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

La Cucina’s Fresh, Made-to-Order Pasta is Just Like a Trip to Italy

What makes La Cucina so unique is that Don Truong makes all of his own pastas and prepares each dish to order, one plate at a time.
2014.07.08 01:48 PM

Best of Honolulu 2014

Discover all Best of Honolulu’s winners, both editorial and reader picks.
2014.07.03 09:15 AM

Aloha Cones and Hi Tide Poke Cafe

Two new poke counters land in Honolulu.
2014.07.02 10:57 AM

What’s Jidori Chicken?

It’s all over the menus at Honolulu’s buzziest restaurants. What's the deal?
2014.07.01 03:29 PM

OnoPops Now at Zippy’s

“Cake and ice cream on a stick, what could possibly go wrong, right?”
2014.06.30 12:18 PM

Summer Books for Food Lovers

Books on food for thought and fun.
2014.06.27 10:47 AM

Noodle Tuesday: Iyo Udon

Try the kamatama udon, the Japanese version of carbonara.
2014.06.24 02:53 PM

Just Opened and Opening Soon: Buho, Sprout and More

An outdoor rooftop restaurant serving upscale Mexican, life at the former Matteo’s, and more.
2014.06.20 08:34 AM

Ko Hana, Hawaiian Agricole Rum

Reviving ancient Hawaiian sugarcane varieties through rum made with fresh-pressed cane.
2014.06.19 05:03 PM

VJ’s Butcher Block in Haleiwa

A great little butcher shop with Molokai beef and venison and Niihau lamb.
2014.06.18 12:34 PM

Battle of the Brunches: Koko Head Cafe vs. Bills Sydney

New spots Koko Head Cafe and Bills Sydney introduce novel dishes, but in very different ways.
2014.06.18 06:00 AM

4 Pretty Sweet Purple Treats

Don’t be blue—perk up with these purple treats.
2014.06.17 09:11 AM
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