October 2012

Biting Commentary

Dumplings All Day Wong, a Cookbook by Lee Anne Wong

More than 50 dumpling recipes, from the classic pork and chive to a chicken parm shu mai.

New: Pono Pies, Made with Breadfruit

These breadfruit-based pies comes in flavors including liliko‘i, sweet potato and chocolate.

3 Great Dishes and 1 Spicy Drink We Fell in Love With This Month

Finding new favorites at old spots: carne asada fries, roasted cauliflower, cornish game hen and angry balls.

Dinner by Colin Hazama and a Ho Farms Tour

The two day event features Colin Hazama of the Sheraton Waikīkī and Ho Farms in Kahuku.

New: Afternoon Tea at MW Restaurant

MW debuted its afternoon tea last month. It’s distinctly different from the tea sandwich tiers that float through afternoon tea at other places, replaced with amuse-bouche style one-bites.

The 7 Best Happy Hour Specials on O‘ahu

It’s called “happy hour” for a reason. Here’s our go-to list of the places that make us the happiest, from great cocktails to cheap beer to good food.

Try Now: The 8 Best Shave Ice Spots in Honolulu

Here are eight of our favorite shave spots to hit now. Because otherwise, making it to the end of the day without melting is gonna be a close shave.

Where to Get Shinsato Farm Rabbit

One of our favorite bunny dishes—the rabbit moco at Moke’s Bread and Breakfast.

The Hawaiian Survival Handbook, by Brother Noland

“Before we had Costco, we had the outdoors.”

Today’s the Last Day!

Vote now in HONOLULU Magazine's Hale Aina awards.

Pizza Showdown: Prima vs. Inferno’s

V Lounge is no more. So what will fill the pizza-shaped hole in our stomachs?

Sneak Peek: Livestock Tavern

The owners of Lucky Belly hope to finish demolition and renovation in their space by October.

Peter Merriman’s Schwenker

The German swinging grill: like other swinger parties, the more people schwenking, the more fun.

First Look: Kaimuki Superette and Ed Kenney’s Upcoming New Restaurant

Kaimuki Superette—with its sandwiches and sundries—isn’t the only new project on Kenney’s Kaimuki corner right now.

Traditional to Contemporary Moon Cakes at Sing Cheong Yuan Bakery

Mid-Autumn Festival is today, September 8.

Hawaii Food and Wine Festival 2014: Highlights from A Lucky Modern Buddha Belly

The Hawaii Food & Wine’s signature event kicked off at the Modern Honolulu.

The Brewseum: Beer Meets a World War II Museum in Kakaako

The Brewseum door opens to what could be Honolulu’s most delightful hole in the wall.

Hale Aina Happenings in September

Sake dinner at Hakone, "Leading Ladies" at Alan Wong's, 5 bartenders pour drinks for Hiroshi's contemporary kaiseki.

Coming Soon: 6 New Restaurants and Food Concepts in Chinatown’s Encore Saloon Building

Expect a bakery, a coffee and juice bar, a takeaway spot with sandwiches and pizzas, and a small plates concept with a bar.

Hale Aina Happenings: Keep Wining

News from Greens and Vines, HASR Bistro and Vino.

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