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

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

The Best Steak Tartare in Honolulu

In a town where raw ahi is king, a good steak tartare is a rare find.
2014.05.29 02:45 PM

Where to Buy Lychee Now

Three spots for the season's sweetest.
2014.05.27 04:03 PM

Maui Fruit Jewels

Pate de fruits made with mostly Maui fruits
2014.05.22 01:56 PM

Grass Jelly Bowls at Timi House

A new Taiwanese trend hits Honolulu.
2014.05.21 04:29 PM

Biting Commentary in New York: Favorite Oyster Happy Hours

Four places to find joy on the half shell—for cheap.
2014.05.20 10:40 PM

Biting Commentary in New York: 8 Favorite New York Sweets

Sundaes, frozen s'mores, macarons and more.
2014.05.19 01:45 PM

Biting Commentary in New York: Grand Central Oyster Bar

A must for any oyster lover
2014.05.15 07:55 PM

Biting Commentary in New York: New Russ and Daughters Cafe

The 100-year-old appetizing store expands with a new cafe.
2014.05.14 05:47 PM

Traditional Hawaiian Restaurant Highway Inn Keeps Up With the 21st Century

Highway Inn’s third generation tries to figure out how to keep a seven-decade-old restaurant relevant.
2014.05.13 02:45 PM
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