May 2011


Have a rock star cook your dinner (and serenade you after)

May 17, 2011

Have a rock star cook your dinner (and serenade you after)

This singer-songwriter-drummer-guitarist has developed another persona—Chef Franc. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Heeia Pier General Store and Deli Re-opens

May 16, 2011

Heeia Pier General Store and Deli Re-opens

Heeia General Store & Deli re-opens with chef Mark Noguchi in the kitchen. Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Picking coffee with the U.S. champion barista, in Waiono Meadows, Kona, Big Island

May 13, 2011

Picking coffee with the U.S. champion barista, in Waiono Meadows, Kona, Big Island

More adventures in TV: We pick coffee with Pete Licata, U.S. Barista Champ, at Kona Coffee & Tea's Waiono Meadows, Big Island. Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 13, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


A Visit to Kahuku's Ho Farms with Alan Wong

May 10, 2011

A Visit to Kahuku's Ho Farms with Alan Wong

The Ho family turns out eight kinds of baby tomatoes on its modern, Kahuku Farm. Been to a good restaurant lately? You've probably eaten Ho Farms tomatoes. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Vegan & Tasty: Peace Cafe, S. King St., Honolulu

May 9, 2011

Vegan & Tasty: Peace Cafe, S. King St., Honolulu

People are always asking me for vegan options. Here's one where the food's good enough to eat even if you're not vegan. Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 9, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Grazing Fun: L'Ulu at Leeward Community College

May 9, 2011

Grazing Fun: L'Ulu at Leeward Community College

Leeward Community College's culinary program once again throws a successful gala, rain or no rain. Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 9, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Biting Commentary on TV! Premieres June 19, KGMB

May 5, 2011

Biting Commentary on TV! Premieres June 19, KGMB

Biting Commentary's culinary adventures are now branching out to TV. First stop: Cooking at Alan Wong's. And getting scolded. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


New Shrimp Truck in Town: Bluewater Blue Water Shrimp & Seafood, Ward Center

May 3, 2011

New Shrimp Truck in Town: Bluewater Blue Water Shrimp & Seafood, Ward Center

Shrimp truck in the middle of town! Blue Water Shrimp and Seafood opens a truck at Ward Center. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Eat This Now: Bacon Doughnut Dessert, Morimoto

May 3, 2011

Eat This Now: Bacon Doughnut Dessert, Morimoto

Bacon doughnut and bacon ice cream, not to mention tobacco cream and whiskey gelee. It's called Breakfast of Champions, but it's an off-the-menu dessert at Morimoto Waikiki. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 in Permalink | Comments ()


Where to take Mom for Mother's Day, Part II

May 2, 2011

Where to take Mom for Mother's Day, Part II

Time is ticking down. Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 8. We've already brought you some Honolulu Mothers Day options, here's Part II. Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 2, 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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