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

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

Hy’s New Happy Hour Makes the Grand Steakhouse More Accessible for Everyone

Now you can bask in the old-world steakhouse cool of Hy’s without having to fork over fifty bucks for steak.
2014.06.16 10:39 AM

Rethink Dinner with Hawaii Fresh Box

A veggie subscription box, meal plan and cooking lesson rolled into one.
2014.06.11 06:00 AM

Noodle Tuesday: Ramen Sanji

This shop is named after the chef and pirate in One Piece, Japan's most popular manga of all time.
2014.06.10 11:13 AM

Monsarrat Shave Ice: Find All Natural Syrups at This Too Cute Spot

Mango, strawberry, raspberry, green tea and more.
2014.06.09 11:52 AM

Top 8 Cold Coffee Drinks in Honolulu

Favorite cold coffees to keep us cool and caffeinated.
2014.06.05 02:11 PM

First Look: Ethiopian Restaurant

Honolulu, welcome to your first Ethiopian restaurant. It's called—get this—Ethiopian Restaurant, and it shares a kitchen with a ramen spot.
2014.06.04 11:39 AM

Life Foods: Veggie Burgers That Don't Suck

Maui-based Life Foods creates a vegan burger tasty enough to make a carnivore think twice about meat.
2014.06.02 04:46 AM
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