Martha Cheng

Martha Cheng is the Food and Dining editor for Honolulu Magazine. She also writes for publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Food and Wine, and Eater. In past lives, she was a line cook, food truck owner, Peace Corps volunteer, Google techie and has degrees in Computer Science and English from Wellesley College. She really likes listing things. More than a decade ago, she came to Honolulu for a boy and stayed for the people and ocean. She was born in San Francisco, but prefers surfing in Hawai‘i. 

  

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Stories by Martha

Buy Handmade Heirloom Corn Tortillas at the Saturday Kaka‘ako Farmers Market

Natural corn leaders.
2019.09.20 02:40 PM

Drink Don Draper Style With Docomomo’s Cocktail Club Bar Crawl in Waikīkī

Tommy Bahama, Hideout and Mahina & Sun’s serve up mid-century modern drink specials on September 26.
2019.09.16 11:14 AM

Find the Best Wine Deals in Honolulu at Rigo Spanish Italian Restaurant

Discover wines by the glass and by the bottle at this new restaurant.
2019.09.09 11:19 AM

Best of Honolulu 2019: The Best of Fitness and Outdoor on O‘ahu

The 9 editorial and reader picks for the best ways to get out and active.
2019.09.03 12:54 PM

Here’s What Hawai‘i’s Best Restaurants Will be Serving at the 2019 Hale ‘Aina Awards

Maybe you’ll win the golden ticket. But the consolation prize is just as sweet. And savory.
2019.09.03 10:56 AM

Best of Honolulu 2019: The Best Food and Drink on O‘ahu

45 editorial and reader picks for the tastiest food and beverage in town.
2019.08.30 02:35 PM

August Food News Update: Here Are 9 Restaurants That Opened on O‘ahu

A monthly update on new arrivals, including a food court with lobster rolls, and a burger, beer and shakes spot by the people behind Encore.
2019.08.30 08:00 AM

Start Grilling with the Butcher Box’s Local, Grass-Fed Steaks and Hamburgers Delivered to Your Door

Plus, a Makaweli Ranch tomahawk and Butcher & Bird’s sausages.
2019.08.28 09:16 AM

The Oldest Female Competitor Prepares for the 50th Annual Waikīkī Roughwater Swim

At 83, Lori Auhll has completed the race 20 times. She didn’t finish twice because, well, there’s a reason it’s called the Roughwater.
2019.08.26 03:41 PM

Taste Test: We Tried Every Mini Pie at Hawaiian Pie Co.

7 flavors of pie. Which one won out?
2019.08.19 01:07 PM

J. Ludovico: The Only Island-Grown Chicken Found in Honolulu’s Best Restaurants

Now also available for retail at Kōkua Market, or slaughter one yourself at an upcoming class.
2019.08.16 08:00 AM

Creating Crystal Clear Ice for Drinks is Not as Simple as Just Freezing Water

Here’s how two new companies, Ice Cubed Hawai‘i and On the Rock Hawai‘i, work to make your cocktails even cooler.
2019.08.15 04:29 PM
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