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

The Everything Guide to Surfing

Here's how Hawaii surfs now.
2012.12.18 02:02 PM

Best Bread in Honolulu

Breaking Bread: Chris Sy uses flour power to make the best bread in town.
2012.12.09 06:00 AM

The Do-Overs: 53 by the Sea and Lucky Belly Replace Two Decades-Old Restaurants

In which two decades-old restaurants give way to new ones. One is an outright replacement of the old John Dominis, the other took over a long-time Chinese greasy spoon.
2012.12.05 12:05 PM

Everything You Need to Know About the Hawaiian Plate

The restaurants, the factories, the farmers, the history, the origins.
2012.11.13 10:04 AM

Tour de Eats: Take in Honolulu While You Eat at Three (or Four) Restaurants a Night

Food crawl around Honolulu with Kalapawai Cafe, Saeng’s Thai, Formaggio Grill, Yakiniku Don-Day, Sushi ii, City Cafe, Jinroku, L’Aperitif and Ailana Shave Ice.
2012.10.12 09:16 AM

New Foodie Finds Arrive in Honolulu

Try these locally made products from Adoboloco, Maui Preserved and Manoa Chocolate
2012.10.09 10:11 AM

Honolulu Teacher Becomes YouTube Sensation

History Remixed: Local teacher becomes YouTube sensation.
2012.09.28 09:34 AM

67 Fun and Delicious Meals You Can Afford to Eat Every Day in Honolulu

HONOLULU Magazine’s tour of 67 cheap eats, from burgers to soft-shell crab to frugal finds with a view.
2012.08.21 02:00 PM

First look: Lucky Belly, a new Honolulu ramen restaurant and bar

Expect "chef-inspired" ramen, a late-night takeout window, and a sake and whisky bar.
2012.06.21 10:55 AM

Japanese Kaiseki in Honolulu

Kaiseki: Now and Zen: The evolution of an austere diet of Zen monks into contemporary dining experiences at Nanzan Giro Giro, Hakkei and Wada.
2012.05.08 09:07 AM

New brunch restaurant: Sweet E’s Cafe

Standard breakfast and lunch fare in a charming Kilohana Square spot.
2012.01.17 03:45 PM

Moved: Morio’s Sushi Bistro

Morio's, a tiny sushi bar with a feisty sushi chef, has moved to King Street.
2011.11.11 12:57 AM
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