Martha Cheng

Food and Biting Commentary 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. 

  

Stories by Martha

Noodle Tuesday: Slurp at Vino

Chef Keith Endo recently debuted Slurp, a weekday, lunchtime pop-up devoted to ramen.

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.

5 Honolulu Chefs Answer One Essential Question: “What’s in Your Fridge?”

Peering into someone else’s refrigerator feels like an invasion of privacy. Even with permission. Lucky for you, we handled all the awkwardness so you can go straight to the voyeurism: Find out what these chefs always have in their home refrigerator.

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.

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.”

What Does It Take to Succeed as a Woman in the Male-Dominated World of Hawai‘i Cuisine?

Thoughts from four women who have spent up to 24 years in professional kitchens.

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.

Hawaii’s Best Chefs Recommend 109 Drinks and Dishes You Must Try Now

Forty-seven chefs recommend their favorite dishes at their own restaurants, and what they eat when they’re not working.

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