Martha Cheng

Food and Biting Commentary editor Martha Cheng graduated from Wellesley College with degrees in Computer Science and English. She’s a former line cook, food truck owner, Peace Corps volunteer and Google techie. 

  

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Stories by Martha

How Olive Tree Café Serves Fresh, Simple Mediterranean Food

The Olive Tree Café celebrates its 20th anniversary this month.
2015.01.28 07:00 AM

Taste the Bangladeshi Countryside in the Biryani at Café Maharani

Café Maharani delivers rich flavors from Northern India.
2015.01.21 04:31 PM

The Pig and the Lady: Honolulu’s Best New Restaurant

It takes a village to raise one of Honolulu’s best restaurants.
2015.01.14 11:17 AM

8 Unusual Types of Sushi You Must Try at Sushi ii

A guide to the unfamiliar fishes at Sushi ii.
2015.01.09 06:00 AM

5 Must-Have Mochi for the New Year

In the spirit of the new year, five deliciously different ways to get your mochi on.
2015.01.05 11:24 AM

Hawai‘i’s Best Breakfast: Café Kaila’s Perfect Pancakes Attract Lines Out the Door

Owner Chrissie Kaila Castillo is always in pursuit of pancake perfection.
2015.01.05 08:54 AM

HONOLULU Magazine’s 10 Most Popular Food and Dining Posts of 2014

From ramen-burger fever to our everlasting love for only-in-Hawai‘i saimin and shave ice, a look back.
2014.12.30 02:01 PM

9 Local Cafés Hipsters and Coffee Geeks Will Love

Here are some of our favorite coffee-first cafés around town, and, not to worry, even if you can’t tell a peaberry from a pour-over, you’re still guaranteed a carefully brewed, delicious cuppa joe.
2014.12.26 06:00 AM

Holiday Gift Guide: 5 Last-Minute Ideas For Your Favorite Food Lover

Five easy gifts, some you don’t even have to leave the house for.
2014.12.23 09:08 AM

Hawai‘i Coffee Geeks Are Jolting the World’s Coffee Scene

A look at the young and the caffeinated in Hawai‘i.
2014.12.17 06:00 AM

First Look: Bethel Street Tap Room

Beer and cupcakes? Yes, please.
2014.12.16 11:48 AM

Daylight Mind: A New Cafe, Bakery, Restaurant and Coffee School

In Kona, this new spot offers coffee flights, fabulous desserts, good food and some of the best views in town.
2014.12.11 05:15 PM
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