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

Kakaako's newest pop-up venue: Taste

Taste, a pop-up venue, isn’t a restaurant itself, but a host to new concepts.
2013.05.07 06:00 AM

Mochi and marshmallows get makeovers

What could possibly make mochi and marshmallows even better? How about chocolate mochi wrapped around a Waialua dark, salted chocolate truffle or mochi sandwiches spread with peanut butter and azuki? Or marshmallows in flavors of salted caramel, lilikoi and raspberry lemon drop?
2013.05.06 12:43 PM

Your Ultimate Guide to Japanese Food in Honolulu

The best izakayas, sushi, ramen, okazuyas, mochi and more.
2013.04.29 11:36 AM

The End: Blue Tree Cafe Cleanse, Day 5

Would we do it again?
2013.04.10 10:25 AM

Survival: Blue Tree Cafe Cleanse, Day 4

Yesterday, it was about pride. Today, it's about survival.
2013.04.05 10:40 AM

Cheating: Blue Tree Cafe cleanse, Day 3

"I don't have the willpower," people say.
2013.04.04 06:00 AM

Juice cleanse at Blue Tree Cafe, Day 2

"After day two, the hunger goes away."
2013.04.03 06:00 AM

Detox: Blue Tree Cafe's juice cleanse, Day 1

A five day, mostly juice cleanse.
2013.04.02 06:32 AM

Three new restaurants: 678 Hawaii, Greens and Vines, HASR Bistro

Carnivores, vegans and wine, oh my!
2013.03.04 10:21 AM

New: Monkeypod Kitchen at Ko Olina

Good or bad restaurant? Depends on what you order.
2013.02.27 10:09 AM

Workplace Secrets in Honolulu

We spoke to people in a wide range of professions—teacher, waxer, gravedigger—to find out the nitty-gritty details of what they do at work, and why.
2013.02.15 11:18 AM

Vintage Cave: The Chef and the Blank-Check Restaurant

Can a “crazy” chef artist—and his Medici-like wealthy sponsor—put fine dining in Hawaii back on the map?
2013.02.05 05:20 AM
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