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

New Honolulu Restaurants: Dagon, Goofy Cafe & Dine, Izakaya Torae Torae

Burmese, Surf and Stamina.
2014.04.23 06:00 AM

Hawaiian Shochu Co.: Sweet Potato Shochu Made in Haleiwa, Hawaii

Hawaiian Shochu Co., a tiny craft distillery, turns sweet potatoes into shochu.
2014.04.18 06:00 AM

Kaimuki’s Newly Renovated 12th Ave Grill is Bigger and Better

The biggest little neighborhood restaurant.
2014.04.09 06:00 AM

Just Opened: 5 New Restaurants in Honolulu

Izakaya Torae Torae, W Bistro, Nagomi, Kissaten, Sushi Ginza Onodera.
2014.02.27 09:29 AM

Tucker and Bevvy in Waikiki: New Aussie-style Takeout Sandwich Spot

Picnic food from down under.
2014.02.27 09:00 AM

Review: MW Restaurant

The new MW Restaurant serves food with influences from two of Hawaii’s most beloved kitchens, Alan Wong's and Zippy's.
2014.02.20 09:00 AM

3 New Ramen Restaurants in Honolulu: Agu, Santouka and Kiwami

Just when you thought you’d chosen your favorite ramen, three new spots open up, making you question your loyalties.
2014.02.13 09:00 AM

Kau Kau to Cuisine: An Island Cookbook, Then and Now

A love letter to Hawaii's unique local food and the "old-fashioned values" it embodies
2014.01.29 10:58 AM

Goofy Cafe: A New All-Day Brunch Spot

Open late with a dinner menu, too
2014.01.15 11:35 AM

The Everything Guide to Ahi in Hawaii

Hawaii's Most Beloved Fish: A guide to finding the best, and stories from the people who catch and serve it.
2013.12.09 10:13 AM

Chinatown's new Moroccan and Lebanese cuisine, Kan Zaman

Not long ago, two chefs peddled tacos from their food trucks. They fell in love (platonically), And together, they opened Kan Zaman to serve the food they missed from their home countries.
2013.11.11 07:28 PM

New: Budnamujip, high-end Korean barbecue

Korean barbecue goes high end at Budnamujip.
2013.11.11 03:06 PM
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