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

Uber in Honolulu, the private car service app comes to Oahu

Black car service? So what? What Uber has to offer may be more than that.
2013.10.03 06:00 AM

Arancino at The Kahala and The Signature Are Bringing Fine Dining Back to Honolulu

For the past few years, it’s been about pop-ups and picnic tables; now, is the dining pendulum swinging back toward formal dining rooms and white tablecloths?
2013.10.02 07:45 AM

Alan Wong University: Where are his alumni now?

After 24 years of mentoring and developing Honolulu’s culinary talent, Alan Wong has an influence on Hawaii’s dining scene that reaches beyond the plate.
2013.09.10 10:07 AM

Hunan Cuisine in Chinatown

Honolulu is dominated by Cantonese-local hybrid restaurants that tend to blur together after awhile. Enter Hunan Cuisine.
2013.09.02 07:00 AM

Want Better Food? Get Rid of Tipping

Why Hawaii should get rid of tipping.
2013.08.12 06:00 AM

Cafe Central in First Hawaiian Bank

Cafe Central, a microcafe to find.
2013.07.08 06:00 AM

Chill Out with Summer Treats

As the pavement heats up, check out these newer cool kids on the block.
2013.07.02 06:00 AM

Poi to the World

Kakoo Oiwi mills different varieties of taro for pickup at the farm or delivery
2013.06.16 06:26 AM

Your Guide to Late Night Dining in Hawai‘i

Eating at midnight or later isn’t just for party animals. A guide to late-night food that’s a step up from the same old ZipPacs.
2013.06.10 06:00 AM

Honolulu’s first olive oil boutique

Island Olive Oil Co., Honolulu’s first olive oil boutique.
2013.06.09 06:00 AM

Prima restaurant in Kailua offers 150-plus souper ideas

150 different soups at Prima, from creative to crazy to just plain delicious.
2013.06.05 06:00 AM

Book Review: Mary Sia's Classic Chinese Cookbook

A legendary local cookbook gets an update.
2013.05.16 06:00 AM
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