New: Dash Gastropub

Billed as "upscale drinks and food at bar prices," Dash serves twists on comfort food. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


No Ka Oi IPA: Rogue's private label beer for Hawaii Whole Foods

March 13, 2012

No Ka Oi IPA: Rogue's private label beer for Hawaii Whole Foods

Troy Terorotua, beer specialist at Whole Foods Kahala, approached Rogue to create a beer for the Hawaii market. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Cafe Julia opening in downtown YWCA

March 12, 2012

Cafe Julia opening in downtown YWCA

Partners in the new venture include Lance Kosaka, former executive chef of Alan Wong's Pineapple Room. Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 12, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Duck soup and oxtail soup at Ken Fong restaurant

March 9, 2012

Duck soup and oxtail soup at Ken Fong restaurant

Satisfying, warming bowls at this downtown Chinese restaurant. Read more »

Posted on Friday, March 9, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


March food and dining events: cheese, chocolate, wine, food and feng shui

March 8, 2012

March food and dining events: cheese, chocolate, wine, food and feng shui

A chocolate pau hana, farmers series dinner, pop-up cheese shop. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Ethiopian pop-up restaurant in Honolulu

March 7, 2012

Ethiopian pop-up restaurant in Honolulu

Addis Ababa Hawaii returns, now serving Ethiopian food at Lemongrass Cafe. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


LudoBites 9.0: Q&A with Ludo Lefebvre

March 6, 2012

LudoBites 9.0: Q&A with Ludo Lefebvre

LudoBites leaves LA for the first time and opens at the Four Season Hualalai tonight. A conversation with Lefebvre on what might be his last pop-up. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 in Permalink | Comments ()


Gather restaurant in Berkeley, flavor tripping party in Honolulu

March 5, 2012

Gather restaurant in Berkeley, flavor tripping party in Honolulu

A final (vegan) meal in the Bay Area, a flavor adventure in Honolulu. Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 5, 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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