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

Baker Faire: A Pop-up Bakeshop Featuring Honolulu Pastry Chefs and Bakers

Imagine going to one place and loading up on pastries from seven different chefs and bakers.
2014.08.04 11:14 AM

The Right to Bare Hands

The state Department of Health’s new rules for restaurants requires gloves for handling food.
2014.08.01 11:59 AM

Chinatown Tour by Slow Food Oahu

Did you know that Sun Yat-sen, founding father of the republic of China, went to Iolani? Or that there’s a butcher in Chinatown who uses rendered fat to make soap?
2014.07.30 11:18 AM

Meet Johnny Iuzzini at the 4th Annual Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

Some pastry chefs, after a day of working with sugar, crave salt. Not Johnny Iuzzini, a self-proclaimed sugar freak.
2014.07.28 11:30 AM

New Desserts at Top of Waikiki

New desserts by pastry chef Heather Bryan, formerly of Vintage Cave and Nobu.
2014.07.24 09:43 AM

Chris Kajioka: Last Days at Vintage Cave, Last Pop Up and Future Restaurant

“I’m kind of over fine dining,” he says. “It’s not what I like to eat when I go out.”
2014.07.23 06:11 AM

The Nook Neighborhood Bistro: A New Brunch Spot

Mochiko chicken and mochi waffles: The most awesome Hawaii food mashup since loco met moco.
2014.07.22 01:18 PM

Waianae Gold Kiawe Flour

A brand new ancient food, milled from kiawe bean pods.
2014.07.17 08:00 AM

Why We’re Excited About Hawaii-grown Oysters from Kualoa Ranch

Love on the half shell.
2014.07.16 06:00 AM

Noodle Tuesday: 5 Favorite Cold Noodles in Honolulu

Slurp your way to cool relief with these noodles.
2014.07.15 12:34 PM

Cookspace and Mangoes at the Moana: Reasons to Get in the Kitchen

Cooking classes and contests coming up this week.
2014.07.14 12:31 PM

How Does the New Liliha Bakery Location Compare to the Original?

The new Liliha Bakery foregoes sentimentality in favor of a bigger and fancier restaurant.
2014.07.11 06:24 PM
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